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PSC lauds Tokyo Paralympians

  Philippine Sports Commission Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez (File photo) MANILA – Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez and the PSC Commissioners thanked all of the six Filipino Paralympians, coaches, officials, and support staff after the delegation wrapped up its Tokyo Paralympic Games campaign Sunday. “They were exceptional and dedicated Paralympians caught in a pandemic. … Continue reading

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Duterte gives Olympians additional allowance

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   President Rodrigo Duterte with sports officials and national athletes at Malacañan Palace in 2019 (Presidential photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte has given the Philippine athletes joining the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics an additional PHP100,000 each in allowances while at the Japanese capital. The additional support was approved upon the … Continue reading

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PH Olympic dream on brink of reality: Ramirez

  Philippine Sports Commission chairman William “Butch” Ramirez (File/screengrab) TOKYO – Philippine Sports Commission chairman William “Butch” Ramirez and Chief of Staff Marc Velasco arrived here on Thursday and expressed their readiness to cheer the country’s 19 Filipino athletes when they head to battle in the Summer Olympic Games. Ramirez, who owns the distinction as the only … Continue reading

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PH batch of Olympians in Tokyo ‘strong’: Ramirez

  Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William Ramirez (File photo) TOKYO (PNA)– For Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William Ramirez, three times could be a charm. Ramirez owns the distinction as the only chairperson since the PSC’s establishment in 1990 to be at the helm of the sports agency in three Olympics—his first in Beijing 2008, followed … Continue reading

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PH Olympians can pull out ‘surprises’ in Tokyo: Ramirez

  Philippine Sports Commission chairman William “Butch” Ramirez (Screengrab) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez lauded the hard work of the Filipino athletes as he expressed confidence that the 19-strong Tokyo Olympics qualifiers have what it takes to get a golden finish. “I’m so excited for the result of the … Continue reading

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Team PH bags ‘sweet surprise’ 2nd SEA Games overall title

Team PH bags ‘sweet surprise’ 2nd SEA Games overall title By Jelly Musico   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Team Philippines on Tuesday raked in 11 more gold medals to formally clinch the 30th Southeast Asian Games’ overall championship described by a top local sports official as “sweet surprise”. The host country was actually unthreatened on … Continue reading

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There’s more than winning the overall title: PSC chief

There’s more than winning the overall title: PSC chief   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The miracle of 2005 is within grasp but there’s more than scooping the golds for the Philippines in the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games. While action continues in various fronts, Philippine Sports Commission chair and chef de mission William ‘’Butch’’ … Continue reading