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Dawn Macandili named second best libero in Asian Seniors tilt

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:26 AM

The De La Salle University standout was one of the Philippines standouts in their eighth place tournament finish

AWARD WINNER. Dawn Macandili was named the second best libero of the Asian Seniors Championship. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The fight goes on for PH volleyball after Asian Seniors stint

Aug 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The Philippine volleyball team has nothing to be ashamed of after giving Kazakhstan a tough fight in their final match at the Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship

ON TO MALAYSIA. “Meron pa tayong SEA Games, bawi lang nang bawi. Laban lang nang laban," says Alyssa Valdez. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

Philippines falls to Kazakhstan again, finishes 8th in Asian Seniors

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:33 PM

The Philippine team wraps up the country s hosting of the Asian tourney with an 8th place finish

SPIKED. Kazakhstan tops the Philippines for the second time in the tournament, relegating the Philippines to eighth place. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra

PH falls to powerhouse Thailand in Asian Seniors quarters

Aug 15, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Team Philippines suffers another loss in a 3 set match against Thailand

FALLING SHORT. A spike gets past PH blockers Maika Ortiz and Jovelyn Gonzaga in the Philippines' loss to Thailand. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

South Korea, KYK send PH volleyball team to second straight loss

Aug 13, 2017 - 7:28 PM

The Philippines falls to South Korea in straight sets as 2012 Olympic MVP Kim Yeon Koung takes charge in Laguna

DOMINANCE. 2012 Olympic MVP Kim Yeon Koung sends a spike sailing past Mika Reyes and Jovelyn Gonzaga. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs South Korea - Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship 2017

Aug 12, 2017 - 7:02 PM

The Philippine team hopes to get back in the winning track against South Korea on Sunday August 13 at 5:30 pm

Vicente proud of PH team for showing heart against seasoned Kazakhstan

Aug 12, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Philippine coach believes exposure against top teams like Kazakhstan will help the squad in future tournaments

PROUD. Despite the loss, Philippine coach Vicente says he's still proud of the team for their determined effort against Kazakhstan. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Philippines vs Kazakhstan - Asian Senior Volleyball Championship

Aug 11, 2017 - 9:14 PM

Relive the Philippine national volleyball team s stand against the higher ranked Kazakhstan crew

Photos by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

PH volleyball team falls to Kazakhstan in Asian Seniors

Aug 11, 2017 - 7:04 PM

The Philippines still qualifies for the tournament s quarterfinals and the 2018 Asian Volleyball Cup

SPIKED. Mika Reyes and Kim Fajardo attempt to block a Kazakh player's spike. Kazakhstan handed the Philippine squad its first loss of the tournament. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

PH into Asian Seniors quarters after Kazakhstan beats Hong Kong

Aug 10, 2017 - 8:21 PM

The Philippines is now ensured of a ticket to the 2018 Asian Volleyball Cup

PILIPINAS VOLLEYBALL. The Philippine women's volleyball team opened the Asian Seniors Championship on a strong note against Hong Kong. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Kazakhstan - Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship 2017

Aug 10, 2017 - 6:54 PM

The Philippines looks to remain unbeaten when the national team faces Kazakhstan on Friday August 11 at 5:30 pm

Teamwork, gutsy effort towed PH volleyball past opening day jitters

Aug 10, 2017 - 2:18 PM

We need to still focus on speed [and] of course our receive and service efficiency says Francis Vicente

WINNING FORMULA. A win by the Philippines against Kazakhstan, or a second loss by Hong Kong will send the Philippine team to the quarters and into the Asian Volleyball Cup next year. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PH volleyball team sweeps Hong Kong to open Asian Seniors campaign

Aug 09, 2017 - 7:37 PM

The Philippines opens the Asian Senior Women s Volleyball Championship with a win in Biñan City

PILIPINAS VOLLEYBALL. The Philippine women's volleyball team opened the Asian Seniors Championship on a strong note against Hong Kong. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: 19th Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship schedule

Aug 07, 2017 - 4:58 PM

The Philippine team is looking to improve its 12th place finish back in 2015

PH team to use Asian Seniors tilt as build up for SEA Games

Jul 01, 2017 - 4:42 PM

The country will host the 19th edition of the tourney from August 9 to 17

PILIPINAS VOLLEYBALL. The Philippine national women's volleyball team will compete in the 19th Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in preparation for the SEA Games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles fend off FEU Lady Tamaraws, set up Finals rematch against La Salle

Apr 23, 2017 - 6:29 PM

UPDATED The best of 3 Finals series will commence on Saturday April 29

REMATCH. The Ateneo Lady Eagles knock off the FEU Lady Tamaraws to set up a UAAP Finals rematch against rivals DLSU Lady Spikers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Eyes on the prize: La Salle shoots for back-to-back titles

Apr 23, 2017 - 1:15 PM

The Lady Spikers now patiently await the results of the remaining semis clash between league leaders Ateneo Lady Eagles and the FEU Tamaraws

FINALS-BOUND. La Salle goes for back-to-back titles in its return to the UAAP Finals. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: ADMU Lady Eagles vs FEU Lady Tamaraws - UAAP Season 79 Final Four

Apr 23, 2017 - 12:35 PM

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LIVE BLOG: DLSU Lady Spikers vs UST Golden Tigresses - UAAP Season 79 Final Four

Apr 22, 2017 - 2:39 PM

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PH volleyball set for busy 2017 after history-making 2016

Jan 07, 2017 - 11:48 AM

The Philippines will have another busy year with 5 international tournaments set for 2017

GLOBAL STAGE. F2 Logistics represented the Philippines in the 2016 FIVB Women's Club Championships held in the Philippines. The final between Pomi Casalmaggiore and Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul set an FIVB record with 6,700 spectators in attendance. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles win bronze in AUG

Jul 16, 2016 - 8:26 PM

The Lady Eagles also finished in third place two years ago in the Palembang Indonesia edition of the tournament

BRONZE. The Alyssa Valdez-led Ateneo Lady Eagles come up with a third place finish at the 18th ASEAN University Games in Singapore. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles fall to Thailand for 2nd straight loss in AUG

Jul 12, 2016 - 6:51 PM

The Philippines has one game left in the elimination round – against host country Singapore

BACK-TO-BACK DEFEATS. The Philippine team, represented by Alyssa Valdez and the Ateneo Lady Eagles, drops its second straight match at the 18th ASEAN University Games women’s volleyball tournament. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles fall to Indonesia in AUG opener

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:12 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles representing Team UAAP Philippines in the ASEAN University Games yield to Indonesia in 4 sets

FIRST LOSS. Alyssa Valdez takes over early but Team UAAP-Philippines, represented by the Ateneo Lady Eagles, loses to Indonesia in 4 sets. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Philippines finishes last in VTV Cup

Aug 01, 2015 - 5:02 PM

The Philippines lost a rematch to Nanjing University in the battle for fifth place in their first appearance in the VTV Cup

Aby Marano and Team Philippines finished last place in their first VTV Cup appearance. Screenshot from YouTube

Philippines ends VTV Cup campaign with loss to Chinese club

Jul 29, 2015 - 8:32 PM

The Philippines dropped their final game to the Liaoning V C volleyball club ending their campaign with a 1 4 record

Aby Marano and Team Philippines ended their campaign with a 1-4 record. Screenshot from YouTube

Philippines defeats China for first win in VTV Cup

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The Philippines won a closely fought 5 setter against Nanjing University

Philippines swept by Thailand, falls to 0-2 in VTV Cup

Jul 26, 2015 - 6:27 PM

The Philippines dropped their second straight game in the 2015 VTV International Women’s Volleyball Cup after getting swept by Thailand’s Under 23 team

Aby Marano and Team Philippines dropped their second straight game. Screenshot from YouTube

Japan takes down Philippines in straight sets

May 04, 2015 - 7:27 PM

Japan takes advantage of the Philippines miscues to grab a straight sets win

Japan's Yuka Imamura (2) and Mami Miura (10) shuts the door on the Philippines' Alyssa Valdez (2). Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Philippines easily dispatches Kazakhstan in straight sets

May 02, 2015 - 6:31 PM

Alyssa Valdez and Jaja Santiago score 19 and 12 points respectively as the Philippines notches its first international volleyball win in a decade

FIRST WIN. The Philippine Women's Volleyball team notches its first international win in a decade thanks to the efforts of Alyssa Valdez (L) and Jaja Santiago (R). File photos by Rappler

Philippines loses to Iran in Asian U-23 debut

May 01, 2015 - 7:42 PM

Despite battling a hand injury Alyssa Valdez scores 31 points for the Philippines

Alyssa Valdez leads the Philippines in scoring despite nursing an injury. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP: Adamson completes Final Four cast with win over FEU

Feb 20, 2014 - 3:37 AM

Adamson University is heading to the UAAP women s volleyball Final Four with a win over FEU on Satuday

FINAL FOUR BOUND. Adamson's Sheila Pineda spikes a point en route to a Wednesday victory. Photo by Josh Abelda

Adamson, FEU battle for last UAAP Volleyball Final Four slot

Feb 19, 2014 - 10:31 AM

Adamson University and Far Eastern University will battle tonight for the final spot in the 76th UAAP Women’s Volleyball tournament Final Four cast

WINNER TAKES ALL. Adamson's Sheila Pineda scores during a showdown with FEU earlier this season against FEU. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Pineda powers Adamson past FEU to take fourth spot

Feb 05, 2014 - 7:20 PM

With their whole campaign at stake Adamson University counted on the league’s second best scorer in Sheila Pineda as they halted Far Eastern University in four sets

FOURTH IN FOUR SETS. Adamson's Sheila Pineda scores on FEU en route to a pivotal victory. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Lady Tams sweep UST to solidify hold of playoffs slot

Feb 02, 2014 - 7:23 PM

With the race for a final four slot intensifying the Far Eastern University earned themselves a better position for a playoffs berth as they demolished University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses in straight sets

UAAP Volleyball: Dindin Santiago scores 23 as Lady Bulldogs sweep UE

Feb 02, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Dindin Santiago registered a season high 23 points as National University made short work of University of the East in UAAP Women s Volleyball action

TOP DOGS. Dindin Santiago of the Lady Bulldogs squad led her team with a season-high 23 points. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Ateneo survives Adamson in five sets

Feb 01, 2014 - 9:55 PM

The Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles almost blew a two set lead but mended just in time to beat Adamson University in an electrifying five setter

UAAP Volleyball: La Salle 3 wins away from season sweep after drubbing UP

Feb 01, 2014 - 5:35 PM

The De La Salle University Lady Spikers overcame a hitch in the second set to cop their 11th straight win this year as they blanked the University of the Philippines Lady Maroons

Lady Spikers drop first set in Season 76 but fend off FEU in 4 sets

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:24 PM

For a set De La Salle University came back to earth but they recovered just in time as they nipped Far Eastern University in UAAP women s volleyball action

DOWN BUT NOT OUT. Mika Reyes, shown during a game earlier this month, and the Lady Spikers looked vulnerable early but emerged to win in 4 sets. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Lady Falcons claw past listless UE to return to .500

Jan 29, 2014 - 4:56 PM

The Adamson University Lady Falcons remained in contention for a Final Four slot after trouncing the University of the East Lady Warriors on Wednesday

UAAP: La Salle Lady Spikers blast UE to complete first round sweep

Jan 15, 2014 - 5:15 PM

The De La Salle University Lady Spikers won their 23rd straight game dominating the University of the East Lady Warriors to finish the first round of eliminations undefeated

DOMINANCE. Lady Spiker Desiree Cheng slams home one of her 8 points. Photo by Josh Abeleda