Tolentino: POC to establish incentive trust fund for PH athletes

Glendale G. Rosal 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— To bolster its support for Filipino athletes, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will establish an incentive trust fund for them. The POC, headed by its president, Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino, announced on Monday, June 20,…

Cebuano SEA Games medalists to be honored in grand homecoming event

Glendale G. Rosal 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano sports fans will get the chance to meet and greet their sports idols as the SM Seaside City Cebu will roll its red carpet for the grand homecoming of the Cebuano medalists…

Fernandez proud of PH athletes’ performance in Southeast Asian Games

Dale Rosal 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Team Philippines chef de mission Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez lauded the Filipino athletes for the best Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) finish outside the Philippines since 1983 as the Vietnam edition officially wraps up on…

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…

Azkals earn first SEA Games win vs Timor-Leste

Glendale G. Rosal 05/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Azkals’ U23 squad opened their campaign in the men’s football of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) with a dominating win against Timor Leste, 4-0, on Friday, May 6, at the Viet…

PH women’s volleyball team Brazil training goes up a notch

Dale Rosal 04/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Women’s Volleyball Team intensifies its preparation in its Brazil training camp for the upcoming 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam in May.  The team is scheduled for another tune-up match on…

Obiena is Team PH’s flagbearer in SEAG opening ceremony

Glendale G. Rosal 04/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena will spearhead the Philippine delegation in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam in May as the official flagbearer for the opening ceremony at…

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”…

Philippine Azkals U23 grouped with Asian football powerhouses in SEA Games

Glendale G. Rosal 04/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) football draw in Vietnam saw the Philippine men’s football team Under-23 or the Philippine Azkals U-23 fall under Group A. The football tournament, which starts on May…

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…

Diaz, 3 Cebuanos banner PH weightlifting team to Vietnam SEAG this May

Glendale G. Rosal 03/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz and three Cebuanos will banner the country’s weightlifting team in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam this May. The official line-up was bared this afternoon,…

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