EJ Obiena reinstated to national team

MANILA, Philippines — World No. 3 pole vaulter EJ Obiena has been formally reinstated to the national team, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) confirmed on Wednesday. Obiena, who was unceremoniously dropped from the national team roster due to his then-rift with the Philippine Athletic Track and Field Association (PATAFA), was…

A day in the life of Tori Pena

THE POLE VAULTER: Tori Pena, 25 8AM: Making plans… At the moment, there isn’t really a typical day for me. I’m travelling. I have my training plan all mapped out, mixing the meets I’m doing with preparation for the Olympics. When do I get up? Unfortunately, international competitions like the…