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Asiad Athletics: China dominates

A total of 20 countries won at least one athletics medal at the 2014 Asian Games. China emerged the most dominant country by cornering 40 of the 141 contested medals or a 28% share, 15 of China’s 40 medals were … Continue reading

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Asiad: Women’s 100m finals video

Twenty eight years after her golden performance in the 1986 Asian Games 100m final, Lydia de Vega’s winning time of 11.53s is still competitive enough to contend for a medal.  Her time is just .03 seconds away from the bronze … Continue reading

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Last man standing

The Philippines’s athletics campaign at the 2014 Asian Games now rests solely on the broad shoulders of hurdler Eric Shaun Cray. The latest casualty of Team Philippines is Jesson Cid who’s “NM” in the pole vault event of the Decathlon … Continue reading

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Asian Games: Athletics Medal Tally as of Day 4

After four days of athletics competitions, China still dominates the games with a 9-7-5 medal tally.  Qatar is still at 2nd with 5-0-2 and Bahrain with 3-5-1 tally.  Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet was reinstalled as the 3,000 womens steeplechase winner. China … Continue reading

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Asiad Athletics Philippine results: Men’s 4x400m

The Philippines failed to advance to the Mens 4x400m finals by finishing 6th among 8 entries in heat 1 of the preliminary rounds at the Asian Games. First leg Archand Bagsit gave them a great 1st leg with a 46.39 … Continue reading

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Bahrain’s new imports

Effective 3rd quarter of 2014, Bahrain has three (3) recruits that will be allowed to run under its flag as per IAAF rule.   They are: 1. El Hassan El Abbassi from Morocco, effective July 19, 2014. Personal bests: 5,000m = … Continue reading

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Asiad prospect 3: The quarter-milers

5. Archand Christian Bagsit The former Letran Knights standout is having breakthrough year this 2014.   Last May at the Singapore Open, Bagsit joined Isidro del Prado Sr., Julius Nierras, Ernie Candelario, Jimar Aing and Edgardo Alejan Jr.  as the … Continue reading

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Asiad prospect 2: The Rising Stars

3. Eric Shauwn Cray Eric burst into the local track scene only last 2013 through the efforts of Fil-New Zealander Andrew Pirie.  Eric quickly established himself as the real deal by winning the 110m  hurdles at the 2013 PNG and … Continue reading

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