Diaz tours brand new house in Tagaytay

Glendale G. Rosal 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippines’ first Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz is excited to move into her new house given to her by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) as part of her prize. The women’s -55…

PH expects 2 more Tokyo qualifiers through the universality rule

Glendale G. Rosal 07/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippines is looking to add two more qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympics slated from July 23 to August 28, 2021. Currently, the country has 17 Olympic qualifiers, but two more are expected…

Vietnam mulls postponing SEAG opening due to recent rise in COVID-19 cases

Glendale G. Rosal 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam, the host country of the 31st Southeast Asian Games, is mulling to move the Games’ opening from November this year to July next year. Philippine Olympic Committee…

Face-to-face elections for Olympic body set Nov 27

June Navarro 09/17/2020

Holding virtual elections online due to the ongoing COVID-19 health dilemma seems impractical for the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), as the local Olympic body has decided to push through with a face-to-face conduct of its Nov. 27…

POC chief tacks P 180-M aid to Bayanihan Act

June Navarro 08/12/2020

Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino inserted a P180-million item to the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act 2 for the benefit of athletes and coaches from the national team. In his capacity as congressman…

Hontiveros bats for unifying candidate

Marc Anthony Reyes 07/30/2020

To repair further disharmony brought by a botched proposal to amend its constitution, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) must work toward coming up with just one candidate for its next president in November and unify the factions…

POC gets busy ahead of Tokyo Olympics, ready to bid for 2030 Asian Games

Mark Giongco‎ - INQUIRER.net 12/18/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — The successful staging of the 30th Southeast Asian Games is just the beginning of bigger things to come which kicks off with the Tokyo Olympics seven months from now. Philippine Olympic Committee president…

Independent body for POC polls formed

Inquirer.net 07/09/2019

The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has appointed former Commission on Elections commissioner Rene Sarmiento to lead the independent elections committee in the coming POC polls. POC board member Robert Mananquil made the announcement on Monday, July 8,…

MON FIGHTS BACK

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/04/2017

PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez files P10M libel case versus Cojuangco The Ramon Fernandez-Jose “Peping” Cojuangco saga took a turn for the worst yesterday after the former filed a P10 Million libel suit against the current head of…

Fernandez files libel charges against Peping Cojuangco

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/04/2017

Former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player Ramon Fernandez who now sits as commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission has filed libel charges against Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr. at the City Prosecutor’s Office…

PSC throws support behind ‘El Presidente’

Calvin D. Cordova 03/15/2017

AS HIS feud with Peping Cojuangco, president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), continues to heat up, Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez has gotten the full support of his colleagues from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). “We, the…

Fernandez to file libel charges vs Cojuangco

Calvin D. Cordova 03/11/2017

Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez is not taking accusations that he “sold” games during his heydays in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) sitting down. Fernandez, now one of the four commissioners of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), will…

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