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Apl De Ap to ‘rock’ the opening and closing ceremonies of SEAG

Apl De Ap, the former lead singer of the Black Eyed Peas, will perform during the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Phisgoc said Tuesday. During the formal signing rites at the House of Representatives, the Fil-Am hip-hop artis expressed his readiness and excitement to perform before his provincemates. Born Allan Pineda […]

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Philippine archery hopes to do its own share when the Southeast Asian Games returns to the country for its 30th edition later this year. A mixture of young and new comprised both the recurve and compound teams seeing action in the Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 biennial meet where the Filipino archers are eyeing to […]

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No SEAG 3-peat for triathlete Huelgas

NIKKO Huelgas will not get a chance to claim a third straight individual gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games after he was not included in the lineup by the Triathlon Association of the Philippines for the biennial meet slated late this year. TRAP named fast-rising Kim Remolino and John Chicano to represent the country in […]

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Chess targets 2 SEAG gold medals

Chess returns to the 30th Southeast Asian Games after being scrapped in the last two editions with the Philippines hoping to get a fair share of the five gold medals at stake. Swept by Vietnam the last time the country hosted the Games in 2005, organizers limited the events to individual rapid and blitz chess for […]

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Testing the SEAG waters — literally

Filipino swimmers will literally test the waters of the newly-built aquatics center at the New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac, way ahead of the opening of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Philippine Swimming Inc. President Lani Velasco said on Friday that the Philippine National Open set Aug. 31-Sept. 3, will be the first event that […]

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95 hotels,  238 buses for SEAG

THE country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games is off and running. Phisgoc Chief Executive Officer Ramon ‘Tats’ Suzara said on Thursday that 95 hotels, including 26 in Metro Manila, have already been booked in anticipation of the deluge of delegates taking part in the Nov. 30-Dec. 11 sportsfest. While many high-profile sports are going […]

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