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PH at Asiad: An Athletics assessment – Part 2 of 3

4. Christopher Ulboc

Right after the starting gun fired off, a skinny figure in red vest quickly darted to the lead of the 3,000m steeplechase finals of the Asian Games. 782 more words

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Asiad prospect: a pair of long jumpers

1. Marestella Torres

For the second successive Asiad, long jumper Marestella Torres is Philippine athletics’s best bet to win a medal in the quadrennial games.  Last 2010 at Guangzhou, Mare actually tied for 3rd place with  Yuliya Tarasova of Uzbekistan with a 6.49m leap.  479 more words

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The Asiad Contingent

The quadrennial Asian Games will once again fire off this 2014 with the South Korean city of Incheon play host to approximately 13,000  athletes from September 19 to October 4.  112 more words

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Mare, the Olympian

We have tried chatting with Philippine long jump record holder Marestella Torres thru facebook but with her busy traininig schedule, she wasnt able to respond.  But this will not prevent us from celebrating and promoting  her as the Philippine Athletics’ best bet for a medal this Olympics. 335 more words

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Saludo kami sa inyo Team Philippines!

The leanest Philippine Olympic delegation of eleven athletes is now in London. They are determined to bring honor to the country against tall odds. Here are the eleven Filipino Olympians for the 2012 London Olympic Games: 564 more words


Snapshots from London 2012

In this day and age of Facebook, Twitter, and broadband connections, it is a lot easier to be a sports fan. One can subscribe to their favorite athlete on Twitter and Facebook, and get instantaneous updates straight from those sports personalities. 128 more words


Godspeed to Marestella Torres and Rene Herrera!

The Philippines will be sending two representatives to the Athletics competition in the London Olympics – long jumper Marestella Torres and steeplechaser Rene Herrera. 252 more words