PHILIPPINE Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez commended the athletes who made a fine showing in 2020 despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic.In his speech during the San Miguel-Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards Night, Ramirez said the athletes overcame tremendous ...
Mar 29, 2021
LIKE a good soldier, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) said it respects and will follow the order of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to suspend all trainings of the national team due to the recent spike in the cases of COVID- ...
Mar 29, 2021
OLYMPIC heroine Hidilyn Diaz said she understands the situation of both her fellow national athletes and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) amid a controversy over support, or the lack of it, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Diaz took a break from training ...
Mar 19, 2021
THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission denied it is not supporting the Olympic bid of Irish Magno and Eumir Marcial after the two aired their complaints against the government sports agency on social media the past few days.PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez said they ...
Mar 18, 2021
CHICAGO - Irish Magno ruffled the boxing ropes last Tuesday when she posted an Instagram story lamenting the delayed release of allowances due her as a national athlete.Magno is in Thailand right now preparing for the Tokyo Olympics. She has no use ...
Mar 18, 2021
BASKETBALL living legend Robert Jaworski, Olympic hero Mansueto 'Onyok' Velasco, and Barcelona icon Paulino Alcantara head the fourth of enshrinees to the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame (PSHOF) announced on Friday. After months of deliberation, the Hall of Fame Selection ...
Mar 12, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission will wait for the approval of the government to jumpstart training for this year's Southeast Asian Games.The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has given the greenlight for athletes bidding for the Olympics to train for three ...
Jan 23, 2021
ONE of the country's Olympic heroes is currently confined in a hospital due to serious illnesses.Boxer Leopoldo Serantes, who won a bronze medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Philippine Veterans Hospital ...
Jan 20, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) said it will be implementing strict health and safety protocols inside its bubble where aspirants for the Tokyo Olympics are training at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna.PSC national training director Marc Velasco said everything ...
Jan 19, 2021
RAMON Fernandez eyes a top three finish in the 2021 Southeast Asian Games after his recent appointment as chef de mission of the Philippine delegation.The commissioner of Philippine Sports Commission is looking for a respectable finish this year after the country ...
Jan 14, 2021
RAMON Fernandez has been appointed as chef de mission of the Philippines in the 31st Southeast Asian Games to be held this year in Hanoi, Vietnam.The Philippine Olympic Committee made the appointment following its first executive board meeting under the new ...
Jan 12, 2021
A permanent working place for the Philippine Olympic Committee is one of the priorities of Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino as he begins the first of his four-year full term as head of the country's Olympic body.The 56-year-old Tolentino ...
Jan 5, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will continue to support Eumir Marcial in his Olympic bid despite his decision to turn professional this year.PSC chairman William Ramirez said the government sports agency has continued to give the monthly allowance of Marcial even ...
Dec 12, 2020
COLLEGIATE leagues are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel after the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) crafted health protocols for the safe conduct of varsity tournaments amid the COVID-19 pandemic.PSC national training director Marc Velasco said the ...
Dec 11, 2020
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez will not allow national athletes to train - whether it's in a bubble set-up or not - unless strict health protocols will be implemented.Ramirez said the government sports agency will take the lead in ...
Dec 11, 2020
PHILIPPINE sports officials are pushing for athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics next year to train under a bubble set-up to jumpstart their preparations.Chef de mission Mariano Araneta said they are already seeking for clearance from the Inter-Agency Task ...
Nov 24, 2020
MONTHLY allowances of national athletes and coaches that were slashed in half since July because of the Covid-19 pandemic are expected to revert to 100 percent starting next week, according to Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino.Tolentino ...
Nov 5, 2020
CONTROVERSY erupted just a day after Alex Eala's trailblazing run to the French Open girls juniors semifinals as her parents denied a claim by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) that it had backed the tennis rising star with millions in ...
Oct 11, 2020
THE National Task Force Against COVID-19 has been urged to sanction Alabang Country Club and Club 515 for hosting and organizing a tournament while Metro Manila was under general community quarantine (GCQ).An IATF panel composed of the Games and Amusements ...
Sep 24, 2020
IT took quite a while, but everything was worth the wait.Several members of the national team proudly showed their Philippine National Sports Team Identification card, which will allow them to avail of a 20 percent discout in public transportation and other ...
Sep 6, 2020
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez admitted he is bothered by reports of a men's varsity squad belonging to a leading Catholic school defying pandemic protocols to train in Sorsogon.Ramirez rued values and virtues are now the ...
Aug 24, 2020
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