The Rape of Philippine Volleyball

In the interest of informing the public of the true state of Philippine Volleyball, here is a reblog of Peping’s manueverings which have ultimately divided the volleyball community, setting it back against our counterparts in the SEA Games and in the world. This forms part of our appeal to institute Reforms in Philippine Sports.

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In 2015, the Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF) was removed from the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) as a recognized national sports federation. Based on the recommendation of Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), under then President Peping Cojuangco, and endorsed by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), this was another blow to an already deteriorating environment in Philippine sports at that time.

Despite the PVF’s long standing status as the Philippines’ recognized governing body for volleyball, FIVB accepted the recommendations of the POC and AVC hook, line and sinker, and acted swiftly to have it removed. It denied the PVF an opportunity to defend itself against the malicious allegations made by the POC. The FIVB failed to grant the PVF a hearing where PVF could have answered the allegations and foil the malicious intentions of the old POC.

It will be recalled that years earlier, the PVF had been one of the National…

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