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Para veteran rues missed opportunities for teammates

Para veteran rues missed opportunities for teammates

By Kristel Satumbaga           SWIMMER Ernie Gawilan is saddened with the cancellation of the ASEAN Para Games cancellation but is choosing to remain positive on future tournaments he’s scheduled to compete including the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics rescheduled next year. Gawilan, however, was saddened by the missed opportunities of his young teammates as […]

BIR okays discounts for athletes, coaches

  BY JUN RAMIREZ   *   NATIONAL athletes and coaches can now enjoy 20 percent discounts in the purchase of goods and services similar to incentives granted to senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWD). The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has issued Revenue Regulations No. 13-2020 that implemented the law expanding the coverage […]

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BIR okays discounts for athletes, coaches

By Jun Ramirez     National athletes and coaches can now enjoy 20 percent discounts in the purchase of goods and services similar to incentives granted to senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWD). The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has issued Revenue Regulations No. 13-2020 that implemented the law expanding the coverage of incentives […]

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Para Games officially canceled

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA       The 10th ASEAN Para Games, which the country will be hosting in October, has been officially canceled by the ASEAN Para Sports Federation. In a letter dated May 8, Major General Osoth Bhavilai, president of APSF, said they are canceling the event for athletes with disabilities after taking into consideration […]

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Para Games could be added to COVID victims

  BY REY C. LACHICA       For the region’s para athletes – those with various physical disabilities – 2020 could be considered as their saddest year. That’s because the 10th ASEAN Para Games – already delayed twice – is likely to be canceled at all as funding is now of great concern for […]

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Business as usual for E-Sports SEAG champ

BY NICK GIONGCO       Unlike other athletes who need space to train to remain on active mode amid the pandemic, those who excel in E-Sports don’t require an area where they could jump rope, do plyometrics or even run sprints. For a master gamer like Caviar Acampado, the Starcraft 2 gold medalist in […]

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