JAKARTA - Marestella Torres Sunang leapt to a ninth-place finish in what could be her last Asian Games and Eric Shawn Cray fumbled in the men's 400-meter hurdles on Monday night at the Gelora Bung Karko Main Stadium.Sunang, who ...
Aug 28, 2018
THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) is gearing up for the 2017 Southeast Asian Games with a target of at least 10 gold medals in the biennial event.Patafa president Philip Ella Juico said intense training abroad will be given ...
Dec 23, 2016
MARESTELLA Torres-Sunang bagged a bronze medal to avert a shutout for Team Philippines on Tuesday in the Asian Beach Games in Danang, Vietnam.Torres-Sunang finished third in the women's long jump of the beach athletics event after jumping 6. ...
Sep 27, 2016
RIO Olympians Marestella Torres-Sunang and Jessie Khing Lacuna will stand at the forefront of the Filipino 72 athletes who will compete in the 2016 Asian Beach Games in Danang, Vietnam.Torres-Sunang will compete in the women's long jump while ...
Sep 7, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Marestella Torres-Sunang hopes someone will be able to follow her footsteps as the Philippines' undisputed queen of the long jump in the near future.Torres-Sunang has competed in her third and final Olympics here and is set ...
Aug 19, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO-Marestella Torres-Sunang insisted this year's Olympics was her last, but she's far from done as far as her career is concerned.Sunang bared she plans to compete in the Southeast Asian Games and the Asian ...
Aug 18, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Marestella Torres-Sunang said she hurt her left hip during warm-ups and she ended up jumping a little too cautious in the competition proper of the women's long jump in the Olympics on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time)." ...
Aug 17, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Marestella Torres-Sunang missed out on a finals berth in the Olympics women's long jump on Tuesday after a 6.22-meter effort in the qualifiers at the Maracana Stadium (Wednesday, Manila time).Competing in her third ...
Aug 17, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Marestella Torres-Sunang is saving her best for last.On the eve of her final Olympic stint, the 35-year-old Filipina long jumper is looking to finally break through in her third and final appearance in the Summer ...
Aug 16, 2016
THE Philippines has started its campaign in the Rio De Janeiro Olympics where the 13 athletes aim to end the country's 20-year medal drought in the biggest sports spectacle of the world.SPIN.ph takes a closer look at ...
Aug 7, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Battling jetlag, members of the Philippine delegation, including the six athletes who are already here for the 2016 Rio Olympics, were given the chance to loosen up on Monday in this city that is preparing to host the biggest ...
Jul 26, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Filipino athletes remained wary of the Zika virus threat, but said competing in the Olympic Games is an opportunity that was simply too good to pass up.Several athletes from other countries, including Filipino golfer Angelo Que, have decided ...
Jul 26, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The main bulk of the Philippine team for the 2016 Rio Olympics has arrived here on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Flagbearer and table tennis star Ian Lariba led the delegation that touched down this Brazil city following a long ...
Jul 25, 2016
THEY may be a long shot for an Olympic gold, but tracksters Marestella Torres-Sunang, Eric Cray, and Mary Joy Tabal would be more than glad just to be in contention for a medal in the Rio De Janeiro Games.The three ...
Jul 19, 2016
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