The current state of swimming and the plan to further uplift the country’s grassroots sports program is expected to raise and discussed as swimming legend Congressman Joseph ‘Eric’ Buhain leading the list of guests in the Tabloids Organization in Philippine Sports, Inc. (TOPS) ‘Usapang Sports’ today (August 11) at the Behrouz Restaurant, 50 Scout Tobias-Sct. Fernandez, Timog, Quezon City.
Buhain, a two-time Olympian, SEA Games record holder, and Philippine Sports Hall-of-Famer, will have his hands full in crafting proposed bills intended to amend and strengthen the current laws to give more benefits and health security to retire and current national athletes and coaches.
The former Philippines Sports Commission (PSC) and Games and Amusement Board (GAB) Chairman was elected Congressman for the 1st District of Batangas in last May’s National Election.
He will be joined in the weekly sports forum set at 10:30 am and sponsored by PSC, GAB, Pagcor, and Behrouz, the official venue of TOPS, by former national swimming coach Carlos ‘Pinky’ Brosas who will discuss the forthcoming projects of the Congress of Philippine Aquatics, Inc. (COPA).
TOPS president Maribeth Repizo-Santos of the Pilipino Star Ngayon has invited members and officials as well as sports enthusiasts to attend and participate in the discussion live streaming at TOPS officials’ Facebook page.