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Marcial, Puentevella to talk about issues in sports

January 13, 2022 Robert Andaya 176 views

THE hottest and newest sports talk show on Air — Sports on Air Weekly — welcomes 2022 with a bang with interesting discussions in the wonderful world sports on Friday, Jan. 14.

The two-part program will feature PBA Commissionner Willie Marcial, who will talk about the latest news on the PBA Governor’s Cup, the teams and the players following the postponement of the games due to the surge of the COVID-19 cases; and Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas president Monico Puentevella, who will discuss their preparations for the coming Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam in May.

Marcial is expected to announce the possible course of action of the pro league, including the possibility of resuming the conference in another bubble-type environment.

Puentevella, on the other hand, will give an expert’s opinion on the issue between PATAFA and EJ Obiena.

Leading the weekly round-table discussions are People’s Tonight sports editor Ed Andaya, SOA moderator-host Ernest Leo Hernandez, Bulgar sportswriter Gerard Arce, Philippine News Agency sportswriterIvan Saldajeno and Sports Corner PH host Gab Ferreras.

Sports On Air Weekly is produced by Lightweight Solutions, a leading digital advertising company, and shown live on SOA Facebook page and YouTube channel and Sports Corner PH Facebook page.

The same team of sports journalists were also responsible for bringing outstanding officials and athletes for no-holds barred discussions to help promote local sports.

Among them are International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William Ramirez and Commissioners Ramon Fernandez, Celia Kiram, Charles Maxey and Arnold Agustin, Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) Chairman Steve Hontiveros, PATAFA president Philip Juico, Philippine Olympians Association president Akiko Thomson-Guevarra, actor-sportsman Richard Gomez, Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, Seoul Olympics bronze medalist Arianne Cerdana, Asia’s first GM Eugene Torre, WGM Janelle Frayna, Olympians Elma Muros-Posadas, Eric Buhain, Roel Velasco, Stephen Fernandez, Mary Joy Tabal, Elreen Ando, Irish Magno, Jayson Valdez, Jasmine Alkhaldi and Cris Nievarez, noted athletes Pauline Lopez, Agatha Wong, Jamie Lim, Charo Soriano, Pawie Fornea, Janice Lagman, Khay Santos, Jasmine Mojdeh and Jennelyn Olsim; top sports officials Karen Caballero, Pearl Managuelod, Jonne Go, Ada Milby, Princess Kiram, Freddie Jalasco, Richard Lim, David Carter, Alvin Aguilar, Bones Floro, Monty Mendogoria, Gil Cortez, Epok Quimpo, Carl Sambrano, Paul Elauria, Walter Torres and sports patrons Jeremy Go of Go for Gold and Lester Castilo of Milo.

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