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DepEd s Erestain to discuss Sports in Schools at Sports Summit

Department of Education Director of Palarong Pambansa Secretariat Director Joel Erestain will take the spotlight as resource speaker to present the topic ‘Sports in Schools’ in the coming 23rd virtual session of the National Sports Summit 2021 this Wednesday.....»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJul 27th, 2021

NCAA open to adding more sports for Season 96

The NCAA is considering to add more sports aside from the four mandatory events for Season 96. Sports that require minimal player-to-player contact could be included in the sports calendar of the shortened season set to tentatively open March 2021 according to Management Committee (ManCom) chairman Fr. Vic Calvo, OP of host Letran. The oldest collegiate league in the country earlier announced that only the four mandatory sports basketball, volleyball, swimming and track and field will be played in the coming season. However, Calvo mentioned the depending on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, other sports might be added. “Hindi naman tayo talaga naka-fix but we are fluid. We are on observing kung ano yung situation and we will fit in that situation para matuloy ‘yung NCAA,” said the ManCom chairman on Tuesday on the online session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum. Sports like tennis, chess, badminton, table tennis, and e-sports might be included. “Actually, marami pa sa mga schools ang nag-maintain ng other events. Kaya for example yung basic rule na kapag sa isang tournament like lawn tennis, medyo individual sport yan except sa doubles. Kapag merong apat na schools (na may team) they can organize, look for the budget, sponsorship,” said Calvo. The Letran official specifically mentioned the possible consideration of online chess and esports, both of which have come in handy during this time of pandemic. He said Mobile Legends is one of the online sports being deliberated by the collegiate league, citing how the country even won a gold medal in the event when e-sports made its debut in the last Southeast Asian Games. “Sa SEA Games ginawa na natin ito. Nag-champion naman tayo, so why not do this especially in this time of the pandemic,” stressed Calvo in the session presented by San Miguel Corporation, Go For Gold, Amelie Hotel Manila, Braska Restaurant, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), and powered by Smart. As for the other sports, Calvo said it can be held by staging lesser events like doing away with the relays in swimming and track and field, or not having doubles in both lawn tennis and badminton. Track and field and tennis were among the sports affected when the NCAA decided to totally cancel the second semester events of Season 95 following the outbreak of the coronavirus. “Naka-apekto yun (COVID-19) sa Season 95 because we’re not able to finish its calendar. At may ilang events that were scheduled to be held like beach volleyball track and field, cheerleading, while indoor volleyball and lawn tennis were not able to complete their tournaments,” said Cayco. With the failure to stage other sporting events, the NCAA also decided not to hand out a general championship since schools within the top three of the standings are all closely clustered together at the top. “Kasi yung 1-2-3 spots are up for grabs. So we decided not to award a general championship,” added Cayco, also president of the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc (LVPI). “So everything is now on Father Vic’s lap.” Calvo said it hasn’t been discussed yet within the ManCom whether a general championship will be given in the coming shortened season. “Hindi pa siya na-discuss. We’ll cross the bridge when we get there,” added the long-time Letran athletic director. “Premature pa as of now.” Besides, more events could be added to Season 96 calendar once the health situation starts to get better in the coming months. “Depende sa sitwasyon, eh. We don’t know what will happen between now and March 2021,” said Calvo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Collegiate leagues to benefit from establishment of NAS -- Tolentino

The establishment of the National Academy of Sports is not a threat to collegiate leagues according to Philippine Olympic Committee president Bambol Tolentino. Speaking to the POC-Philippine Sports Commission Press Corps via Zoom, Tolentino said that the trailblazing project of the government of putting up a secondary education academy for potential national athletes will actually benefit collegiate leagues like the UAAP and NCAA. “Hindi naman (kaagaw) kasi after that they’ll pursue into different colleges eh sa tertiary nila,” said Tolentino, also the representative of the eight district of Cavite. “Pag-aagawan na nga ‘yan. Mag-aagawan na ang UAAP at NCAA dyan kung sino ang kukunin.” He said that it will be more convenient for schools to recruit potential talents from NAS, who during their stay in the facility will get holistic quality education and special training to enable them to excel in their respective sports. “Pabor din sa university ‘yan kung sinong mago-offer,” said the POC chief, who is also the cycling head. “Na ito galing ito ng NAS, scholar ito. Malakas sa swimming ito o sa track and field. Pag-aagawan pa yan ng UAAP at NCAA or even international schools.” However, the directives on how potential student-athletes will be chosen or recruited to the NAS have yet to be discussed and if it will directly clash with the recruitment of collegiate teams. Member schools from the major collegiate leagues UAAP and NCAA have been investing heavily in their respective recruitment of programs. Most are already scouting for talents even from the elementary level to play for their high school teams, which then serves as their training pool for future players in their college teams.       On June 10, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the NAS Act which institutionalized an educational system within the framework of a national sustainable sports program.    The academy's main campus will be at the existing New Clark City Sports Complex in Capas, Tarlac, which will be constructed by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). This will give the students priority access to facilities at the New Clark City Sports Complex. The NAS is attached to the Department of Education (DepEd), in close coordination with the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2020

Velasco on PSC, PH sports in NSS final session

Philippine Sports Commission Chief of Staff and NSS Project Director Marc Edward Velasco will talk about the PSC and Philippine sports in the twenty-fifth and final session of the online National Sports Summit 2021 this Wednesday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Florida bans transgender women from school sports

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a law prohibiting transgender women and girls from competing in girls and women's sports at public schools in his southern US state......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Ong talks about sports, business in NSS 2021

The Philippine Sports Commission spotlights sports and business in the 15th session of the online National Sports Summit 2021 this May 26 with self-made businesswoman, former national women’s basketball head coach, and University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigresses and Enderun Lady Titans head coach Haydee Ong. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

Ramirez: Sponsors must coordinate with PSC

Sponsors and organizations, who wish to support Filipino athletes in the Tokyo Olympics and future international meets, will need to discuss their roles with the Philippine Sports Commission......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 9th, 2021

Olympians& rsquo; role in PH sports in spotlight

Philippine swimming icon Akiko Thomson-Guevara dives into the “Role of Philippine Olympians in furthering Philippine Sports” in session 9 of the Philippine Sports Commission’s National Sports Summit 2021 this Wednesday. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

PSC& rsquo;s Sports Summit tackles COVID-19

Sports and COVID-19 take the spotlight in the 8th session of the National Sports Summit 2021 as the Philippine Sports Commission taps international orthopaedist and sports medicine Dr. Randolph Molo in the online lecture-forum this Thursday......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

Team Singapore& rsquo;s biomechanist graces National Sports Summit

The Philippine Sports Commission brings world-class Singaporean sports biomechanist Dr. Marcus Lee, in-charge of Team Singapore, in the 7th session of the National Sports Summit 2021 entitled “High-Performance Sports and Athletic Success” this Thursday.   .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Singapore sports biomechanist bisita sa NSS

MANILA, Philippines — Inimbita ni  Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez ang Biomechanist ng Team Singapore upang magbigay ng lecture at kaalaman  sa 7th session ng National Sports Summit (NSS) 2021. Magsisilbing pangunahing topic ang  injury prevention at biomechanics sa talakayan  sa NSS na may titulong “High Performance Sports and Athletic Success” na […] The post Singapore sports biomechanist bisita sa NSS appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Anti-doping policies in National Sports Summit 2021

Efforts towards clean and fair play in the country get the spotlight when batch 2 of the online National Sports Summit 2021 starts this March 4......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

PSC highlights impact of sports marketing

Philippine Sports Commission’s National Sports Summit focuses on Sports Marketing on this week’s summit session on Thursday at 1 p.m.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

PSC to present model system for LGU sports

The Philippine Sports Commission will provide a model system for sports in local government units as Session 2 of the National Sports Summit 2021 gets underway Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2021

Online sports summit unfolds today

Sen. Bong Go and Rep. John Marvin Nieto, who is chairman of the House Committee on Youth and Sports, will grace the opening ceremonies of the online National Sports Summit 2021 today......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2021

PSC to hold postponed summit online

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) migrates the postponed National Sports Summit into a three-part program with a series of weekly online conference-type sessions starting January 27.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

PSA Forum to discuss Laguna bubble

Philippine Sports Commission National Training Director Marc Velasco and Karate Pilipinas Inc. President Richard Lim share the spotlight in Tuesday’s session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association webcast Forum......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

National Sports Summit kinansela

Hindi muna magaganap dahil sa banta ng coronavirus ang nakatakdang National Sports Summit sa Baguio City. The post National Sports Summit kinansela first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Heart of a servant leader

When the history of the Philippines is finally written, long after we have awakened from the nightmare when a pandemic crippled the economy, shut down factories and offices, closed schools and sports venues, and changed life overnight, there will be a footnote that would say: “Sayang---if only we had more servant leaders who responded to the situation then that would made a difference.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

GAB Summit a big hit

The second Philippine Professional Sports Summit, hosted by the Games and Amusements Board all day Saturday, proved a resounding success......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2020

Lenovo launches Legion Slim 7i

Global tech innovator Lenovo on Saturday launched the stylish and savage new Legion Slim 7i at the annual Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS). The newest addition to Lenovo’s gaming sub-brand, the Legion Slim 7i is a finely calibrated gaming machine enclosed within a slim and lightweight exterior yet is powerful enough for creative and […] The post Lenovo launches Legion Slim 7i appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 24th, 2020