Ramirez: Stop criticizing our athletes, look at the bigger picture

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez called on sports leaders and the public to look at the bigger picture about the Philippines’ campaign in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in…

Fernandez says PH goal of 3rd place finish in 31st SEAG achievable

Glendale G. Rosal 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner and Team Philippines chef de mission Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez is optimistic that the Philippines could finish third overall in the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in…

Cash incentives await SEAG medalists

Dale Rosal 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cash incentives await Filipino athletes who won medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam. The cash incentives come from the coffers of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to honor athletes who…

31st SEAG officially opens tonight in Vietnam

Glendale G. Rosal 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vietnam officially rolls out the red carpet to the region’s top athletes tonight as the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) opens in the nation’s capital, Hanoi. Although some sports such as kurash, pencak…

Fernandez arrives in Vietnam ahead of PH SEAG delegation 

Dale Rosal 05/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner for Visayas and chef de mission Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez arrived in Vietnam ahead of the Philippine delegation for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) last Monday, May 2, 2022. …

PSC wraps up mediation with meet officially ending Obiena-Patafa row

Glendale G. Rosal 04/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mediation finalization facilitated by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) was successfully held this afternoon, April 4, 2022 to formally end the bitter feud between pole vault star Ernest John Obiena and the…

Obiena, PATAFA agree to settle differences

Glendale G. Rosal 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The seething word war between pole vault star Ernest John Obiena and the Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (PATAFA) could end anytime soon after both parties agreed to settle their differences…

Miller to carry PH flag in Winter Olympics opening

Glendale G. Rosal 02/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– For the second straight Winter Olympics, Filipino-American skier Asa Miller will carry the country’s flag in the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, tomorrow, Friday, February 4, 2022. The 21-year old Miller…

PSC to post-audit Obiena’s liquidation docs as mediation collapses

Glendale G. Rosal 01/25/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will proceed with its post-audit process to verify the submitted liquidation documents from embattled pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena. This as the 26-year old Obiena, the…

PSC intervenes anew in Obiena-Patafa issue, sets demands

Dale Rosal 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez and the PSC Board set demands on both pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena and the Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (Patafa). In a statement…

POC calls Patafa move on Obiena a ‘vengeful act’

Dale Rosal 01/04/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) already expected the Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (Patafa) to drop embattled pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena from its ranks and sue him as a ‘vengeful…

PSC discontinues mediation process between pole vaulter Obiena and Patafa

Glendale G. Rosal 12/27/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) officially discontinued its mediation process between embattled pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa). This was a response to Obiena’s Facebook…

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