Milo Little Olympics venues announced

WITH a month to go before the Milo Little Olympics-Visayas 2017 in Cebu City on August 24 to 29, the official playing venues for the 15 sports events have been announced.

To be played at the SM Seaside are elementary and secondary arnis, chess, gymnastics, karatedo, scrabble, table tennis, and taekwondo.

To be staged at the Cebu City Sports Center are the elementary and secondary athletics, football, sepak takraw, and swimming.

Badminton elementary and secondary will be played at the Metro Sports in Lahug while the elementary lawn tennis will be held at the Altavista Country Club in Pardo. The secondary lawn tennis event will be conducted at the Citi Green Tennis Court in Punta Princesa, Cebu.

Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu in Mandaue City will host the basketball events in both divisions as well as the secondary volleyball. Elementary volleyball will be played at the Sacred Heart School-Old Campus in Talamban.

Some 5,000 student-athletes from Grades 7 to 10 students aged 13 to 17 with cut-off year of 2001, from private and public schools across the Visayas region are expected to converge in Cebu for the games. (HGD)