PHILCYCLING secretary general Billy Sumagui said his protest against the candidacy of Tom Carrasco for chairman of the Philippine Olympic Committee was upheld by the POC election committee.However, his appeal against the disqualification of Philcycling president Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' ...
Nov 7, 2016
THE election committee of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will hear the side of Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) head Ricky Vargas on why he shouldn't be disqualified to run as president of the country's Olympic ...
Nov 2, 2016
THE candidacy of Tom Carrasco for the chairmanship of the Philippine Olympic Committee has been put under protest by a member of the POC general assembly.A letter of protest has been filed by Philcycling secretary general Billy Sumagui to the POC ...
Oct 29, 2016
UNLESS a surprise candidate comes out of the blue in the next few weeks, it appears Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco is on track to earning another term as Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president.Less than two months before the country's Olympic body ...
Sep 22, 2016
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will appeal the inclusion of at least more 70 events across different sports to the 2017 Malaysia Southeast Asian Games calendar.The number was determined after a meeting with several national sports associations (NSAs) on Wednesday, according ...
Mar 10, 2016
SWIMMER Joshua Hall will finally receive the silver medal which eluded him during the Southeast Asian Games two years ago.The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) already got hold of the medal which Hall deserves after Indra Gunawan of Indonesia was stripped of ...
Jul 30, 2015
SINGAPORE - No less than members of the Southeast Asian Games Federation Council were pressing the Philippines to host the 2019 edition of the biennial meet.And officials of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) seemed not about to disappoint them.POC chairman Tom ...
Jun 6, 2015
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SINGAPORE - The NBA Finals craze has also hit the Philippine delegation in the 28th Southeast Asian Games here.A number of Filipino athletes admitted catching a glimpse of the action in Game One of the NBA Finals won by the Golden State ...
Jun 5, 2015
SINGAPORE - Don't look now but triathlon could just provide the first gold medal for the country in the 28th Southeast Asian Games.After near misses in fencing and table tennis, the Philippine delegation is now pinning its hopes in the women' ...
Jun 5, 2015
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will form a partnership with its Japanese counterpart in hopes of giving boost to the performance of Filipino athletes.POC chairman Tom Carrasco bared that the body is now in the process of finalizing details of its ...
Feb 28, 2014
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) are set to re-evaluate the list of priority sports and athletes, and eliminate or demote non-performers.POC chairman Tom Carrasco said they have agreed with PSC chairman Ritchie Garcia during ...
Feb 27, 2014
THE ever reliable combat sports of boxing and taekwondo are the discipline likely to deliver again for the country in the coming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) chairman Tom Carrasco cited the two sports based on past ...
Feb 25, 2014
JOSE "Peping" Cojuangco secured a third term as Philippine Olympic Committee president and members of his ticket won handily in elections held on Friday at the Alabang Golf and Country Club in Muntinlupa City.Jose Romasanta of karate and Antonio Tamayo of ...
Nov 30, 2012
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