Sometimes the key to a faster and more pleasurable run (other than the shoes) are the shorts you wear. Of course, you don't want those that chafe and are made of fabric that bunches up in all the wrong places. Shorts ...
Feb 20, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The longtime standoff between Olympic champion Caster Semenya and track and field's governing body over issues of gender, hormones and performance in sports reached a pivotal phase on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) as a key tribunal began hosting ...
Feb 19, 2019
PHILIPPINE sports found itself in a state of mourning just four days before Christmas.Track and field legend Mona Sulaiman quietly passed away on Thursday after a long battle with diabetes. She was 75.Before the advent of Lydia De Vega as ...
Dec 22, 2017
KYOTO, Japan - Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades.The only sprinter to capture the 100- and 200-meter track titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the ...
Sep 6, 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
SACRAMENTO, California - His favorite song is "Hot for Teacher." His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be "Panama."And whenever steeplechaser Aric Van Halen tells someone his name, he waits for the inevitable question: Are you related to THE Van ...
Jun 24, 2017
PHILADELPHIA - Jamaica swept the last two relays to split six races with the United States, marking the first time that the Americans didn't win the USA vs. the World competition at the Penn Relays.The Americans had won the first ...
Apr 30, 2017
TRACK and field authorities have cleared three Russian athletes in time to compete next month at European indoor track championships and another high-profile event.The International Association of Athletics Federations established new criteria requiring Russian athletes to show they had been ...
Feb 24, 2017
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Russia has been stripped of two track and field medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after retests showed their athletes doped with an anabolic steroid.The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that four Russians have been disqualified from the ...
Sep 14, 2016
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists including nine champions have headed to Switzerland for the first major track and field meeting since the Rio de Janeiro Games.Still, none are named Bolt - now being photographed daily ...
Aug 25, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Tori Bowie is showing her true colors - bronze, silver and, now, gold."This completes my set," the sprinter said after anchoring the US team to the title in the women's 4x100-meter Olympic relay on Friday (Saturday, ...
Aug 20, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Darya Klishina, the lone Russian track and field athlete at the Olympics, will get another day of competition at the Rio Games by qualifying for the final of the women's long jump.Klishina was only cleared on ...
Aug 17, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The IAAF said on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) it has banned the only Russian in Olympic track and field from competition and that she is appealing the ruling.The eligibility of long jumper Darya Klishina was revoked by the ...
Aug 14, 2016
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Usain Bolt's quest for more Olympic gold is back on, as expected.The Jamaican Olympic Committee released its delegation for next month's Rio Games on Monday, and Bolt is among the selections even though an injury ...
Jul 12, 2016
EUGENE, Oregon - This could feel like a road game for Allyson Felix.She has the aching right ankle and Jenna Prandini the crowd support.The last step on Felix's road to the 200-400 double figures to finally feature some ...
Jul 10, 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
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
RIO-bound Eric Cray anchored his 4x100-meter team to victory in what could have been a record-breaking victory on Friday in the Philippine National Athletics Championship at the Philsports track oval.Isidro del Prado Jr., Edgardo Alejan, Brandon Thomas and ...
Apr 10, 2016
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Once they get to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, American athletes could be faced with virus-spreading mosquitoes, virus-infested water and the prospect of competing against at least two countries, Russia and Kenya, that are under investigation ...
Mar 8, 2016
ERIC Cray started 2016 by taking the bronze medal in the 60-meter run of the 2016 Asian Indoor Athletics Championship in Doha, Qatar.The 27-year-old Cray, so far the lone official Filipino who has qualified for this year's ...
Feb 21, 2016
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