POC bares plans to immortalize the late Lydia de Vega at Olympic museum in Tarlac

Glendale G. Rosal 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As tributes continue to pour for the late “Asian Sprint Queen” Lydia de Vega, who passed away recently, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) also plans to immortalize the Filipina track and field superstar…

PhilCycling national championships to be held in Tagaytay this month

Glendale G. Rosal 06/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a two-year hiatus, the PhilCycling National Championships for Road gets back into action from June 21 to 24 in Tagaytay City. This was announced on Sunday through Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and…

POC to honor Filipino SEA Games medalists

Glendale G. Rosal 05/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Filipino athletes who bagged a medal in their respective sports in the recent 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) will be honored tomorrow by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) during its general assembly…

Asian Games in Hangzhou postponed due to COVID-19 surge in China

Glendale G. Rosal 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Hangzhou 19th Asian Games, which is one of the international meets that the Philippines is set to compete in this September, has been postponed due to the surge of the Omicron variant…

Philippines unfazed by Vietnam’s hard-to-beat stance for SEA Games

Glendale G. Rosal 04/11/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine delegation is unfazed as Vietnam puts up a hard-to-beat stance a month before the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, according to Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol”…

POC includes pole vault star Obiena in Team PH list for SEA Games

Glendale G. Rosal 03/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) as expected listed embattled Filipino pole vault star, Ernest John “EJ” Obiena, on Team Philippines for the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam in May. POC President,…

POC: 656 Filipino athletes to compete in SEA Games in Vietnam

Glendale G. Rosal 02/28/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 656 athletes will don the Philippines’ tri-colors in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam in May, according to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). The announcement on…

POC on women’s football team’s historic feat: ‘PH athletes are leveling up’

Dale Rosal 01/31/2022

Cebu City, Philippines–With the historic feat achieved by the national women’s football team, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said Philippine sports has never been this successful. “We won our first-ever Olympic gold medal…

PH to send 584 athletes, 161 officials to SEAG

Dale Rosal 01/21/2022

  The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) slashed the initial 627-athlete delegation for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam this May to 584. The updated number of athletes vying…

All set for Southeast Asian Games in May

Dale Rosal 01/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It’s green and go for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam from May 12 to 25, 2022. The 31st SEA Games organizing committee reaffirmed Vietnam’s hosting during Tuesday’s…

PH delegation for Winter Olympics to get P3.3M aid from PSC

Dale Rosal 01/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine delegation for the Beijing Winter Olympics in February will receive P3.3-million financial support from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) through the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). On Monday, January 17, 2022, the POC, headed…

Obiena: ‘I do not jump for PATAFA.  I jump for my beloved nation’

Dale Rosal 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Embattled international pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena remained steadfast and unfazed following the decision of the Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (Patafa) to drop him from the national team and sue him…

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