PSC pushes for ASEAN Para Games postponement

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 06:50:29 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO   Putting premium on the safety not only of athletes and delegates but the entire nation as well, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) on Thursday strongly recommended that the ASEAN Para Games scheduled in March be postponed owing to the worsening Wuhan coronavirus epidemic. PSC chairman Butch Ramirez told the media during […]

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Ramirez to POC: Name PH CDM for Hanoi SEA Games early

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:30:12 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO   Chairman Butch Ramirez of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) believes the early appointment of chief of mission to the 31st Southeast Asian Games will help the country in its bid to sustain the momentum gained in winning the overall crown of the 30th edition. Following its supreme showing in the 2019 […]

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Team PH awarded Order of Lapu-Lapu after winning SEAG title

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 09:47:49 +0000

ASIDE from the generous cash incentives from President Duterte and the Philippines Sports Commission, Team Philippines was conferred the “Order of Lapu-Lapu” for winning the overall championship in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Almost 600 medalists trooped to the Palace to meet President and receive their cash reward. Satisfied with the success of Team Philippine, Duterte conferred […]

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New program up for Pinoy spikers after historic SEAG run

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:44:35 +0000

The Board of Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas, Inc. (LVPI) will buckle down to business early next year as it intends to sustain the momentum gained by its men’s team in the just-concluded 30th SEA Games. “Magmi-meet kami siguro third week ng January. I-plot natin ang buong taon,” said LVPI board member and national team program […]

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‘Rocking’ closing ceremony highlights 2019 SEA Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 01:40:06 +0000

CLARK (AFP) – The 30th Southeast Asia Games ended on Wednesday with a rocking closing ceremony in the 20,000-seater purpose-built stadium in Clark, as host nation Philippines ran away winner with 149 gold medals. After a chaotic start beset by organizational gaffes, a presidential apology and online mockery, the Games were briefly hit by a […]

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‘Dream polo field’ wows royalties, VIPs

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:39:56 +0000

Amid the glitches and controversies early on, the just-concluded 30th Southeast Asian Games will definitely go down in history as one of the best sporting shows in the region. Feel-good stories from about every event – 530 in all – in the 56-sports biennial meet were enthusiastically told and re-told by every sports fan, including […]

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After SEAG, volley stars Espejo, Bagunas resume duties as ‘imports’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:35:44 +0000

BY BETHEENA KAE UNITE   After helping the Philippine men’s volleyball team win a historic silver-medal finish in the Southeast Asian Games, volleyball won’t stop for the team’s ace spikers Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas. Shortly after their SEA Games stint, Espejo and Bagunas confirmed that they will be leaving the country to suit up […]

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Eric Cray retains SEAG 400 hurdles crown

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:50:41 +0000

CAPAS, Tarlac – Fil-Am Eric Cray captured his third title in the 400-meter hurdles Tuesday in a fiery windup to the athletics competitions in the 30th Southeast Asian Games here. Cray, 31, took the lead in the last 100 meters and clocked 50.21 seconds, relegating his Indonesian rival (50.81) and the Vietnamese bet (52.30) to […]

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Extraordinary title win for PH bets in SEA Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:35:48 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO CLARKFIELD, Pampanga – As the cauldron gets extinguished Wednesday night and as the athletes, officials and delegates return to their respective countries, the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) believes the hosting of the 30 SEAG will forever hold a special place in their heart. “Extraordinary, exceptional,” Phisgoc Chief Operating Oficer […]

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Cash windfall for SEA Games winners

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:29:13 +0000

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA AND JONAS TERRADO   TRULY a Merry Christmas to all Filipino SEA Games winners. To celebrate the country’s successful title campaign in the 30th edition of the biennial meet, President Duterte, through the Philippine Sports Commission, will give additional cash incentives to all medalists on Dec. 18 at Malacañang. Gold medalists will get […]

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