Unusual love story: Singaporean’s romance with Philippine track queen Lydia de Vega

The Strait Times/Asia Network 08/21/2022

SINGAPORE — He was a Sikh from Singapore. She was a Catholic from the Philippines. Theirs is an unusual love story. Athletics brought them together and for 17 years, they lived together in a flat in Yishun.…

POC bares plans to immortalize the late Lydia de Vega at Olympic museum in Tarlac

Glendale G. Rosal 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As tributes continue to pour for the late “Asian Sprint Queen” Lydia de Vega, who passed away recently, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) also plans to immortalize the Filipina track and field superstar…

EJ Obiena to donate reward from bronze medal win to ailing Lydia De Vega

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 07/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines — EJ Obiena has pledged to donate his incentives from the Philippine Sports Commission to the ailing Lydia De Vega. Obiena, who will receive Php 250,000 from the PSC after setting a new Asian record…

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