OUTGOING Philippine Sports Commission chairman Richie Garcia welcomed the appointment of William 'Butch' Ramirez, saying the government sports agency is in good hands with its returning chairman. Garcia said Ramirez's previous experience with the PSC will greatly help in the management ...
Jun 23, 2016
PHILIPPINE sports is in mourning this Lenten Season following the passing of Cecil Hechanova, founding chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), on Holy Monday.He was 84.The non-playing captain of the Philippine team to the 1970 Putra Cup, Hechanova' ...
Mar 23, 2016
FILIPINO athletes with disability who won in the recent 8th ASEAN Para Games finally received their cash incentives as provided under Republic Act 10699 or the Act Expanding the Coverage of Incentives Granted to National Athletes and Coaches. Senator Sonny Angara, chairman ...
Mar 2, 2016
A one-on-one chess match between Grandmasters Anatoly Karpov and Eugene Torre that was long in coming may finally takes place.The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is looking at the possibility of reviving its sports relations with Russia following a recent ...
Feb 7, 2016
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission chairman Richie Garcia on Tuesday said the primary goal leading up to the 2016 Rio Olympics is to qualify as many Filipino athletes as possible."If we can get 15 to 20 athletes to Rio that will be good," ...
Aug 18, 2015
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Richie Garcia on Tuesday led the call to beef up the Philippine basketball team to the Southeast Asian Games with pro players from the PBA following the Gilas cadets' harrowing experience in the medal rounds in ...
Jun 16, 2015
TOMMY Tommy Manotoc capped a triumphant return by leading Canlubang to its eighth Philippine Airlines (PAL) Seniors Interclub golf championship on Sunday at the Mactan Island Golf Club in Lapu Lapu City.The 65-year-old Manotoc posted 53 points despite finishing ...
Feb 22, 2015
BETTER late than never.The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) on Friday handed over a check worth P1 million representing the unpaid pension due to basketball great Caloy Loyzaga.PSC chairman Richie Garcia personally handed the financial incentive to the 84-year-old ...
Dec 18, 2014
JUST days after the Philippines posted its worst finish in the Asian Games in 24 years, local officials started training their sights Southeast Asian Games and set a lofty goal of as high as third place."Hindi na puwede 'yung sixth ...
Oct 7, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea --The Philippines has the potential of winning seven gold medals in the 2014 Asian Games.Chef De Mission Richie Garcia reiterated his belief in the Filipino athletes after the team followed a stringent criteria that only potential top-five ...
Sep 18, 2014
THE exploits of Gilas Pilipinas in the ongoing Fiba World Cup and young archer Gabriel Moreno in the recent Youth Olympic Games hopefully will serve as an inspiration to the entire Philippine team bound for the Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.Philippine ...
Sep 2, 2014
AT least 133 athletes representing 26 sports have already made the national pool of the Philippine contingent for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.And the numbers are expected to increase pending the submission of the final delegation on August ...
Apr 29, 2014
MARK Galedo, the newly-crowned Le Tour de Filipinas champion, can't wait to prove himself in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon in September.The 28-year-old cyclist from Mandaluyong told mediamen during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum at ...
Apr 29, 2014
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has not been remiss in its obligation to help the campaign of Filipino figure skater Michael Martinez in the Sochi Winter Games in Russia.Chairman Richie Garcia disclosed the PSC gave out a check worth $7,200 ( ...
Feb 11, 2014
CHRISTMAS came two days earlier for all Filipino medalists in the just concluded 27th Southeast Asian Games after the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) formally gave them the corresponding incentives on Monday.Finally getting clearance from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor), ...
Dec 23, 2013
THE teams in limbo seem to have moved a step closer to heaven.The Southeast Asian Games Task Force on Thursday said no players or teams were subtracted from the initial list of "entry by name" recommended to Philippine Olympic Committee president ...
Sep 20, 2013
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose `Peping' Cojuangco Jr. on Tuesday said the sports body will evaluate the latest recommendations made by the Southeast Asian Games Task Force when it holds a special meeting on Wednesday.Only after sitting down with members ...
Sep 17, 2013
PBA
IN case you noticed, the flooring of the Mall of Asia Arena had a vastly different look during Wednesday night's PBA Governors Cup double-header.The change wasn't intentional.League officials had to borrow the maple flooring of ...
Aug 28, 2013
THE Philippine Sports Commission said on Monday it will request the Mall of Asia Arena and Smart-Araneta Coliseum to slash by half the ticket prices for the Shanghai Sharks' two exhibition games against Gilas Pilipinas and a PBA selection next ...
Apr 29, 2013
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) hope to get their prioritization program going the soonest possible time.POC president Jose "Peping" Cojuangco and PSC chairman Ricardo Garcia met with different national sports associations Wednesday at the Manila Yacht ...
Sep 6, 2012
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