The 1987 Philippines Constitution Provions of Article 14 Section 19 and Its Relation to Lack of Support of the Government in Philippines Sport System

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The 1987 Philippines Constitution Provions of Article 14 Section 19

and its relation to

Lack of support of the Government in Philippines Sport System

Submitted by:
Fheymart Neil Guevarra

Table of Contents
Preliminaries
Title Page ...................................................................................................... i
Table of Contents .......................................................................................... ii
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Chapters
I. Introduction ............................................................................................... 1
II. Study of Related Literature and Studies .................................................. 3
III.
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There are five major sports in the Philippines. These are basketball, boxing, billiards, football, and volleyball. Despite being a tropical nation, ice skating is a popular sport in the Philippines. Sports such as athletics, weightlifting, aerobics, and martial arts are also popular recreations. Other sports including baseball, swimming, wrestling, underwater diving, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, cockfighting, horse racing, motor racing, and jai-alai are also appreciated. With the sport of cockfighting being wildly popular in the Philippines, attracting large crowds who bet on the outcome of fights between the birds, and the sport itself a popular form of fertility worship among almost all Southeast Asians. Such sports activity as the sport of cockfighting, related to ritual forms of worship as practices and rituals of ancient worship intended for the blessings of the supernatural, as "in Indus Valley and other ancient civilizations, mother goddess had been invoked for fertility and prosperity" which included that religious cockfight lay as a prime example of "cultural synthesis of 'little' and 'great' cultures" due to religious syncretisms causing the loss for some of religious significance and hence a sport, while remaining for some as a form of ‘fertility worship’ and still for others as Baal or Baalim. 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

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