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PH long jumper Torres-Sunang takes cue from silver medalist Diaz

Aug 10, 2016 - 1:37 PM

Marestella Torres Sunang like Hidilyn Diaz is in her third Olympics She s hoping the third time is the charm for her as well

LONGEST JUMP. Marestella Torres-Sunang is now a 3-time Olympian with hopes of finally making her mark on the world stage. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rio 2016: Marestella Torres-Sunang

Aug 02, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Filipina long jumper Marestella Torres Sunang has overcome injuries and child birth to prove she can still make it to the world stage for her third Olympics

LONGEST JUMP. Marestella Torres-Sunang is now a 3-time Olympian with hopes of finally making her mark on the world stage. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Torres-Sunang breaks PH long jump record to reach Olympic qualifying mark

Jul 04, 2016 - 10:44 PM

Marestella Torres Sunang could be back in the Olympic fold if her 6 72 meters jump is certified by the IAAF

LONGEST JUMP. Marestella Torres-Sunang may have just snatched back her spot in the Rio Olympics with a strong showing in Kazakhstan. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Olympic long jump champ freezes sperm over Zika fears

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Greg Rutherford s girlfriend Susie Verrill says the couple are increasingly worried about mosquito born Zika which can cause birth defects in babies

SPERM FROZEN. Greg Rutherford from Britain, seen here competing in September 2015, has frozen his sperm over Zika fears as he heads to Rio for the Olympics. Photo by ANTHONY ANEX/EPA