Singaporeans will be able to cheer on Team Singapore athletes in e-sports (competitive video gaming) as Mediacorp adds a dedicated Toggle channel offering live coverage of Esports events at the 30th SEA Games. This is in addition to the three other channels available on Toggle at toggle.sg/seagames2019, providing the most comprehensive coverage of the Games for local viewers.
For the first time, Esports will be a medal event at a multi-sport competition sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee. Singapore will be sending 20 athletes to compete in all six e-sports events: Arena of Valor, DOTA 2, StarCraft II, Tekken 7, Hearthstone and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, taking place between 5 and 10 December 2019*. The livestream schedule, when confirmed, will be made available on toggle.sg/seagames2019
The 30th SEA Games, taking place in venues across Manila, Clark and Subic in the Philippines from 30 November to 11 December 2019, is billed as the biggest edition in the history of the regional, biennial multi-sport games. Some 9,000 athletes representing 11 countries are expected to compete in 530 events across a record 56 sports.
Mediacorp will deliver more choice to fans following the 30th SEA Games, with coverage on multiple platforms. Across three dedicated channels on Toggle on demand, selected sports and daily highlights on Channel 5 and curated content on Toggle’s YouTube channel, sports fans will be spoilt for choice. For sports news buffs, CNA will provide timely updates across its platforms including TV, digital, YouTube and Telegram.