Tag Archives: IAAF

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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Asian Junior Candidates

Upcoming Sprinter Jenny Rose Rosales blasts out of the blocks The Asian Junior Track and Field is held every 2 years, this it will start June 7 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Athletes born in 1993 and after will be eligible … 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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An open letter to the PSC on whether successful coaching is science or art? by Sam Goldberg

An open letter to the PSC on whether successful coaching is science or art?    While there can be no doubt of the intimate connection between science and progress at almost every intersection of human activity, the question still remains … Continue reading

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Track and Field Dying

Provided by Misael Perez The title may sound a bit dramatic but it may or may not be the truth. It remains however that most of the time the truth is difficult to bear. What has been tru lately is … Continue reading

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IAAF Sees only three PH Golds

IAAF sees only three PH golds By June Navarro Philippine Daily Inquirer 9:53 pm | Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 0shareNew 0 MANILA, Philippines—The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has picked Vietnam to dominate the track and field competitions of … Continue reading

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Thai National Open Philippines sends a team of 13

A Team of 13 will represent the Philippines at the Thai National Open which serves as a dress rehearsal for the SEA Games and features some of the top athletes from SEA and other invited asian nations. The competition runs … Continue reading

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8 Principles of Training from the IAAF

Contributed/translated by Mr. Airnel T. Abarra Eight Principles of Training: Mas praktikal na paliwanag Sa tagal ko nang nakakita at nakarinig ng mga paraan ng pag-eensayo sa Athletics, marami na ring atleta na may potensyal, nakasira ng record pero di … Continue reading

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Fully automatic timing

Fully automatic time (abbreviated FAT) is a form of race timing in which the clock is automatically activated by the starting device, and the finish time is either automatically recorded, or timed by analysis of a photo finish. The system … Continue reading

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Tyson Gay, ends Bolt’s winning streak.

With former world record holder Asafa Powell withdrawing from the DN Galan Diamond League Meet in Stockholm (the meet was held at the historic 1912 Olympic Stadium). The showdown was between American Record Holder Tyson Gay (9.69s) and World Record … Continue reading

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