William " Butch " Ramirez

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William Butch Ramirez said : “Despite the imposed lockdowns and curfews in Metro Manila, we wanted to honor our athletes who made the country proud, within boundaries of the safety protocols of course,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 30, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Philippine sports lost a wise man today. He is one of my very best friends in sports and I have always admired his deep understanding of Olympism and sports dynamics in the country,” “Cito’s death was so sudden and I’m sad. Cito’s contribution to Philippine sports was great in the realms of Olympism. Goodbye, my friend” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 30, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As far as budget for international competitions, there is no problem with that. The DBM (Department of Budget and Management) has allotted a budget for their campaign,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 26, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Predicting the outcome of the Olympics for our athletes is hard. But those who have already qualified are performing well,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 26, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We sent all athletes home even before the imposition of the first lockdown last year,” External link

pna Friday, April 16, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Dr Lee ) : “We need to open the pathways for Philippine sports by allowing them to learn from experts in sports science. We are beyond grateful to Dr. Lee for sharing his expertise,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I would like to thank everyone for all their work. It is very enriching for me to be part of this. I am pleased with the choices of both the review and selection committees. Congratulations to all the fourth batch enshrinees!” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “If CHED, based on the MOA, can activate our program, I think in 3 years time we will see the improvement of Philippine sports, in terms of coaching, administration. And we can tap not only tertiary but we could cascade to DepEd and bring this matter to under 18 years old and to the elementary,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “We also consider not only the accolades, but also the timeless inspiration and stories behind every nominee. At the end of the day, we want our future generation to live by the stories of our inductees,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We believe that sports are a means to move forward despite taking a step back for months. We may continue to chart our path in bettering Philippine sports starting now, and with the help of these experts in the field to whom we are very grateful,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Unahin lang natin ang training nila. Tapos, tuluy-tuloy na ito,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “If we succeed with the 10 guidelines and protocols (that we have set), we will expand this to other deserving and qualified athletes,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Importante yan para hindi ma-burnout ang bata at ang coach ay knowledgeable din,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, December 13, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We’re thankful that despite the limitations presented we were able to perform our task,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Sa pananaw ng PSC, kapag isa lang ang na-infect, isasara namin sila,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 11, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “If they are not able to observe, they will not be allowed,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 11, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “Napaka-strikto ng protocol, mas strikto pa nga sa PBA ito,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 11, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Hindi mali yung banning. Yun lang, sabi ko, 'I-amend na lang yun,' (The banning itself is not wrong. It is just that I told them, 'Just amend it instead')" External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Achieving a medal from the most prestigious Games in history is something worth recognizing for a lifetime. They deserve it even without the process of someone voluntarily proving it for them,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "In light of the continuing pandemic, the selection committee has decided to extend the nominations to give equal opportunity for the public to submit their nominations, and for us to study it," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The selection committee has decided to extend the nominations to give equal opportunity for the public to submit their nominations, and for us to study it,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It might not be substantial but we will do our best we can to help them,” External link

pna Sunday, November 22, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Even the simplest physical activities such as walking can help people combat fear and the feelings of unproductivity and stagnancy that result from it," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “We know that the virus is still out there and that there is still fear that the people will catch the virus. Aside from the usual reminders to wear a mask, practice social distancing and wash the hands as often as possible, the PSC supports the nation’s battle with COVID-19 by encouraging women and girls to practice active living,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 23, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is nothing formal. Gusto lang namin kayong makita kasi noong nag pandemic, we were worried. I’m happy that all of you are alright and well,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "It is an honor on the PSC's part that someone who has been in the field of sports for so long with the PSC and helped in the development of grassroots sports will take a key role in NAS," "As the future home of our budding sportsmen, it will help that the executive director is brilliant, competent, and with good character," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It is an honor on the PSC’s part that someone who has been in the field of sports for so long with the PSC and helped in the development of grassroots sports will take a key role in NAS. As the future home of our budding sportsmen, it will help that the Executive Director is brilliant, competent, and with good character,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We were one of those government offices who also contributed to the Bayanihan Act. The DBM (Department of Budget and Management) deducted from us. Para sa amin malaking bagay ‘yun kasi kasama doon ‘yung Olympic budget namin. Hanggang ngayon po bakante ‘yan. It’s an opportunity for us to ask. We need your help,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez expressed : “We were one of those government offices who also contributed to the Bayanihan Act. The DBM (Department of Budget and Management) deducted from us. Para sa amin malaking bagay ‘yun kasi kasama doon ‘yung Olympic budget namin. Hanggang ngayon po bakante ‘yan. It’s an opportunity for us to ask, we need your help,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Rep. Bambol Tolentino has initially supported yung P180 Million na allowances ng atleta which was approved by the bicam, and to be approved by the President. Thank you sa lahat ng congressman na sumuporta. Pero ‘yung Olympic budget namin, we are hoping again for your support,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez admitted : “Dito kami naka-focus sa elite athletes. We still have some budget just enough for us to reach December,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This issue brought to fore one glaring reality that we face in the field of sports, as in all other aspects of life — moral challenges,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Commission ) : “The Philippine Sports Commission recognizes the authority of the University Athletic Associations of the Philippines on this member-team and we are giving them the chance to clarify matters internally,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 24, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We cannot over-emphasize how important it is to be good followers at this time of our nation’s journey. Just as our strict demand and high standards for good leaders are very much valid, we do our share in ensuring our victory against this health crisis when we decide to be good followers observing guidelines and moving as one team, community and country,” “We made every effort to send home every one of our more than 1,600 national athletes home. Their safety weighs more than any color of honor that continued training may produce. As one famous movie line goes, we live to fight another day” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 24, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are doing what we can for our national athletes. We want them to stay focused on their goals and to stay positive while aspiring for Olympic glory. We want to remind them that PSC is always here to help them achieve success in any way that is possible,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Our biggest concern is the health of our athletes which is why we are navigating through this situation thoroughly. We will support whatever plans they have for their athletes,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The infections are coming naturally. So we advised Asec. Encabo to send the LSIs to the ports and airports,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “I’m praying that she is safe and that she will come out of the hospital soon,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I'm very happy. I salute his performance. Hindi natin makakalimutan iyan,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 17, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There are opportunities because these athletes are focused on their training and exposure, and some of them get injured. Dapat maayos nila ito,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 16, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are very proud of Roger because he has truly exemplified the true meaning of being a Filipino and a sportsman,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are very proud of Roger because he has truly exemplified the true meaning of being a Filipino and a sportsman. Above all, it is a more fulfilling achievement to be recognized for character than skills and achievements. It shows who we are as people and as a nation,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are very proud of Roger because he has truly exemplified the true meaning of being a Filipino and a sportsman,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez remarked : “Seven months after the Games, we are still feeling the pride that our national athletes achieved for the Filipino people. Truly, sports is an advocacy that keeps on giving,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As the highest accountable official of the agency, I take responsibility to effect changes, to make sure that there are no gaps in the organization. I feel sad, frustrated, and hurt but we all have to have composure,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It was a collective decision of the board as part of a plan to re-stabilize the organization,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As the highest accountable official of the agency, I take responsibility to effect changes, to make sure that there are no gaps in the organization. I feel sad, frustrated, and hurt but we all have to have composure,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "We need all the help we can get to get to the bottom of this and make every effort that nothing of this sort ever happens again," External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We need fresh eyes to take a look at our processes and seek out areas that need to be strengthened,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will not waiver in our quest to fulfill the country’s Olympic dream and we are very hopeful that more athletes will be able to qualify once the situation gets better,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It’s a tough situation but we understand the priorities of the national government. We will do what we can to continue the support we give to our athletes especially those vying for an Olympic slot,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “It’s a tough situation but we understand the priorities of the national government. We will do what we can to continue the support we give to our athletes especially those vying for an Olympic slot,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have been looking forward to this and we are thankful that our athletes and coaches will finally enjoy the privilege they deserve,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, May 30, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “For far too long the people of Puerto Rico have had to tolerate administrations that legislate in the dark of the night, rendering no accountability to the people, nor answering to any form of oversight,” External link

yubanet Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The whole sporting world, national sports has to change. It has to shape its direction moving forward…There has to be adjustments. We cannot be complacent and just return to what we were doing before…” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The Board is unanimous in saying that this is a welcome development. Anything that supports the development of sports in the country is a great boost to the country’s efforts to build a deeper grassroots sports program which feed our elite sports programs,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “I worry about our athletes and coaches so I have been really pushing our medical team to actively monitor and assist them through the means that are available to us in this ECQ,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 11, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I worry about our athletes and coaches so I have been really pushing our medical team to actively monitor and assist them through the means that are available to us in this ECQ,” External link

pna Monday, May 11, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This virus crisis will change sports perspective and directions,” “Now even the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and 2021 Vietnam Southeast Asian Games will be affected without vaccines” External link

inquirer Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Even if the vaccine comes, we will have new plans and protocols,” “Leading, teaching and coaching in sports will have to change” External link

inquirer Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The whole sporting world, national sports has to change. It has to shape its direction moving forward,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “So we will be recommending to the IATF some protocols. We have to adhere to these,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The sports world and industry will really change and sports leaders really have to look into that,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is what we called outdoor activities, and this isn’t part of the guidelines of ECQ and GCQ,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I will verbalize this one during our interview. This is not all about sports competition or championships. But these are outdoor activities,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “But you cannot stop the physical fitness of somebody to strengthen his immunity para hindi siya pasukan ng virus (in order that the virus fails to infect him or her),” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We heed the call of the national government to cut expenses as we reroute the majority of our resources to fighting the pandemic, but we also stand by our commitment to keeping supporting members of the national team,” External link

pna Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We continue to study projections and proposals and the board is ready to take necessary actions should they be needed,” External link

pna Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Ang purpose lang ng PSC is to contribute the facilities of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Mayroong multipurpose gym there, mayroon din Rizal Stadium saka may open spaces kami na 4. Dito sa PhilSports, 'yung gym na ginamit noon sa SEA Games at itong track oval," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Salvador Medialdea ) : “Not only the Multi-Purpose Arena and the Philsports track oval, the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex is being considered as well. We offered the facilities to help decongest hospitals. We have the spacenewly renovated, fully airconditioned with a steady water supply. We have already discussed this with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I understand that some sectors might become concerned over this. We are not putting our athletes at risk as all but a few of them have left for their respective homes,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Rest assured though that we will take every step to ensure that safety of all concerned will be ensured and that the facilities are disinfected thoroughly after that virus finally says goodbye,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “These challenging times call all of us to be patriots. In ordinary times but more so in extraordinary ones as we have now, we are called upon to do heroic things. Whether to be called at the frontlines or to stay home, we can all do our share to be part of this problem’s solution,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “They are government facilities so we were already anticipating that it might come to that point,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “These times call for unselfish patriotism. These times call for everyone to be heroes, even. Let us step up to the plate, so to speak. This is us, the sporting community stepping up to bat,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez saying : “Implications on the budget will remain manageable” External link

bworldcom Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “In the meantime, we have mobilized our Sports Psychology unit to actively check on our athletes and conduct guidance counselling (online or by phone for now) for our athletes who might need their support given the challenges which resulted from these developments. Implications on the budget will remain manageable,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I have always expressed that I favor its (Olympics) postponement, given the way this crisis seem to be taking. As I have mentioned before, safety and health of everyone is a top priority,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have mobilized our Sports Psychology unit to actively check on our athletes and conduct guidance counseling (online or by phone for now) for our athletes, who might need their support given the challenges which resulted from these developments. Implications on the budget will remain manageable,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Only those who get an endorsement to proceed from Olympics chef de mission Nonong Araneta will be allowed to travel overseas” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “This is good that we are here and discussing this because we can see how we call all work together,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is good that we are here and discussing this because we can see how we call all work together,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Change is not always easy, but as public servants let us put in extra effort to study well and weigh effects and consequences of everything,” “Be an agent of change for as long as you also make every effort to ensure that those changes are for the better” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We want to get a good lead time since the selection process is an arduous exercise. We have a lot of athletes truly deserving to be enshrined in this Hall of Fame,” “We hope to get more nominations this edition” External link

pna Monday, February 17, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The PSC is persistent in its mandate to make sports accessible to every Filipino, and to support local government units on their grassroots sports programs that creates better citizenry through sports,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 10, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The board discussed the current situation, and we have decided that we are postponing major events of the PSC as a safety measure against the Novel Coronavirus,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 7, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have a board resolution advising the paralympics to possibly postpone the games,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 7, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Yesterday morning, the board discussed the current situation, and we have decided that we are postponing major events of the PSC as a safety measure against the Novel Coronavirus,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have a board resolution advising the paralympics to possibly postpone the games,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Yesterday (Wednesday) morning, the board discussed the current situation, and we have decided that we are postponing major events of the PSC as a safety measure against the Novel Coronavirus,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have a board resolution advising the paralympics to possibly postpone the games,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The terms and conditions of the agreement are yet to be determined, but we are positive that with special laws and issuance policies from the CSC, our athletes will be granted of eligibility,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The terms and conditions of the agreement are yet to be determined, but we are positive that with special laws and issuance policies from the CSC, our athletes will be granted of eligibility,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The terms and conditions of the agreement are yet to be determined, but we are positive that with special laws and issuance policies from the CSC, our athletes will be granted of eligibility,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "We have limited resources, and we want to maximize the use of it," External link

pna Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “We want to duplicate the same success Team Philippines had taking top rank of the 30th SEA Games. The PSC will continue to give its full backing to the more than 280 national para-athletes competing in the Para Games,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 17, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is a milestone for PSC. As we celebrate our 30th year, we want it to be inside the Rizal Coliseum which has seen many significant events in Philippine Sports,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 10, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “This victory is very sweet given the many difficulties we had to face. This win proves that we can achieve a lot when we come together united as one team. I am so proud of our athletes. All of them deserve our respect and love,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We all worked hard for this. The Philippine Olympic Committee, national sports associations, the organizing committee, the government, the private sector, and the Filipino people all came together to show our team that they have the whole nation behind them,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are riding on this positive wave and continue to hope that we can sustain this good performance. Our deputy chefs de mission have been doing the rounds in their respective clusters to ensure that all requirements of our team are met and that they are given moral, logistical, medical and technical support,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We still have many days of battle ahead of us, but I remain steadfast in my belief in our national team. I know that they are intent on delivering pride and honor for the country,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Philippine Arena ) : “We will have 11 days of competitions, and I can see the 1,496-strong Philippine contingent fighting it out with their every breath and exerting their effort to the last drop of their sweat to bring honor to this country, in front of their very own blood and flesh,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Commission ) : “I see the passion of Mr. Yanson and his group to really develop football in the country and I’m supporting him morally and as the presiding chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission. I will support him and his programs wherever these take him,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “The successful hosting of the SEA Games also involves the security of our athletes and officials, in and out of the games. We thank Standard Insurance for offering their service not only to Team Philippines, but also to all the other delegates in this SEAG,” External link

pna Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "This is one benefit we wish no one needs to claim," External link

pna Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “But we should not forget that the SEA Games are also just around,” “The PSC is all out in its support to the athletes for a better placing this time as we are hosting the biennial meet” External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Our athletes need all the exposures they could get to take the pressures off them. It’s part of the process to make them familiar with the competition. That’s why the PSC has been supportive of their foreign stints and training,” External link

sunstar Friday, October 25, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "If this works, then we will adapt this in the next cycles," External link

sunstar Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The real victory we gain are the values that we are going to develop among our athletes and countrymen, through our participation in this Games,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is like sprinting in a 100-meter dash. We have no more time. If there are shortcomings, the PSC will fill in the gaps,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez told : “Tell us your problems and let’s get them solutions,” External link

pna Friday, September 13, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “This [gathering] will be a test of leadership of Filipino sports leaders. This will be a challenge. Today we are not PSC, POC or Phisgoc. We are all Team Philippines” External link

pna Friday, September 13, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I would like to tell them that we would like to immediately have signs in all venues that these are the places where the games are to be played. I am suggesting that immediately all venues should have identifications,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It’s always beautiful and positive to think of a strong collective activity among people (like this agreement). What happened in the past is part of the journey, making this signing historic. Despite the tight conditions we believe we can deliver. Though the agreement comes a little late I’m still happy that we are here working together and marching together,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will double check on this. We will take this up during the tripartite meeting. We will find out when work will start here,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "I have to admit that we can keep dreaming but without everyone else here agreeing and putting their head and hearts together, it will remain a dream," External link

pna Friday, July 26, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are all here today, consciously or otherwise, as we choose a side over our own convictions, over things that divide us, over things that hurt us. We choose to unite and put country and flag topmost of our priorities, humility against pride, unity against division and compassion against hatred,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As the chief of government’s sporting arm, I have heavily invested into ensuring that whatever the situation and political climate in sports, our athletes are shielded in given the support they need to focus on their goals of victory, though victory has many faces,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 24, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : ''If we want to win as one, we should embrace a united front. One team, one goal. The country should come together and be united in supporting this government effort,'' External link

pna Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There is no truth to the allegation of corruption,” External link

pna Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Alan Peter Cayetano and myself sat down with Sen. Bong Go and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to sort out issues being reported by news outfits in the past days,” he added. The PHISGOC officials met with Go and Medialdea days after Malacañang confirmed that Duterte wanted to give the organizing responsibilities of the 2019 SEA Games to the government due to alleged corruption in PHISGOC. PHISGOC is accused of entering into questionable deals, including the alleged overpriced training uniforms with sports apparel company Asics. “We assure the athletes and the general public that all decisions and transactions will be done with utmost transparency," External link

pna Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are now in a crisis situation. PSC will interfere concerning the venues that have not yet been identified,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Tomorrow’s meeting is important. This is about guidelines for us. I am waiting for directions coming from the president,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will discuss this with Phisgoc at sabihin namin sa kanila na kapag hindi na nila kaya, ibigay na lang sa amin,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Women have the special ability to read the heart and mind of an athlete,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “It is important for us to be transparent,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is a good legacy of Pagcor that under your watch all three facilities will be rehabilitated at this level,” External link

pna Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The 30th Southeast Asian Games will push through,” External link

pna Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The President is aware of the issues but directed us to keep our focus on the athletes and let the others sort out their issues within their ranks,” "We must isolate our athletes from all these issues so they can focus on their mission," External link

pna Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Let’s focus our 100% on the big tasks at hand,” External link

pna Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have to cover a lot of ground and we are heartened by the cooperation of everyone,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "The government will continue to support her," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 6, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “I am a public servant. I am bound by duty to deliver what is demanded of me by the law. Whether or not I am CDM in SEA Games 2019, I and the PSC will surely provide our full and sincere support to Team Philippines,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “He showed us that he had genuine interest,” External link

voanews Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Puerto Rico's police still has a lot of work to do to comply with the reform,” External link

voanews Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Philippine Amusement ) : "We are making sure that there are 10 to 12 government sports facilities ready to assess, help the preparations of the Philippine South East Asian Games Organizing Committee," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, April 2, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We at the PSC are grateful to partner with the Korean Embassy in this celebration, mainly because of the rich history both the Philippines and Korea have shared for a long time. The Korean Institute of Sports Science has been persistent in helping national team coaches and practitioners in lectures of sports science, sports psychology and sports policy,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We at the PSC are grateful to partner with the Korean Embassy in this celebration, mainly because of the rich history both the Philippines and Korea have shared for a long time,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There are still questions that are unanswered. But the mood was conversational. Partnerships were emphasized,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The policies that were put in place in the law were not followed from the very beginning. And it is only now that we are emphasizing it,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We thought it would be good for us to bring the Batang Pinoy here to motivate the Panay Island to engage in grassroots development,” External link

manilametro Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "We express our sincerest gratitude to you staunchly supporting our goal and vision to produce world-class Filipino athletes with the creation of the Philippine Amateur Sports Training Center," External link

pna Friday, February 22, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Manny Pacquiao ) : “Now, with the establishment of the amateur training facility, which you authored and co-sponsored along with Senator Pacquiao, we are inspired to discover a new pool of athletes and harness their talents,” “Your efforts show your faith in Filipino sports talents, that they can share the world stage with the world’s best given the proper training, facilities and sports. Again, we thank you for the good work you have done for Philippine sports and the Filipino athletes,” External link

pna Friday, February 22, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez told : “If children can play together without the biases of who they are, then achieving peace is very possible,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is subject to evaluation by the PSC. Requirements ito para maging maayos. When the money goes to the PSC, this becomes PSC’s responsibility and government accounting rules,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I don’t know how fast (this will be). How can you proceed with the hosting,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will seek guidance from there. Whether with the prosecutors or with the NBI, since accountability is expected of us,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “We need the help of other agencies to proceed (on this),” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As a partner that could share responsibilities and share sacrifices, we would like the NSAs to transform, to comply with liquidation within 30 days and resolve disputes,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 13, 2018 4:37:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will put a lot of sports facilities there. Athletes from the regular sports will be able to train there,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:44:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "The ball is with us... the journey was difficult, rough and bumpy. But I can see that at the end of the term of the president we can answer his mantra in making sports accessible to the periphery," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “If these things are not corrected and resolved properly, anytime the PSC will suspend and stop funding,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 13, 2017 6:57:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “Our President has a really good take off for Philippine Sports onward to Olympics,” External link

manilatimes Monday, January 16, 2017 6:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Martial Arts ) : “We are committed to support them financially so that Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) will really grow,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The government is serious in supporting our athletes and the national sports associations,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, January 8, 2017 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Hidilyn Diaz ) : “Diaz is a jewel in weightlifting. PSC will support her until she achieves the ultimate goal of winning the gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, December 24, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There’s pressure on what will happen in the 2017 SEA Games. Will we be number eight or number nine? I don’t know. Only the NSAs know the answer to that,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 13, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Meron kaming worry. Sa PSI, hindi kami magbibigay ng bola o supplies. Magbibigay kami ng mga programa. Kung ang lugar ninyo ay satellite training center, dyan kami maglalagay ng mga equipment," External link

sunstar Friday, September 23, 2016 6:50:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman54.95%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
psc chairman25.27%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
sports commission chairman8.79%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
philippine sports commission chairman8.79%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
captain1.10%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
team captain1.10%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
Names Lang Count
William " Butch " RamirezEN54.39%
William RamirezEN45.61%


 
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William Butch Ramirez said : “Despite the imposed lockdowns and curfews in Metro Manila, we wanted to honor our athletes who made the country proud, within boundaries of the safety protocols of course,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 30, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Philippine sports lost a wise man today. He is one of my very best friends in sports and I have always admired his deep understanding of Olympism and sports dynamics in the country,” “Cito’s death was so sudden and I’m sad. Cito’s contribution to Philippine sports was great in the realms of Olympism. Goodbye, my friend” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 30, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As far as budget for international competitions, there is no problem with that. The DBM (Department of Budget and Management) has allotted a budget for their campaign,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 26, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Predicting the outcome of the Olympics for our athletes is hard. But those who have already qualified are performing well,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 26, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We sent all athletes home even before the imposition of the first lockdown last year,” External link

pna Friday, April 16, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Dr Lee ) : “We need to open the pathways for Philippine sports by allowing them to learn from experts in sports science. We are beyond grateful to Dr. Lee for sharing his expertise,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I would like to thank everyone for all their work. It is very enriching for me to be part of this. I am pleased with the choices of both the review and selection committees. Congratulations to all the fourth batch enshrinees!” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “If CHED, based on the MOA, can activate our program, I think in 3 years time we will see the improvement of Philippine sports, in terms of coaching, administration. And we can tap not only tertiary but we could cascade to DepEd and bring this matter to under 18 years old and to the elementary,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “We also consider not only the accolades, but also the timeless inspiration and stories behind every nominee. At the end of the day, we want our future generation to live by the stories of our inductees,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We believe that sports are a means to move forward despite taking a step back for months. We may continue to chart our path in bettering Philippine sports starting now, and with the help of these experts in the field to whom we are very grateful,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Unahin lang natin ang training nila. Tapos, tuluy-tuloy na ito,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “If we succeed with the 10 guidelines and protocols (that we have set), we will expand this to other deserving and qualified athletes,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Importante yan para hindi ma-burnout ang bata at ang coach ay knowledgeable din,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, December 13, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We’re thankful that despite the limitations presented we were able to perform our task,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Sa pananaw ng PSC, kapag isa lang ang na-infect, isasara namin sila,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 11, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “If they are not able to observe, they will not be allowed,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 11, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “Napaka-strikto ng protocol, mas strikto pa nga sa PBA ito,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 11, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Hindi mali yung banning. Yun lang, sabi ko, 'I-amend na lang yun,' (The banning itself is not wrong. It is just that I told them, 'Just amend it instead')" External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Achieving a medal from the most prestigious Games in history is something worth recognizing for a lifetime. They deserve it even without the process of someone voluntarily proving it for them,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "In light of the continuing pandemic, the selection committee has decided to extend the nominations to give equal opportunity for the public to submit their nominations, and for us to study it," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The selection committee has decided to extend the nominations to give equal opportunity for the public to submit their nominations, and for us to study it,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It might not be substantial but we will do our best we can to help them,” External link

pna Sunday, November 22, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Even the simplest physical activities such as walking can help people combat fear and the feelings of unproductivity and stagnancy that result from it," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “We know that the virus is still out there and that there is still fear that the people will catch the virus. Aside from the usual reminders to wear a mask, practice social distancing and wash the hands as often as possible, the PSC supports the nation’s battle with COVID-19 by encouraging women and girls to practice active living,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, October 23, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is nothing formal. Gusto lang namin kayong makita kasi noong nag pandemic, we were worried. I’m happy that all of you are alright and well,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "It is an honor on the PSC's part that someone who has been in the field of sports for so long with the PSC and helped in the development of grassroots sports will take a key role in NAS," "As the future home of our budding sportsmen, it will help that the executive director is brilliant, competent, and with good character," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It is an honor on the PSC’s part that someone who has been in the field of sports for so long with the PSC and helped in the development of grassroots sports will take a key role in NAS. As the future home of our budding sportsmen, it will help that the Executive Director is brilliant, competent, and with good character,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We were one of those government offices who also contributed to the Bayanihan Act. The DBM (Department of Budget and Management) deducted from us. Para sa amin malaking bagay ‘yun kasi kasama doon ‘yung Olympic budget namin. Hanggang ngayon po bakante ‘yan. It’s an opportunity for us to ask. We need your help,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez expressed : “We were one of those government offices who also contributed to the Bayanihan Act. The DBM (Department of Budget and Management) deducted from us. Para sa amin malaking bagay ‘yun kasi kasama doon ‘yung Olympic budget namin. Hanggang ngayon po bakante ‘yan. It’s an opportunity for us to ask, we need your help,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Rep. Bambol Tolentino has initially supported yung P180 Million na allowances ng atleta which was approved by the bicam, and to be approved by the President. Thank you sa lahat ng congressman na sumuporta. Pero ‘yung Olympic budget namin, we are hoping again for your support,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez admitted : “Dito kami naka-focus sa elite athletes. We still have some budget just enough for us to reach December,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This issue brought to fore one glaring reality that we face in the field of sports, as in all other aspects of life — moral challenges,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Commission ) : “The Philippine Sports Commission recognizes the authority of the University Athletic Associations of the Philippines on this member-team and we are giving them the chance to clarify matters internally,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 24, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We cannot over-emphasize how important it is to be good followers at this time of our nation’s journey. Just as our strict demand and high standards for good leaders are very much valid, we do our share in ensuring our victory against this health crisis when we decide to be good followers observing guidelines and moving as one team, community and country,” “We made every effort to send home every one of our more than 1,600 national athletes home. Their safety weighs more than any color of honor that continued training may produce. As one famous movie line goes, we live to fight another day” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 24, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are doing what we can for our national athletes. We want them to stay focused on their goals and to stay positive while aspiring for Olympic glory. We want to remind them that PSC is always here to help them achieve success in any way that is possible,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Our biggest concern is the health of our athletes which is why we are navigating through this situation thoroughly. We will support whatever plans they have for their athletes,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The infections are coming naturally. So we advised Asec. Encabo to send the LSIs to the ports and airports,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “I’m praying that she is safe and that she will come out of the hospital soon,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I'm very happy. I salute his performance. Hindi natin makakalimutan iyan,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 17, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There are opportunities because these athletes are focused on their training and exposure, and some of them get injured. Dapat maayos nila ito,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 16, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are very proud of Roger because he has truly exemplified the true meaning of being a Filipino and a sportsman,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are very proud of Roger because he has truly exemplified the true meaning of being a Filipino and a sportsman. Above all, it is a more fulfilling achievement to be recognized for character than skills and achievements. It shows who we are as people and as a nation,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are very proud of Roger because he has truly exemplified the true meaning of being a Filipino and a sportsman,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez remarked : “Seven months after the Games, we are still feeling the pride that our national athletes achieved for the Filipino people. Truly, sports is an advocacy that keeps on giving,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As the highest accountable official of the agency, I take responsibility to effect changes, to make sure that there are no gaps in the organization. I feel sad, frustrated, and hurt but we all have to have composure,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It was a collective decision of the board as part of a plan to re-stabilize the organization,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As the highest accountable official of the agency, I take responsibility to effect changes, to make sure that there are no gaps in the organization. I feel sad, frustrated, and hurt but we all have to have composure,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "We need all the help we can get to get to the bottom of this and make every effort that nothing of this sort ever happens again," External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We need fresh eyes to take a look at our processes and seek out areas that need to be strengthened,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will not waiver in our quest to fulfill the country’s Olympic dream and we are very hopeful that more athletes will be able to qualify once the situation gets better,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It’s a tough situation but we understand the priorities of the national government. We will do what we can to continue the support we give to our athletes especially those vying for an Olympic slot,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “It’s a tough situation but we understand the priorities of the national government. We will do what we can to continue the support we give to our athletes especially those vying for an Olympic slot,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have been looking forward to this and we are thankful that our athletes and coaches will finally enjoy the privilege they deserve,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, May 30, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “For far too long the people of Puerto Rico have had to tolerate administrations that legislate in the dark of the night, rendering no accountability to the people, nor answering to any form of oversight,” External link

yubanet Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The whole sporting world, national sports has to change. It has to shape its direction moving forward…There has to be adjustments. We cannot be complacent and just return to what we were doing before…” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The Board is unanimous in saying that this is a welcome development. Anything that supports the development of sports in the country is a great boost to the country’s efforts to build a deeper grassroots sports program which feed our elite sports programs,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “I worry about our athletes and coaches so I have been really pushing our medical team to actively monitor and assist them through the means that are available to us in this ECQ,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, May 11, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I worry about our athletes and coaches so I have been really pushing our medical team to actively monitor and assist them through the means that are available to us in this ECQ,” External link

pna Monday, May 11, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This virus crisis will change sports perspective and directions,” “Now even the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and 2021 Vietnam Southeast Asian Games will be affected without vaccines” External link

inquirer Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Even if the vaccine comes, we will have new plans and protocols,” “Leading, teaching and coaching in sports will have to change” External link

inquirer Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The whole sporting world, national sports has to change. It has to shape its direction moving forward,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “So we will be recommending to the IATF some protocols. We have to adhere to these,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The sports world and industry will really change and sports leaders really have to look into that,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is what we called outdoor activities, and this isn’t part of the guidelines of ECQ and GCQ,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I will verbalize this one during our interview. This is not all about sports competition or championships. But these are outdoor activities,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “But you cannot stop the physical fitness of somebody to strengthen his immunity para hindi siya pasukan ng virus (in order that the virus fails to infect him or her),” External link

manilatimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We heed the call of the national government to cut expenses as we reroute the majority of our resources to fighting the pandemic, but we also stand by our commitment to keeping supporting members of the national team,” External link

pna Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We continue to study projections and proposals and the board is ready to take necessary actions should they be needed,” External link

pna Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Ang purpose lang ng PSC is to contribute the facilities of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Mayroong multipurpose gym there, mayroon din Rizal Stadium saka may open spaces kami na 4. Dito sa PhilSports, 'yung gym na ginamit noon sa SEA Games at itong track oval," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Salvador Medialdea ) : “Not only the Multi-Purpose Arena and the Philsports track oval, the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex is being considered as well. We offered the facilities to help decongest hospitals. We have the spacenewly renovated, fully airconditioned with a steady water supply. We have already discussed this with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I understand that some sectors might become concerned over this. We are not putting our athletes at risk as all but a few of them have left for their respective homes,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Rest assured though that we will take every step to ensure that safety of all concerned will be ensured and that the facilities are disinfected thoroughly after that virus finally says goodbye,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “These challenging times call all of us to be patriots. In ordinary times but more so in extraordinary ones as we have now, we are called upon to do heroic things. Whether to be called at the frontlines or to stay home, we can all do our share to be part of this problem’s solution,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “They are government facilities so we were already anticipating that it might come to that point,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “These times call for unselfish patriotism. These times call for everyone to be heroes, even. Let us step up to the plate, so to speak. This is us, the sporting community stepping up to bat,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez saying : “Implications on the budget will remain manageable” External link

bworldcom Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “In the meantime, we have mobilized our Sports Psychology unit to actively check on our athletes and conduct guidance counselling (online or by phone for now) for our athletes who might need their support given the challenges which resulted from these developments. Implications on the budget will remain manageable,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I have always expressed that I favor its (Olympics) postponement, given the way this crisis seem to be taking. As I have mentioned before, safety and health of everyone is a top priority,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have mobilized our Sports Psychology unit to actively check on our athletes and conduct guidance counseling (online or by phone for now) for our athletes, who might need their support given the challenges which resulted from these developments. Implications on the budget will remain manageable,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Only those who get an endorsement to proceed from Olympics chef de mission Nonong Araneta will be allowed to travel overseas” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “This is good that we are here and discussing this because we can see how we call all work together,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is good that we are here and discussing this because we can see how we call all work together,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Change is not always easy, but as public servants let us put in extra effort to study well and weigh effects and consequences of everything,” “Be an agent of change for as long as you also make every effort to ensure that those changes are for the better” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We want to get a good lead time since the selection process is an arduous exercise. We have a lot of athletes truly deserving to be enshrined in this Hall of Fame,” “We hope to get more nominations this edition” External link

pna Monday, February 17, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The PSC is persistent in its mandate to make sports accessible to every Filipino, and to support local government units on their grassroots sports programs that creates better citizenry through sports,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 10, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The board discussed the current situation, and we have decided that we are postponing major events of the PSC as a safety measure against the Novel Coronavirus,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 7, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have a board resolution advising the paralympics to possibly postpone the games,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 7, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Yesterday morning, the board discussed the current situation, and we have decided that we are postponing major events of the PSC as a safety measure against the Novel Coronavirus,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have a board resolution advising the paralympics to possibly postpone the games,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Yesterday (Wednesday) morning, the board discussed the current situation, and we have decided that we are postponing major events of the PSC as a safety measure against the Novel Coronavirus,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have a board resolution advising the paralympics to possibly postpone the games,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The terms and conditions of the agreement are yet to be determined, but we are positive that with special laws and issuance policies from the CSC, our athletes will be granted of eligibility,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The terms and conditions of the agreement are yet to be determined, but we are positive that with special laws and issuance policies from the CSC, our athletes will be granted of eligibility,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The terms and conditions of the agreement are yet to be determined, but we are positive that with special laws and issuance policies from the CSC, our athletes will be granted of eligibility,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "We have limited resources, and we want to maximize the use of it," External link

pna Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “We want to duplicate the same success Team Philippines had taking top rank of the 30th SEA Games. The PSC will continue to give its full backing to the more than 280 national para-athletes competing in the Para Games,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 17, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is a milestone for PSC. As we celebrate our 30th year, we want it to be inside the Rizal Coliseum which has seen many significant events in Philippine Sports,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 10, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “This victory is very sweet given the many difficulties we had to face. This win proves that we can achieve a lot when we come together united as one team. I am so proud of our athletes. All of them deserve our respect and love,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We all worked hard for this. The Philippine Olympic Committee, national sports associations, the organizing committee, the government, the private sector, and the Filipino people all came together to show our team that they have the whole nation behind them,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are riding on this positive wave and continue to hope that we can sustain this good performance. Our deputy chefs de mission have been doing the rounds in their respective clusters to ensure that all requirements of our team are met and that they are given moral, logistical, medical and technical support,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We still have many days of battle ahead of us, but I remain steadfast in my belief in our national team. I know that they are intent on delivering pride and honor for the country,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Philippine Arena ) : “We will have 11 days of competitions, and I can see the 1,496-strong Philippine contingent fighting it out with their every breath and exerting their effort to the last drop of their sweat to bring honor to this country, in front of their very own blood and flesh,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Commission ) : “I see the passion of Mr. Yanson and his group to really develop football in the country and I’m supporting him morally and as the presiding chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission. I will support him and his programs wherever these take him,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “The successful hosting of the SEA Games also involves the security of our athletes and officials, in and out of the games. We thank Standard Insurance for offering their service not only to Team Philippines, but also to all the other delegates in this SEAG,” External link

pna Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "This is one benefit we wish no one needs to claim," External link

pna Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “But we should not forget that the SEA Games are also just around,” “The PSC is all out in its support to the athletes for a better placing this time as we are hosting the biennial meet” External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Our athletes need all the exposures they could get to take the pressures off them. It’s part of the process to make them familiar with the competition. That’s why the PSC has been supportive of their foreign stints and training,” External link

sunstar Friday, October 25, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "If this works, then we will adapt this in the next cycles," External link

sunstar Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The real victory we gain are the values that we are going to develop among our athletes and countrymen, through our participation in this Games,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is like sprinting in a 100-meter dash. We have no more time. If there are shortcomings, the PSC will fill in the gaps,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez told : “Tell us your problems and let’s get them solutions,” External link

pna Friday, September 13, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “This [gathering] will be a test of leadership of Filipino sports leaders. This will be a challenge. Today we are not PSC, POC or Phisgoc. We are all Team Philippines” External link

pna Friday, September 13, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I would like to tell them that we would like to immediately have signs in all venues that these are the places where the games are to be played. I am suggesting that immediately all venues should have identifications,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “It’s always beautiful and positive to think of a strong collective activity among people (like this agreement). What happened in the past is part of the journey, making this signing historic. Despite the tight conditions we believe we can deliver. Though the agreement comes a little late I’m still happy that we are here working together and marching together,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will double check on this. We will take this up during the tripartite meeting. We will find out when work will start here,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "I have to admit that we can keep dreaming but without everyone else here agreeing and putting their head and hearts together, it will remain a dream," External link

pna Friday, July 26, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are all here today, consciously or otherwise, as we choose a side over our own convictions, over things that divide us, over things that hurt us. We choose to unite and put country and flag topmost of our priorities, humility against pride, unity against division and compassion against hatred,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As the chief of government’s sporting arm, I have heavily invested into ensuring that whatever the situation and political climate in sports, our athletes are shielded in given the support they need to focus on their goals of victory, though victory has many faces,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 24, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : ''If we want to win as one, we should embrace a united front. One team, one goal. The country should come together and be united in supporting this government effort,'' External link

pna Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There is no truth to the allegation of corruption,” External link

pna Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Alan Peter Cayetano and myself sat down with Sen. Bong Go and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to sort out issues being reported by news outfits in the past days,” he added. The PHISGOC officials met with Go and Medialdea days after Malacañang confirmed that Duterte wanted to give the organizing responsibilities of the 2019 SEA Games to the government due to alleged corruption in PHISGOC. PHISGOC is accused of entering into questionable deals, including the alleged overpriced training uniforms with sports apparel company Asics. “We assure the athletes and the general public that all decisions and transactions will be done with utmost transparency," External link

pna Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We are now in a crisis situation. PSC will interfere concerning the venues that have not yet been identified,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Tomorrow’s meeting is important. This is about guidelines for us. I am waiting for directions coming from the president,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will discuss this with Phisgoc at sabihin namin sa kanila na kapag hindi na nila kaya, ibigay na lang sa amin,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Women have the special ability to read the heart and mind of an athlete,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez explained : “It is important for us to be transparent,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is a good legacy of Pagcor that under your watch all three facilities will be rehabilitated at this level,” External link

pna Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The 30th Southeast Asian Games will push through,” External link

pna Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The President is aware of the issues but directed us to keep our focus on the athletes and let the others sort out their issues within their ranks,” "We must isolate our athletes from all these issues so they can focus on their mission," External link

pna Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Let’s focus our 100% on the big tasks at hand,” External link

pna Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We have to cover a lot of ground and we are heartened by the cooperation of everyone,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "The government will continue to support her," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 6, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Team ) : “I am a public servant. I am bound by duty to deliver what is demanded of me by the law. Whether or not I am CDM in SEA Games 2019, I and the PSC will surely provide our full and sincere support to Team Philippines,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “He showed us that he had genuine interest,” External link

voanews Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “Puerto Rico's police still has a lot of work to do to comply with the reform,” External link

voanews Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Philippine Amusement ) : "We are making sure that there are 10 to 12 government sports facilities ready to assess, help the preparations of the Philippine South East Asian Games Organizing Committee," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, April 2, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We at the PSC are grateful to partner with the Korean Embassy in this celebration, mainly because of the rich history both the Philippines and Korea have shared for a long time. The Korean Institute of Sports Science has been persistent in helping national team coaches and practitioners in lectures of sports science, sports psychology and sports policy,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We at the PSC are grateful to partner with the Korean Embassy in this celebration, mainly because of the rich history both the Philippines and Korea have shared for a long time,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There are still questions that are unanswered. But the mood was conversational. Partnerships were emphasized,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The policies that were put in place in the law were not followed from the very beginning. And it is only now that we are emphasizing it,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We thought it would be good for us to bring the Batang Pinoy here to motivate the Panay Island to engage in grassroots development,” External link

manilametro Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "We express our sincerest gratitude to you staunchly supporting our goal and vision to produce world-class Filipino athletes with the creation of the Philippine Amateur Sports Training Center," External link

pna Friday, February 22, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Manny Pacquiao ) : “Now, with the establishment of the amateur training facility, which you authored and co-sponsored along with Senator Pacquiao, we are inspired to discover a new pool of athletes and harness their talents,” “Your efforts show your faith in Filipino sports talents, that they can share the world stage with the world’s best given the proper training, facilities and sports. Again, we thank you for the good work you have done for Philippine sports and the Filipino athletes,” External link

pna Friday, February 22, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez told : “If children can play together without the biases of who they are, then achieving peace is very possible,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “This is subject to evaluation by the PSC. Requirements ito para maging maayos. When the money goes to the PSC, this becomes PSC’s responsibility and government accounting rules,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “I don’t know how fast (this will be). How can you proceed with the hosting,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will seek guidance from there. Whether with the prosecutors or with the NBI, since accountability is expected of us,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “We need the help of other agencies to proceed (on this),” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “As a partner that could share responsibilities and share sacrifices, we would like the NSAs to transform, to comply with liquidation within 30 days and resolve disputes,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 13, 2018 4:37:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “We will put a lot of sports facilities there. Athletes from the regular sports will be able to train there,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:44:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "The ball is with us... the journey was difficult, rough and bumpy. But I can see that at the end of the term of the president we can answer his mantra in making sports accessible to the periphery," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “If these things are not corrected and resolved properly, anytime the PSC will suspend and stop funding,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 13, 2017 6:57:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez added : “Our President has a really good take off for Philippine Sports onward to Olympics,” External link

manilatimes Monday, January 16, 2017 6:52:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Martial Arts ) : “We are committed to support them financially so that Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) will really grow,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “The government is serious in supporting our athletes and the national sports associations,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, January 8, 2017 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said ( about Hidilyn Diaz ) : “Diaz is a jewel in weightlifting. PSC will support her until she achieves the ultimate goal of winning the gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, December 24, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : “There’s pressure on what will happen in the 2017 SEA Games. Will we be number eight or number nine? I don’t know. Only the NSAs know the answer to that,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 13, 2016 3:23:00 PM EAT

William Butch Ramirez said : "Meron kaming worry. Sa PSI, hindi kami magbibigay ng bola o supplies. Magbibigay kami ng mga programa. Kung ang lugar ninyo ay satellite training center, dyan kami maglalagay ng mga equipment," External link

sunstar Friday, September 23, 2016 6:50:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman54.95%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
psc chairman25.27%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
sports commission chairman8.79%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
philippine sports commission chairman8.79%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
captain1.10%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
team captain1.10%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
Names Lang Count
William " Butch " RamirezEN54.39%
William RamirezEN45.61%


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