Dynamic Herb players demoralized by postponements of season opening

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s very own Dynamic Herb Cebu Football Club is clinging on to their diminishing hope after the tip-off of the Philippines Football League (PFL) 2021 season was rescheduled again. This time, the PFL…

Weightlifting coach Solis asks PSC for additional support for Cebuano lifters

Glendale G. Rosal 10/06/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic weightlifting coach Ramon Solis is asking for additional support from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to help them in their preparation for the upcoming World Weightlifting Championships slated from December 7…

PSC readies LGUs for Batang Pinoy and PNG hosting, Tokyo style

Marc Anthony Reyes 09/26/2021

Using the Tokyo Olympics as model, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is exploring possibilities to stage Batang Pinoy and Philippine National Games (PNG) amid the pandemic. To break the long hiatus for local sporting events, PSC commissioner…

PSC on Pinoy paralympians: ‘Exceptional and dedicated’

Dale Rosal 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) described the Filipino Paralympians “exceptional and dedicated” despite the setbacks they went through in their World Paralympic Games campaign in Tokyo, Japan that wrapped up last week.  PSC Chairman William…

PSC renames sports facilities to honor Diaz, other Filipino sports heroes

Glendale G. Rosal 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To honor the Filipino sports heroes who won medals in the recent Tokyo Summer Olympics and in previous Olympics, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will start renaming selected sports facilities after them.  One…

Duterte to attend virtual send-off of PH Paralympians tomorrow

Glendale G. Rosal 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The six Filipino para-athletes who will carry the country’s flag in the Tokyo Paralympics will be feted with a virtual send-off ceremony tomorrow, August 19 by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). The country’s…

PSC hikes allowances of para-athletes competing in Tokyo Games

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a morale-boosting allowance hike for the six para-athletes who will represent the country at the Tokyo Paralympic Games later this month. The six para-athletes are Jerrold Mangliwan…

Diaz gets P5M more from PSC

Dale Rosal 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) provided an additional P5-million cash incentive for the country’s first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz.  Diaz, who bagged the country’s historic gold medal in the women’s -55 kilogram category of…

‘Hidilyn Model’ in full display

Dale Rosal 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez revealed that the country’s national team athletes follow a certain system patterned after Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz’s training program in their effort to produce an…

Olympic qualifier Ando gets full backing from PSC

Glendale G. Rosal 06/16/2021

    CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic-bound Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Anne Ando has the full support of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) as she gears up for the Tokyo Olympics this July. PSC Commissioner and the Philippine…

Battle brewing over SEAG budget audit

June Navarro 10/09/2020

Seven members of the 13-man Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executive board on Thursday pressed the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) for the immediate submission of its audited financial statements for expenses incurred during the country’s…

Foundation chaired by Speaker still owes P387M to SEA Games suppliers

Marlon Ramos 10/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A private foundation led by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano still owes P387 million to some of the suppliers mobilized for the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games last year, among them…

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