Creation Of National Sports Academy (2020)

Originally posted on Bald Runner:
Since the time that I have been blogging about Running and other related topics and subjects on the development of…

A Tragedy in Boracay

We may have won as one in the recent SEA Games, but we lose in the long haul if we continue to cast a blind eye on the deep flaws that continue to plague Philippine Sports. It is precisely this misuse of authority that compeled the best of our sportsmen, our thinkers, our leaders to exercise their talents away from our native shores; the same abuse of authority that caused the clear demise of Philippine Sports during the past decade. Let us not allow this same tragedy to ever happen again. Let justice and unity prevail in Philippine Sports.

Moving Forward After the SEA Games

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.

A Letter Appeal to the IOC

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.

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