Ateneo de Manila University

Ateneo Lady Eagles turn back NU with a sweep

Mar 17, 2018 - 6:48 PM

Both teams stand on identical 6-3 records in the UAAP Season 80 Women's Volleyball tournament

SWEEP. The Lady Eagles swept the first round leaders National University. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eaglets aim high as top seed of 11th NBTC season

Mar 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Forthsky Padrigao will join the Blue Eaglets as the champion team will be without key players Dave Ildefonso and Joaqui Manuel in the tournament

HEADLINE. Kai Sotto of the Ateneo Blue Eaglets headlines the 11th NBTC Season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ponggay Gaston stars for Ateneo Lady Eagles as a libero

Mar 08, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Out of all his experiments, Coach Tai might have landed a successful one with this

SURPRISES. Ponggay Gaston chips in for the Lady Eagles as a libero despite nursing an injury. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles burn with confidence in second round opener

Mar 07, 2018 - 10:31 PM

With confidence, the Lady Eagles continue to sharpen their basic skills especially in 'receives'

RENEWED CONFIDENCE. Kat Tolentino is burning with renewed confidence as the second round starts. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles exact revenge on FEU with a sweep

Mar 07, 2018 - 6:20 PM

The Lady Eagles halted FEU's 4-game winning streak, turning back the team that defeated them in their opening game

BOUNCE BACK. The Ateneo Lady Eagles bounce back from their loss to DLSU. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles suffer from 'bad timing' in loss to DLSU

Mar 03, 2018 - 9:46 PM

Despite absentees in the crucial match, Ateneo captain Maddie Madayag believes that they weren't totally helpless

'NOT HELPLESS'. Team Captain Maddie Madayag knows that she and Bea de Leon could've made up for the poor reception through blocking. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers bounce back to topple Ateneo

Mar 03, 2018 - 6:41 PM

DLSU snaps the Lady Eagles' 4-game winning streak

RECOVERY. The DLSU Lady Spikers bounce back from their Adamson loss to defeat the Lady Eagles. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eaglets claim UAAP juniors title with thrilling win over NU

Mar 02, 2018 - 7:20 PM

Ateneo buried the memory of its Game 2 loss with a nail-biter in the winner-take-all Game 3 over Nazareth School of NU

JUBILATION. The Ateneo Blue Eaglets celebrate after winning the UAAP juniors basketball basketball championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP, AdMU, DLSU join world's top universities in 2018 subject rankings

Mar 02, 2018 - 5:12 PM

The University of the Philippines ranks in 4 out of 5 broad subject areas, while the Ateneo de Manila University and the De La Salle University rank in two

File photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler, AdMU and DLSU Facebook pages

LOOK: Rain or Shine's Chris Tiu welcomes second daughter

Mar 01, 2018 - 2:28 PM

Mari Diana is the newest addition to the Tiu family

BABY GIRL. Mari Diana is Chris and Clarisse's second daughter. Photo from Instagram (@chris_tiu17)

Dani Ravena to miss Ateneo-DLSU first round match

Feb 28, 2018 - 10:38 PM

Ravena is still recuperating from an appendectomy during the first meeting of Ateneo and DLSU

STAR ROOKIE. Dani Ravena giving the libero duties to Ria Lo, Vanessa Baguiwet and Sydney Eleazar. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo's Deanna Wong 'playing own game' despite comparisons to Cobb of DLSU

Feb 25, 2018 - 8:19 PM

Wong is slowly filling the shoes left by Jia Morado as they head into their match against archrivals La Salle

STEPPING UP. Deanna Wong slowly fills in Jia Morado's shoes especially with her upcoming matchup vs DLSU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles sweep UP for 4th straight win

Feb 25, 2018 - 4:11 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles are on a 4-game winning streak after their victory in the Battle of Katipunan

4TH STRAIGHT WIN. The Ateneo Lady Eagles earn their 4th straight win and it is a sweep.  Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Ateneo, workers union reach agreement on wages, benefits

Feb 23, 2018 - 7:34 PM

The Ateneo Employees and Workers Union lifts its two-day-old strike after agreeing on merit wage increases and non-wage benefits

AGREEMENT. Ateneo management and Ateneo Employees and Workers Union reached an agreement on the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement on Friday, February 23, 2018. Photo from Ateneo de Manila University website

Ateneo's slow crawl back to the top: 'Unti-unti kami umaangat'

Feb 21, 2018 - 5:53 PM

Ateneo finally wins its first 5-setter of Season 80

'TOO EAGER'. Jho Maraguinot makes up for her mistakes for being too eager to top score for the Lady Eagles. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles hold off Adamson for 3rd straight win

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:18 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles escape Adamson's floor D in 5 sets

3 GAMES. The Ateneo Lady Eagles set a 3-game winning streak. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Madayag, Maraguinot don new jersey numbers in Season 80

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:39 PM

Maddie Madayag and Jhoana Maraguinot seize the chance to switch to the numbers that they really desired

NUMBER 13. Jhona Maraguinot's jersey number has been number 13 ever since she started volleyball. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles come from behind to send UE to 4th straight loss

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Ponggay Gaston closes out the match to give Ateneo a two-game winning steak

WINNING STREAK. The Ateneo Lady Eagles continue winning ways.  Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo back to 'happy, happy' mantra in first UAAP Season 80 win

Feb 11, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The Ateneo floor defense will continue to be a work in progress throughout the season

'HAPPY, HAPPY'. The Lady Eagles glow with confidence in their victory over the Sisi Rondina-led UST Tigresses. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles earn first win over UST Tigresses

Feb 11, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles suffer from a one-set deficit before stunning the UST Tigresses

FIRST WIN. The Ateneo Lady Eagles bounce back from a one set deficit to take the game. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Jose Maria Hofileña is new Ateneo Law School dean

Feb 09, 2018 - 3:12 PM

In his memorandum to the Ateneo community announcing Jose Maria Hofileña's appointment, university president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, points out the special mission of lawyers and law students in the era of fake news

HOFILEÑA, Jose Maria G.

Dani Ravena makes immediate impact in UAAP debut for Ateneo

Feb 08, 2018 - 2:11 PM

'To be part of the team is an honor and to wear the jersey of Ateneo has been like my dream of mine ever since'

IMPACT. Dani Ravena shines amongst the stacked libero position of the Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo energizer Ponggay Gaston 'had no fear' with Lady Eagles vs NU

Feb 08, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Gaston contributes a lot more than her 10 points against NU

ENERGIZER. Ponggay Gaston's cheerful nature on and off the court brought the Lady Eagles back to their 'happy, happy' mantra. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs earn second straight win at Ateneo's expense in 5 sets

Feb 07, 2018 - 6:13 PM

Three straight service aces by Jasmine Nabor catapults NU to 2-0 in UAAP women's volleyball

SURVIVAL. The NU Lady Bulldogs survive Ateneo's comeback. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws rally back to take season-opener win over Ateneo

Feb 04, 2018 - 7:12 PM

The thrilling 5th set ends in favor of the FEU Lady Tamaraws

RESILIENCE. The FEU Lady Tamaraws fight back in their match against the Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles return with young but renewed team

Feb 02, 2018 - 10:48 AM

The Lady Eagles leave a tragic 2017 behind and look forward to what Season 80 has in store for them

RETURNING VETERAN. Jho Maraguinot is onto her last playing year with the Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pessumal insists shove on ex-teammate Ravena part of basketball: 'I'm not here to make any friends'

Jan 20, 2018 - 3:46 PM

Long-time friends Pessumal and Ravena don't have plans on making the incident too personal

'PART OF THE GAME'. Von Pessumal says that the shoving incident was all part of the game. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc

UAAP Juniors MVP frontrunner CJ Cansino wants in on 2023 Gilas roster

Jan 13, 2018 - 3:10 PM

Cansino doesn't get as much hype as taller players, but his numbers are hard to ignore

BIG CUB. CJ Cansino may stand just 6-foot-1, but he's making his presence felt on the court with averages of 27.6 points and 14.6 rebounds. Photo from Cansino's Instagram

Ateneo de Manila releases ACET 2018 results

Jan 05, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Results are posted at the Blue Eagle Gym Friday night, and will be available online Saturday

Ateneo employees stage protest to demand higher wages

Jan 03, 2018 - 6:10 PM

(UPDATED) The Ateneo Employees and Workers Union argues that the school has enough funds to provide 'reasonable increases' in their wages and benefits

STRIKE. Employees of Ateneo de Manila University staged a protest outside the school grounds to push for better wages and benefits in their collective bargaining agreement. Photo by Micah Rimando/Matanglawin Ateneo

Why do Filipinos love to celebrate Christmas?

Dec 24, 2017 - 6:27 PM

Sociologists explain why the holiday season is so widely celebrated in the country

HOLIDAYS. Majority of Filipinos anticipate Christmas and expect the season to be happy, results from an SWS survery show. Graphic by Alejandro Edoria

WATCH: Matt, Mike Nieto throwback to Ateneo-La Salle rivalry from the bleachers

Dec 23, 2017 - 12:14 AM

Matt Nieto reminisces about the time when he was once part of the audience during an Ateneo-La Salle game

THROWBACK TIME. The young Nieto twins on the bleachers instead of the hard court. Screenshot from video

Rappler Talk Sports: UAAP S80 men's basketball champions Ateneo Blue Eagles

Dec 13, 2017 - 3:43 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles drop by the Rappler office to talk about their championship win

A brotherhood of champions: A guide to the members who defined the 2017 Ateneo Blue Eagles

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:15 PM

The GUIDON Sports Basketball writers look back at the cast of characters of the 2017 Ateneo Blue Eagles

Ateneo honors its UAAP Season 80 champions with bonfire party

Dec 10, 2017 - 12:18 PM

While the celebrations were for teams of all sports, the men’s basketball team was the focus of the annual party

ONE BIG FIGHT. The Ateneo community comes together to celebrate with their champion teams. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

WATCH: Ateneo UAAP S80 first sem champion teams light bonfire

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:35 AM

The Ateneo community celebrates the glory of their champion teams of the first half of UAAP Season 80

BONFIRE.The Ateneo de Manila University community holds a bonfire party to celebrate its UAAP teams' successes in the first semester of the league. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Baldwin draws inspiration from Bear Bryant in team system

Dec 09, 2017 - 7:56 PM

The success of the team boils down to the character that each Blue Eagle had manifested in the 10 months of training

NO 'I' IN TEAM. Coach Tab Baldwin had to 'break' the Blue Eagles to make them realize the importance of 'team'. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'Trust' turns around Ikeh's last season with the Ateneo Blue Eagles

Dec 08, 2017 - 2:41 PM

It took more than just practice to make a stronger Chibueze Ikeh this UAAP Season 80

TRUST. Chibueze Ikeh caps off his emotional roller coaster college life with a championship and renewed strength. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo captain Vince Tolentino fulfills dream he chased for so long

Dec 07, 2017 - 8:56 PM

The graduating Blue Eagle ends his 5 UAAP playing years with a finals appearance and a championship, both against the Green Archers – thanks to coach Tab Baldwin

5 FRUITFUL YEARS. Vince Tolentino graduates from the team with a happy heart and a championship title. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Promises and a lucky red shirt: Nieto twins continue father's legacy

Dec 05, 2017 - 8:45 PM

'Kasi pag si Mike, when he promises, it usually comes true'

LEGACY. An emotional Nieto family celebrated Matt and Mike's first senior's championship 30 years after Jet Nieto's first UAAP seniors championship in 1987. Photo by Christopher Cancio/The GUIDON

LOOK: St La Salle Hall blazes in blue and green

Dec 04, 2017 - 8:58 PM

'May this remind us of the camaraderie and sportsmanship that the UAAP aims to foster'

UNITY. The facade of St. La Salle hall is now lit up in both green and blue in a show of camaraderie and sportsmanship. Photo from Twitter (@MissionAtDLSU)

IN PHOTOS: UAAP S80 Ateneo vs La Salle Finals Game 3

Dec 04, 2017 - 6:42 PM

Here are photos which capture the drama of the most enduring rivalry in Philippine collegiate basketball's UAAP Season 80 finals game 3 clash

EMOTIONS. Anton Asistio gives Isaac Go a big hug for his dagger tripler that sealed the win for them. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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Dec 04, 2017 - 2:27 PM

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De La Salle Green Archers' UAAP defeat will make them stronger

Dec 04, 2017 - 12:35 PM

'This is a learning experience. You cannot learn by only winning, you also have to learn by losing,' says DLSU big man and UAAP back-to-back MVP Ben Mbala

DETHRONED. The De La Salle Green Archers receive their first runnerup trophy and silver medals. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Manny Pangilinan gifts champion Ateneo Blue Eagles with iPhone X, Hong Kong trip

Dec 04, 2017 - 12:09 PM

(UPDATED) Pangilinan expresses his happiness of overcoming an 'uneasy' feeling in game 2's loss by giving iPhone Xs to each Blue Eagle and an all-expenses-paid trip to Hong Kong

UNFAZED. M.V.P. never really doubted the Blue Eagles since day one. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Fan favorite Chibueze Ikeh leaves the Ateneo Blue Eagles finally a champion

Dec 03, 2017 - 10:19 PM

A towering dunk by Chibueze Ikeh punctuated his final output in the UAAP which gave Ateneo an 82-73 lead and ignited the adoring sea of blue into chanting his name

SWEET VICTORY. Ateneo Blue Eagles Chibueze Ikeh and Thirdy Ravena lift the championship trophy. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: La Salle turns blue as Ateneo wins UAAP crown

Dec 03, 2017 - 9:30 PM

'I told my La Salle friends, you have a great and gracious school,' says Ateneo president Fr Jett Villarin

The De La Salle University building along Taft Avenue in Manila is lit in blue after losing to the Ateneo De Manila University in the UAAP Season 80 Men's Basketball on December 3, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles are UAAP Season 80 champions

Dec 03, 2017 - 5:53 PM

(2nd UPDATE) The Blue Eagles dethrone the De La Salle Green Archers

GRIT. A teary-eyed Thirdy Ravena of Ateneo sings their school hymn. He was named the finals MVP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: UAAP Season 80 Finals Game 3: Ateneo vs La Salle

Dec 02, 2017 - 2:33 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and the De La Salle Green Archers will face each other in Game 3 on Sunday, December 3, 4 pm at the Araneta Coliseum

Ateneo fan apologizes for flashing middle finger at La Salle fans

Nov 30, 2017 - 9:54 PM

The contrite Ateneo alumnus says that he is a 'man of peace' and not a 'violent man'

APOLOGIES. Facebook user Chot Kabigting who is identified as the man to pointed a dirty finger at the La Salle crowd issues a public apology letter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler