The country’s Olympic bid in judo as well as the 2021 FIDE World Cup will be tackled in Tuesday’s online session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum.
Philippine Judo President Dave Carter will discuss the preparations and campaign of first time Olympian Kiyomi Watanabe in the Tokyo Games during the session that starts at 10:00 a.m. Watanabe, 24, clinched an Olympic berth via continental quota in the women’s 63 kg division.
Meanwhile, Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales is going to talk about the Filipino woodpushers’ chances in the FIDE World Cup slated in Sochi, Russia starting on July 3. Gonzales is also National Chess Federation of the Philippines chief executive officer.
The weekly public sports program is presented by San Miguel Corporation, MILO, Amelie Hotel Manila, Braska Restaurant, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation. Its online airing is powered by Smart, with Upstream Media serving as its official webcast partner.
PSA President Rey Lachica of Tempo enjoins members to be part of the discussion via the PSA Facebook page. fb.com/PhilippineSportswritersAssociation. The Forum link is also being shared via Radyo Pilipinas 2 Facebook page.