Category Archives: SPORTS

Over 100 Davao City coaches, trainers to undergo sports seminar

To strengthen sports education in public schools

SPORTS EDUCATION. The Davao City Sports Office is investing in educating public school trainers and coaches. City Sports chief Mikey Aportadera says the five-day training, launched on July 29, 2022 will be facilitated by professionals in the field of sports psychology, physical therapy, injury prevention, strength conditioning, and sports physiology. (Contributed Photo)

DAVAO CITY—To strengthen sports education in the city, a five-part training seminar has been launched for public school sports coaches and trainers.Davao City Sports Office chief Mikey Aportadera said Tuesday the program aims to equip the coaches and trainers in public schools with proper… Read More


Bong Go files resolution commending and congratulating Filipinas team for their historic win in ASEAN Football Federation Women’s Championship

Recognizing the glory and honor they brought to the country, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go filed Senate Resolution No. 62 on Monday, July 25, commending and congratulating all of the members of the Filipinas Football Team for winning the country’s first-ever 2022 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship last July 17 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

Over 8,000 spectators witnessed the Filipinas’ historic win over the regional powerhouse Thailand War Elephants, 3-0. The Filipino team has already made history earlier this year by also clinching the Philippines’ first World Cup berth.

Go’s resolution exhibits his continuing efforts as Chair of the Senate Committee on Sports to promote long-term sports development in the country, particularly to encourage more sports programs, league competitions, and amateur sports, including training for international sports competitions, to instill self-discipline, teamwork, and excellence. READ MORE

BONG GO: Philippine National Games Act to develop a comprehensive sports program

Noting the need for a more integrated and wide-ranging approach in molding Filipino athletes and giving them opportunities to compete, Chair of the Senate Committee on Sports Senator Christopher “Bong” Go introduced a bill that shall provide a structure for a more comprehensive national sports program, linking grassroots sports promotion to national sports development.

The bill will ensure a more inclusive system of promoting promising Filipino athletes who possess potential in various fields of sports to be given an equal opportunity of becoming future contenders in international sporting competitions and cement the country’s status as a ‘Sports Powerhouse in Asia’.

The bill shall address other Olympic and Asian Games sports, which have proven to give the country more medals in international competitions, but are not regularly included in Palarong Pambansa or any other sports programs in the country.

Bong Go ‘delighted’ over recognition given to athletes, frontliners during PBBM inauguration

Chair of both the Senate Committee on Sports and on Health and Demography, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go thanked President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for giving due recognition to the country’s athletes and frontliners at the military-civic parade during the President’s inauguration on Thursday, June 30, held at the National Museum in Manila City. READ MORE