CAVITE Rep. Abraham Tolentino and Jesus Clint Aranas are the candidates for president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) which will hold its elections on November 27.The list of candidates was formalized on Saturday by election committee chairman Teodoro Kalaw IV ...
Oct 31, 2020
THE country's highest sports official is in favor of postponing the Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021, saying it will give more Filipino athletes the chance to qualify.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino said it is ...
Mar 24, 2020
NEWLY-elected Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino hopes to start the healing process when he convenes the POC board for the first time this Friday.Tolentino will meet his board at the POC office in his first official function as ...
Jul 30, 2019
ABRAHAM 'Bambol' Tolentino was elected the new president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) during a special elections on Sunday at the Century Park Hotel, beating Philip Ella Juico, 24-20.Tolentino will serve the unfinished term of Ricky Vargas, who resigned ...
Jul 28, 2019
JUST a year and two months into the job as Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president, Ricky Vargas has learned the hard way that it's quite lonely at the top.And that it isn't easy to do things the ...
Apr 9, 2019
SHORTLY after getting elected as the new Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president, Ricky Vargas was gifted a seed money of P20 million by his boss to get the ball rolling for sports' renaissance.The financial support was courtesy of Manny V. ...
Feb 23, 2018
JUST when you thought the impasse at the Philippine Olympic Committee was finally ending, it seems not. Beleaguered POC president Peping Cojuangco just dug in his heels some more. Now he's saying he wants to abide by the International Olympic Committee' ...
Feb 15, 2018
FORMER Senator Nikki Coseteng is pondering if President Aquino's decision to exclude sports in his State of the Nation Address last Monday was a way to show his lack of satisfaction about the performance of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).Sports ...
Jul 29, 2015
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