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‘Juico takes over Patafa Friday’


INCUMBENT athletics association president Go Teng Kok assured the Inquirer that former Philippine Sports Commission chair Philip Ella Juico would be installed as the new athletics chief by Friday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Frayna draws Barcenilla; Garcia leads


Rising star Janelle Mae Frayna barely missed including Grandmaster Rogelio Barcenilla to her list of victims Monday night, settling for a draw and dropping behind International Master Jan Emmanuel Garcia in the 2014 Battle of Grandmasters at Philippine Sports Commission Athletes Dining Hall.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Garcia withholds Wesley So’s monthly allowance


The Philippine Sports Commission is adopting a wait-and-see attitude on chess phenomenon Wesley So.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH athletes, coaches get slight raise in allowances


Athletes and coaches, except those in the priority list, will receive a 20 percent pay hike of their allowances from the Philippine Sports Commission.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Top-five ranking a must for Asian Games bets


Athletes should make it to the top five of an Asian-level tournament to earn a slot in the Asian Games this year.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Andrada Cup: Prulla, Arzaga in solid starts


CHRIS Justine Prulla and Guia Arzaga posted impressive wins to jumpstart their bids in the boys’ and girls’ 18-under division yesterday in the 25th Andrada Cup age-group tennis championships at Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

SEA Games gold medalists early Asiad candidates–PSC


BACK to work after the holidays, Philippine Sports Commission chair Richie Garcia is set to form the secretariat to kick off the country’s preparations for the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Conditional PSC support for baseball


THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission will support baseball if it undergoes a thorough house-cleaning under a new leadership.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

SEAG champs to get more cash from PSC


GOLD medalists in the just-concluded Burma (Myanmar) Southeast Asian Games will be promoted to the elite roster of athletes who will receive a P40,000 monthly cash allowance each plus another P40,000 a month in expenses when campaigning overseas.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PSC eyes early incentives release

THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission is bent on distributing at least P6 million in incentives to the medalists of the Burma (Myanmar) Southeast Asian Games despite the advise of the Commission on Audit not to advance the cash gifts.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

Juico set to take over as Patafa chief from ailing Go


Former Philippine Sports Commission chair Philip Ella Juico is set to take over as new athletics chief at the start of the new year.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Leyte athletes now at RMSC


NINETY student-athletes of the Leyte Sports Academy, aged 11 to 16, took shelter at a newly built badminton hall, but had to hide later under a boxing ring nearby after the whole structure like most of the buildings in Tacloban City crumbled to the ground at the height of Supertyphoon Yolanda two weeks ago.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PSC moves to help Tacloban athletes


NATIONAL team members from Tacloban are all accounted for and the Philippine Sports Commission is bringing them to Manila to give them temporary residence at PSC-owned facilities.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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