PH Asean Para Games moved to March due to ‘funding constraints’

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) View comments The move was made as per the advice of the Philippines Sports Commission to the Philippine Paralympic Committee, according to a statement.The Asean Para Games is a twin event of the biennial Southeast Asian Games, which the Philippines also just recently hosted. “While we have made every effort to prepare the Games in the past 1 and a half years, matters well beyond our control are compelling us to reschedule the event,” said PPC president Mike Barredo.Barredo added that shifting the schedule to March would allow the PPC “to be able to have enough time for financial and logistical matters to be settled.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Leonardo DiCaprio, Taika Waititi, other stars react to Oscar nominations Microsoft ends free Windows 7 security updates on Tuesday Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Garnett head 2020 Hall of Fame nominees ‘People evacuated on their own’ NFA assures ample rice supply in ashfall, eruption-affected areas When Pops met Martin’s son Santinocenter_img Thailand reports case of coronavirus from China Preps for PH Asean Para Games 2020 hosting ‘on track’FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4 No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ FILE – Philippines’ Ernie Gawilan during the Men’s 100m Freestyle – S8 at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium during the Paralympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 11, 2016. Photo by Simon Bruty for OIS/IOC via AFPMANILA, Philippines—The 2020 Asean Para Games hosted by the Philippines has been moved to a later date from its original schedule in January amid “financial constraints and logistical difficulties.”From its original dates of Jan. 18 to 25 2020, the Para Games, a multi-sport event for differently-abled athletes in the region, would instead be held in March.ADVERTISEMENT Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers fleelast_img

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