By Gil Cabacungan
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.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
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.
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.
By Leila B. Salaverria
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.
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.”
By Gil Cabacungan
Focus on boxing or you will lose the source of your power, fame and fortune.
Roman Catholic bishops called on congressmen who will watch Manny Pacquiao’s bout with Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas not gamble money away — regardless of whether it’s their own or taxpayers’.
Speaking over the Church-owned Radio Veritas, Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles and Tagbilaran Leonardo Bishop Medroso voiced the Church’s stand against all forms of gambling and called on the lawmakers to just use the money to help poor and hungry Filipinos.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The 20-member Philippine Dragon Boat Federation team that won five gold and two silver medals in the 10th World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Florida will receive P1.4 million cash from all 285 members of the House of Representatives.
By Recah Trinidad
Call it plain coincidence, or what have you, but there has suddenly rose a demand for deeper details on Manny Pacquiao’s life and philosophy following his skirmish in Congress over the controversial reproductive health (RH) bill. National Bookstore has come up with a paperback edition of the Pacquiao autobiography, Pacman: My Story of Hope and [...]
IS REP. EMMANUEL D. Pacquiao, aka Manny Pacquiao, of the lone district of Sarangani on official leave from Congress while he’s training in Baguio City?