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PATAFA links up with MILO for online kids challenge

PATAFA links up with MILO for online kids challenge

By Kristel Satumbaga         The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) and long-time brand partner MILO are launching an online exercise challenge for kids to keep them in shape during the pandemic. PATAFA chief Philip Juico said the program, which will run for 12 weeks starting Monday, aims to encourage parents […]

Busy sked for track bets next year

      By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA     The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) plans to hold two national open championships in 2021 to keep the athletes in competitive shape for a busy calendar year. PATAFA chief Philip Ella Juico said Tuesday it is part of their mandate to hold the annual tournament, […]

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National trackfest, athletes bubble reset next year

By Kristel Satumbaga           The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) has rescheduled its planned training bubble for national athletes and the annual National Open to early next year. PATAFA chief Philip Juico said their request to hold the two programs are still pending since they have yet to get […]

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Amazing Fil-Aussie rips world age mark in 5,000-meter

      By Kristel Satumbaga     Mia Guillergan, born to Filipino parents in Australia, broke the world record in the 5,000 meters for 11-year-olds old during the recent weekly Manly Warringah Little Athletics meet at the Narrabeen track in New South Wales, Australia. Pinoyathletics.info first reported the feat of the 11-year-old Guillergan, who […]

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Two world records as Farah makes track return, Hassan sizzles

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Mo Farah blitzed to a new world record in the rarely-run one-hour event on his return to the track on Friday at an empty Brussels stadium that also saw Sifan Hassan set a new best in the women’s equivalent race. Three years after having opted for road running, Farah showed […]

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‘Childish’ Obiena falters in Poland tilt

By Kristel Satumbaga     Olympic-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena struggled in his fourth tournament for the month, finishing only fifth in the 66th Orlen Memorial Janusza Kusocinskiego in Poland on Tuesday. Obiena, who is gearing up for next year’s Tokyo Olympics, managed only 5.62 meters in his third attempt and failed to make it to […]

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