EJ OBIENA capped off his string of indoor events with a bronze medal finish in the Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland.Obiena scaled a height of 5.80 meters to place third in the event. Gold winner Sam Kendricks of the US ...
Feb 19, 2021
EJ OBIENA once again broke a national indoor record on Saturday in his second-place finish in the Orlen Cup in Lodz, Poland.Obiena registered 5.86 meters to place second behind former world champion Sam Kendricks of the US, who won ...
Feb 13, 2021
EJ Obiena won another gold medal in Germany, ruling the PSD Bank Indoor Meeting in Dortmund on Sunday.The Filipino pole vaulter registered 5.68 meters to edge Zernikel Oleg of ASV Landau in the jump-off after the two registered 5. ...
Feb 8, 2021
EJ OBIENA notched a new national record again in pole vault when he ruled the ISTAF Indoor Berlin 2021 meet.Obiena captured the gold medal after registering 5.80 meters in the event, shattering his own mark of 5.62 he set ...
Feb 6, 2021
COMING up clutch in 2020 is a new sports documentary series called, cheekily enough, Who Got Balls. And despite the name, balls aren't just on display in the shortform series - there's also pole vaults and surfboards, and a wide variety ...
Dec 3, 2020
EJ Obiena finally nailed a gold medal this year by topping a field he's bound to face in the Tokyo Olympics next year.The 24-year-old Filipino pole vaulter emerged winner of the 59th Ostrava Golden Spike in Czech Republic. ...
Sep 9, 2020
EJ Obiena sustained his streak of podium finishes in the time of pandemic, bagging a silver medal in the virtual 'Who is the Finest Pole Vaulter in the World' competition in Formia, Italy.The Filipino pole vaulter cleared the bar at 5. ...
Aug 18, 2020
ERNEST John Obiena posted a season's best to clinch the bronze in the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco early Saturday (Manila time).The Filipino pole vaulter cleared the bar at 5.70 meters in his second attempt to finish third in ...
Aug 15, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission says it is striving to cover all of its commitments to athletes making their Olympic bid, even with a decreased budget.P596 million from the sports agency's National Sports Development Fund and P773 million funds from the ...
Aug 13, 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
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
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