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
FRENCH pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie hardly treated this like a garden-variety competition.It was for backyard bragging rights. So he raised his intensity.Lavillenie and Mondo Duplantis of Sweden shared the gold medal on Sunday during a men's pole ...
May 4, 2020
SANDI Morris set the bar high with her latest do-it-yourself project.Soon, she will be clearing it, too.The Olympic pole vault silver medalist didn't have a place to practice and plenty of down time due to the coronavirus ...
Apr 17, 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
NATALIE Uy just keeps on winning.The SEA Games gold medalist recently posted a video clip on her Instagram page, looking fierce in front of the camera while wearing her Team PH uniforms and showing off her very athletic build."2019... Transitions ...
Jan 3, 2020
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
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
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
NATALIE Uy bagged the bronze medal in the women's pole vault of the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships in Doha.Li Ling of China won by clearing 4.61, Xi Huiqin of China clinched the silver with a 4.36 vault, while ...
Apr 25, 2019
EJ OBIENA ended a 10-year gold medal drought for the Philippines in Asian Athletics Championship after ruling the men's pole vault on Sunday in Doha, Qatar.The 23-year-old Obiena topped the pole vault after clearing 5.71 meters ...
Apr 22, 2019
EJ OBIENA surpassed the Southeast Asian Games pole vault record twice in Europe during his build-up for the 2018 Asian Games.According to a report by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association, the 23-year-old Obiena cleared 5.45 ...
Jun 17, 2018
LONDON - Sam Kendricks will soon step on the podium as a gold medalist and hear the only song he knows by heart - "The Star-Spangled Banner.""The anthem is something near and dear," said the Army reservist and pole vault world champion. " ...
Aug 9, 2017
ERNEST John 'EJ' Obiena set a new Philippine record in men's pole vault in a competition in Germany with just weeks before the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.According to the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association, Obiena registered ...
Jul 28, 2017
ERNEST John Obiena shattered the national pole vault record once again in the the Ayala Philippine National Open Invitational Athletics Championship on Saturday, showing steady improvement as he bids to make the Olympic standard.The 20-year-old Obiena cleared 5.5 ...
Apr 10, 2016
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