THE Philippine Sports Commission and Philippine Olympic Committee are looking to secure the approval of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the resumption of training of Tokyo-bound Filipino athletes and others seeking Olympic slots.The PSC Board on discussed the ...
Jul 8, 2020
EJ OBIENA is hoping the Tokyo Olympics next year will push through amidst uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.The Tokyo Olympics was moved to 2021 due to Covid-19, although there remains concern over the holding of the event next ...
May 25, 2020
ALTHOUGH in the thick of his training for the Tokyo Olympics, pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena is open to the idea the Games won't be pushing through later this year amid the growing threat of the coronavirus.Obiena said the safety ...
Mar 24, 2020
FOR making the country proud in the year just passed, top sports achievers will be honored anew as the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night is set on the first week of March at the Manila Hotel.Highlight of the ...
Jan 13, 2020
MAKE no mistake about it: the 2010s was a rousing decade for Philippine sports.World champions and gold medalists came aplenty, which makes picking out the top performers of the decade harder than it already was.Yet here at Spin.ph, we ...
Jan 2, 2020
TWO world champions, a legendary icon that continues to defy Father Time, an Asian kingpin, and the pinnacle of the Southeast Asian Games.Philippine sports hasn't had as big a blast than it had in the year 2019.Humble gymnast Carlos ...
Dec 30, 2019
THE last 11 days will go down among the most memorable in the annals of Philippine sports - 149 gold medals spread over 44 sports - and 387 medals overall - add up to the Filipinos' first overall championship since 2005 and their biggest ...
Dec 11, 2019
CAPAS, Tarlac - 'Mas magaling siya, lagpas-lagpasan pa.'Emerson Obiena watched history unfold right before his very eyes as his son, pole vaultvstar, EJ captured the gold for the Philippines in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Not only did the 24-year ...
Dec 10, 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 - Olympic-bound EJ Obiena didn't disappoint and bagged the gold medal in the men's pole vault of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Cheered on by a highly-appreciative crowd, Obiena cleared the bar at 5. ...
Dec 7, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - EJ Obiena hopes to finish where he left off two years ago.The Olympic-bound Filipino sees action in the men's pole vault on Saturday when track and field goes full blast at the New Clark City ...
Dec 6, 2019
A POSSIBLE sweep of the pole vault gold medals is expected to highlight what the leadership of the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) hopes would be a six-gold medal haul in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Patafa president Philip ...
Nov 16, 2019
CALOY Yulo has been named the torch bearer while six athletes led by Hidilyn Diaz will carry the Philippine flag in the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on November 30 at the Philippine Arena.Yulo, who won a gold ...
Nov 8, 2019
AN athletics test event set on Oct. 26 and 27 at the New Clark City is expected to show the Filipino tracksters' readiness for the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.A 72-member Philippine athletics' team will compete against entries ...
Oct 24, 2019
STILL high over pole-vaulter EJ Obiena and recently gymnast Carlos Yulo qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has unveiled a program tailor-fit for the two Tokyo-bound athletes.PSC chairman Butch Ramirez assured all-out support ...
Oct 9, 2019
ERNEST John 'EJ' Obiena believes an Olympic medal is not impossible in next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.The pole vaulter was the first Filipino to make it to the 2020 Olympics after doing 5.81 meters in a meet ...
Oct 8, 2019
FIVE bemedalled athletes led by Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz make up the list of candidates for Philippine flag-bearer in the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.Diaz's name was among those being considered by Phippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman ...
Oct 3, 2019
THE mother of pole vaulter EJ Obiena was left teary-eyed after her son was able to make the qualifying standards for the 2020 Olympics.Obiena registered 5.81 meters in a pole vault meet in Chiari, Italy, eclipsing the Olympic standard ...
Sep 5, 2019
ERNEST John 'EJ' Obiena has passed the Olympic qualifying standard in pole vault ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.The Filipino cleared 5.81 meters in a competition in Chiara, Italy, surpassing the 5.80 qualifying standard for men's ...
Sep 4, 2019
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