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Country’s push to repeat as SEA Games overall champion made harder

APART from the challenges being posed by the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the training regimen of Filipino athletes, presenting a threat to the Philippines in its quest to repeat as Southeast Asian (SEA) Games overall champion is the decision recently by Vietnam to reduce the number of events when it hosts the biennial sporting meet next year.

Discounts granted to national athletes, coaches welcomed

SEEING the value of recognizing the efforts of national athletes and coaches in bringing pride and honor to the country, the Bureau of International Revenue on May 27 issued implementing regulations that provide a 20% discount in the purchase of goods and services to the former, something local sports stakeholders welcomed with open arms.

Zarate files resolution to investigate SEA Games funds use

A LEGISLATOR has called for an investigation on the controversies involving the use of funds for the hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games that was concluded Dec. 11.

Lawmakers to raise P10M for SEAG gold medalists

CONGRESSMEN will raise P10 million from their salaries next month to reward Filipino gold medalists at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, according to a House of Representatives resolution filed yesterday.

Free tickets to be distributed for SEA Games closing, some sports...

FREE TICKETS will be distributed by the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) for the event’s closing ceremony on Dec. 11 and for most of the competitions, except the popular sports basketball, volleyball, and football.

Majority of SEA Games events now open to the public

Calls to make the events in the about-to-start 30th Southeast Asian Games accessible to more people did not fall on deaf ears as organizers have decided to make majority of the games available for free.

SEA Games organizers say contingency plans in place in the face...

With the entry in the country of typhoon “Tisoy” coinciding with the early goings of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, organizers have said contingency plans are already in place to assure that the staging of the biennial regional sporting meet will have as little disruption as possible.

Duterte defends SEA Games cauldron

PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has defended the controversial P55-million cauldron tower at the main venue of the coming 30th South East Asian (SEA) Games, citing that it is the work of a national artist.

No-fly zones set for 30th SEA Games opening, closing events

AREAS AROUND the Philippine Arena in Bulacan and New Clark City in Tarlac will be no-fly zones on Nov. 30 and Dec. 11 for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 30th South East Asian (SEA) Games, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced on Tuesday.

SEA Games-bound shuttlers kick off SMART National Open campaigns

SOUTHEAST Asian Games-bound standouts Ros Pedrosa and Mika De Guzman kicked off their 2019 SMART National Open Badminton Tournament stints in style, Monday evening at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.

TV5 expresses readiness to handle coverage for ’19 SEA Games

DESPITE missing out on the opportunity to be the official broadcaster of the recently concluded Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, TV5...

Solons laud SEA Games medalists

SENATORS Joel Villanueva and Sonny Angara, two lawmakers who are strong advocate of sports, lauded the country’s medalists in the recent Southeast Asian (SEA)...

Philippines hauls gold medals in triathlon

THE THIRD DAY of competition in the 29th Southeast Asian Games started well for the Philippines as it added to its gold medal haul...

SEA Games Federation welcomes PHL reconsideration of 2019 hosting

AFTER previously considering backing out from hosting the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, the Philippines is now pushing through with duties as host, something the...

Filipino archers absorb heartbreaking end to compound event bid

THE Philippines missed out on a chance to bag a gold medal in the compound event in archery at the 29th Southeast Asian Games...

AirAsia Philippines sets #DaretoDream initiative in time for SEA Games

IN connection with the upcoming 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia and its commitment to help in growing the local sports scene, AirAsia Philippines...

Ready for SEA Games 2019

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo FROM its humble beginnings in the late 1950s when it was still known as the Southeast Asian Peninsula Games, the...