Arizona State’s Arnecia Hawkins headlines the 12-woman roster, along with UCLA’s Kelli Hayes, George Washington University’s Meilyn Bautista, and Sacramento State’s Gabi Bade as head coach Patrick Aquino fortified his team with sharpshooters.
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
“The Spikers’ Turf is perfect exposure for our national players. We’re looking forward to having them play in our league starting this weekend,“ – Spikers’ Turf tournament director Mozzy Ravena
Speaking at the Philippine Sportswriters Association weekly forum, women’s national team head coach Patrick Aquino said he is confident the selection can carry the country to a respectable finish.
Philippine Football Federation President Mariano ‘Nonong’ Araneta earlier stated that the Philippines would join the competition as part of their preparations for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games which the country shall be hosting.