Athlete EJ Obiena’s case elevated to Court of Arbitration for Sport

THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has questioned the move of Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) president Philip Juico to elevate the case involving his organization and Olympic pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena.The POC described the move as breaching integrity and putting a damper on a Philippine Senate-led effort to extinguish the crisis […]

Limpag: Obiena, Patafa and Lafferty

As if the EJ Obiena vs. Patafa issue isn’t muddy enough, here comes Jim Lafferty, who said countries are knocking on the embattled Olympian’s door with passports to entice the Filipino pole vaulter to change allegiances. Naturally, Pinoy sports fans, wary of another Wesley So situation, are further putting pressure on the Philippine Athletics Track […]