CHEd greenlights collegiate athletes’ face-to-face training

COLLEGIATE sports are back after a two-year pandemic hiatus. The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) on Monday officially gave the green light to allow collegiate athletes to hold contact or face-to-face training, signaling the start of the school leagues that was shelved the past two years due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). No less than […]

House probe sought on national sports policies following Obiena-PATAFA row

A RESOLUTION was filed in the House of Representatives seeking a probe into policies and the dynamics between national athletes and sports institutions in light of the ongoing row between an Olympian pole-vaulter and the Philippine Athletic Track and Field Association (PATAFA). Manila Rep. Rolando V. Valeriano filed a yet to be numbered House Resolution […]

Resumption of Services of the Toyota e-Palette Vehicle and Additional Safety Measures at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Athletes’ Village

Toyota City, Japan, Aug 31, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Having taken steps to ensure greater safety and security, Toyota today announces that The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has decided to resume operations of the e-Palette mobility vehicle within the Athletes’ Village. Operations of mobility services were suspended […]

House panel approves bill to exempt athlete prizes from tax 

THE HOUSE Committee on Ways and Means has approved on Monday a measure to exempt from tax donations and rewards conferred on athletes participating in international competitions. In a hearing, the panel approved the committee report and an unnumbered substitute House Bill, known as the Hidilyn Diaz Act, would amend Section 4 of Republic Act No. 10699 or the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and […]