MANILA, Philippines — Cancellations continued to hit sporting events as heavy rains brought by southwest monsoon and flooding persisted into Tuesday, August 20.
After postponing its juniors division basketball games for today, the UAAP also announced its Wednesday, August 21 games in the seniors and women’s division will also be postponed to another date.
(1/2) From Ms. Malou Isip (UAAP Board/ AdU): Good morning! Due to continuous rain and floods around the metro, we are canceling UAAP Men’s— UAAP Sports TV (@UAAPSportsTV) August 20, 2013
(2/2) and Women’s Basketball games tom, Aug 21 and will be rescheduled to another date. Pls. keep your ticket/s for the meantime. Thank you.— UAAP Sports TV (@UAAPSportsTV) August 20, 2013
The men’s matchups would have seen the debut of new University of the Philippines coach Rey Madrid against University of the East and Ateneo de Manila University taking on University of Santo Tomas in a rematch of the Season 75 finals.
In the women’s division, cancelled games are between De La Salle University and UE and Adamson University versus Ateneo.
The Shakey’s V-League also cancelled their triple-header scheduled for today at the FilOil Flying V Arena.
Good Morning. Please be advised that the V-League games for today (Aug20) are cancelled due to the weather situation. Thank you!— Shakey’s V League (@vleague_ph) August 19, 2013
The following games in the country’s premier volleyball tournament have been postponed to a later date:
Far Eastern University vs Army
Philippine Navy vs Cagayan
Philippine Air Force vs Meralco
In the NCAA, the league has also cancelled the opening of the Swimming Championship and Chess games today.
Due to the bad weather, the opening of the NCAA Swimming Championship set for tomorrow, August 20 will not push… http://t.co/IbNNeeTYPN— NCAA Philippines (@ncaaorgph) August 19, 2013
As per Fr. Vic Calvo of Letran, Chairman of the Chess Tournament this season, the scheduled games tomorrow will… http://t.co/KOwlJAvD7t— NCAA Philippines (@ncaaorgph) August 19, 2013