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Youth Olympics gold ‘ripe for the taking’

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Hungry for a first-ever gold medal in the Olympics, the Philippines will settle for a victory even in the Youth Olympic Games.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

POC urges beleaguered NSAs to tap private sector support

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With funding from government coffers no longer available, the national sports associations (NSAs) will have to tap the private sector for support.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PSC to withhold funding athletes of delinquent NSAs

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Several Filipino athletes who are bidding to play in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea should put their ambitions on hold.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

POC eyes 20 athletes to Youth Olympic Games

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Left without a medal in the previous edition, the Philippine Olympic Committee hopes to field 20 athletes in 13 of 28 sports in the coming Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Swimming, weightlifting elite no more

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Medal-rich swimming and weightlifting lost their elite status under the Philippine Sports Commission’s priority program for lack of a development plan and failure to show its worth in international competitions last year.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Boxers, jins favored to deliver Asian Games golds

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Among the multitude of sports in the Asian Games calendar, boxing and taekwondo possess the highest probability of winning for the country.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

Canoe-kayak’s Go is YOG chef de mission

The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has appointed canoe-kayak chief Jonne Go as the country’s chef de mission in the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Tacloban City bets may hog Batang Pinoy limelight

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Watch out for the Tacloban City athletes who survived the wrath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last November.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

POC chief Peping eyes Asiad hosting

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After bringing together Asia’s top sports leaders in Manila, the Philippine Olympic Committee is now toying with the idea of hosting the Asian Games.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Sport bodies hand P20M to POC for rehabilitation

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The world sporting bodies have donated $450,000 (about P20,250,000) to the Philippines, specifically targeted at rehabilitating sports facilities and improvement of equipment destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in the Visayas last November.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

OCA chief says wushu, baseball in 2019 Asiad

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Olympic Council of Asia president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait Friday said the OCA is likely to approve 39 to 40 sports for the 2019 Asian Games including events where the country stands a fighting chance like baseball, softball and wushu.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Section | Read More »

PSC, POC study have-money-will travel plan

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The country’s top sports officials are in a quandary whether to adopt the have-money-will-travel scheme on team sports for the Myanmar Southeast Asian Games.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Are POC planning sessions a load of nonsense?

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A dear friend, Leo S. Reyes, who died almost two months ago, must be smiling in his grave at the Sanctuary of Peace memorial park here.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Commentary,Editors' Picks,Featured Columns,Section,Southpaw | Read More »

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