Monthly Archives: October 2010

Davao’s Ernesto Alsa! Gold Medalist at the Uni Games 400m!

A piece from the sunstar Davao about the University of Mindanao’s Ernesto Alsa, who won the Gold Medal at the University Games in Dumaguete in the Mens 400m in 49 seconds Trackster Ernesto Alsa: The late bloomer Comment| More | … Continue reading

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More government support in sports urged

From the Philippine Star More government support in sports urged By Abac Cordero (The Philippine Star) Updated October 29, 2010 12:00 AM Comments (1) Richie Garcia MANILA, Philippines – The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) is pushing for more … Continue reading

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Top 10 Men’s 800m

The year 2010 has been great for the half milers around the world.  Young guns took over the men’s 800m and has provided exciting times the whole  year round. 2010 saw the downfall of the men’s world 800m record held … Continue reading

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X-Trail runfest set at Subic

Snagged from the Philippine Daily Tribune X-Trail runfest set at Subic 10/27/2010 Runners are in for unique and grueling challenges in the First Salomon X-Trail Run Pilipinas and Mountain Party unfolding on Nov. 13 at the scenic Pamulaklakin Forest Reserve … Continue reading

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RP sends 6 to the Malaysian Open

The Philippines will  send a 6-man team to the annual Malaysian Open this October 29-31.  Five of the six are Asian Games bound, while one will pay for her own expenses for the meet. The line-up is as follows: 1. … Continue reading

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RP Athletics’ Medal Prospect at the Asiad

The last Asian Games medal brought home by the RP Athletics Team was in 1994 Hiroshima Games courtesy of Elma Muros in the long jump.  She leapt 6.41 meters to place 3rd behind two Chinese. That was the last time, … Continue reading

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Milo Little Olympics roundup

The 2nd Edition of the Milo Little Olympics drew to a close at the Pelaez Stadium in Cagayan De Oro. NCR also stamped its mark in track events, with sprinter Michelle Palmares and middle-distance runner Vanessa del Valle each completing … Continue reading

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SEA Juniors Contingent

The PATAFA is set to send 6 talented young guns to the SEA Juniors Games which will be held at Bangkok Thailand from November 3 to 4, 2011. However, GTK’s group is still awaiting for PSC to approve the financial … Continue reading

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RP Athletics Asiad Contingent loses 1 teammate

Jho-An Banayag was scrapped from the Philippine Contingent to the 16th Asiad Games this November 12-27 ,as a disciplinary action for breaking a standing policy for marathoners not to compete in the 42k full marathon 3 months before Asian Games.  … Continue reading

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Kenya dominates Commonwealth Games

While Australia dominated the overall medal standings of the just concluded New Delhi Commonwealth Games,  Kenya dominated the middle and long distance events of athletics. So dominating was their performance that Team Kenya 14 out of the possible 18 medals … Continue reading

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