Shoes collected by Isang Smith and Team Titus for kids in need in Cebu.

Fil-Heritage Athletes Isang Smith and Jessica Lynn Barnard donate shoes to kids in need

Two Fil-American athletes Isang Smith and Jessica Lynn Barnard have contributed shoes to children in need in the Philippines. Pinoyathletics is very proud of our two members of the Fil-Heritage program for there generous efforts to assist and help Filipino children who are in need. Isang Smith with Team Titus Both Isang and Jessica joined…

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Arnulfo Valles

Arnulfo Vallejos Valles was born in 15th August, 1940, in Tagbilaran, Bohol. Valles was an active sprinter during most of the 1960s. He was a PSIAA (Public Interscholastic Athletics Association, predecessor to the Palarong Pambnansa) stand out with William Mordeno. He represented the Philippines at the 1964 at the Tokyo Olympic Games finishing 7th in…

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2015 National Open – Day 1 Mens Report- Fil-Ams Stuart and Thomas Lead

Airnel T. Abarra for www.pinoyathletics.info SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA-  Fil-Am Caleb Stuart (PAF) impressed the crowd  by throwing in 16.52m which is quite near the SEA Games shot-put record of 17.74m which is still behind his personal best marked at 17.88m. Stuart’s performance today jousted SEA Games silver medalist Adi Aliffudin Hussin of Malaysia (MAS) who…

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2015 Weekly Round up in Athletics January Week 5: Another chance from God Santos sends ripples across Philippine Athletic World

The day of reckoning draws nearer with just seen weeks left for athletes to qualify for the SEA Games athletics team. An athlete who many had written off sent a message that sent ripples through the Philippine Athletic world, proven she was in fact far from done. At a small invitational meet near the famous Paramount Sutdies…

Marestella Torres on her way to a 6.46m seasons best now going for Gold at the Asian Games.

2014 Singapore Open Full Report (merged) (rev 1)

Singapore Open Start Lists and Reviews   Below is the start lists for Singapore. We are just waiting to see who will be approved for the Singapore Open. The PATAFA had entered a team of 19 athletes for the Singapore Open scheduled for August 23-24. Two requests were submitted one for the Asian Games medalists…

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Fil-Heritage 2013 May (Ammended)

Weekly Round Up (May 5)   While the highlight of the week has to be the superb breakthrough of Daniel Noval at the Asian Grand Prix in Thailand breaking the national record with 10.42. Other exciting performances began to pave the way towards the National Games scheduled May 28 to June 2 in Manila. 15…

Torres leaps 6.26m to win the Hong Kong Open

Marestella Torres makes an epic comeback in Hong Kong

Marestella Torres makes an epic Comeback in Hong Kong Inter City, good enough for SEA Games, still chasing Asian Games mark. Marestella Torres showed her timeless pedigree, etching further into Filipino Track and Field history the legacy she has left in the continuation of excellence in the Womens Long Jump. An event beloved to all…

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Marestella and Cid to compete overseas

Long jump Queen back in action This Weekend 2009 Asian Champion and 4x SEA Games champion in the womens Long Jump Marestella Torres makes her return after a year having given birth in January. The 33 year old Torres who holds the SEA Record at 6.71m will see action in Hong Kong Inter City June 28-29. Torres…

Sure to add more depth to mens Pole Vault teenager Paris Pijuan.

2014 Asian Juniors (merged) (rev 1)

Two Athletes will represent the Philippines at the Asian Juniors in Taipei this June 16. Firstly Fil-American Pole Vaulter Paris Pijuan, who is 18 years old who has self funded his own training in Japan and his trip to the prestigious Asian Juniors in Taipei. The 5’11 Pijuan is a student of the California State…

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Palaro Track Princess: Diesto Wins Century Dash

Photos and Text: Airnel T. Abbara for Pinoyathletics.info Text edited contributed: Andrew Pirie SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- Bacolod’s Pride Mary Anthony Diesto adds another laurel for Western Visayas Region Athletic Association (WVRAA) as she dominate the 100m sprints secondary girls at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa here in Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal, Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 07-May. Diesto who earlier captured gold in long jump…

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2014 Palarong Pambansa Athletics Schedule

Palarong Pambansa, Laguna May 4-10 via the DEPED Palaro Site   Day 01 Athletics Tournament 2014 Palarong Pambansa Preview   Airnel T. Abarra SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- Javelin, Shotput, and Hurdles are the curtain raisers on the first day of action for Athletics Tournament of 2014 Palarong Pambansa here in Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal, Santa…

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2014 NCAA Report (updated)

Here are some updates from Day 1 of the NCAA. 20 year old Anfernee Lopena (CSB) won the 100m, from his team mate Daniel Noval (who is graduating this year). Lopena broke Noval’s record with a time of 10.73, the former being 10.84 set last year. In the 400m Lopena who trains more for the…

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Western Visayas PRISAA Regionals 2014 Results

Held at San Jose Antique, circa January 14, 2014. All results hand timed, no wind gauge, the meet is not sanctioned by PATAFA, so no performances qualify as National Records.   Christopher Lirazan the Palaro Champion in the 100,200,400 who had been considered for the national training pool last year took the sprint treble. Lirazan…

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2013 SEA Games Full Report

2013 SEA Games Schedule for Athletics Updated 2013 List of SEA Games Qualifiers SEA Games Team for Athletics   With the SEA Games under way the center piece athletics event will unfold between December 15 to 19. The Philippines will be represented by 24 Athletes in athletics.   1 ULBOC, CHRISTOPHER JR. ,1500, 3K Steeples…

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Torres, 20 other PH hopefuls dropped from PSC priority athlete list

From the Manila Bulletin By Clyde Mariano Published: July 25, 2013 More than 20 national athletes, including two-time Olympian and reigning Southeast Asian long jump queen Marestella Torres, have been removed by Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in the list of priority athletes for different reasons. Most of the athletes, including four cyclists, were dropped from the…

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2012 ASEAN SCHOOLS with Results Attached

(Jul 6) The 4th ASEAN Schools was held at Surabaya, Indonesia on June 28 to July 6 . The event is for high school athletes aged 18 and below . Team Philippines delivered two medals in Athletics. A silver medal was produced by Barefoot runner and Palaro Champion 14 year old Joneza Mie Sustituedo. Sustituedo won the silver in…

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2013 NCAA Full Results

88TH NCAA SCHEDULE Feb 27-28, Mar 1 2013 Pasig, Ultra Kindly provided by David Managuelod . 88th NCAA Track & Field Championships February 27, 28 & March 1, 2013 Venue: ULTRA, Pasig 2:00-8:00PM DAY 1 CALL Holding Event No TIME EVENT Division Remark ROOM 1 Area -o- 2:00 PM OPENING CEREMONY 101 3:00 PM POLE…

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2012 CESAFI Report USPF ends UC’s 12 year reign

. Click Image above to view/enlarge article. Full Results not yet available. Meet Results or full results are welcome please send to pinoyathletics@gmail.com Note being for statistical purposes. NEW UPDATES TO THIS ARTICLE IN RED *CESAFI stands for Cebu Schools Athletics Foundation Inc. The best performer of this meet was again Lorna Olarita who timed 12.5/25.2…

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Palaro 98 and 2012 (merged)

1998 Centennial Palarong Pambansa, Bacolod The 1998 Palarong Pambansa which celebrates 100 years of Philippines Independence was held in Bacolod. This event saw the emergence of many future national stars and future national coaches (then as athletes). This is a partial listing of results that i had saved way back in 1998 when i first…

Julio Bayaban wins the first of three Palaro titles 
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1978 Palarong Pambansa

This is the next set of results I have available.  The 1978 Palarong Pamabansa was held in Cagayan De Oro. Back in these times the Palarong Pambansa actually served as a sort of National Games with just two age grades senior and junior (supposed to be under 20). There was no high school and elementary…

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Jesson Ramil Cid Articles: Joins Adopt an Olympian Program

Decathlete Jesson Cid joins the Adopt an Olympian Program Aug 6, 2014 SEA Games Decathlon Champion and Philippine Record Holder Jesson Ramil Cid, 23 has joined the Adopt an Olympian program of Jim Lafferty. The Former UAAP standout and his Coach Sean Guevarra (who still holds the National Record for High Jump) answered several questions the…

Elma Muros the SEA Games Heptathlon Queen

The Early 80s was an exciting era for Philippine Track and Field. The country was winning international sports events in the region here and there and medals were not hard to come by. A few athletes instantly became household names. Among them is a no-nonsense runner and durable heptathlon athlete named Elma Muros.. . Early…

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2013 Asian Athletics Champs Full Report

Day 1 Report Alejan has a major break through Edgardo Alejan proved his worth after a last minute replacement for 2007 SEA Games Champion Julius Nierras.  Alejan had a massive break through to finish third in Heat 2 in a Personal Best of 47.40s.  The time shattered his then personal best of 48.01 he established at the National Games finishing…

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2012 Compiled Results

Selected Results only if you would like Full Results please email pinoyathletics@gmail.com there may be a processing fee involved. Only selected performances included. .   March 24 to 25, Laguna Time Trial, Sta. Cruz Laguna  Mens 400m: 1. Archand Bagsit 48.0, 2. Edgardo Alejan 48.6 5000m: 1. Rene Herrera 15:14.8 110H: 1. Patrick Unso 14.6 400H: 1.…