SEAG caging gets venue it deserves

first_imgBloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Suzara, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas and SBP president Al Panlilio issued a joint statement Wednesday.“We heard the voices of our people. We were also made aware that some sectors have started to put the blame on certain agencies without really understanding the complexities of the situation,” said the statement.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsA separate statement from Panlilio confirmed the other thing that the country is clamoring for: a National team made up of PBA stars.“As requested by POC president and PBA chair Ricky Vargas, to the SBP which we agreed, we want to bring nothing less than the best PBA talent that we can assemble. We want to win the gold medal in basketball and the SBP is fully committed to make this a reality,” said Panlilio. Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Google Philippines names new country director “Holding an event of this magnitude is a shared responsibility among different sports elders and even our people,” added the statement. “This event is a showcase of our capacity to hold massive regional sporting events.”Suzara said MOA Arena has finally accommodated the basketball event, which is considered the main attraction in the biennial meet owing to this country’s passion for the game.The MOA Arena has staged the Fiba Asia Championships in 2013, and the Olympic Qualifying Tournament, among other big basketball events.But it was reported last week that it cannot hold the basketball games due to several events that got prior bookings.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon eventcenter_img View comments MOST READ Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving Manny Pacquiao, the last boy scout The highly anticipated basketball events in the Southeast Asian Games will be held at SM Mall of Asia Arena, the modern, 15,000-seat venue that was earlier said to be unavailable.This was confirmed by Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee chief operating officer Ramon “Tats” Suzara after a meeting with Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas (SBP) officials.ADVERTISEMENT Miguel Romero Polo: Bamboo technology like no other Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony SEA Games hosting troubles anger Dutertelast_img

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