Monthly Archives: September 2010

15th Philippine University Games Dumaguete October 24-30

The 15th Philippine University Games returns to Dumaguete next month. The same site as the 13th Edition of the games held two years ago. Last year Iloilo hosted the games. The set date is October 24 to 30 at Silliman … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games Disaster

With only 8 days to go, the Commonwealth Games Village in New Delhi India and facilities are far from ready for the arriving athletes. Unlike Beijing where the Chinese were ahead of schedule in 2006 and asked to slow down … Continue reading

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New Rubberised Track for Davao Del Sur

Following new track ovals at Tarlac and Makati. A new track oval is likely to be going up in the province of Davao Del Sur. I for one find it astonishing that there are so many new track ovals built … Continue reading

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From the POC Website

Cojuangco lauds PATAFA Philippine Olympic Committee President Jose Cojuangco Jr. lauded the Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (PATAFA) for securing the conduct of its 2010 National Open Championships last May 21 despite financial challenges. “It is indeed heart-warming that … Continue reading

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Singapore National Open

2 Athletes represented the Philippines at the Singapore National Open. SEA Games Champion Rene Herrera won his pet event the 3K Steeplechase in 9m12.90, albeit a little far off his personal best of 8m47.14, set at the 2005 Thailand National … Continue reading

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Saluan brings her time down again

UST Serenata Saluan clocked 2.07.9s (hand timed) in the 800m, to highlight the FEU vs UE vs UST time trials at the Marikina Stadium yesterday. For Saluan record breaking is no feat having won a staggering seven gold medals at … Continue reading

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2011, SEA Games Qualifiers Track and Field

Updated is a list of more SEA Games Qualifiers based on bronze medal standard. Mens 400H (54.15) Jun Rey Bano 53.60s 3ks (9.38.80) Hernane Sore 9.28.90, Mervin Guarte 9.33.22 4×4 (3.26.46) FEU 3.21.84 (only 3 teams entered and Laos got … Continue reading

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NCAA and UAAP New Recruits

Manila, DLSU Have strengthened their mens team further by adding National Junior Hurdle Record Holder Patrick Unso and NCAA HS Record Holder in the 100m Jasper Tanhueco. DLSU will be a force to be reckoned with in 2011! UST Have … Continue reading

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No more brilliant ideas please!

Three months after former PSC Chairman Harry Angping stepdown from his post, his brilliant ideas still cast shadows over Philippine Sports. Brilliant idea #1 is the controversial P8 million deep-well, constructed right inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.  I think … Continue reading

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Vintage Lagat

Kenyan-born Bernard Lagat, now representing the USA, will be turning 36 this coming December 12.  But the there are no signs that the 2007 World 1,500m and 5,000m champion is slowing down. Last September 4 & 5, Lagat won the … Continue reading

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