Regino Ylanan

Regino Ylanan Regino R. Ylanan (7 September 1889 – 1963) was a Filipino athlete, physician, sports administrator, physical educator, and sports historian. He rose to fame with three gold medals in track and field at the 1913 Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. He won two further medals at the 1915 Games and also represented…

Born to Run? MRI scans reveal sprinters have different bone structure from the rest of us

sprinters Sprinters aren’t just faster than the rest of us. Their bones are actually different from non-athletes. Competitive sprinters have significantly different bone structure, with changes that make them run faster. The finding could lead to tests to see if someone has the potential to be a competitive sprinter. Researchers used magnetic resonance imaging on…

Mercidita ‘Bunso’ Manipol

In some cases courage mattered more than height. Thus the petite figure of Mercidita Manipol that stood less than 5’0 crushed the challenge of her much bigger opponents to emerge as a SEA Games champion in the 2005 SEA Games in Manila. Manipol still holds the Philippine Record in the 5000m set in the 2003…

Lerma Elmira Buluitan-Gabito

Lerma Elmira Bulauitan (later Gabito), Born 1974 from Penablanca, Cagayan Valley. Lerma began her career as a sprinter and jumper. Bulauitan clocked 12.5 to the win the Palarong Pamabansa secondary girls title as a 16 year old in 1990 in Pangasinan. During her senior years of the Palaro though Bulauitan would be in the shadow of…

Part 1 Zamboanga Del Sur Program: second year in a row Poor showing in Athletics Palaro

With the 2017 Palarong Pambansa in Antique finished it is again a very terrible outcome for the Province of Zambonaga Del Sur in Athletics. With three individuals, two DEPED coaches/teachers and one DEPED coordinator lacking the right direction for the program. This article will highlight an example of why we have a very poor DEPED…