Busy day at TOPS

November 17, 2021 Robert Andaya 288 views

WHAT’S the latest on 3×3 basketball, jiu-jitsu, mixed martial arts and wushu?

Find out the answers when the Tabloids Organization in Philippine Sports (TOPS) takes the floor for another interesting discussions in the 128th edition of the “Usapang Sports on Air” via Zoom this Thursday.

NorthPort Batang Pier 3×3 basketball coach Jaren Jarencio will talk about the team’s chances in the coming PBA 3×3: tournament starting Nov. 20 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig
Jarencio, son of PBA legend and NorthPort head coach Pido Jarencio, will call the shots for the Batang Pier team of Jervy Cruz, Jeepy Faundo, Mark Olayon and LA Revilla.

Kaila Napolis, who bagged the bronze medal in the World Jiu-jitsu Championship in Abu Dhabi, and coach Ali Sulit will talk about the country’s participation in the international competition.

Multi-awarded Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Agatha Wong and former world wushu champion-turned -coach Samson Co will give an update on their recent online competitions as well as preparations for the Hanoi event and other major tournament next year.

Well-known Brave MMA champion Rolando Dy Navarrete will also announce his plans for the coming year.

TOPS president Ed Andaya of People’s Tonight is inviting all officers and members to attend the weekly public service program sponsored by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and Games and Amusements Board (GAB)

TOPS is composed of editors, columnists, reporters and photographers of the country’s leading national tabloids and friends from different social media groups.

This is the 128th episode of the TOPS “Usapang Sports” since its formal launch at the National Press Club in 2018 and its 70th edition since turning to a new platform due to the pandemic.

Veteran sportscaster Ernest Leo Hernandez is the moderator.