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Vargas All Praises for Filipino Athletes

Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas is all praises for the Filipino athletes who competed in the 18th Asian Games and bagged four gold, two silver and 15 bronze medals.

Huelgas, Chicano Emerge Best in Southeast Asia

John Chicano and Niko Huelgas lived up to their billing as the best male triathletes in Southeast Asia on Saturday by finishing 10th and 16th, respectively,  in men’s triathlon of the 18th Asian Games that finished in front of the Jakabaring Sport City Shooting Range.

Women’s Volleyball Ends Up Eighth

The Philippines took a 17-25, 25-23, 19-25, 20-25 beating again from Indonesia to wind up its women’s volleyball competition in the 18th Asian Games with only one victory as against four losses on Saturday at the Gor Bulungan Gym inside the Gelora Bung Karno complex.

Better Finish for PH Men’s Basketball

Out of the medal running, the Philippines still put on a show as it ran roughshod over Syria, 109-55, to settle for fifth place in the 18th Asian Games men’s basketball competition at the Gelora Bung Karno Basketball Hall on Friday night.

Ladon Goes Home with Boxing Silver

No thanks to a head butt, Rogen Ladon will go home with a silver medal in men’s flyweight of boxing in the 18th Asian Games. Ladon was the last man standing for Team Philippines who had a shot at a fifth gold medal.

SEA Games 2019

The Southeast Asian Games, is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia.

November 30, 2019









Clark, Subic, Manila


olympic solidarity program

The aim of Olympic Solidarity is to organise assistance for all the national olympic committees, particularly those with the greatest needs, through multi-faceted programmes prioritising athlete development, training of coaches and sports administrators, and promoting the olympic ideals.

about the poc.

The POC is a private, non-governmental organization composed of and serve as the mother organization of all National Sports Associations (NSAs) in the Philippines. It is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as having the sole authority for representation of the Philippines in the Olympic Games, the Asian Games, the Southeast Asian Games and other multi-event competitions.

“A Message from the President of the Philippine Olympic Committee”

– Victorico “Ricky” P. Vargas

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