Medal Count (Tally/Standings): 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 2017



The games have already begun on August 14 for the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which will officially run from August 19 to 30.

Here is the medal count or tally of the ongoing 2017 SEA Games, as of August 22:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Malaysia (MAS)
37
28
18
83
2 Singapore (SIN)
19
18
17
54
3 Vietnam (VIE)
14
9
19
42
4 Indonesia (INA)
11
14
22
47
5 Thailand (THA)
10
15
22
47
6 Philippines (PHI)
7
10
11
28
7 Myanmar (MYA)
4
4
5
13
8 Brunei (BRU)
0
1
5
6
9 Laos (LAO)
0
1
1
2
10 Cambodia (CAM)
0
0
5
5
11 Timor-Leste (TLS)
0
0

0
0

[Source / Photo Credit: Kuala Lumpur 2017]

FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Schedule, Results, Live Stream, Stats and Standings



The 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, which known before as FIBA Asia Championship, will run from August 8 to 20. This is the first time in the regional tournament that there will be a joint championship for the Asia and Oceania regions.

The tournament will start with the group phase that features the 16 Asia-Oceania's best basketball nations. They were divided into four groups of four teams each.


The top team from each group will advance to the Quarterfinals. Teams that finish second and third in each group will face off in the "Qualification to the Quarterfinals" playoff games.

Check out the full schedule, results, live stream, stats and team standings below. All times are in Philippine Standard Time.

Group Phase
Tuesday, August 8
06:30 pm | Kazakhstan 49 - 70 New Zealand | [Stats | Highlights]
09:00 pm | Japan 68 - 84 Australia | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | Hong Kong 62 - 77 Chinese Taipei | [Stats | Highlights]

Wednesday, August 9
02:00 am | Lebanon 72 - 66 South Korea | [Stats | Highlights]
06:30 pm | China 87 - 96 Philippines | [Stats | Highlights]
09:00 pm | Iran 101 - 54 India | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | Iraq 75 - 66 Qatar | [Stats | Highlights]

Thursday, August 10
02:00 am | Jordan 68 - 66 Syria | [Stats | Highlights]
06:30 pm | Chinese Taipei 49 - 87 Japan | [Stats | Highlights]
09:00 pm | Australia 99 - 58 Hong Kong | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | South Korea 116 - 55 Kazakhstan | [Stats | Highlights]

Friday, August 11
02:00 am | New Zealand 86 - 82 Lebanon | [Stats | Highlights]
06:30 pm | Qatar 67 - 92 China | [Stats | Highlights]
09:00 pm | Philippines 84 - 68 Iraq | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | India 54 - 61 Jordan | [Stats | Highlights]

Saturday, August 12
02:00 am | Syria 63 - 87 Iran | [Stats | Highlights]
06:30 pm | Japan 92 - 59 Hong Kong | [Stats | Highlights]
09:00 pm | Chinese Taipei 50 - 90 Australia | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | South Korea 76 - 75 New Zealand | [Stats | Highlights]

Sunday, August 13
02:00 am | Kazakhstan 74 - 96 Lebanon | [Stats | Highlights]
06:30 pm | Iraq 60 - 61 China | [Stats | Highlights]
09:00 pm | Philippines 80-74 Qatar | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | Iran 83 - 71 Jordan | [Stats | Highlights]

Monday, August 14
02:00 am | Syria 87 - 78 India | [Stats | Highlights]


Qualification to Quarterfinals
Monday, August 14
11:30 pm | Japan 68 - 81 South Korea | [Stats | Highlights]

Tuesday, August 15
02:00 am | Lebanon 90 - 77 Chinese Taipei | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | China 81 - 79 Syria | [Stats | Highlights]

Wednesday, August 16
02:00 am | Jordan 84 - 70 Iraq | [Stats | Highlights]

Quarterfinals
Wednesday, August 16
11:30 pm | Philippines 86 - 118 South Korea | [Stats | Highlights]

Thursday, August 17
02:00 am | Iran 80 - 70 Lebanon | [Stats | Highlights]
11:30 pm | Australia 97- 71 China | [Stats | Highlights]

Friday, August 18
02:00 am | New Zealand 98 - 70 Jordan | [Stats | Highlights]

Classification 5-8
Saturday, August 19
06:30 pm | Jordan 55 - 86 China | [Stats | Live Stream]
09:00 pm | Lebanon 106 - 87 Philippines | [Stats | Live Stream]

Semifinals
Saturday, August 19
11:30 pm | New Zealand 79 - 106 Australia | [Stats | Live Stream]

Sunday, August 20
02:00 am | Iran 87 - 81 South Korea | [Stats | Live Stream]

Classification 7-8
Sunday, August 20
06:30 pm | Philippines 75 - 70 Jordan | [Stats | Live Stream]

Classification 5-6
09:00 pm | Lebanon 78 - 79 China | [Stats | Live Stream]

Battle for Third
11:30 pm | South Korea 80 - 71 New Zealand | [Stats | Live Stream]

Final
Monday, August 21
2:00 am | Iran 56 - 79 Australia | [Stats | Live Stream]

Team Standings

The 16 competing teams and their standings in group phase.

#
Group A
W
L
Pts
 
#
Group B
W
L
Pts
1
Iran
3
0
6
 
1
Philippines
3
0
6
2
Jordan
2
1
5
 
2
China
2
1
5
3
Syria
1
2
4
 
3
Iraq
1
2
4
4
India
0
3
3
 
4
Qatar
0
3
3
#
Group C
W
L
Pts
 
#
Group D
W
L
Pts
1
New Zealand
2
1
5
 
1
Australia
3
0
6
2
Lebanon
2
1
5
 
2
Japan
2
1
5
3
South Korea
2
1
5
 
3
Chinese Taipei
1
2

4
4
Kazakhstan
0
2
2
 
4
Hong Kong
0
3
3

SOURCE: [FIBA.basketball]

Live Stream: 2017 SEA Games to held its opening ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on August 19



The opening ceremony of the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), branded as Kuala Lumpur 2017 (KL 2017), will be on August 19, 2017 in the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, Malaysia.

The national stadium can accommodate an approximately 80,00 of people and will warmly welcome the fans of the 4,888 athletes of 11 countries that will compete starting on August 19 until August 30 in the SEA Games’ 39 sport categories and 404 events.

Nauraj Singh Randhawa, national high jumper has been chosen to read the athlete's oath in the said ceremony.

Few reminders are given for those who will watch the ceremony in the stadium that several things including cigarettes, knives and firecrackers; snacks such as melon seeds and peanuts; air horns, scissors, umbrellas, and helmets; canned and bottled drinks which will be prohibited inside the venue.

On the other hand, sale of tickets of the events namely badminton, gymnastics, karate, taekwondo, netball and aquatics has started on July 4 while the rest are free for fans to be watched.

The Games will be celebrated together with Malaysia's 60th Independence Day as well as Malaysia Day, thus, KL 2017 will be the sixth time that Malaysia hosts the biennial games.

Below, fans can watch the opening ceremonies live and in 360-degree view from the official Kuala Lumpur 2017 YouTube channel or can download the KL2017 app to watch all the live streams, get real-time results and news, and buy tickets.

Opening Ceremony 360° (6:00 pm to 10:30 pm)


Channel 1 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm)


Channel 2 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm)



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Gilas Pilipinas falls on South Korea, 86-118, ending FIBA Asia Cup 2017 title bid (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas fell on South Korea, 118-86, in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 quarterfinal knockout round of the in Beirut, Lebanon on Wednesday, August 16 (Thursday, August 17, Manila time).

Team Korea was well executed on the game for they missed just five of their 21 attempts beyond the arc, thus, shot better from three-point land (76.19 percent) that it did from two-point distance (62.22%) or from the free-throw line (63 .64%).

The team also had 20 more assists than Gilas, 34-14, and dominated the boards, 34-30, with 66.67 percent shot overall.

Terrence Romeo exploded in the second quarter with a total 22 points and single-handily carried the country on his shoulders which kept Gilas within striking distance, 47-59, at the halftime break.

On the other hand, Christian Standhardinger started hot as he accumulated 9 points in the first quarter and added 17 points and four rebounds all in all, Pogoy chipped in 12 and Jayson Castro with 11 points and four assists.

Oh Se Keun, veteran of the Korean team dominated the match with 22 markers and 5 boards. Kim Sun Hyung followed closely with 21 points and 4 assists.

Gilas Pilipinas will play in the classification round for positions 5 to 8 on Saturday, August 19, against Lebanon.


Video Highlights

Scores:

Korea 118 – Oh 22, Kim S. 21, Kim J. 15, Lee S. 14, Lee J. 11, Park 9, Choi 9, Heo 9, Yang 5, Jeon 3.

Philippines 86 – Romeo 22, Standhardinger 17, Pogoy 12, Castro 11, Aguilar 7, Wright 6, Jalalon 5, Abueva 2, Fajardo 2, Almazan 2.

Quarters: 26-18, 57-49, 86-62, 118-86. Stats via FIBA.com.

Watch: “Love You to the Stars and Back” trailer



Kapamilya love team Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto’s movie “Love You to the Stars and Back” trailer was released on Friday, August 11.

The romantic-comedy movie is a about a teenage girl, Mika, portrayed by Barretto, who believes in aliens and who eventually meets a teenage boy named Caloy (Joshua Garcia) who would ride along her fantasies and her journey in looking for the aliens.


Directed by Antoinette Jadaone, “Love You to the Stars and Back” will start to be seen in theaters on Aug. 30.

Gilas Pilipinas sweeps Pool B of FIBA Asia Cup 2017 after victory over Qatar, 80-74 (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas swept Pool B in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup after defeating Qatar, 80-74, on Sunday August 13 in Beirut, Lebanon.

The 3rd straight win of the team was led by Matthew Wright who scored 25 points together with 4 assists and a 8-0 run including back-to-back triples in the first quarter, to take a 25-16 lead.

Carl Bryan Cruz who also sparked in the game contributed 13 points, Romeo had 10 markers with two rebounds and three assists and Norwood with seven rebounds and five assists thus adding ten points.

Philippines still managed to make 15 of 42 threes, after Terrence Romeo missing all of his six shots from the distance.

With a win-loss record of 3-0, Gilas Pilipinas assured their spot in the quarter finals that will start on August 16, Wednesday and will go against the winner in the game on Monday between Japan and South Korea.


Video Highlights

The scores:

PHILIPPINES 80 - Wright 25, Cruz 13, Romeo 10, Norwood 10, Castro 6, Pogoy 5, Almazan 4, Aguilar 3, Jalalon 2, Abueva 2.

QATAR 74 - Elhadary 18, Saad 18, Erfan 9, Abdelhaleem 8, Mohamed 6, Al-Muftah 6, Mohmmed 4, Al-Darwish 0, Abdelkawy 0, Al-Rayes 0.

Quarters: 25-16, 41-27, 59-47, 80-74. Stats via FIBA.com.

Gilas Pilipinas wins over Iraq, 84-68, seals spot to FIBA Asia QF (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas overcame a rugged start and pulled off a quick 21-0 blast to win against Iraq, 84-68 in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup on Friday, August 11 at Beirut, Lebanon.

Christian Standhardinger scored 12 points in the third period to give his squad the momentum they needed after starting slow and ended with 16 markers and 7 boards.

Terrence Romeo, with a team-high of 17 points to go with 4 assists and two rebounds, exploded for 11 points in the third quarter to turn a 32-31 game at halftime into a full-blown rout.

Carl Cruz provided 11 points on a perfect 3-of-3 clip from beyond the arc, on top of three assists, two boards, and zero turnover in almost 25 minutes of play. RR Pogoy added 9 markers and Norwood ended with 8 points and 7 rebounds.

After acing a record of 2-0, Gilas Pilipinas assured the top spot in the Group B and an outright spot in the quarterfinals.

Philippines is set to face winless Qatar on Sunday for their last game in the first round.


Video Highlights

The scores:

PHILIPPINES 84 – Romeo 17, Standhardinger 16, Cruz 11, Pogoy 9, Norwood 8, Wright 8, Aguilar 5, Jalalon 4, Abueva 3, Almazan 2, Castro 1

IRAQ 68 – Galloway 23, Hamzah 12, Al-Khafaji 8, Ismael 6, Hameed 5, Hamad 5, Abdullah 3, Dhafer 2, Talib 2, Alfburi 2, Aljuboori 0, Alazawi 0

Quarterscores: 17-19, 32-31, 60-40, 84-68. Stats via FIBA.com.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off Luzon



An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off Luzon on Friday (August 11), according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

The quake hit at 1:28 PM and its epicenter was in the Nasugbu, Batangas.




Reported Intensities:
Inensity IV - Calapan, Mindoro; Subic, Zambales; Rosario, Cavite; Manila City; Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
Intensity III - Pateros City; Quezon City; Makati City; Malolos, Bulacan; ,Cainta, Rizal; Calamba, Laguna
Intensity II - Magalang, Pampanga; Tanauan City, Batangas
Intensity I - Talisay, Batangas

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity III - Calumnpit, San Ildefonso, Bulacan; Tagaytay City
Intenisty II - Lucban, Quezon

Philippines defeats China to open 2017 Fiba Asia Cup bid (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas pulled off some revenge for their defeat in the FIBA Asia Championship final 2015, after a victory against China, 96-87, on Wednesday, August 9 in Beirut, Lebanon to open their 2017 FIBA Asia Cup.

Terence Romeo led the Gilas with 26 points on a two-pointer and a huge 3-pointer which broke the 87-all deadlock and pulled Gilas Pilipinas to safety after the team blew a 17-point lead. He converted 5 of 7 triples and added four assists in only 21:30 minutes.

Fil-German Standhardinger, who replaced Andray Blatche, added 15 points with 6 rebounds and one assist, while Jayson Castro and Matthew Wright added 13 and 12 points respectively which gave way for the team’s first win against China since the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup bronze-medal game.

Gilas’ next game will be on Friday, August 11 at 6:30 pm against Iraq in the continuation of the group phase.


Video Highlights

The scores:

PHILIPPINES 96 - Romeo 26, Standhardinger 15, Castro 13, Wright 12, Pogoy 9, Almazan 9, Aguilar 7, Norwood 3, Abueva 2, Cruz 0, Jalalon 0.

CHINA 87 – Guo 18, Zhou 17, Hu 13, Li 11, Liu 9, Wu 6, Han 4, Ren 4, Gu 3, Yu 2, Zeng 0.

Quarters: 26-16, 53-39, 76-70, 96-87. Stats via FIBA.com.

Live Stream: Watch 2017 FIBA Asia Cup free online on Sports5



Sports5, the online sports hub of TV5, will be streaming live and free the games of 2017 FIBA Asia Cup.

The 29th continental basketball championship in Asia will be streamed live from Nouhad Nawfal Stadium in Beirut, Lebanon starting on August 8 to August 20.

Watch the 16 competing teams in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup that include Iran, Jordan, Syria, India (Group A); Iraq, China, Philippines, Qatar (Group B); Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Korea, New Zealand (Group C); and, Japan, Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, Australia (Group D).

The live streaming video of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup is embedded below courtesy of Sports5 YouTube Channel.

VIEW: FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Schedule, Results, Live Stream, Stats and Standings

The games of Gilas Pilipinas, the Philippines national men's basketball team, will also be broadcasted on TV5 and AksyonTV, as posted in Sports5 Facebook page.

Gilas Pilipinas preliminary round schedule:
August 9 vs China - 6:30 PM LIVE on TV5, Aksyon TV and on Sports5
August 11 vs Iraq - 9:00 PM LIVE on TV5, Aksyon TV and on Sports5
August 13 vs Qatar - 9:00 PM LIVE on Sports5 (Delayed telecast on TV5 at 10:00 PM)

Basketball fans can also watch all the games of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup live from Lebanon on LiveBasketball.tv.