Philippine Sports Commission
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|Ricardo R. Garcia|
The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) was created through Republic Act No. 6847 in 1990 to serve as the "sole policy-making and coordinating body of all amateur sports development programs and institutions in the Philippines". Its primary function is "to provide the leadership, formulate the policies and set the priorities and directions of all national sports promotion and development, particularly giving emphasis on grassroots participation". The Commission's Asian Games Task Force is responsible for addressing the needs of the Philippine delegation in the run-up to the 2014 Asian Games.
Composition of the Commission
Chairman: Ricardo R. Garcia
Four (4) Commisssioners
- Salvador H. Andrada
- Jose Luis R. Gomez
- Wigberto Clavecilla
- Gillian Akiko T. Guevara
Recognition of the Philippine Olympic Committee
The Philippine Sports Commission Act recognizes the role of Philippine Olympic Committee as an IOC affiliate as the National Olympic Committee for the Philippines. It also recognizes the autonomy of POC, an likewise states that all national Sports Associations (NSAs) shall be Autonomous, as well.
The Act also recognizes POC as primarily responsible for activities related to the country's participation in the Olympic Games (International Olympic Committee), Asian Games (Olympic Council of Asia), Southeast Asian Games (Southeast Asian Games Federation), and other international athletic competitions.
- Philippine Olympic Committee
- Philippines at the 2008 Summer Paralympics
- Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
- PhilSports Complex
- "Carrasco, Magat top candidates to be Asian Games chief". Rappler.com. 16 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
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