23rd SEA Games – Philippines 2005.

23rd SEA Games – Philippines 2005.

The 2005 South East Asian Games or 23rd SEA Games were held in Manila Philippines from 27 Nov to 05 Dec 2005. About 5,300 athletes from 11 countries took part in 443 events in 40 Sports. The Philippines led the medals tally.

A stamp featuring the Dragonboat race issued by the Philippines to commemorate the 23rd SEA Games is listed. It was issued on 22 Nov 2005. The logo of the games Ethnic Masked Athlete also features on the stamp.

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PHILIPPINES 23RD SEA GAMES 2005.
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Mozambique Stamps on Sports -1978.

Mozambique Stamps on Sports -1978.

Date of Issue -21 Dec 1978

0.5 escudo – Football                     1.50 escudo -Shot Put         3.00 escudo – Hurdles              7.5 escudo-Basketball.

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MOZAMBIQUE SPORTS 1978
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MOZAMBIQUE SPORTS 1978

Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will be held in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. A lot of Philatelic releases are expected. Keep watching our columns for stories and stamps on Cricket World Cups.

The 1996 Cricket World cup was played in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It was the Sixth World Cup. It was played from 14 February to 17 March 1996 and was also known as Wills’ World Cup 1996. India & Pakistan were hosting the World Cup for the second time whereas Sri Lanka was hosting it for the first time. 12 Countries participated in the tournament. Sri Lanka defeated Australia by 7 Wickets in the final at Gadaffi stadium Lahore to lift the trophy.

Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup
Sri Lanka issued a beautiful miniature sheet containing four triangular shaped stamps to celebrate its victory. The miniature sheet was released on 18 August 1996. The caption on the bottom of miniature sheet read “1996 World Cup Cricket Champions Sri Lanka”.

Rupees 20.00 -Trophy        Rupees 10.50- Wicket Keeper      Rupees 17.00- Batsman   Rupees 2.00 – Bowler.

SRI LANKA 1996 WC CHAMPIONS MS

SRI LANKA 1996 WC CHAMPIONS MS

Stamps on Chris Gayle – 2011 Cricket World Cup- Dominica

Stamps on Chris Gayle – 2011 Cricket World Cup- Dominica

Dominica issued a stamp on Chris Gayle to commemorate 10th Cricket World Cup held in 2011. This stamp was issued on 01 June 2011 and features one of the star players of West Indies who is also creating records in 2019 IPL being held nowadays. The World cup was held in India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka.

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DOMINICA 2011-STAMP ON CHRIS GAYLE AND 10TH WORLD CUP

Third South Pacific Games – Souvenir Booklet Papua New Guinea 1969.

Third South Pacific Games – Souvenir Booklet Papua New Guinea 1969.

The Pacific Games (earlier called South Pacific Games) are held every four years for countries around the South Pacific Ocean. The First Games were held in 1963 and the sixteenth edition will be held in Apia Samoa in July 2019.

The Third South Pacific Games were held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 13-25 Aug 1969. Papua New Guinea issued a set of three stamps to mark the games. The stamps were issued on 13 Aug 1969. The stamp features “Fireball” Class Sailboat.A Souvenir Booklet issued is listed.

5c – “Fireball” Class Sailboat

10c -Swimming Pool

20c – Games Arena Konedobu

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA SOUVENIR BOOKLET 1969- 3RD SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES.
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA SOUVENIR BOOKLET 1969- 3RD SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES.

Third South Pacific Games – First Day Cover 1969.

Third South Pacific Games – First Day Cover 1969.

The Pacific Games (earlier called South Pacific Games) are held every four years for countries around the South Pacific Ocean. The First Games were held in 1963 and the sixteenth edition will be held in Apia Samoa in July 2019.

The Third South Pacific Games were held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 13-25 Aug 1969. Papua New Guinea issued a set of three stamps to mark the games. The stamps were issued on 13 Aug 1969. The stamp features “Fireball” Class Sailboat.

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA FDC 1969 -THIRD SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES.

Stamps on Sports – Guernsey 1986

Stamps on Sports – Guernsey 1986

Guernsey issued a set of six stamps on Sports on 24 July 1986. The Sports featured on stamps are

10p – Bowling           14p – Cricket              22p – Women’s Squash

28p – Women’s Field Hockey      31p – Swimming     34p- Rifle Shooting.

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GUERNSEY FDC 1986 -SPORTS