KRISTINA Knott bagged the silver and eclipsed a long-standing Philippine record in the women's 100-meter run following a smashing performance in the Drake Blue Oval Showcase meet in Iowa.Knott, double gold medal winner in the last Southeast ...
Aug 30, 2020
ARCHAND Bagsit won three Southeast Asian Games gold medals during his Philippine team career in athletics. Now, he is looking to qualify and represent the country once again, but this time, in the Tokyo Paralympic Games.Bagsit captured two 4x400-meter relay ...
Aug 4, 2020
STUDENT-athletes who failed to finish their campaigns in the shortened UAAP Season 82 will still have their moment of glory.The UAAP will hand out honorary medals for all athletes listed in the rosters for the scrapped second-semester tournaments, giving ...
Jul 22, 2020
PHILIPPINE track and field officials are hoping to sending the country's largest delegation to the Olympics in over three decades.Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) president Philip Ella Juico is hoping Natalie Uy in women's pole ...
Jul 22, 2020
SHORTENED as the past season was, UAAP will still give a toast to those student-athletes who were unable to finish or even suit up this past athletic year.Outgoing UAAP president Em Fernandez shared that those athletes will be given their ...
Jun 16, 2020
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The US Justice Department is getting involved in a federal civil rights lawsuit that seeks to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from competing as girls in interscholastic sports.Attorney General William Barr signed what is known as a statement of ...
Mar 26, 2020
NEW CLARK CITY - Natalie Uy and Willie Morrison III turned in record shattering performances, while the mixed relay team pulled off a dramatic win on the day Team Philippines surpassed its target projection in athletics competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. ...
Dec 9, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - EJ Obiena scored a golden vault and Kristina Knott delivered a record-breaking run as the two anchored Team Philippines' bid when action in track and field events of the 30th Southeast Asian Games went full blast on Saturday ...
Dec 8, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - A Filipina ruled the women's marathon of the 30th Southeast Asian Games early Friday morning.Her name isn't Mary Joy Tabal.Christine Hallasgo upstaged her more fancied teammate in winning the gold in the 42 ...
Dec 6, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Team Philippines tries to tighten its claim to the overall title of the 30th Southeast Asian Games as it opens its campaign in the centerpiece event of athletics on Friday at the New Clark City Stadium.The men and ...
Dec 5, 2019
All eyes will be on the Filipino athletes when the country hosts the Southeast Asian Games beginning on November 30. And the pressure is on the Philippines to deliver not only a successful hosting of the Games but also win the overall ...
Nov 29, 2019
TOLEDO, Ohio - The association that oversees high school sports in Ohio said Thursday that it's considering changing its rules after a high school runner was disqualified from a cross country meet because she didn't have a waiver allowing ...
Oct 25, 2019
NIKE is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar following his recent four-year doping ban in a move welcomed by the sport's governing body.But the sportswear giant and Salazar's proté ...
Oct 12, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa - The running joke between Dalilah Muhammad and some of her competitors goes like this: She orders the wet conditions.Because she reigns in the rain.On a drizzly Sunday night (Monday, Manila time), Muhammad broke a 16-year-old ...
Jul 29, 2019
OXFORD, England - Eliud Kipchoge has funding from Britain's richest man for his bid to break the two-hour marathon barrier again later this year.The fastest marathon runner of all time announced plans for the record attempt during a visit ...
May 6, 2019
DARWIN, Australia - Abegail Manzano did perhaps one of the most touching gestures here in the 2019 Arafura Games.The 19-year-old Manzano took the silver medal despite finishing third in the women's 800-meter run, after the second placer, Makayla ...
May 1, 2019
DARWIN, Australia - John Lloyd Cabalo was once a member of a gang, often called upon to start a fight then run away to safety.Now, Cabalo is using his speed to good useThe 18-year-old Cabalo is one of the rising ...
Apr 28, 2019
THE Philippine running community is mourning the loss of Rafael Poliquit Jr., who passed away on Thursday due to complications from subdural empyema.Poliquit passed away on Thursday afternoon after being in a coma for the past days at the V. Luna ...
Apr 11, 2019
MOSCOW - Russia's athletics federation has dropped a legal challenge against its ban from international competition.The country has been suspended since 2015 because of doping, though dozens of top athletes have been allowed to compete via a neutral status by ...
Jan 26, 2019
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