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Peping allies start defecting to Vargas

Peping allies start defecting to Vargas

A division of the house will force the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to hold an election for the position of presidency and chairmanship tomorrow, the block backing the candidacy of boxing boss Ricky Vargas declared yesterday.

Vargas gains support

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Vargas gains support

Despite the grim prognosis, Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas is pinning his hopes on a petition letter signed by a majority of national sports associations urging the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to allow him to challenge Jose ‘Peping’ Cojuangco, Jr. for the presidency this Friday.

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Ramirez tells POC, Vargas camp to settle row

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), the government agency that funds the training, overseas participation and practically everything that caters to the concerns of the national athletes, yesterday called on the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and the national sports associations to shape up.

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POC meeting set

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POC meeting set

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday instructed the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to call for an Extraordinary General Assembly that will determine whether boxing association chief Ricky Vargas will be allowed to challenge incumbent president Jose ‘Peping’ Cojuangco in an election that was ordered by a local court for Feb. 23.

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POC to make stand after special meeting

The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) said yesterday that it needs to feel the pulse of the heads of national sports associations (NSAs) before making its stand in the wake of Malacañang’s announcement that it will no longer proceed with the hosting of the 2019 SEA Games.

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IN 2007, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a “moratorium on the use of the death penalty” in member countries around the world. The resolution proposed a moratorium on executions, with a view to abolishing the death penalty in the future. It was passed by a vote of 104 in favor – the Philippines among them, with 54 against, and 29 abstentions. A subsequent resolution in 2008 was adopted with increased support from 106 states, with 46 against, and 34 abstaining.

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