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PH boxing targets 20 events in 2019 SEA Games

Sep 19, 2018 - 10:45 AM

This may be the first time the Southeast Asian Games will include junior events in the boxing tournament

20 EVENTS. 20 gold medals are set to be up for grabs in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games boxing tournament. Photo courtesy of Asian Games PH media pool

Marestella Torres Sunang seeks redemption in SEA Games swan song

Sep 03, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The Filipina long jumper aims to retire with a gold medal in front of the home crowd

FINAL LEAP. Marestella Torres-Sunang is set to retire in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.  Photo by Asian Games medial pool

Eric Cray: 'Worst race in my career'

Aug 31, 2018 - 11:57 AM

The Philippine hurdles king has been juggling training and a full-time job in Texas

RACE TO THE TOP. Eric Cray starts anew with his goal to back on top his game. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Cayetano defends SEA Games logo as 'work in progress'

Aug 29, 2018 - 10:47 PM

'In one sense it worked by gaining interest,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, organizing committee chair of the 30th SEA Games

SEA GAMES. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, organizing committee chair of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, says the logo for the event is a 'work in progress.' Cayetano photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

PH wushu star Parantac puts retirement on hold

Aug 22, 2018 - 7:23 PM

Daniel Parantac plans to retire from international duty after the 2019 SEA Games in Manila

LAST PUSH. Daniel Parantac will not quit until the 2019 SEA Games that will be hosted in the Philippines. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Philippine eagle shines as netizens redesign 2019 SEA Games logo

Aug 21, 2018 - 1:30 PM

(UPDATED) Check out these alternatives that Filipinos came up with, after the government's design drew flak

LOOK: Netizens poke fun at 30th SEA Games logo

Aug 20, 2018 - 6:43 PM

After drawing flak online, the organizers claim that a final version of the SEA Games logo will be released in November

RIDICULE. The proposed logo for the Philippine hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games has been the subject of ridicule since it came out.

LOOK: Basketball, boxing banner 30 sports initially approved for 2019 SEA Games

May 17, 2018 - 5:45 PM

The SEA Games Federation looks to add more sports upon the recommendation of the 11 participating countries

DYNASTY. With the inclusion of basketball again in the SEA Games, Philippines is out there to nab its 19th men's basketball gold medal. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

Injuries, crammed schedules hurt athletics team at 2017 SEA Games - PATAFA

Aug 31, 2017 - 2:46 AM

Philippine athletics looks to resolve issues from the 2017 SEA Games in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games and 2019 SEA Games

SETBACKS. SEA Games Athletics chief Philip Guijo looks to improve the situation of Philippine Athletics based on problems experienced int he 2017 SEA Games. File photo by PSC-POC Media

Hidilyn Diaz misses SEA Games, looks forward to 2019 edition

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:58 PM

The 26 year old was denied a chance to give the Philippines a gold medal after host Malaysia scrapped women s weightlifting from this year s Southeast Asian Games

MISSING SEA GAMES. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz admits she misses the SEA Games atmosphere. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Philippines makes U-turn, will host 2019 SEA Games

Aug 17, 2017 - 8:31 PM

Philippines recommits to host the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

DECLARED. "That's absolutely true. I'm 200 percent sure we are hosting the Games," File photo by Joel Nito/AFP

Filipina tak lagi berminat jadi tuan rumah SEA Games 2019

Jul 25, 2017 - 8:56 PM

Pemerintah Filipina ingin mencurahkan fokus dan sumber dayanya pada rehabilitasi kota Marawi

MENARIK DIRI. Pemerintah Filipina akhirnya memutuskan menarik diri sebagai tuan rumah Sea Games 2019. Mereka mengaku ingin fokus kepada proses rehabilitasi kota Marawi pasca porak poranda akibat peristiwa terorisme. Foto oleh Joel Nito/AFP

PH withdraws interest from 2019 SEA Games hosting due to Marawi conflict

Jul 21, 2017 - 3:09 PM

PSC chairman William Butch Ramirez says the Philippines will focus on the rehabilitation and rebuilding of Mindanao over hosting the SEA Games

WITHDRAWN. The Philippines is out of the running to host the 2019 SEA Games, citing the 'problem of terrorism and atrocities.' Photo by Joel Nito/AFP

Philippines may host 2019 SEA Games as Brunei withdraws

Jun 05, 2015 - 9:26 PM

The Philippines last hosted the SEA Games in 2005 finishing first overall with 113 golds in 291 total medals

The opening ceremony of the 2005 SEA Games in the Philippines, where the Philippines finished number one overall. Photo by Joel Nito/AFP