PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Butch Ramirez has heard enough and has laid down four demands in a bid to resolve the long-running dispute between EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA).Emerging from a meeting of ...
Jan 5, 2022
EJ Obiena is set to lose his status as a Philippine national athlete.An investigative body formed by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) has recommended that the Olympic pole vaulter be expelled from the national team in the latest ...
Jan 4, 2022
THE Philippine Sports Commission will no longer mediate, at least for the time being, in the long-running feud between Olympic pole-vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa).The PSC, in a statement, said it made ...
Dec 27, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PC) has set a December 15 deadline for EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) to submit to mediation over a messy dispute over alleged non-payment of the pole vaulter's foreign ...
Nov 29, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission called for a resolution to the conflict between the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) and its athlete EJ Obiena or face consequences as far as financial assistance to the federation is concerned.In a statement issued ...
Nov 24, 2021
MONEY makes the world go round.For some, it could also lead to disagreements.Philippine sports isn't spared of these controversies involving funding, as seen in the ugly rift between EJ Obiena and his mother federation, the Philippine Athletics Track ...
Nov 23, 2021
SENATE is reconsidering the approval of the budget of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in the wake of the controversy surrounding EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa).The upper house unanimously approved the recall of the PSC&# ...
Nov 22, 2021
OLYMPIAN EJ Obiena has vehemently denied falsifying liquidation reports and failed to turn over payment meant for his legendary coach Vitaly Petrov.A report by the Philippine Daily Inquirer said the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) has created a committee ...
Nov 21, 2021
DESPITE a technicality in the law forfeiting his claim to P1.5 million, Caloy Yulo has been promised an incentive by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for winning a gold and silver medal at the 50th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships.PSC chairman ...
Oct 25, 2021
THE staging of the 31st Southeast Asian Games will finally push through in Vietnam by the middle of 2022.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino said an official announcement is going to be made by the host country next ...
Oct 2, 2021
EJ OBIENA will receive P250,000 from the Philippine Sports Commission as incentive for breaking his own national record in the Wanda Diamond League leg in France.The PSC approved the cash incentive in its board meeting on Tuesday.Under Section 8 ...
Sep 1, 2021
AS pledged by President Duterte, the country's four medalists from the Tokyo Olympics will be awarded their own house and lot units in their respective provinces courtesy of the National Housing Authority.Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Butch Ramirez and ...
Aug 27, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission approved the renaming of the weightlifting gym as the Hidilyn Diaz Weightlifting Gym along with other facilities inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in honor of the legends of Philippine sports.Diaz won for the Philippines' its ...
Aug 26, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission will erect a statue in honor of Hidilyn Diaz after she won a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games.PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez made the confirmation on Wednesday while adding that the weightlifting gym inside the Rizal ...
Aug 25, 2021
HOLLYWOOD - Tokyo Games gold medal winner Hidilyn Diaz is set to donate P1 million worth of equipment to both the Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) as part of her advocacy to further boost the recognition of the ...
Aug 25, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission is targeting to give the cash incentives of the coaches of the four medalists in the Olympics next week.The coaches of Olympic medalists, according to Republic Act 10699 or the Sports Benefits and Incentives Act of 2001, ...
Aug 12, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission cited the collaborative efforts of the entire nation as the one which paved the way for the successful campaign of Filipino athletes in the Tokyo Olympics.In a statement by the government sports agency shorty after the conclusion ...
Aug 8, 2021
TOKYO - The Philippine Sports Commission's (PSC) full share in the earnings of the Philippine Gaming And Amusement Corp. (Pagcor) must be restored to sustain the gains made by nationa athletes in the country's best Olympic finish ever.Former ...
Aug 5, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission is set to give an additional P5 million for Hidilyn Diaz for etching a new Olympic record in the women's -55kg category in weightlifting of the 2020 Tokyo Games.The incentive is in accordance to Republic Act ...
Jul 29, 2021
AHEAD of President Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation Address (SONA), the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a 10-point list touting the government's sports legacy.The government arm for sports shared on its social media pages ...
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
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