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New-look Foton Tornadoes rebrand to Chery Tiggo Crossovers

Jan 08, 2020 - 6:22 PM

The Chery Tiggo Crossovers beef up their lineup for the 2020 Philippine Superliga season

REBRANDING. The Chery Tiggo Crossovers aim to end their Philippine Superliga title drought this season. Photo from release

F2 Logistics back in PSL finals after trouncing Foton

Aug 20, 2019 - 10:45 PM

The Cargo Movers make sure to avoid semifinal complications by disposing of the Tornadoes in 4 sets

MAIDEN. Kalei Mau reaches her first PSL finals. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


Foton turns back Sta. Lucia for 4th straight win

Jul 16, 2019 - 10:45 PM

The Tornadoes storm back from two sets down to deal the Lady Realtors their seventh consecutive defeat

DOWNWARD SPIRAL. Ruby de Leon and Sta. Lucia continue to struggle in the PSL. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


PSL: Petron snaps Generika-Ayala's streak for solo 2nd place

Jul 09, 2019 - 10:46 PM

Petron and Foton get off to stunning wins in the 2019 PSL All-Filipino Conference

ON TRACK. The Petron Blaze Spikers are still on the path to their title defense. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron, Foton sweep separate PSL foes

Jul 06, 2019 - 11:14 PM

The Blaze Spikers bank on a returning star to roll to a 4-1 record as the Tornadoes also climb to 3-3

IN CONTROL. The Petron Blaze Spikers stay on top of their game. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron outlasts Cignal in PSL thriller; Foton downs PLDT

Jun 30, 2019 - 12:45 AM

The Blaze Spikers rebound from their first loss with a five-set escape over the HD Spikers

GRITTY WIN. The Petron Blaze Spikers get back on the winning track after surviving Cignal’s huge challenge. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

F2 stays unbeaten; PLDT nails first win in PSL

Jun 22, 2019 - 8:25 PM

Ara Galang, Kalei Mau and Aby Maraño take charge as F2 Logistics stay on top at 3-0

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Petron snatches first win over Marinerang Pilipina

Jun 20, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Petron shows no mercy in its bid for a 3-peat Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference title

HOT START. Petron blazes off to a dominant All-Filipino Conference title defense. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Kalei Mau powers F2 to 2nd win

Jun 18, 2019 - 10:40 PM

Kalei Mau delivers despite the dominant La Salle connection in her club

OFFENSIVE FORCE. Kalei Mau scores 17 points fo F2 Logistics. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Santiago, Foton stun F2 Logistics in PSL quarterfinals

Apr 08, 2019 - 7:06 PM

The No. 7 Tornadoes shock the No. 2 Cargo Movers to force a do-or-die quarterfinals match

ONE MORE. Dawn Macandili and the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers fail to dispatch the Foton Tornadoes. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


Petron, Foton remain on top of PSL All-Filipino conference

Nov 20, 2018 - 10:29 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers sweep Sta. Lucia while the Foton Tornadoes overpower Cocolife

UPPER HAND. Foton's Carmina Aganon's shot cruises through the Cocolife blockade of Arianee Angustia and Shang Berte. Photo from release

Generika-Ayala stuns powerhouse F2 Logistics

Nov 13, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Patty Orendain stars as the Lifesavers notch their first victory in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference

ATTACK. F2 Logistics' Aby Maraño fires one past Generika's Fiola Ceballos. Photo from PSL

PSL: F2 Logistics, Foton sustain hot start

Nov 08, 2018 - 10:26 PM

The Cargo Movers and the Tornadoes turn back separate foes to cruise to their second straight victory

SOLID DEFENSE. Foton’s Shaya Adorador and Maika Ortiz put up a defensive wall against Cignal’s Mylene Paat. Photo from PSL

UP, Foton to face off in battle for 7th place

Jul 17, 2018 - 7:39 PM

Both teams will clash in the consolation match on Thursday, July 19

FIRST WIN. The UP-UIA Lady Maroons flashed their best form in the tournament to take their first win. Photo from press release

House panel recommends charges vs Imee Marcos over vehicle purchases

Jul 05, 2018 - 10:39 AM

The House committee on good governance says the purchase of the 110 Foton minicabs were done without public bidding and through cash advances

IMEE MARCOS. Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos during House hearing at the House committee on good government and public accountability on the alleged misuse of the P66.45 million in tobacco funds to purchase motor vehicles in Congress on Thursday. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Generika survives Foton's threat in 5-set thriller

Jun 26, 2018 - 9:04 PM

The Foton Tornadoes tumble to their second straight loss

COMEBACK. Generika powers through the deciding set after gaining momentum from the 4th set. Photo from Philippine Superliga

F2 Logistics drubs Foton in straight sets

Jun 23, 2018 - 11:14 PM

The Cargo Movers spoil the Foton debut of former Ateneo volleyball standout Bea de Leon

WINNING WAYS. The F2 Logistics Carrgo Movers flash their experience to clinch an opening-day victory. Photo from PSL

Viray twins shine as Foton trips Smart to nail PSL quarters berth

May 24, 2018 - 7:28 PM

Collegiate champions Nieza and Jeziela Viray tow Foton to back-to-back victories in beach volleyball action

Smart's Celia Bangad saves the ball as teammate Caitlin Viray looks on in the PSL beach volleyball match won by Viray twins Nieza and Jeziela of Foton.

Petron rallies to steal PSL Grand Prix finals opener; Foton bags bronze

May 01, 2018 - 8:15 PM

American import Channon Thompson delivers huge points down the last stretch of the match

REINFORCEMENT. National University stalwart Jaja Santiago comes to aid the Tornadoes to end their campaign on a high note. Photo from PSL

Imports deliver as F2 Logistics books PSL finals berth

Apr 26, 2018 - 7:37 PM

(UPDATED) Petron dismantles Cocolife in other semi-final duel to nail last title slot

FINALS-BOUND. Kim Fajardo and F2 Logistics head back to the title round after stopping the towering Jaja Santiago and Foton. Photo from PSL

Cocolife downs Cignal, sets semifinal showdown vs Petron

Apr 17, 2018 - 7:29 PM

(UPDATED) Channon Thompson shines as Foton trips Sta. Lucia, claims last Final Four berth

Acy Masangkay and the rest of the Cignal crew struggle on the floor as Cocolife secures a win and a semifinal berth in the PSL. Photo from PSL

Stalzer lifts Petron Blaze past Generika-Ayala in PSL

Mar 06, 2018 - 7:36 PM

The Blaze are unbeaten in five outings in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

VICTORY. The victorious Petron Blaze Spikers. Photo by Philippine Superliga Images

Foton bounces back, sweeps Cocolife for bronze in PSL

Dec 12, 2017 - 7:16 PM

Foton Logistics is the bronze medalist of the Philippine Superliga

BRONZE. Foton bests Cocolife in 3 sets for the bronze medal. Photo by Roman Prospero/Philippine Superliga

Stalzer, Hurley scorch hot as Petron eliminates Foton to return to PSL finals

Dec 09, 2017 - 10:17 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers claim the right to challenge the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers in the best-of-3 finals of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

Foton cools hot-starting Sta. Lucia, seals PSL semis berth

Dec 08, 2017 - 1:28 AM

The Foton Tornadoes arrange a semifinals clash against rivals Petron Blaze Spikers

Petron hands Foton its first loss to clinch top spot in PSL

Nov 14, 2017 - 10:33 PM

Petron now leads the standings with a 5-1 card while Foton suffers its first loss in 5 outings

Photo from Facebook

Foton, Petron kick off 2017 Chooks-to-Go PSL Grand Prix

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:38 PM

PSL action will commence on Saturday, October 21

9 TEAM RECORD. The 2017 Chooks-to-Go PSL Grand Prix will the biggest one to date. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler.

UST’s Cherry Rondina hopes Grand Prix success carries over to UAAP

Dec 12, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The Cebu native hopes to bring more maturity to the Lady Tigresses after winning the PSL Grand Prix with the Foton Tornadoes

MOMENTUM. Cherry Rondina, seen in the photo holding the trophy, wants to carry over her momentum to the upcoming UAAP volleyball season.

Foton secures back-to-back PSL Grand Prix titles after surviving Petron

Dec 10, 2016 - 7:38 PM

The Tornadoes end the season with a bang as they complete back to back championship quest

BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPS. The Foton Tornadoes are back-to-back PSL champions. Photo by Jochebed Awa-ao

PSL: Petron looks past Game 1 loss, strives to even Grand Prix finals

Dec 10, 2016 - 1:40 AM

The Blaze Spikers face their biggest challenge yet needing a win to keep their title hopes alive

DO OR DIE. The Petron Blaze Spikers have to put their frustration over a pivotal Game 1 call to try to even the series in Game 2 on Saturday. Photo by Jochebed Awa-ao/Rappler

PSL: Foton outlasts Petron to take 1-0 lead in Grand Prix Finals

Dec 08, 2016 - 11:26 PM

The Tornadoes are one game away from retaining the Grand Prix title after a 5 set win over the Blaze Spikers

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SCHEDULE: Foton vs Petron - PSL Grand Prix Finals

Dec 04, 2016 - 7:59 PM

Will the Foton Tornadoes complete a back to back gold medal finish or will the Petron Blaze Spikers climb back to the top?

Foton outlasts RC Cola to reach Grand Prix Finals for second straight year

Dec 03, 2016 - 4:35 PM

Ariel Usher led her team back to the Finals after a 5 set thriller against the Lady Troopers

TWISTER. The Foton Tornadoes will try to win their second straight Grand Prix title. Screenshot from livestream

PSL: Foton reigns supreme in battle of top teams

Nov 24, 2016 - 9:31 PM

Jaja Santiago and the Tornadoes claim the top semis spot with a 4 set victory against Petron

TWISTER. The Foton Tornadoes sent the rest of the PSL a stern message with their win over Petron. Screenshot from livestream

Flawless Foton continues to rise with win over Cignal

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:15 PM

UPDATED The Tornadoes add another game to their win streak with a sweep over Cignal

ANOTHER WIN. Jaja Santiago (right) leads Foton to another win in the PSL Grand Prix. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Full-force Foton looks to claim top semifinal spot in PSL Grand Prix

Nov 21, 2016 - 1:26 PM

The defending champions hope to sweep the last remaining games to take the top overall spot

TWiSTER. The Foton Tornadoes were without Jaja Santiago, EJ Laure, and Cherry Rondina in their first loss of the tournament against F2 Logistics. Now with a full team, Foton wants to move to the head of the PSL pack. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PSL: Foton claims crucial 5-set win in Jaja Santiago’s return

Nov 19, 2016 - 6:06 PM

With their full lineup intact Foton beats RC Cola to cruise to their seventh victory

WELCOME BACK. The Foton Tornadoes celebrated the return of Jaja Santiago with a victory. Screenshot from YouTube

F2 Logistics claim first PSL All-Filipino crown after dominating Game 3

Aug 17, 2016 - 9:04 PM

F2 Logistics downs Foton in a do or die Game 3 behind standout performances of Ara Galang and Mika Reyes

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. F2 Logistics handled business in Game 3 to become the new All-Filipino conference champions. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Foton vs F2 Logistics PSL Finals comes down to Game 3

Aug 17, 2016 - 10:41 AM

After F2 failed to clinch the series in Game 2 Foton looks to continue their momentum and clinch the All Filipino crown

The Foton Tornadoes are hoping to replicate this scene from last season. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Foton downs F2 Logistics in 4 sets to extend finals

Aug 13, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Jaja Santiago unleashes 19 points and Cherry Rondina adds 15 as the Tornadoes push the All Filipino Conference to a deciding Game 3

Petron opens PSL title defense with sweep of Foton Tornadoes

Jun 18, 2016 - 6:54 PM

Captain Aiza Maizo Pontillas leads the scoring for Petron with 16 points

DEFENSE. Bernadeth Pons (3) and Shiela Pineda (6) do their part to get Petron's title defense started on the right foot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gonzaga, Bautista carry RC Cola Army A to PSL beach volleyball crown

May 29, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Jovelyn Gonzaga and Nene Bautista defeat Foton’s power duo Cherry Rondina and Patty Orendain in 3 sets to win the PSL Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup

Ara Galang picked first in PSL Draft, CJ Rosario taken second

May 27, 2016 - 6:29 PM

Almost all teams load up on talent except RC Cola Army which passed on both rounds

IN PHOTOS: Foton defeats Petron to win PSL Grand Prix title

Dec 05, 2015 - 9:09 PM

Relive what happened during Game 3

Foton import Lindsay Stalzer named PSL MVP

Dec 05, 2015 - 4:55 PM

Foton Tornadoes power hitting import Lindsay Stalzer was named the 2015 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Most Valuable Player

Lindsay Stalzer basks in her glory just moments after winning a PSL Grand Prix title with the Foton Tornadoes. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Foton defeats Petron in straight sets to win PSL Grand Prix title

Dec 05, 2015 - 4:37 PM

The Foton Tornadoes won the third and deciding match against the Petron Blazing Spikers to win the 2015 PSL Grand Prix title

CHAMPIONS. The Foton Tornadoes have ended the Petron Blazing Spikers' reign atop the PSL. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Blazing Petron demolishes Foton to tie PSL finals series

Nov 30, 2015 - 8:26 PM

Two time defending champions Petron force a do or die Game 3 on Saturday

BLAZING. Petron pushed the PSL finals series to the limit with a 4-set win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Foton shocks Petron to take Game 1 of Philippine Superliga finals

Nov 26, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Foton loses the first set before winning the next 3 to move to the brink of the PSL Grand Prix championship

BLAZED. The Foton Tornadoes moved to within a win of winning the 2015 PSL Grand Prix championship. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Defending champs Petron, Foton begin PSL finals series

Nov 26, 2015 - 3:39 AM

Volleyball fans are set for a thrilling Philippine Superliga Grand Prix finale as Foton slugs it out with two time defending champions Petron in their best of 3 finals

ABOVE THE NET. Jaja Santiago (C) and the Foton Tornadoes will look to end the championship run of the two-time defending champion Petron. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Defending champs Petron seal PSL finals showdown with Foton

Nov 19, 2015 - 10:12 PM

Petron s finals series with Foton begins on Thursday November 26

Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler