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Bill to cap incentives for varsity athletes

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Deputy Speaker and Antipolo Rep. Roberto V. Puno: No to commercialization of varsity athletes. congress.gov.ph/

A lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to limit school residency requirements and cap incentive packages that “commercialize” student athletics amid the surging popularity of college sports, such as basketball and volleyball.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

House colleagues frown on Pacquiao as PBA coach

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Manny Pacquiao (left) addresses the media after being named head coach of Kia Monday in a press conference. MARK GIONGCO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

House leaders are not celebrating the foray into professional basketball of one of their colleagues, boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, saying Pacquiao’s boxing career, his core competency, and legislative work, his official preoccupation, are likely to suffer.

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

Mexico: prison for sporting events aggressors

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Mexico’s lower house of Congress has approved a bill that allows for prison terms for fans who engage in violent acts at sporting events.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Allies seek tax exemption law for Pacquiao

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Manny Pacquiao  AFP FILE PHOTO

Independent lawmakers led by Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza have filed a bill that would stop the government from dipping its hands into boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao’s hard-earned winnings and those of other national athletes who win prizes and awards in international competitions.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

White House defends behind-the-scenes immigration reform bid

In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about immigration at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The White House is circulating a draft immigration bill that would create a new visa for illegal immigrants living in the United States and allow them to become legal permanent residents within eight years, according to a report published online Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 by USA Today.  AP PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER

The White House defended its behind-the-scenes work on immigration reform Sunday after a plan leaked to the US media was panned by a key Republican as “half-baked and seriously flawed.”

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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