SEA Games 2019

SEA Games medal tally: PH still ahead after 8-gold Friday

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna -- The Philippines stayed on top of the medal tally of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after all the medal events that took place on Friday.As of 7:32 p.m., the Philippines had 71 golds, 55 silvers, and 50 bronzes.The home side took eight golds on Friday, headlined by three... Read More

PH out in SEA Games men's indoor hockey

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna -- The Philippines was knocked out from semifinal contention in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games men's indoor hockey competition after losing to Myanmar, 1-3, at the Centtro Mall Badminton Hall here Friday night.Thein Htike Oo and Ko Wai set the tone for Myanmar as they each... Read More

2 more Filipino pugs gain semis

MANILA – Olympians Rogen Ladon and Charly Suarez of the Philippines clinched semis berth in the boxing competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Thursday by outclassing their respective quarterfinal foes at the PICC Forum.Ladon dispatched Indonesia’s Aldoms Sugoro, 4-1, in the... Read More

Ormoc native strikes gold in beach triathlon of modern pentathlon

SUBIC -- Seeking redemption, Michael Comaling copped gold in the beach triathlete event of the 30th Southeast Asian Games modern pentathlon, at the Boardwalk here on Friday.The 19-year-old native of Ormoc City dominated the event that had the competitors undergoing a shoot-swim-run course, clocking... Read More

Hallasgo dethrones Tabal in SEAG women’s marathon

CAPAS, Tarlac – Unheralded Christine Hallasgo pulled off a huge surprise early Friday morning, dethroning defending champion Mary Joy Tabal to secure the 30th SEA Southeast Asia Games women’s marathon crown in the race that began and ended inside the New Clark City Athletic Stadium... Read More

PH’s gold rush continues to keep SEA Games’ wide lead

MANILA – The Filipinos athletes remain unstoppable as they captured eight more gold medals on Thursday, the fifth day of action in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Skateboarders and sambo artists led the gold rush with two golds each for the host country which, as of press time, has tallied 142... Read More

Didal leads 1-2 skateboarding finish for PH

MANILA -- Margielyn Didal added a Southeast Asian Games gold medal to her accolade as she headlined the Philippines' 1-2 finish in the skateboarding Game of SKATE competition at the Sigtuna Hall of the Tagaytay International Convention Center on Thursday.Didal defeated compatriot Christiana Means in... Read More

Elma Muros cites Clark as suitable venue for SEA Games

CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga -- Renowned Filipino athlete Elma Muros on Thursday cited this Freeport as a suitable venue for the various competitions in the ongoing 30th edition of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.Lending support to Filipino athletes competing here, Muros, one of the most decorated... Read More

4 Filipino boxers gain semis berths in SEA Games

MANILA -- Four members of the Philippine boxing team scored smashing victories and advanced to the semifinals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PICC Forum on Wednesday night.Former world champion Josie Gabuco, Aira Villegas, Irish Magno, and Carlo Paalam won their respective quarterfinal... Read More

Cambodia enters SEA Games men's football semis, Azkals out

BINAN, Laguna -- Cambodia took the second semifinal seat for Group A of the Southeast Asian Games men's football competition after a 3-1 win over Malaysia on Wednesday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.The victory put into naught the Philippines' 6-1 blowout of Timor Leste in a... Read More

PH sweeps 4 gold medals in obstacle course

MANILA – The Philippines obstacle course race team swept all four gold medals as the host country remains unthreatened on top of the medal tally of the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games.Kevin Pascua and Rochelle Suarez captured the gold for the Philippines in the individual male and female... Read More

Macrohon gives PH 2nd weightlifting gold in SEA Games

MANILA -- Kristel Macrohon proved her worth by ruling the women’s 71kg division, giving the Philippines its second gold medal at the end of the weightlifting competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium on Wednesday.Inspired by Olympian Hidilyn Diaz’s golden... Read More

PH arnis team pockets 14 golds, earns HK Disneyland trip

MANILA – If and when the Philippines is officially declared overall champion in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, there’s no denying that the country’s arnis martial artists deserve huge credit for the feat.The Filipinos completed an impressive return when it grabbed 14 out of the 20... Read More

PH archers try to end 4-year gold medal drought

CLARK, Pampanga -- A mix of young blood and veterans will try to end the four-year gold medal drought of the Philippines both in the recurve and compound events when the archery competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games is set to open on Thursday here at the Clark Parade Grounds.The 16-man... Read More

Indonesia win complicates SEA Games men's football semis race

BINAN, Laguna -- Indonesia made matters interesting in the race for a semifinal spot in Group B of the Southeast Asian Games men's football tournament with an 8-0 rout of Brunei at the Biñan Football Stadium on Tuesday night.Led by a hat trick from Osvaldo Haay and a brace from Egy Maulana,... Read More

Arnis, wushu boost PH campaign in SEA Games

MANILA – Despite inclement weather due to typhoon Kammuri, Arnis continued to heat up Team Philippines’ campaign in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The Filipino arnis warriors copped two more gold medals in the anyo (form) competitions to wrap up their campaign with a total of 14 mints at... Read More

Yulo, Malaysian gymnast win anew

MANILA -- Carlos Edriel Yulo of the Philippines and Farah Ann Abdul Hadi of Malaysia bagged their second gold medals in artistic gymnastics on Tuesday at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.Yulo scored 14.700 points in his favorite event, the floor exercise, to beat Surintornta Tikumporn of Thailand and Mat... Read More

PH bags wushu overall title in 30th SEA Games

MANILA – Agatha Chrystenzen Wong on Tuesday bagged her second gold medal as the Philippines emerged overall champion at the wushu competition in the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games.The 21-year-old Wong garnered a score of 9.650 points to beat Vietnamese Thi Minh Huyen Tran who settled for... Read More

PH begins quest for 5th straight basketball gold

MANILA -- The Philippines launches its quest for a fifth straight gold medal and 18th overall Wednesday when it battles Singapore as the much-awaited basketball competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games get going at the Mall of Asia Arena.A team managers’ meeting was held Tuesday... Read More

14 SEA Games outdoor events rescheduled due to typhoon

MANILA -- In response to the government’s “cancelation protocol”, the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) on Monday revised the schedules of at least 14 outdoor sports competitions of the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games due to Typhoon Tisoy.In a media... Read More