POC gets bargain for PH athletes for Paris Games – Tolentino

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 09:16:03 +0000

It’s a case of the proverbial early bird catching the early worm for the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) which negotiated a bargain for an all-in advanced training package for Filipino athletes who qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics. “It’s a bargain and it’s affordable,” said POC President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino after the POC Executive […]

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Barbosa, Tokyo Games veteran, banners PH team to world tourney

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 06:23:41 +0000

Tokyo Olympics veteran Kurt Bryan Barbosa banners the 8-man SMART/MVP Sports Foundation Philippine Taekwondo Team that will vie in the 2022 World Taekwondo Championships slated Nov. 13-20 in Guadalajara, Mexico. The UAAP Season 81 Most Valuable Player from National University, Barbosa is hoping to make amends after his failed bid the last time. Having prepared […]

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POC execs check training facilities for PH athletes in Paris

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2022 05:45:08 +0000

The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has gone steps ahead of preparing for the Paris 2024 Olympics by shopping around for a pre-Games training facility for Filipino athletes at the French capital over the weekend. POC President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino led an early bird team that conducted an ocular for potential training venues for weightlifting […]

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Yulo braces for big challenge in World Championships

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2022 03:17:48 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Carlos Yulo left his training camp in Paris, France for Liverpool, England Tuesday, Oct. 25, determined to equal or surpass his previous stint at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. This year’s edition will take place in the on Oct. 29 to Nov. 6, giving the diminutive world champion more time to polish […]

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EJ Obiena visits Malacañang before prepping for 2024 Paris Olympic

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 06:40:29 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Pole vault ace EJ Obiena has been visiting places and people closest to his heart during a month-long break from training and competition in Europe. Before flying back to Italy to begin his preparation for the 2024 Paris Olympic, the world No. 3 Obiena paid a courtesy call on President Ferdinand “Bongbong” […]

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Jordan Clarkson: Olympics, we’ll be there sooner or later

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 09:25:47 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER Jordan Clarkson is convinced Gilas Pilipinas has what it takes to return and play in the biggest sporting stage – the Olympics. For the uninitiated, the Philippines had not played in the quadrennial event for 50 years already. In his recent ‘Manila Man Ep. 4’ vlog, the Fil-Am who suited up for […]

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Eala vows equal support to para athletes, modernize Gintong Alay programs

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2022 05:36:47 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA New Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Noli Eala vowed to continue the programs started by his predecessor, Butch Ramirez, that saw the Filipino athletes produce breakthrough wins, including winning the country’s first Olympic gold medal. “I am a firm believer of continuity of programs particularly of those that have been gainful and […]

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Eala seeks pathways for all athletes; POC eyes harmonious relationship

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 07:50:45 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Noli Eala seeks to sustain the Philippine Sports Commission’s programs for the long term following his appointment as new chairman of the government sports agency. In a statement Thursday, Sept. 1, Eala said he “will carry out the mandates of the PSC to develop and promote sports in the grassroots as a […]

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Chooks owner is reportedly upset over Ayo’s ‘dramatic’ exit

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 07:53:01 +0000

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas owner Ronald Mascariñas appears to be hurting following the “dramatic” exit of head trainer Aldin Ayo, but vowed to “move on.” Last Wednesday, Ayo said he was stepping down from the team to take care of his ailing mother. But to the surprise of everybody, hours after denying stories he was set to […]

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PSC, Patafa working for Obiena’s reinstatement to PH team

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 10:45:52 +0000

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) are working together to effect the reinstatement of star pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena in the national team. An emailed letter signed by Patafa President Agapito Capistrano informed the PSC that their association is reinstating Obiena in their national team roster owing […]

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