THE Philippine medalists from the last Tokyo Olympics, led by gold winner Hidilyn Diaz, formally received their incentives from the government during their courtesy call at Malacañang on Monday night.President Duterte personally handed over the incentives to Diaz, silver medalists ...
Aug 23, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Politics was set aside as President Duterte hopes for the best when Manny Pacquiao returns to the ring after a two-year absence and faces Cuban Yordenis Ugas for the WBA welterweight crown on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena ( ...
Aug 22, 2021
THE 19 Filipino athletes who represented the country in the Tokyo Olympics led by gold medal winner Hidilyn Diaz will be accorded with the Order of Lapu-Lapu by President Duterte.The honor is a national order of merit conferred by the ...
Aug 12, 2021
TWENTY five years after, Mansueto 'Onyok' Velasco at least gets a piece of what was due him as an Olympic silver medal winner.The Office of the President is now processing the provision of financial assistance amounting to P500,000 for the ...
Aug 11, 2021
THE Office of the President will be giving P2 million each to silver medalists Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam, while Eumir Marcial receives P1 million following their successful campaign in the Tokyo Olympics.President Duterte made the announcement during a virtual courtesy ...
Aug 9, 2021
PRESIDENT Duterte is giving an additional P3 million to Hidilyn Diaz for capturing the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics.Duterte made the announcement in a virtual courtesy call shortly after Diaz's arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.Duterte added ...
Jul 28, 2021
MALACA?'ANG congratulated Hidilyn Diaz for winning the Philippines' first Olympic gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Games.The feat by Diaz, a native of Zamboanga City, ended the country's 97-year wait for an Olympic gold as she lifted a ...
Jul 26, 2021
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has provided additional allowances to Filipino athletes competing in both the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.The request was made by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) under Chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez and coursed through Senator Bong Go, who ...
Jul 23, 2021
RAMON Ang has committed lucrative incentives for Filipino athletes who will win medals in the Tokyo Olympics.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino bared during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum that Ang will hand out P10 million for a ...
Jul 13, 2021
BIENVENIDO Maranon is officially a Filipino.The Spanish-born striker has finally been granted Filipino citizenship after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11570 into law last Friday.It's a longtime coming for the United City FC striker, who ...
Jul 7, 2021
MALACA?'ANG hailed the victory of Yuka Saso in the 76th US Women's Open on Monday, calling her the 'pride and glory' of the country.Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque congratulated Saso on Monday after she captured the US Women' ...
Jun 7, 2021
CONSTRUCTION of the National Academy of Sports could now be underway following the approval and release of the needed budget for the building of the sports facilities and school buildings that will house potential young Filipino athletes in Capas, Tarlac.Senator Bong ...
May 20, 2021
PBA
THE timeline of the PBA for the resumption of its long-mothballed season remains on schedule despite Metro Manila reverting to a moderate enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) by Tuesday.Commissioner Willie Marcial admitted the start of teams' individual workouts will have to ...
Aug 3, 2020
PBA
PRACTICES and training of professional sports teams including those in the PBA are expected to come at a halt again after President Duterte put the National Capital Region under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). Metro Manila will be back on MECQ from ...
Aug 3, 2020
PBA
THE PBA remained optimistic about its chances of resuming its 2020 season following the latest pronouncements by President Duterte.In a televised address to the nation aired on Friday morning, Duterte promised that the country will be back to normal by yearend ...
Jul 31, 2020
PRESIDENT Duterte lauded the country's hosting of the Southeast Asian Games and the launching of the National Academy of Sports during his State of the Nation Address on Monday.In a rare mention of sports in the SONA, Duterte credited the ...
Jul 27, 2020
FOR a change, a piece of good news for Philippine sports in the time of pandemic.An educational facility intended for student-athletes will finally rise after President Duterte signed into law Republic Act (RA) 11470 creating the National Academy for Sports. ...
Jun 10, 2020
THE resumption of sports leagues around Metro Manila is unlikely happen anytime soon following a resolution made by the inter-agency task force formed for the containment of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).The inter-agency task force submitted a resolution ordering ...
Mar 13, 2020
PBA
WITH no less than the country's patriarch dipping his hands in financially supporting the Filipino athletes' campaign in next year's Tokyo Olympics, the Philippines' long cherished dream of landing the elusive gold medal may finally be realized.Deputy Speaker Mikee ...
Dec 21, 2019
PRESIDENT Duterte sought an increase in the national athletes' monthly allowances as well as additional funding for the country's preparation for the 2020 Olympics following what he described as the Southeast Asian Games 'success story.'Duterte made the assurance ...
Dec 18, 2019
MEMBERS of the Philippine team that won medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games were conferred with the 'Order of Lapu Lapu' by President Duterte for winning the overall championship in the biennial meet.The recognition was given during the courtesy call ...
Dec 18, 2019
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