Aligned with the theme, “We Win as One”, the tripartite agreement for the 30th Southeast Asian Games hosting was formally signed by Philippine Sports Commission Chairman William I. Ramirez, Philippine Olympic Committee President Abraham N. Tolentino and Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizational Committee Inc.(PHISGOC) President and COO Ramon Suzara on Wednesday at the PSC Conference Room in Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila.
Sibol (translated in English as “growth”) is an apt reference tothe national team as it signifies not only the rise of esports around the world but also the advancement of esports talent in the Philippines.
Aranar and Nualla, who are qualified for this year’s Southeast Asian Games, bested second placer Mark Jayson Gayon and Mary Joy Renigen and third placer Tristan John Ducay and Aileen Patrice De Lara to win the Grade A Standard title of the competition organized by DSCPI President Becky Garcia. #DanceSports
Tan, 19, claimed the championship by rolling a leading 1,687 pinfalls in eight games to beat Malaysian Megan Zaqrul Haiqal by five pins, while Japanese Keita Tokushia settled for third place with 1,657 pinfalls at the Singapore Bowling Tamasek Club in Rifle Range, Singapore.
Dr. Alejandro Pineda, head of the Philippine Anti-Doping Organization (PHI-NADO), will update sportswriters about the country’s anti-doping preparations in the coming SEA Games. #TOPS
Billed as Olympic Day and Lakad Para Atleta 2019, the event witnessed for the first time ever, a unity walk of abled body athletes walking side by side with para athletes to give life to the event theme, “Unity and Transformation Through Sports.”
According to POC board member lawyer Clint Aranas, the Olympic council is the franchise-holder of the SEA Games and other international tournaments as mandated by the SEA Games Federation Council, Olympic Council of Asia and the International Olympic Committee. #SEAGames2019
“There is nothing wrong with the change of leadership now. Kung nawala yung isa, may papalit naman. Tuloy-tuloy lang dapat yung paghahanda natin para sa SEA Games,” – Dr. Ernesto Jay Adalem
“If we are united, we can produce miracle in the Southeast Asian Games,” – PSC Chairman William Ramirez
This was stressed by three-time SEA Games gold medalist Gretchen Malalad during her appearance in the 20th “Usapang Sports” by the Tabloids Organization in Philippine Sports (TOPS) at the National Press Club in Intramuros.