Ifugao to host PSC’s Laro ng Lahi in May

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2023 08:51:44 +0000

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), through the Women in Sports (WIS) program has tapped the Provincial Government of Ifugao to host the WIS Laro ng Lahi slated on May 26-29, this year. The PSC, as represented by the Office of Commissioner Olivia “Bong” Coo, conducted an ocular inspection and coordination meeting with the Office of […]

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CPS-Antipolo cruises to win No. 2 in PNVF U18 tourney

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2023 07:18:42 +0000

California Precision Sports (CPS) cruised past Santa Rosa City (SRC),  25-10, 25-19, for another straight-set victory and the early lead in girls’ Pool C on Day 2 Saturday of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Under-18 Championships at the Rizal Memorial Sports Coliseum. Chemistry was the key to CPS’s second consecutive victory in the tournament revived by […]

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Paalam, Petecio banner PH boxing team to Bulgarian tilt

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 04:45:37 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Tokyo Olympic silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio spearhead the promising Philippine team that left for Sofia, Bulgaria Friday night, Feb. 17 to compete in the 74th Strandja International Boxing Tournament. The event, considered as the oldest boxing competition in Europe, is expected to gather some 470 athletes from 42 nations to […]

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Alex Eala is president’s choice at PSA Awards Night

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2023 06:21:10 +0000

Alex Eala, the young pretty darling of Philippine tennis today, reached a milestone in 2022 when she captured the 142nd US Open juniors girls’ singles championship under the bright lights of New York City.  The 17-year-old southpaw won the finals without dropping a set to highlight her 6-2, 6-4 domination of third seed Czech Lucie […]

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EJ Obiena strikes another gold in Poland for his 3rd for 2023

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2023 03:10:24 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA There’s no stopping EJ Obiena. Putting his financial concern behind, the world No. 3 pole vaulter captured his third gold medal of the year, bagging the 2023 Orlen Copernicus Cup trophy in Torun, Poland Wednesday, Feb. 8 (Thursday in Manila). Obiena cleared 5.87 meters on his second attempt to rule the 11-player […]

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PSC reaches out to Obiena due to financial concern

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 23:21:36 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Richard Bachmann said on Wednesday, Feb. 8, that he already reached out to EJ Obiena after the bemedalled pole vaulter made a lengthy post on his social media account about logistical and financial issues.  “In light of the recent statement of Mr. Ernest John Obiena posted on […]

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Yulo, Obiena lead major awardees at PSA Awards Night

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 07:34:45 +0000

World Championship medalists Carlos Yulo and EJ Obiena, along with history maker Philippine women’s football team will be the recipient of Major Awards in next month’s San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (SMC-PSA) Awards Night at the grand ballroom of the Diamond Hotel. Yulo clinched a silver and bronze in the men’s vault and parallel bars […]

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Obiena eyes repeat vs Duplantis at Mondo Classic

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 07:40:35 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Pole vaulter EJ Obiena joins an elite cast led by world record holder Mondo Duplantis in the Mondo Classic 2023 happening on Thursday, Feb. 2, at the IFU Arena in Upsalla, Sweden. The 11-player field is composed of the sport’s cream of the crop that also include two-time world champion Sam Kendricks […]

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PH athletes first – Bachmann

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 10:01:40 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Richard Bachmann on Tuesday, Jan. 31, laid down plans to answer the immediate needs of the national athletes as he marked his first month as chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). Among those plans are enhancing the training facilities, making sure that allowances are released on time, and providing them free […]

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‘Perfect 4, sweet 12’ for PH obstacle team in SEAG

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 09:51:09 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA The Philippine Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) guns for another grand sweep  with the return of the sport in the 32nd Southeast Asian Games in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. POSF President Atty. Alberto Agra said they have already identified six male and six female athletes who will compete in four events in the biennial meet. […]

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