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Mario Bautista, has been with the entertainment industry for more than 4 decades. He writes regular columns for People's Journal and Malaya.

May 24, 2015

TV5 Gets Rights For Exclusive Coverage Of 28th South East Asian Games In Singapore From June 5 To 16

TV5 IS ALL set to re-ignite our countrymen’s shared passion for sports as it exclusively airs the highly anticipated 28th South East Asian (SEA) Games from June 5 – 16. Viewers and netizens alike will be able to closely follow the journey of the 400+ strong athletes of the Philippine delegation who will be competing in Singapore against 11 neighboring countries in 46 sports, across a total of 402 events. Kapatids all over the country will surely enjoy cheering for their most favorite athletes like volleyball superstar Alyssa Valdez (who has also been named by the Philippine Olympic Committee as the Philippine flag bearer), basketball standouts Marcus Douthit and Kiefer Ravena, world champion Billiards players Efren “Bata” Reyes and Rubilen Amit, world-class boxing pugs Eumir Marical and Josie Gabuco, and the newly revamped “Azkals” Men’s Football Team.

TV5’s exclusive coverage of the 28th SEA Games will kick off with the telecast of the event’s grand opening ceremonies as it happens live in Singapore’s newly built National Stadium on June 5, airing live via Aksyon TV and www.Sports5.ph. The sporting festivities will be highlighted with live airing of the games of Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and Men’s and Women’s Volleyball (both via TV5, Aksyon TV and www.Sports5.ph); and Men’s Football (via Aksyon TV and www.Sports5.ph). Aside from these, TV5 will likewise be putting the spotlight on our brave local athletes who will be competing against the region’s very best in Boxing, Wushu, Billiards, Athletics, Swimming, Cycling, Softball, Shooting, and Netball.