The Christmas Day clash between the LA Clippers and their more-storied Los Angelino cohabitants, the LA Lakers, ended in a 2nd win for the new-faves
Let us join hands to make our country proud. Let us work together for a stronger Filipino youth. Let us teach our children proper conduct through professionalism in sports, espousing the correct values of teamwork, fair play and true sportsmanship. This should never be about our own personal aggrandizement. This should always be about our athletes, our people, our future. Only through this can we start hoping for a better Philippines ahead for our children.
PSC Chairman Butch Ramirez states: “This is the result of all the sacrifice and hard work of everyone. This victory is very sweet given the many difficulties we had to face. This win proves that we can achieve a lot when we come together united as one team. I am so proud of our athletes. All of them deserve our respect and love.”
Originally posted on Subli:
In the Philippines, December 8 is the Feast of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception where festival honoring the Virgin Mary…
With Peping and his sports mafia slowly being pushed out of the picture, there is now a better chance for redemption for Philippine Volleyball. With that, our hopes and dreams for a united, non-politicized, no-frills-no-mafia Philippine Volleyball can prosper. With the SEA Games almost done, we hope that the new leadership in the POC will finally address this big anomaly in Philippine Volleyball.
The sudden deluge of Philippine gold medals in the SEA Games, after more than a decade of miserable performance, can be attributed to 3 things: 1) the introduction of host-dominant sports; 2) the homecourt advantage; and finally, 3) the new leadership in Philippine Sports and the reforms being initiated. Finally, there is a glimmering light at the end of the tunnel.