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    Beach volley, other SEAG events postponed due to typhoon Tisoy

    Dec 3, 2019
    PHOTO: Jerome Ascano

    SEVERAL sports in the 30th Southeast Asian Games have been postponed to a later date due to typhoon Tisoy, according to an advisory issued by the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc).

    The decision was made as Tisoy battered the country on Tuesday that affected the Manila, Clark, Subic, and Southern Luzon clusters of the SEA Games.

    In Subic, games of beach volleyball on Tuesday have been moved to Wednesday, while the canoe/kayak/traditional boat race is now slated on Dec. 6 to 8. Muay will start on Wednesday, while pencak silat will resume play on Wednesday.

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    Sailing/windsurfing events have also been postponed to Wednesday, as modern pentathlon will also start on Wednesday instead of Tuesday due to the weather conditions.

    Surfing and sepak takraw have also been postponed.

    The skateboarding, underwater hockey, and polo matches in the Southern Luzon cluster have been postponed as well.

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      The training schedule of esports in the Manila cluster, meanwhile, has been postponed, as petanque in Clark has also been called off.

      Meanwhile, Phisgoc also announced that several other sports on Tuesday will push through even with the weather conditions.

      The sports set on Tuesday are indoor hockey and netball in Southern Luzon, floorball, badminton, fencing, football, gymnastics, tennis, weightlifting, wushu, volleyball in Metro Manila, rugby 7s, archery, arnis, wrestling, baseball, softball and lawn bowls.

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