The nitty gritty of internet hosting the thirty first Southeast Asian Video games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam—initially set for November this 12 months—shall be mentioned and finalized on Monday subsequent week.
The SEA Video games workplace, which shall be represented by the 11 member international locations, has set the Oct. 18 on-line assembly to deal with the precise dates and the calendar of the biennial meet projected to be pegged in Might 2022, following its postponement.
“Most certainly it’ll push by means of. We’ll know the main points on the 18th,’’ mentioned Philippine Olympic Committee president and Rep. Abraham “Bambol’’ Tolentino.
The federation may also speak concerning the participation of Thailand and Indonesia, two of three international locations sanctioned by the World Anti-Doping Company (Wada) for noncompliance of efficient testing applications and noncompliance with the 2021 Wada Anti-Doping Code.
The assembly amongst SEAG bigwigs shall be presided by Chaiyapak Siriwat of Thailand.
Based mostly on the Wada resolution, Thailand and Indonesia are barred from internet hosting any regional, continental and world tournaments along with North Korea.
Athletes from the three international locations could be allowed to play in main worldwide occasions however their nationwide flags wouldn’t be flown throughout the competitions, very like what Russia was made to do within the final Olympics.
Within the SEA Video games, which was initially set from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2, athletes from Thailand and Indonesia would possibly probably play below the SEA Video games flag.
Based on stories, the postponement of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Video games, presupposed to be performed in Bangkok early subsequent 12 months, may be because of the sanction Thailand received from the Wada.
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