Asia's first chess Grand Master Eugene Torre, who is a true-blooded Ilonggo, pays Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy visit on Friday, August 4, 2017. Torre is in Iloilo for a series of activities to promote chess especially among the youth. Also in photo are Dr. Raymundo Lapating (right), director of the province's Center for Sports and Physical Fitness and Board Member Valentine Serag (2nd from right).
Iloilo Sports Management Development Office
The 97 medalists from Iloilo in the recent Palarong Pambansa 2017 held in the Province of Antique last April 23-29, 2017 will receive cash incentives this coming June 20, 2017.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. said the cash incentives will come from the funds of the Provincial School Board (PSB).
The giving of cash incentives to medalists was institutionalized by virtue of an ordinance passed by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan. It was devised to motivate the athletes and recognize them for giving honor to the province.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. gives a message to the athletes and guests during the opening of the Fourth Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA) meet in Banate, Iloilo on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.
The Center for Sports and Physical Fitness (CSPF) of the Province of Iloilo has launched a sports developmental clinic for the youth ranging from 17 years old and below. The sports clinic is in preparation for the upcoming Governor Defensor Sports Developmental League.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. speaks before the athletes and coaches of the eight towns of the Second District during the opening of the Second Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA) Meet at Leon Central Elementary School in Leon, Iloilo on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. urged the youth to continue engaging in sports activities as it will help them grow into better persons. He made the call during his speech at the opening of the First Congressional District Sports Association (FCDSA) Meet hosted by the municipality of Oton on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
The Physical Fitness and Sports Development Council (PFSDC) of Iloilo province, headed by Dr. Raymundo Lapating, held a general orientation conference yesterday (March 9, 2016) at Casa Real. The activity aims to set the direction for the province’ sports development program as envisioned by Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr.
ILOILO - One hundred forty-eight key sports officials from the academe and government convened on September 29-30 to assess the effectiveness of the province’s existing sports programs. The two-day seminar-workshop in Iloilo National High School Conference Hall is organized by Center for Sports and Physical Fitness Executive Director Raymundo Lapating in preparation for the full implementation of a more competitive sports program for the youth of Governor Arthur Defensor Sr.
ILOILO - Retired schools division superintendent Dr. Raymundo Lapating has been appointed by Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. as the province’s sports development coordinator effective this July.
The ceremonial toss to officially start the opening of the First Gov. Arthur Defensor Under 21 Basketball Tournament led by Vice Governor Raul Tupas (3rd from left). ECGARCIA/ CAPITOL NEWSThe First Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. Under 21 Basketball Tournament opened last Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Leganes covered gym in Leganes, Iloilo.