Go, Nieto to open Sports Summit

Published January 27, 2021, 8:13 AM

by Manila Bulletin Sports

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and Chairman of the House Committee on Youth and Sports Representative John Marvin “Yul Servo” Nieto will grace the opening ceremonies of the National Sports Summit 2021 on Wednesday.

Sports Conversations is a series of weekly conference-type online sessions hosted by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). It starts January 27 via Zoom and shall run until May of this year.

“We are thankful to Sen. Go and Chairman Nieto for their support. We know how much they value the role of sports in nation-building.” said PSC Chairman William ‘Butch’ Ramirez.

“We hope that they will inspire our participants to excel also and make a difference in their respective fields” added Ramirez who is also set to deliver his message during the opener.

NSS 2021, is a three-phased project aimed at taking insights of different sports stakeholder and using those as foundations in crafting a sustainable and workable short to long term plan for Philippine sports. All data gathered in Sports Conversations shall be processed and studied to create a new set of resolutions to be presented to sports leaders for action.

Over 700 participants have registered online representing national sports associations, local government units, government agencies, schools, colleges, universities and sports-interested parties.

The first session will feature United Sports Academy (USSA) President T.J. Rosandich who will talk about Sports Success from a First World Perspective.