SEA Games 2019 volleyball - updates

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Espejo signs with Thai club Visakha after SEA Games silver finish

Dec 10, 2019 - 11:29 PM

Fresh from leading the Philippines to a historic podium finish, Marck Espejo brings his act to Thailand

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Indonesia sweeps anew as PH settles for SEA Games men’s volley silver

Dec 10, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Despite settling for silver, the Philippine men's volleyball team closes out its best SEA Games campaign in 42 years

FIGHTING FORM. The Filipino spikers try to block Indonesia's attack. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Indonesia – SEA Games 2019 men's volleyball gold medal match

Dec 10, 2019 - 12:45 PM

After a miraculous semifinal triumph, the Philippine men's volleyball team shoots for a historic SEA Games gold against Indonesia

Valdez takes benching in stride as PH drops SEA Games bronze match

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:04 PM

After the Philippine volleyball team's gut-wrenching loss, Alyssa Valdez says 'if it’s not our time, it’s not our time'

PH Women's Volleyball team's Alyssa Valdez in tears after losing to Indonesia in the battle for bronze match, in the 30th SEA Games Women's Volleyball on December 9, 2019. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Indonesia deals PH volleyball one last heartbreak in 5-set bronze finish

Dec 09, 2019 - 6:19 PM

The Philippines fails to close it out as Indonesia rallies to spoil the Filipina spikers' bid to end their 14-year medal drought

PAINFUL ENDING. Mylene Paat and the Philippine women's volleyball team end up winless in the regionl meet. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

'Sarap maging Pinoy': Netizens ecstatic with historic SEA Games PH men's volleyball win

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:31 AM

The Philippine men's volleyball team finally gets the attention it deserves and we are all here for it

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Indonesia – SEA Games 2019 women's volleyball battle for bronze

Dec 09, 2019 - 9:35 AM

The Philippine women's volleyball team needs a win now more than ever as it fights for the bronze against Indonesia

Clutch Bagunas delivers as PH rewrites SEA Games volleyball history

Dec 09, 2019 - 12:34 AM

After toppling the kings of Southeast Asian volleyball, Bryan Bagunas and the rest of the Filipino spikers vow to go all out in the gold medal match

PH Men's Volleyball team takes set number 2 versus team Thailand, in the 30th SEA Games Men's Volleyball on December 8, 2019. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PH men's volley dethrones Thais, reaches first SEA Games gold match in 42 years

Dec 08, 2019 - 8:38 PM

In an incredible show of grit, the Philippines shocks defending champion Thailand in a grueling five-setter to advance to the men's volleyball championship round

MAJOR UPSET. Bryan Bagunas soars for a kill as the Philippines stuns powerhouse Thailand. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Thailand – SEA Games 2019 men's volleyball semifinals

Dec 08, 2019 - 12:24 PM

After absorbing its first loss, the Philippine men's volleyball team faces another tough foe in defending champion Thailand in the semifinal round

Maraño praises Valdez for playing through stomach pains

Dec 08, 2019 - 8:43 AM

The Philippine women’s volleyball team rallies together to get its offense going as Alyssa Valdez sits out

GUTSY. Aby Maraño and the Filipina spikers put up a fight despite the odds. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Indonesia rallies past PH in women’s volleyball bronze preview match

Dec 07, 2019 - 8:22 PM

The Philippine women's volleyball team remains winless after bowing to Indonesia in a match serving as preview to their bronze medal duel

Filipina spiker Majoy Baron gets all fired up after scoring a point against the Indonesians. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Indonesia – SEA Games 2019 women's volleyball

Dec 07, 2019 - 12:31 PM

The Philippine women's volleyball team hopes to break through the win column against Indonesia in a preview of their bronze medal match

Indonesia breaks PH’s hearts in men’s volleyball sweep

Dec 06, 2019 - 8:35 PM

The Philippine men's volleyball team heads into a semifinal showdown against defending champion Thailand after absorbing its first loss versus Indonesia

TOUGH DUEL. Filipino star Marck Espejo penetrates team Indonesia's defense. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Indonesia – SEA Games 2019 men's volleyball

Dec 06, 2019 - 1:21 PM

The Philippines men's volleyball team puts its dominant run to a test as it faces another unbeaten squad in Indonesia

Philippines goes down swinging in Thailand sweep loss

Dec 05, 2019 - 8:22 PM

Feeding off captain Aby Maraño’s fire, the Philippines comes out fighting before bowing to 11-time SEA Games women's volleyball champion Thailand

FIGHTING FORM. Philippine volleyball star Alyssa Valdez attacks the defense of powerhouse Thailand. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Thailand – SEA Games 2019 women's volleyball

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:11 PM

The Filipina spikers brace for a tough showdown against Thailand, Southeast Asia’s undisputed best in women’s volleyball

PH men’s volleyball blasts Vietnam for SEA Games semis berth

Dec 04, 2019 - 9:18 PM

Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas showcase their usual dominance as the Philippines clinches a spot in the 2019 SEA Games men's volleyball action

SOLID WALL. The Philippine men's volleyball team puts up a solid defense against Vietnam. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Vietnam – SEA Games 2019 men's volleyball

Dec 03, 2019 - 11:21 PM

After an impressive start to its campaign, the Philippine men's volleyball team targets another commanding win versus Vietnam

PH bows to Vietnam in SEA Games 2019 women’s volleyball debut

Dec 03, 2019 - 8:41 PM

The Philippine women's volleyball team falls short in the opener but not after dragging favored Vietnam to a five-set thriller

GALLANT FIGHT. Aby Maraño and the Philippine women's volleyball team give Vietnam a scare. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Vietnam – SEA Games 2019 women's volleyball

Dec 02, 2019 - 10:38 PM

Bidding to end a 14-year medal drought, the Philippine women’s volleyball team starts its uphill SEA Games climb against dangerous Vietnam

Espejo, Bagunas lead PH domination of Cambodia

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Behind the star duo of Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas, the Philippine men’s volleyball team gets its campaign off to a rousing start

IN SYNC. Philippine head coach Dante Alinsunurin says his wards stuck to the game plan. Photo by Emerald Hidalgo/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Cambodia – SEA Games 2019 men's volleyball

Dec 01, 2019 - 11:54 PM

Led by captain John Vic de Guzman, the Philippine men''s volleyball team opens its SEA Games medal bid against Cambodia

SCHEDULE: SEA Games 2019 volleyball competitions

Dec 01, 2019 - 11:22 PM

Boasting powerhouse rosters, the Philippine volleyball teams vow to regain lost regional glory in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

Rondina, Pons gear up for 2019 SEA Games beach volleyball

Nov 14, 2019 - 9:27 PM

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons hope to show they're all set for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

READY. Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons target a solid showing in the three-day spikefest. Photo release

Kalei Mau doubtful for 2019 SEA Games debut

Nov 08, 2019 - 5:51 PM

Fil-Hawaiian Kalei Mau needs to get clearance from the USA volleyball federation to play for the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

CRUNCH TIME. Fil-Hawaiian Kalei Mau has to secure clearance from the USA volleyball federation in time for the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by  Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PH to take advantage of reduced 2019 SEA Games volleyball tourney

Oct 15, 2019 - 2:18 PM

The 2019 SEA Games women's volleyball tournament will adopt a single round-robin format as only 5 countries have confirmed their participation

MEDAL DROUGHT. The Philippine women's volleyball team hopes to end its 14-year SEA Games medal drought. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Valdez: SEA Games-bound Eya Laure 'not a rookie' on court

Oct 10, 2019 - 5:56 PM

Alyssa Valdez says Eya Laure serves as an inspiration to the Philippine women's volleyball team

SUPER ROOKIE. Only 20 years old, Eya Laure provides a different kind of energy in a veteran-dominated national team. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Valdez, Laure lead 2019 SEA Games PH women's volleyball lineup

Oct 09, 2019 - 8:53 PM

Alyssa Valdez returns for her third straight SEA Games appearance as Eya Laure debuts in the regional meet

VETERAN PRESENCE. Alyssa Valdez represents the Philippines in the 2019 SEA Games hosted by the country. File photo by Asian Games PH media pool