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
LONG jumper Marestella Torres-Sunang has regained her ticket to Rio de Janeiro after shattering the Olympic standard in the Kazakhstan Open athletics championship.Reports said Torres-Sunang leaped to a new national record of 6.72 meters in the women's ...
Jul 4, 2016
ELIEZER Sunang proudly declares his willingness to do everything - including baby-sitting their child - just so his wife, long jumper Marestella Torres, can realize her dream of qualifying for the Rio De Janeiro Olympics.A former member of the Philippine national shotput ...
Apr 8, 2016
SINGAPORE - Marestella Torres won't be trying to win it all on the first jump.After a disaster in last year's Incheon Asian Games where she fouled all her attempts as she tried to force things, Torres now knows the importance ...
Jun 8, 2015
A TOP official of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) sees the country winning at least 12 gold medals in athletics in this year's Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.PSC commissioner Jolly Gomez said the national tracksters are eyeing to double their ...
Jan 1, 2015
INCHEON, Korea - Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (Patafa) chief Philip Ella Juico does not regret making a gold medal prediction for long jumper Marestella Torres in the Asian Games.Torres fell way below expectations as he fouled in all her three ...
Sep 30, 2014
INCHEON, Korea-- Only the bravest of hearts can make these vows.Only two sports made the bold promise of winning a gold each for the Philippines that would boost its crawling campaign in the 17th Asian Game here on Sunday.Newly-elected ...
Sep 28, 2014
WHAT? No takers?AN American business executive who has launched a private sector initiative to financially support track and field athletes has found that getting sponsors is easier than finding athletes."There are three steps to success in life: determine what you ...
Aug 5, 2014
MARESTELLA Torres returned to competitive action in grand fashion, winning the gold medal in the recent Hong Kong Inter-City Athletics Championship.Torres leaped 6.26 meters, far from her personal best of 6.71, but still impressive in her first competition ...
Jul 1, 2014
MARESTELLA Torres is taking the road less travelled in her journey to the Rio Olympics.Every week inside the posh residential village of Ayala Alabang, the 33-year-old long jump national record holder can be seen pushing a Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback ...
May 23, 2014
FOR American track and field head coach James Lafferty, training for the Olympics and the Olympics alone is the only way to go."Train for the Olympics and nothing else," he said.Lafferty, who is also the chief executive officer of British ...
Apr 3, 2014
FOR making the Olympic standard with meager resources and training, former Asian champion Marestella Torrres can be considered the top long jumper in the world, according to her new American coach.Now James Lafferty, who handled the Nigerian marathon team in the ...
Apr 2, 2014
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