The Coup Pals of the POC are digging in, intent on making life miserable for the new President, Bambol Tolentino. They fired the first volley yesterday when they disregarded Bambol’s call for an Executive Board meeting on a variety of reasons. The power struggle in the POC is set to come to a head. Whether it will be before the SEA Games or after, it’s just a matter of time.
Originally posted on Color My World :
Our dear NSA Leaders, We in the Reform Philippine Sports movement appeal to you to stand and remove the…
It is ironic that the Cojuangco group fought Marcos for overstaying as Philippine President, yet here they are practically modeling themselves after Marcos. Equally ironic is the fact that while the IOC mandates National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to be detached from government due to perceptions of dirty politics, it is precisely within the POC where the stench of partisan politics is most unbearable.
Things finally came to a head last June 18 when Ricky Vargas tendered his irrevocable resignation as President of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). Finally
by: Lars Andersson Lars Andersson is a foreign freelance correspondent who wrote a scathing article on the state of Philippine Sports in 2016. Here is
The POC does not stand for Perpetuating One’s Corruption. We need new leadership, with new vigor, new ideas, new ideals. You can make that happen. Make your country proud. Make your vote count this July 5.