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Displaying articles 1461 to 1470.NSA?s to be given free hand in choosing ASIAD team members
Sat, 06 Feb 2010
There will be no criteria to be followed in the selection as to who will represent the country in this year?s Asian Games this November in Guangzhou. The seven-man working group, formed recently by the Philippine Olympic Committee to devise means for the selection, is giving the national sports asso
Yldefonso: Father of ?Modern Breaststroke?
Thu, 04 Feb 2010
Did you know that the late Teofilo Yldefonso, the first Filipino Olympic medallist and the only back-to-back winner of the same color, is acknowledged as the father of the ?modern breaststroke? practiced nowadays by topnotch swimmers worldwide?
The particular stroke, according to Philippine Amat
Teofilo Yldefonso to be inducted to International Swimming Hall of Fame
Mon, 01 Feb 2010
Move over, Manny Pacquiao, two-time Olympic bronze medalist Teofilo Yldefonso became the next Filipino to have been elevated to the world Hall of Fame.
Sixty eight years after his death as one of the thousands of Filipino victims of the infamous Death March during the Japanese occupation and 78 y
2010 Asian Games Updates from SCOOP
Sat, 30 Jan 2010
There?s no substitute to early preparations.
With this in mind, the Philippine Olympic Committee is calling on all national sports associations whose sports will be played in this year?s Asia Games to submit their plans as to their athletes? preparations for the coming quadrennial conclave set i
Biggest multi-event sports meet set
Tue, 26 Jan 2010
What could be the biggest gathering of athletes in the tertiary level unfurls Feb. 22-28 with the staging of the CHED (Commission on Education) National Games at the historic Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.
A total 6,171 athletes representing the three biggest private public educational instituti
Multi Gold medal winning shooter Tac Padilla still dreams of Olympics
Sun, 24 Jan 2010
Thirty four years ago in 1976 at a very tender age of 12, Filipino marksman Nathaniel ?Tac? Padilla had already crowned himself the world junior champion in his favorite ? rapid fire, center fire and standard pistol events ? in the Benito Juarez World Shooting Championships held Mexico City.
Elizalde talks on problems plaguing R.P. Sports in SCOOP
Sat, 23 Jan 2010
International Olympic Committee representative to the Philippines Francisco Elizalde yesterday said that, so far, there has not been any intervention on the part of the government in purely affairs of the Philippine Olympic Committee and the national sports associations.
Elizalde, who appeared as
Pacquiao to raise $.5m for Gorres
Mon, 18 Jan 2010
A fund-raising dinner that is hoped to generate $500,000 will be hosted by seven-division world champion Manny Pacquiao for his fallen compatriot Z. Gorres.
Michael Koncz, Pacquiao?s Canadian adviser, announced that the fund-raising dinne
Quest for RP?s first Olympic gold on
Mon, 18 Jan 2010
The quest for the country?s first ever gold medal continues.
And with a new partner in Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn, Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines president Ricky Vargas expressed hopes that such a long-time d
NIETES CONFIDENT OF WINNING 4TH TITLE DEFENSE
Sat, 16 Jan 2010
If the fight will be held today, the World Boxing Organization minimumweight crown will stay on the head of Filipino Donnie ?Ahas? Nietes.
This, Nietes assured yesterday during the SCOOP Sa Kamayan weekly session at the Kamayan Restaurant-P