Obiena, POC prexy to collaborate, hold major pole vault competition in PH in 2023

Glendale G. Rosal 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The World No. 3 pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino is brewing up a major invitational pole vault competition in 2023 bringing in world…

Chito Loyzaga is PH chef de mission for 32nd SEAG

Dale Rosal 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Another basketball legend will be the chef de mission of the country for the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) to be held in Cambodia in 2023. Basketball great Joaquin “Chito” Loyzaga was recently appointed by…

Pole vault star Obiena is now officially part of Team Philippines

Glendale G. Rosal 08/17/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has been officially reinstated to the national track and field team. Obiena’s reinstatement came through an endorsement from the Philippine Athletic Track and Field…

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…

PH sends 144-man delegation to 11th ASEAN Para Games in Indonesia

Glendale G. Rosal 07/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s the Filipino para-athletes turn to carry the Philippine flag as the 11th ASEAN Para Games takes center stage from July 30 to August 6, 2022, in Surakarta, Indonesia. A total of 144…

Philippines to host SEA Games in 2033 — POC chief

Glendale G. Rosal 07/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As early as now, the Philippines has already announced that it will host the 2033 Southeast Asian Games. That is according to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino on…

POC releases mid-year cash bonuses for 31st SEAG medalists

Glendale Rosal 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for Filipino athletes who won medals in last May’s 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Vietnam. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced on Thursday, July 7, 2022, the release of their…

Duterte doubles incentives of SEA Games medalists

Dale Rosal 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte doubled the cash incentives for the Filipino athletes who won medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Vietnam. This was announced on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, through the…

POC reassures SEA Games medalists of financial incentives 

Dale Rosal 05/30/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) reassured the Filipino athletes who earned medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) that they will be granted financial incentives for their feat in the biennial meet held…

Yulo, other medalists, get SEAG cash rewards

June Navarro 05/30/2022

Happy days are here again for Filipino medal performers as the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) are set to hand out their cash bonuses for a commendable output in the recent 31st…

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”…

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