Monthly Archives: February 2012

Filipino Track Records in Chaos and Collission Part 1: The Ghost that helped solve a mystery (rev 1)

For 19 long years the record breaking performance of Juan Carlos Arteficio has been missing from the UAAP record books. Jay as he likes to be called these days now lives in Canada. This very interesting tale will tell how a past … Continue reading

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From Recreational to Serious Runner: Tools for Running Your First 21k

From Recreational to Serious Runner: Tools for Running Your First 21k By Ally Lim, aka. The Chickzilla from http://thechickzilla.wordpress.com/ This is quite a long product review, but I thought I’d share my top 5 essential products for running your first … Continue reading

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Lerone Clarke beats Asafa over 60m.

Sprinter Lerone Clarke stole the spotlight from his fellow Jamaican countrymen over 60 metres at the  Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday. Clarke, who entered the competition with the fastest time in the world this season, produced another world-leading … Continue reading

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Kiprop wins in 800m, Rudisha goes sub 46!

The Olympic fever took a strong boost the other as 2011 World Champions David Rudisha an 800m specialist, and Asbel Kiprop 1500m specialis, both moved 1 event down at Sydney to work on their speed in preparation for the Summer … Continue reading

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UAAP 74 In Summary

Far Easter University (FEU) won their 9th straight Women’s UAAP Track & Field championship and their 2nd straight Men’s UAAP Track and Field Title (both 20th overall) at the close of UAAP Season 74. University of the Philippines (UP), on … Continue reading

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Lydia De Vega-Mercado – Legends of Track and Field

Achievements: 1984 & 1988 Olympic Games ( quarter finalist in both games ) Currently SEA Games record holder in 100m ( 11.28secs ) since 1987 & former 200m record holder ( 23.35secs ) from 1987 to 2001 Asia fastest women … Continue reading

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All major 100m titles belong to Jamaica

Jamaica OWNS All Significant Male World 100m Titles Did you know that Jamaica is the first and only country to have all significant male 100m sprint titles, for all ages, all levels, at the same time as follows: Odeen Skeene … Continue reading

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NCAA in Review and Track and Field Schedule

Traditionally the side dish to the UAAP. The NCAA  is showing a much superior level of debt to its main dish. The male only competition will feature three sea games medallists and several upcoming members of the training pool. The … Continue reading

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Third Gold Positive for Filipino 4×400 relay as Malaysian Sprinter admits drug use

The RP Team at the 2011 SEA Games in Indonesia of Archand Bagsit, Junrey Bano, Julius Nierras, and Edgardo Alejan, are likely to have their silver medal at the last SEA Games updated to gold. Bringing the medal tally in … Continue reading

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Make way for the Pole

Polish 800m national record holder, Adam Kszczot, sent a silent message to David Rudisha, Abubaker Kaki et al,  that the Olympic 800m this August is going to be a 3-way fight.   Kszczot (pronounced as Kshchot), ran a sintillating  indoor … Continue reading

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