Philippines

Investing in sports to keep youth away from harmful vices: Go

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, committee on sports chairperson, on Monday said investing in sports will keep the youth away from harmful vices, including illegal drugs. Go made this remark as he expressed his full support to the proposed 2022 budgets of the Philippine … Continue reading

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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

PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19
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PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE   PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19  Malacanang approved the Philippine Sports Commission’s request for a 10-workday lockdown starting April 13, Tuesday, after 63 persons tested positive in its latest round of testing. Both the administrative offices at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila and the Philsports Complex in Pasig City will be under … Continue reading

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PSC highlights success of Aklanon athletes in women in sports webinar  

MANILA — Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) spotlights young Aklanon medaled athletes in the 2021 premiere episode of its weekly series Rise Up! Shape Up!  Francine Padios, a 16-year-old Pencak Siklat who won a silver medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, Erdilyn Peralta, a bronze medalist softball athlete in the Women’s Double, and a member of … Continue reading

Philippines

PSC to send aid to athletes badly-hit by Typhoon Ulysses

PSC PRESS RELEASE PSC to send aid to athletes badly-hit by Typhoon Ulysses The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is preparing the release of financial assistance to members of the national team badly-hit by succeeding typhoons. PSC coordinated with national sports associations (NSAs) to get to know who has been adversely affected. The sports agency received … Continue reading

Philippines / Sports

PSC to aid athletes, coaches hit hard by successive typhoons

PSC to aid athletes, coaches hit hard by successive typhoons MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is preparing the release of financial assistance to members of the national team badly-hit by consecutive typhoons. The sports agency received reports that 57 athletes and coaches from nine sports were evacuated due to massive flooding … Continue reading

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SENATORS ROOT FOR MORE FUNDS FOR NAT’L TEAM

News Release SENATORS ROOT FOR MORE FUNDS FOR NAT’L TEAM MANILA — Senators expressed their support to add more funding for the national team in yesterday’s Senate plenary budget hearing on the Philippine Sports Commission’s 2021 budget. Sponsored by Senator Sonny Angara, the PSC’s budget passed the senate’s plenary deliberations Friday, with several legislators manifesting … Continue reading