Michael Martinez Mother Clarifies Government Support for Son

Teresa Martinez

Michael Christian Martinez mother, Maria Teresa Martinez clarified earlier reports that his son got no support from the Philippine government. According to the mother of the lone Philippine Olympian in Sochi, the Aquino administration helped his son in the Winter Olympics. The mother of Christian Martinez clarified through a letter sent to The Star on … Read more

TATAP says table tennis can win gold in Olympics

Table Tennis

Table Tennis (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation of the Philippines (TATAP) said that the sport of table tennis has a great chance of winning the first gold medal of the country in the Olympics. TATAP President Ting Ledesma believed that their athletes can be the country’s hope of taking home more gold medals not only in South … Read more

POC Denies Not Supporting Michael Martinez in Sochi Olympics (Video)

Philippine Olympic Committee

The Philippine Olympic Committee denied claims by the mother of Michael Christian Martinez, the lone representative of the Philippines to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Reports about the non-support of the Philippine government to Martinez went viral online citing statement from his mother Teresa Martinez. Watch the video report from GMA News: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXLyT5NN3lQ According to … Read more

“He is a Problem” – Trillanes on POC Chairman Cojuangco

POC Chairman

“He is a hopeless case. He is a problem. Yung Dragon boat (pertaining to the PHL Dragon boat team), track and field, at table tennis sinira nya.” (statement of Senator Antonio Trillanes from Rappler.com ). This is the strong statement of Senator Antonio  Trillanes IV onto Philippine Olympic Committee Chairman Jose “Peping” Cojuangco, as the brave senator observed the … Read more

POC-PSC Task Force to Conduct Evaluation of Athletes for Asian Games

Philippine Olympic Committee – Philippine Sports Commission Task Force called for a general (–foul word(s) removed–)embly with National Sports (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation regarding the list of athletes that will be composing the Philippine delegate in the 2014 Asian Games this October 4 in Incheon, South Korea. PSC Chairman Ricardo Garcia invited NSA heads to discuss about the preparation for the annual Asiad after a worst … Read more