Team PH thanks Digong

July 05, 2019
More than 500 national athletes gathering for the National team general assembly organized by the Philippine Sports Commission yesterday joined Executive secretary Salvador Medialdea, PSC chairman Butch Ramirez and his commissioners President Rodrigo Duterte for his support.

Bambol to seek Philippine Olympic Committee top post

July 04, 2019
At the same time, Tolentino, president of the Integrated Cycling Federation of the Philipppines (Philcycling), reiterated he’s still POC chairman, and as the highest official of the sports body, is the one empowered to oversee the special executive board meeting slated on July 8 and the general assembly scheduled on July 18 prior to the holding of another extraordinary general assembly for the elections of officers 10 days later.

International Olympic Committee enters picture

July 03, 2019
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday issued a quick rebuke of resigned Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) chairman Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino’s call for an election on a date not later than July 18, 2019 and placed the resolution of the Council’s leadership vacuum at the hands of the POC Board and later, its General Assembly.

Lijima-Duke duel up in Penong’s 5150

June 30, 2019
Guam’s Manami Iijima and Dimity Lee Duke of Australia bring their rivalry to Davao with the former seeking to score a repeat and the latter going all out for a payback in the inaugural Penong’s 5150 Triathlon firing off July 7 at the Waterfront Hotel.

Blu Girls to compete in tough US tilt

June 28, 2019
Following their strong performance in the recent Asia Cup Women’s Softball Championship in Jakarta, the Cebuana Lhuillier backed-Philippine Blu Girls will fly to Georgia, USA to compete in the USA Softball International Cup at the South Commons Complex in Columbus, Georgia.

‘Napakalaking bagay nito para sa amin’

June 27, 2019
THE country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games this November got a much-welcome shot in the arm after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) granted a total of P842.5 million to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for the rehabilitation of facilities that will be utilized for the biennial regional multi-sports event.

Cayetano to remain on top of Phisgoc — Philippine Olympic Committee

June 23, 2019
Although Cayetano is not an incorporator of the Phisgoc Foundation, members of his inner circle in Ramon Suzara, Donaldo Caringal, Dexter Estacio and Monica Anne Mitra are all part of it, together with recently-resigned POC president Ricky Vargas, POC secretary general Patrick Gregorio, POC communications director Ed Picson and former POC chairman Tom Carrasco.

No turning back--SEA Games to push through

June 20, 2019
Facing the media in the wake of a leadership change in the Philippine Olympic Committee this week and news about possible rescheduling of the biennial meet, Ramirez reported that he met with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea who relayed the President's instructions to the sports chief.

Vargas steps down

June 18, 2019
But barely 16 months after taking his oath as head of the highest Olympic body in local sports, Vargas has resigned, a decision that could somehow hamper for the nth time the country’s preparations for the 30th Southeast Asian Games set this December.


June 17, 2019
Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas meets his board today in an executive session following a pressure call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which ordered clarifications on the issues raised by the majority of members of the local council.