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…

PSC gives aid to athletes affected by super typhoon Odette

Dale Rosal 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has come to the aid of national team athletes who were affected by Typhoon Odette’s wrath in the Visayas and Mindanao regions. A total of 85 athletes and 20 coaches,…

Ironing kinks, Fernandez turns to Congress for athletes’ voting rights

June Navarro 11/29/2021

Commissioner Ramon Fernandez of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has been covering all bases and areas of concern for the buildup of Team Philippines in the forthcoming 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). With the clearance for the…

PSC sends Mediation Submission Agreement to Obiena and Patafa

Glendale G. Rosal 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has intervened in the rift between Olympian pole vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) through a Mediation Submission Agreement. According to the PSC…

PSC intervenes, starts dialogues with Patafa, Obiena

Dale Rosal 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) said it already started a series of separate dialogues between bemedalled pole vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA). In a statement released on Wednesday,…

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…

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