Philippines / Sports

PATAFA endorses EJ Obiena for SEA Games as mediation ends

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  World-ranked Filipino pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena (Photo from EJ’s FB page) MANILA – The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) and world-ranked pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena have finally settled their misunderstandings as Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairperson Butch Ramirez succeeded in reconciling the two parties through the mediation … Continue reading

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Philippines / Sports

Senator Go rues wasted chance of not having Obiena in pole vault worlds

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena (Photo from EJ Facebook page) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Sunday expressed his disappointment after Ernest John “EJ” Obiena confirmed the night before that he will not be in the World Indoor Championships next week in Belgrade. His absence means Obiena, the world No. 5 … Continue reading