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
But while this battle may have been won, the war is not over yet. The POC coup pals continue to crawl their way around, hoping to agitate, hoping to tempt other NSAs like the proverbial snake in the garden of Eden. We must remain vigilant.
Originally posted on Color My World :
Despite having won a court-imposed and International Olympic Committee (IOC) supported special election, newly-minted Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President…
Calling for unity is one thing. Making it happen is another. In the fractious world of Philippine sports, you have to own up to some difficult decisions at times.
The campaign to win back our pride in Philippine Sports does not end with the ouster of Peping. We must continue pushing, so that the new POC does not think it’s ‘business as usual’ for them.
Philippine paddlers used to be regarded as one of the world’s best. Until Peping’s folly led to the decline of the sport. Let’s help revive Philippine Dragon Boating.