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Add’l cash reward, house and lot for Olympic winners: POC

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MORE INCENTIVES. Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Carlo Paalam and bronze winner Eumir Marcial thank Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham Tolentino for announcing additional cash incentives and house and lot for medalists of Tokyo Olympics during an online press conference on Sunday (Aug. 28, 2021). Tolentino said the POC will give additional … Continue reading

Team PH coach to be sent home after positive COVID-19 test
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Team PH coach to be sent home after positive COVID-19 test

TOKYO – A coach of Team Philippines will be sent home following back-and-forth false positive and negative tests for COVID-19, Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino revealed during a mini conference at the CONRAD Tokyo on Thursday. The daily tests at the Athletes Village on coaches and players, yielded a false positive test … Continue reading

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PH exec to Tokyo Olympics contracts Covid-19

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  READY. The 5,300-square-meter Village Plaza of the Tokyo Olympics houses the Athletes’ Village and other services, like banks and salons, for participants, officials, guests, and media center. It is made of timber, with 40,000 pieces of wood branded with the name of the 63 municipalities that donated them. (Photo courtesy of Tokyo2020) MANILA (Philippines … Continue reading

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Olympics-bound athletes based abroad to get vax in host countries

  President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The country’s Tokyo Olympics-bound athletes who are training abroad will get their Covid-19 vaccines in their host countries, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said. Tolentino said Malaysia assured that weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and her team will get their second dose … Continue reading