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Task force starts buildup for Incheon
By: Abac Cordero (The Philippine Star)
MANILA, Philippines - The quest for gold in Incheon begins this week when members of the Asian Games task force sit down with representatives of the different national sports associations (NSAs).
Philippine Sports Commission chairman Richie Garcia, chef-de-mission to the Incheon Asiad set Sept. 19 to Oct. 4, yesterday said consultative meetings with the NSAs will begin on Thursday.
PH finishes 6th in Asean Para Games
By: Emil Noguera (Manila Times)
The Philippines bagged a total of 20 gold medals, good for sixth place overall in the 7th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Para Games held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
The Filipino differently-abled athletes managed to scoop 11 more gold medals on the last two days of the competitions.
VIPs arriving for OCA confab
By: Nick Giongco (Manila Bulletin)
With bigwigs not only from the 45-nation Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) but from the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in attendance as well, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) yesterday boasted that the two-day conclave this weekend should prove that the country is an active player in the region.
“Yes, the OCA executive meeting and 32nd General Assembly should give the Philippines a bright image,” said POC first vice-president Joey Romasanta.
SEAG2013 Wrap: December 18
NAY PYI TAW – A teener who played like a grizzled veteran and a pair of tracksters likewise seemingly ready to take the mantle of responsibility from their more seasoned teammates.
The three acted as vanguard in a six-gold medal haul by Team Philippines Wednesday, stoking its chase in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in different venues here.