Tabal, Sotto at TOPS

August 12, 2020

WHAT'S the latest on marathon champion Mary Joy Tabal and her campaign to earn a ticket to next year's Tokyo Olympics?

What keeps the Philippine Pole and Aerial Sports Association (PPASA), headed by Ciarra Sotto and Ayjell Acejas, busy during the pandemic?

What’s the Isolation Basketball Championships of Mindoro Tamaraws team owner-coach Justin Tan all about?

Tabal, Sotto, Acejas and Tan will provide the answers and more in Thursday's 7th “Usapang Sports on Air” by the Tabloids Organization in Philippine Sports (TOPS) via Zoom.

The four prominent personalities will make their debut in the weekly public service program sponsored by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and shown live on Facebook and YouTube.

TOPS president Ed Andaya of People’s Tonight is inviting all officers and members to join the session.

Veteran sportscaster Ernest Leo Hernandez is the moderator.

TOPS is composed of editors, reporters and photographers of the country’s leading national tabloids.

TOPS “Usapang Sports” started to turn to a new platform only last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Past TOPS “Usapang Sports on Air” were PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez and Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) official Stephen Fernandez last July 2; Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Baham Mitra and Youth Football League president Mike Atayde last July 9; Congress of Philippine Aquatics (CPA) president Eric Buhain and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) secretary–general Atty. Edwin Gastanes last July 16; GM Eugene Torre, National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) executive director Atty.Cliburn Orbe and University of the East coach Jean Alabanza last July 23; Milo AVP Lester Castillo, PTA coach Igor Mella and SEA Games champion Pauline Lopez last July 30; and football legend Anton del Rosario, triathlon champion Kim Remolino and Pilipinas Sambo secretary-general Paolo Tancontian last Aug. 6.