Camarines Sur temporarily bans swimming, island-hopping due to strong winds 

THE PROVINCIAL government of Camarines Sur has ordered a temporary ban on swimming and island-hopping activities due to strong winds associated with the northeast monsoon.   In a memorandum issued on Wednesday, Governor Vincenzo Renato Luigi R. Villafuerte ordered all mayors, other local officials, and disaster management council heads to implement the prohibition.   “In view of […]

11th Asian Age Group Swimming competion to stage New Clark City Aquatics Center next year

THE Philippine Olympic Committee and the Asia Swimming Federation will bring the 11th Asian Age Group Swimming Championships to the New Clark City Aquatics Center in Capas, Tarlac in November next year. POC President Abraham Tolentino and AASF secretary-general Taha Sulaiman Al Kishry forged the agreement yesterday right at the world-class facility where the pool […]

Limpag: Open water dreams

During the launch of the Olango Swim Challenge, the country’s longest running open water swimming event, the organizers hoped that folks all over the country would copy their event and hold their own open water swimming contests. They were hopeful because, well, we live in an archipelago, a beach, for most of us, is just […]