12 months Malacañang calls to keep politics out of sports, backs two POC officials amid many issues MB
By Genalyn Kabiling Sports should be insulated from politics especially as the country is set to host the Southeast Asian Games this year, Malacañang declared Tuesday night. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo(OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo made the pitch to keep politics out of sports as he urged the public to rally behind the athletes. “We call on everyone to insulate sports from politics,” he said amid the issues hounding the Philippine Olympic Committee. “The Philippines will be hosting the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games this year. We should be together rallying behind and supporting all ... more