During yesterday's formal turnover of the POC reins, the 66-year-old Vargas also introduced boxing vice president Patrick 'Pato' Gregorio as his secretary-general while sepak takraw
chief Karen Caballero will serve as deputy.
With Picson in Wednesday's press conference at the Valle Verde Country Club in Pasig City were Monico Puentevella of weightlifting, Karen Tanchanco-Caballero of sepak takraw
, Cynthia Carrion of gymnastics, Richard Fernandez of shooting, Nonong Araneta of football and Robert Bachmann of squash.
This was followed by sports competitions such as basketball (male), volleyball (male and female), cycling, skating, team-building/obstacle relay, a karate demonstration class, poster-painting competition, tug-of-war competition in association with the Indian Sports Centre, cricket match, cricket 'bowled out' competition, sepak takraw
, a car show and kids' sports meet.
Currently our children are playing Sepak Takraw
in Thailand representing Central Java, while the Muathai athletes from Kendal Regency have reached the national level.
A few weeks ago, Karen Caballero was chosen as the first female vice-president for the International Sepak Takraw
Federation (ISTAF), after she became an official of the Asian federation.
During the five-day long Inter-district competitions for men and women, sportspersons from 11 districts of the state participated and competed in various sports, including athletics, archery, boxing, badminton, football, lawn tennis, sepak takraw
, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball, wrestling and wushu.
Contract awarded for Supply of instructor(s) for cca sepak takraw
A group of Filipino sepak takraw
enthusiasts, the Filipino Expatriates Sepak Takraw
Association in Qatar (Festa Qatar), organised a tournament recently, this time not just to showcase the sport, but to extend a helping hand to a compatriot in need.
The official said the disciplines to be contested in the Games include Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Bridge, Canoeing, Cycling, E Sports, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Kabaddi, Karate, Martial Arts, Mechanical Sports, Modern Pentathlon, Roller Sports, Rowing, Rugby sevens, Sailing, Sepak Takraw
, Shooting, Sports Climbing, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling.
The art of kite making and top spinning, the game of Sepak Takraw
and Congkak are kept alive by young and old alike as an undying cultural heritage that has been the products of their cultural landscape.
IT LOOKS like these sepak takraw
players are getting a real kick out of their sport.
The other six nominees are South Korean fencer Nam Hyun-hee, Chinese gymnast Yao Jinna, Thai sepak takraw
player Peachan Suriyan, Chinese shooter Cao Yifei, South Korea's judoka Kim Jae-bum and North Korean world record breaking weightlifter Kim Un-guk.