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


Gov’t OKs Covid-19 vaccination on all nat’l athletes

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno VAX FOR ATHLETES.  Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president, Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino, and the members of the Gilas Pilipinas pool strike a pose after receiving the first dose of the vaccine on May 28, 2021. Tolentino on Monday (May 31) announces that the government has approved the inoculation of all athletes. (Photo … Continue reading

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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