TOPS to discuss sambo, football, triathlon

August 05, 2020

IT will be another busy Thursday for The Tabloids Organization in Philippine Sports (TOPS) with sambo, football and triathlon in the agenda for the 6th “Usapang Sports on Air” via Zoom.

Pilipinas Sambo Federation secretary-general Paolo Tancontian, 7s Football League founder Anton del Rosario and 2019 Southeast Asian Games triathlon silver medalist Kim Remolino will talk about the latest happenings in sports during the pandemic-hit year.

Tancontian will give an update in the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Bangkok, Thailand; Del Rosario will discuss 7s football and other developments in the sport; and Remolino will recall his exploits in the SEA Games in Manila last December.

TOPS president Ed Andaya of People's Tonight is inviting all officers and members of TOPS and friends in the sports community to join the weekly session sponsored by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).

The event is livestreamed thru the “Sports on Air” page on Facebook and YouTube.

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 in response  to  the  coronavirus 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 EugeneTorre, National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) executive director Atty.Cliburn Orbe and University of the East coach Jean Alabanza last July 23; and  Milo  AVP Lester Castilo, PTA coach Igor Mella and SEA Games champion Pauline Lopez last July 30.