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Senate lauds Donaire for win vs Vetyeka

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Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa and Nonito Donaire (L) of the Philippines fight during their WBA featherweight title boxing fight in Macau on May 31, 2014. Donaire won the fight. AFP PHOTO

Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. has received commendation from the Senate for winning the WBA Featherweight title against South African Simpiwe “V12″ Vetyeka last month.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pia Cayetano declares war on UAAP residency rule

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Sen. Pia Cayetano FILE PHOTO

The head of the Senate committee on education, arts and culture, is threatening to pass a measure against the controversial residency rule of the University of Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) if the latter fails to come up with an “agreement” within two weeks.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

They’re spoiling our collegiate athletes

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Top level players of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) are allegedly being pirated by some member-schools in exchange of a house and lot, and a car, Senator Pia Cayetano said on Thursday.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Senate commends Winter Olympian Michael Martinez

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Michael Martinez at the Senate. Photo by Maila Ager/ INQUIRER.net

The Senate on Wednesday adopted several resolutions, commending Michael Christian Martinez, the first Filipino figure skater to qualify for the Winter Olympics.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sotto files resolution commending Michael Martinez

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Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

A resolution commending Michael Christian Martinez for being the first skater from Southeast Asia to qualify for Winter Olympics and for finishing 19th place in the 2014 winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia has been filed at the Senate.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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