KRISTINA Knott and Willie Morrison are keeping an optimistic attitude despite their hopes of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics dashed, for the meantime, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Knott and Morrison expressed confidence they can hit the Olympic standard in athletics ...
Jun 28, 2020
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
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
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) welcomed the breakthrough gold medal the Philippines won Saturday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia courtesy of marathoner Mary Joy Tabal.More so the sight of the 'prodigal' runner finally burying the hatchet ...
Aug 19, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR - The story behind Mary Joy Tabal's gold-medal performance in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games looked fit for a telenovela.After nearly failing to make it to Philippine lineup owing to a conflict between her handlers and the ...
Aug 19, 2017
MARY Joy Tabal has been reinstated by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) to the national team, paving the way for the Olympian's stint in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.In a statement, Patafa said marathon runner, through ...
Jun 15, 2017
BANISHED marathoner Mary Joy Tabal has been given a glimmer of hope in her bid to be reinstated to the national team, even if it entails following tough provisions set by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa).The conditions range ...
Jun 10, 2017
MARY Joy Tabal left for Italy for a two-month training but not before submitting a letter of appeal to the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) to be included in the team bound for the Southeast Asian Games.The Rio ...
Jun 8, 2017
THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) remains in high spirits as far as its campaign in the Southeast Asian Games is concerned despite getting embroiled in another issue with its so-called prodigal daughter. Patafa president Philip Ella Juico said ...
Jun 6, 2017
THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) formally cut ties with Olympian Mary Joy Tabal, who it said has been causing disruption and divisiveness within the federation.Patafa president Philip Ella Juico said he has already given up on the 27- ...
Jun 5, 2017
THE clock is ticking for members of the Philippine track and field team that will see action in the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur in August.While their fiercest rivals in the SEA Games are already training overseas, the Filipinos ...
Apr 4, 2017
ILAGAN CITY - The best and most promising track and field stars in the region take centerstage when the 12th Southeast Asian Youth Athletic Championship goes full blast on Monday at the sprawling Ilagan City Sports Complex in this enchanting city.A total ...
Mar 27, 2017
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
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
THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) has formally reinstated Mary Joy Tabal to the national team, allowing the marathoner to see action in the Rio De Janeiro Olympics.Patafa released a statement on Tuesday to formally announce Tabal's reinstatement ...
Jun 14, 2016
MARY Joy Tabal personally met with Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) officials led by president Philip Ella Juico on Monday in Manila to iron out issues on her request for reinstatement to the national team and gain the endorsement needed ...
Jun 13, 2016
MARY Joy Tabal has formally requested reinstatement from the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) after making the qualifying standard in the women's marathon for the Rio De Janeiro Olympics.Tabal recently shattered the Olympic standard in a Canada race ...
Jun 10, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee official Romeo Magat clarified that Mary Joy Tabal will most likely see action in the 2016 Rio Olympics after she surpassed the Olympic standard in a Canada race.Magat said he expects the POC to endorse Tabal to compete ...
Jun 1, 2016
MARY Joy Tabal eclipsed the Olympic standard in women's marathon during a Canada race over the weekend to qualify for the Rio Games. According to information given by Philippine track and field consultant Andrew Pirie, Tabal clocked two hours, 43 minutes, ...
May 30, 2016
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