TURN to the first pages of the history of sports and you’ll see the difference of men and women athletes is not so vast.
Example: “Kathrine Switzer run the Boston Marathon in 1967 where Boston official Jack Semple tried to remove her from the race because she was the lone woman runner.” This paved the way for the launching of the women’s running movement. (READ MORE)
I HAVE always been skeptical of sports leaders, especially those who talk a lot, unless of course they prove me otherwise. So when I first learned that there was a party-list for the Filipino athletes, I thought, well, this is something new.
But still, I was willing to give the PBA Partylist the benefit of the doubt. Perhaps, they’d really do something new, especially when Rep. Mark Sambar told the Scoop sa Kamayan forum in September 2010, “We ran under the promise of ensuring that the legacy of the Filipino athlete is realized and we will do just that.” (READ MORE)
I RECEIVED an intriguing e-mail yesterday from Al (firstname.lastname@example.org):
“I am intending to run the Cebu Marathon as part of a world record attempt to run 52 marathons in 52 different countries in one year,” wrote Al, who is currently studying the various 42K races around the world and is plotting his schedule. (READ MORE)
THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) yesterday held its first Joint Peace and Security Coordinating Meeting for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections set on Oct. 28.
“This will be the first among the series of coordination meeting for the barangay elections,” CCPO Director Noli Romana said. Read the rest of this entry
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) extended the filing period of the certificate of candidacy (COC) for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections from three days to six days.
According to Comelec Resolution 9761, the filing is set on Oct. 11-17 instead of the earlier schedule, which was from Oct. 15 to 17. No filing of certificate of candidacies, however, is allowed on Oct. 13, a Sunday. Read the rest of this entry
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL voters for the October 28 barangay elections are up by 3.82 percent compared to those who participated in the Last May 13 elections.
Based on the records of the Provincial Commission on Election (Comelec) office, Negros now has 1,635,676 voters after the respective Election Registration Board have conducted hearings after the registration of voters. Read the rest of this entry