SEA Games 2019

Rizal Memorial Sports Complex venue 85% ready for SEA Games

MANILA – Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William Ramirez on Monday said renovation of the sports facilities inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex (RMSC) will be finished 10 days before the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Ramirez said the assurance was made by the contractors of the... Read More

Marestella Torres-Sunang 70% ready for 30th SEAG Games

CAPAS, Tarlac -- Veteran long-jumper Marestella Torres-Sunang believes that she has now reached at least 70 percent of her peak in performance as she ruled the women’s long jump of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) athletics test event at the New Clark City (NCC) Athletics Stadium on... Read More

PH Azkals drawn into ‘lighter’ group of SEA Games football

MANILA -- The Philippine Azkals have been bunched in a lighter group alongside Timor Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Malaysia during the ceremonial drawing of lots in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Only the Malaysians, the 2017 edition silver medalists on their home turf, are poised to provide the... Read More

MILO becomes gold sponsor for SEA Games

MANILA – Milo Philippines has formalized a partnership with Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) to become a gold sponsor for the upcoming SEA Games from Nov. 30-Dec. 11.Nestle Philippines' vice president Veronica Cruz, assistant vice president Lester Castillo, Phisgoc chairman... Read More

Espejo, Bagunas lead PH men's volley quest in SEA Games

MANILA — Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas will lead the way for the Philippine men's volleyball team during the country's hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Nov. 28-Dec. 10 at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.Espejo and Bagunas, arguably the two best local spikers right now, are expected to... Read More

Last dash in SEAG preparation 'perfect time' to unite: PSC chair

MANILA — Philippine Sports Commission chairman Butch Ramirez sees the final two months of the Philippines' preparation for the hosting of the Southeast Asian Games as the opportune time for Filipinos to bring out their "We Win As One" mentality.“We are now entering the final two months... Read More

Gilas Men attendance almost perfect in return to practice

MANILA -- Almost everyone in the Gilas Pilipinas Men pool for the Southeast Asian Games was present when the national team began its practice for the said meet on Monday night at the Meralco Gym in Pasig.The 14 selected players present in practice were Japeth Aguilar, Jayson Castro, Arth Dela Cruz,... Read More

Skaters hope to contribute big in PH SEA Games campaign

MANILA -- Skateboarding in the Philippines was catapulted to prominence when Margielyn Didal captured a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games.Didal’s brilliance will certainly rub off to the rest of the national skaters as they seek to rule skateboarding competitions in the coming 30th Southeast... Read More

PH triathletes upbeat to finish strong in 30th SEA Games

MANILA -- Triathlon champion Maria Claire Adorna believes the Philippines’ campaign in the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games in Manila on Nov. 30-Dec. 11 will be a “resounding success.”In triathlon where she is again scheduled to compete, Adorna is confident the triathlon team will... Read More

Phisgoc expects over 35K to sign up for 30th SEA Games

MANILA -- With only less than three months left before the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) on Thursday said over 35,000 people are expected to sign up for the biennial meet.Alona Quintos, the director of accreditation and uniforms, said... Read More

Pringle says he’s willing to join Gilas for SEA Games

MANILA -- Stanley Pringle essentially accepted a call-up to rejoin Gilas Pilipinas Men for the Southeast Asian Games that will take place at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City from December 5-10.On Tuesday, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio named the Ginebra guard to the... Read More

SEA Games soundtrack 'We Win As One' reminder of unity

MANILA -- The official soundtrack of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games was formally released on Tuesday with no less than Lea Salonga performing it live in front of the media at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City."I love the song," Salonga, well known for her Broadway musical performances, said about... Read More

Tripartite agreement for hosting of 30th SEA Games signed

MANILA -- The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Philippine SEA Games Organizational Committee Foundation, Inc. (Phisgoc) on Wednesday signed a tripartite agreement to assure hassle-free and successful hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games from Nov. 30 to... Read More

BCDA backs proposed national sports academy in New Clark City

MANILA -- The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) fully supports the proposal of Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go to establish the National Academy of Sports in New Clark City."We laud the initiative of Senator Bong Go to push sports development in the country further. New Clark... Read More

PH eyes first table tennis gold in 30th SEA Games

MANILA – The Philippines hopes to make history by winning its first-ever gold medal in table tennis in the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Manila on Nov. 30-Dec. 11.With the proper motivation and extensive training here and abroad, Philippine Table Tennis Federation, Inc. (PTTFI) President Ting... Read More

CDM to NSAs: Field ‘only’ qualified athletes to SEA Games  

MANILA – Team Philippines chef de mission (CDM) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez said on Thursday the national sports associations (NSAs) should field only the deserving athletes in the 30th Southeast Asian Games which the country will host... Read More

Allianz PNB Life to support PH athletes in ASEAN Para Games

MANILA — Allianz PNB Life expressed its support for the Philippine para obstacle course racing team for the 2020 ASEAN Para Games by becoming its official life insurance partner.Allianz PNB Life signed a memorandum of understanding with the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation and the... Read More

PRRD to inaugurate New Clark City sports complex in November

CAPAS, Tarlac-- Officials of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said Friday the world-class New Clark City sports complex will be finished in 43 days with no less than President Rodrigo R. Duterte to lead the inauguration of the hub of the 30th Southeast Asian Games slated from... Read More

3 PH sports bodies link up for SEAG

MANILA - The major stakeholders of Philippine sports will work hand-in-hand to ensure the successful hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG)."The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) and the Philippine Olympic Committee... Read More