President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. delivers his speech at the opening ceremony of the 2023 Palarong Pambansa, the country’s largest youth sporting event involving elementary and high school student-athletes, at the Marikina Sports Center in Marikina City on Monday (July 31, 2023). Marcos urged the Department of Education to keep harnessing the talents and sportsmanship of student-athletes. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)