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Peping makes last-ditch pitch for SEA GAMES hosting -

Pulling off the Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines will be next to impossible without government support. Philippine Olympic Committee president Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr. has taken cognizance of this fact and personally wrote President Duterte ...and more »

POC: SEAG to boost Phl image - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Olympic Committee president Jose Cojuangco has written President Duterte, expressing “deep regret” that the government is no longer pushing for the hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. At the same time, the POC ...and more »

No to Philippines' hosting of 2019 SEA Games - The Manila Times

(Part 1) The Philippines has withdrawn from hosting the 2019 Southeast Asian Games citing the decision of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to divert the funding for the biennial meet toward the rebuilding of the war-ravaged Marawi City.and more »

SEA Games hosting without gov't support is 'impossible' - Sun.Star

FORMER sports commissioner Monico Puentevella said without government support, hosting the Southeast Asian Games will just be a dream. For Puentevella, who was once chairman of Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), it's almost impossible to host a ...and more »