Kiram to talk about women in sports

March 10, 2022 Robert Andaya 330 views

IT’S all about women in sports as Sports On Air Weekly joins the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and Commissioner Celia Kiram for another interesting discussion on Friday, March 11.

Kiram, also the chairperson of the PSC oversight committee on women, will talk about the plans to hold more women-oriented sports activities as part of the Women’s Month celebrations.

The only female PSC commissioner will also discuss the highly-successful “Rise Up Shape Up” web series, which tackles the vital role of women in sports and society as well as the Gintong Gawad 2021 Awards, which honors outstanding female achievers.

The forum will start at 10:30 a.m.

This will be the 11th episode of “Sports on Air Weekly”, the hottest sports program managed by veteran sports journalists Ed Andaya of People’s Tonight, Ernest Leo Hernandez of SOA, Gerard Arce of Bulgar, Ivan Saldajeno of Philippine News Agency and Gab Ferreras of Sports PH.

Past “Sports on Air” guests were Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) commissioner Willie Marcial and Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas president Monico Puentevella last Jan. 14; Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) chairman Steve Hontiveros last Jan. 21; Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner and SEA Games chef de mission Ramon Fernandez last Jan. 28;

Philippine Racing Commission (PHILRACOM) Chairman Reli de Leon and PBA coaches Ariel Vanguardia of Blackwater, Chris Gavina of Rain or Shine and Rensy Bajar of NorthPort last Feb. 4;

Pilipinas Super League officials Ricky Chan, Ray Alao and Marc Pingris last Feb. 11; former POC president Cristy Ramos last Feb. 12; Boxing champion Vincent Astrolabio and coach Nonoy Neri last Feb. 17; Wrestling Association of the Philippines president Alvin Aguilar and Kurash Sports Federation head Rolan Llamas last Feb. 18; and Wushu Federation president Freddie Jalasco, Philippne Judo Federation secretary-general David Carter and Samahang Kickboxing ng Pilipinas secretary-general Wharton Chan last Feb. 25; and Association of Boxing Alliance of the Philippines (ABAP)president Ed Picdon lsst March 4.

The weekly sports program is being livestreamed through Sports on Air Facebook page and YouTube channel as well as Sports Corner PH page.