Tokal Mokalam

One of the greatest sprinters and most tragic deaths for Philippine Track and Field came from the 1970s star Tokal Mokalam. Born 15 June 1949. Mokalam placed third at the national open then 17, in the 200m in 22.6. He finished behind veterans Arnuflo Valles 21.9 and Rogelio Onofre 22.0 already in there late 20s.…

The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2012 Edition

David Wallechinsky’s compendious book has long been the preeminent point of reference for sports enthusiasts and journalists alike Every sports writer assigned to cover the Games ensures they have their early copy of this prodigious work of reference, packed with absorbing anecdotes and essential statistics. A treasure trove of 116 years of Olympic history, it is also an amazingly readable book,…

UAAP Highlights: Obiena defends UAAP Title in Pole Vault

Obiena Frequent travel to and from Europe has become routine for Ernest Obiena. While he recently set a South East Asian Indoor record in Germany (5.43m) only three days earlier. Also he was not able this year to break his 5.46m UAAP Record. But easily defended his title. SEA Games Decathlon Bronze medalist Janry Ubas of FEU 4.50m…