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Brooke Van Sickle finds joy in contributing to flourishing Philippine volleyball scene

May 13, 2024
Newly-crowned MVP Brooke Van Sickle was left in awe by the intense passion she witnessed within the Philippine volleyball community during her first campaign with Petro Gazz in the 2024 Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference. The Filipina-American outside hitter expressed delight at being a part of and seeing firsthand the growth of the sport in […]
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Angge Poyos’ injury hits Eya Laure hard

May 13, 2024
University of Santo Tomas great Eya Laure couldn’t help but feel emotional when Golden Tigresses’ top gunner Angge Poyos fell during the second set of Game 1 of the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball Finals. Laure was one of the 20,995 fans in attendance at the SMART Araneta Coliseum last Saturday, sitting beside another school […]
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Sisi Rondina set for indoor NT debut in AVC Challenge Cup

May 13, 2024
Following Choco Mucho’s campaign in the 2024 Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference, Sisi Rondina will immediately head back into action to represent the Philippines in the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Challenge Cup for Women. Rondina confirmed the news to Tiebreaker Times following the Flying Titans’ Game 2 loss to Creamline in the All-Filipino Conference Finals […]
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Alyssa Valdez opens up about Creamline’s toughest conference yet: ‘An unpredictable journey’

May 13, 2024
Alyssa Valdez is once again a champion. Her Creamline Cool Smashers defeated the Choco Mucho Flying Titans in the Finals of the 2024 Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference. This is Valdez’s eighth championship with the Cool Smashers, having been part of the team since its inception back in 2017. With all those titles, Valdez admitted […]
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For Kat, Des, Aduke: Madayag, Choco Mucho plot payback vs Creamline

May 5, 2024
With the odds stacked against them, team captain Maddie Madayag believes resilience will be the key for Choco Mucho as they head into another finals encounter against Creamline without three key players. The Flying Titans secured their second consecutive finals appearance, setting up a rematch with the Cool Smashers in the finale after defeating Petro […]
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Tots Carlos admits Creamline’s resilience tested in long road back to Finals

May 5, 2024
Gone are the days when Creamline simply ran over the competition on its way to the crown. Teams have already caught up, if they haven’t already, with the Cool Smashers, and it’s evident in the ongoing 2024 Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference. Before reaching the finals, Creamline suffered three elimination-round losses to Chery Tiggo, Petro […]
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PVL: Choco Mucho secures rematch with Creamline, denies Petro Gazz

May 5, 2024
Choco Mucho denied Petro Gazz a playoff for the last final spot after taking a four-set, 23-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-20 victory to enter the 2024 Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference finale, Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Sisi Rondina powered the finals-clinching win with 32 points on 30 attacks, one ace, and one block, to […]
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Spikers Turf: Nonwel Sanama leads Savouge to convincing win over VNS

March 15, 2024
Savouge Aesthetics overcame a tight opening frame before dominating VNS-Nasty in straight sets, 26-24, 25-18, 25-17, in the 2024 Spikers’ Turf Open Conference, Friday at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum. The Spin Doctors didn’t have to do much, capitalizing on the Griffins’ 31 errors in the one-hour, 19-minute match to seal their first win of the […]
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‘Ginebra fan’ Alinsunurin wants to instill ‘NSD’ spirit to Choco Mucho

March 15, 2024
Choco Mucho head coach and long-time Ginebra fan Dante Alinsunurin cherished the opportunity to meet Justin Brownlee moments after his team’s straight-set win over Cignal on Thursday night. Alinsunurin had the chance to meet the resident Gin Kings import, who watched the PVL All-Filipino Conference double-header, before the Flying Titans’ post-game press conference and even […]
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Gab Gomez bids farewell to Ateneo

March 11, 2024
Gab Gomez announced his decision to forgo his final year of eligibility and bid farewell to Ateneo de Manila University in a heartfelt social media post on Monday evening. The 24-year-old, with one more year of eligibility remaining, expressed bittersweet emotions as he reflected on his four-year journey with the Blue Eagles. Gomez, a 6-foot […]
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Kevin Quiambao to showcase learnings from SGA in Window 1

February 19, 2024
After being surrounded by numerous NBA stars in Strong Group Athletics, Kevin Quiambao is looking to apply everything that he has learned for Gilas Pilipinas in the upcoming February window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2025 Qualifiers. Quiambao, who received a naturalization offer from the United Arab Emirates following his fine play in the Dubai […]
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Meneses emphasizes one-game-at-a-time approach in AFC 4-peat quest

February 19, 2024
Creamline is hard at work as it tries to clinch its fourth consecutive All-Filipino Conference in the Premier Volleyball League. Fresh from winning their third AFC crown last December, Cool Smashers head coach Sherwin Meneses said that they will take things one game at a time as they look to extend their dominant run in […]
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Mika Reyes out of action for PVL All-Filipino Conference

February 12, 2024
Mika Reyes will miss the entire 2024 Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference, as confirmed by PLDT head coach Rald Ricafort during the PVL Media Day at the TV5 Media Center on Monday night. Reyes underwent an operation to address her nagging right shoulder injury, which has been bothering her since last year. “Si Mika, nagre-rehab. […]
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Kamille Cal ready to shine in sophomore year with Nxled

February 12, 2024
Now entering her second conference in the Premier Volleyball League, Kamille Cal vows to perform much better than before for Nxled in the upcoming All-Filipino Conference. The former National University playmaker has set high expectations for herself ahead of her second conference in the pros. She stated that she will apply everything she learned in […]
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Mars Alba thrives in healthy setter competition in Choco Mucho

February 12, 2024
It appears that Mars Alba had no problems adjusting to her new team. According to the young setter, she found striking similarities between Choco Mucho head coach Dante Alinsunurin and her college coach Ramil De Jesus, which greatly helped her transition to the Flying Titans. “Naaalala ko si Coach Ramil (De Jesus) sa kaniya kasi […]
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Jorelle Singh expresses gratitude to Capital1 for second chance

February 12, 2024
After nearly three years, Jorelle Singh will finally have the opportunity to showcase her skills anew in the Premier Volleyball League. Singh, a product of National University, last played in the country’s premier women’s volleyball league during the 2021 PVL Open Conference in the Bacarra, Ilocos Norte bubble. She was eventually left unsigned before joining […]
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Adamson shocks Akari in 5, clinches Akari Cup

February 7, 2024
Adamson University just scored a massive boost ahead of its UAAP Season 86 Women’s Volleyball Tournament campaign. The Lady Falcons showed maturity beyond years, stunning professional club Akari, 25-19, 29-27, 21-25, 23-25, 15-9 to take home the inaugural Akari Cup, Wednesday at the Adamson Gym. After losing the first two sets, the Eli Soyud-led Chargers […]
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Ivy Lacsina faces March return due to knee injury

February 7, 2024
Ivy Lacsina’s much-anticipated Nxled debut might have to be postponed. Lacsina confirmed in an interview on Wednesday that she suffered a right knee sprain in training, which could sideline her until March. The Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference is set to begin on February 20. “Madaming nangyayari sa akin kasi nagka-injury ako sa tuhod pero […]
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DOJ throws out falsification charges against Bren Chong

February 1, 2024
Bren Esports founder Bernard “Bren” Chong scored another legal victory almost a year after getting cleared of drug smuggling charges. It was announced Wednesday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) junked the falsification charges filed by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against the embattled business man for lack of probable cause. Prosecutor General Benedicto […]
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Justine Jazareno takes leave from Akari as motherhood beckons

February 1, 2024
Justine Jazareno is taking a leave of absence from Akari in the Premier Volleyball League to focus on her pregnancy, VP Global Management announced on Thursday afternoon. “We’re excited to share that our volleyball star, Ms. Justine Jazareno, is eagerly anticipating the joys of motherhood. She has made the decision to take a leave of […]
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Romero sisters draw from father’s legacy for PVL success

January 25, 2024
Capital1 team owners Mandy and Milka Romero are heading to their maiden Premier Volleyball League campaign well-equipped, thanks to their experience as athletes and, of course, the guidance of their sportsman father, Rep. Mikee Romero. Mandy was previously a member of the Muay Thai national team, while Milka is a former co-captain of the Ateneo […]
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Raffy Mosuela to handle Akari on interim basis

January 23, 2024
Raffy Mosuela has been named interim head coach of Akari in the upcoming 2024 Premier Volleyball League season, the team announced on Tuesday afternoon. Mosuela has been part of the Chargers’ coaching staff under Jorge Souza de Brito. He will replace the Brazilian coach as Akari looks to bounce back from a seventh-place finish in […]
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Arrival of Japanese coaches in PVL excites Shaq

January 22, 2024
Cignal head coach Shaq delos Santos believes that the arrival of Japanese coaches in the Premier Volleyball League will serve as a big challenge for local tacticians here in the Philippines. Delos Santos recently attended a training camp in Japan together with the UST Golden Tigresses. He explained that the entry of Japanese coaches in […]
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Ivy Lacsina’s choice rooted in Minowa’s system

January 18, 2024
Ivy Lacsina revealed that Taka Minowa’s system proved to be one of the main reasons why she decided to pick Nxled to be her home following the disbandment of F2 Logistics after the Premier Volleyball League Second All-Filipino Conference. In a video posted by the Chameleons on their Facebook page, the former Cargo Mover standout […]
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Jolina Dela Cruz to miss most of 2024 PVL season after surgery

January 17, 2024
Jolina Dela Cruz has decided to take the right route concerning the treatment of her injury. Four days after signing with Farm Fresh, the 24-year-old spiker out of De La Salle University had successful surgery on a partial anterior cruciate ligament injury in her right knee. “Surgery was a success! Now, let’s get this recovery started,” […]
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Royse Tubino completes Choco Mucho haul

January 15, 2024
Choco Mucho completed an impressive haul on Monday evening. The team announced that Army standout Honey Royse Tubino would be joining the loaded Flying Titans squad. The team’s statement read, “Salute this dynamic soldier-athlete turned powerful open hitter!” “Get ready for a season of explosive and tactical plays!” Tubino previously played for PLDT. Tubino, a […]
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Alyssa Eroa returns to big league, joins Galeries

January 15, 2024
After three years, Alyssa Eroa is back in the Premier Volleyball League. The multiple-time NCAA Best Libero has signed with Galeries for the 2024 PVL Season. The last time the 4-foot-11 played in the pro ranks was with PLDT during the bubble season of the league. Since then, Eroa worked her way back to the […]
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Ivy Lacsina signs with Nxled

December 29, 2023
Ivy Lacsina is the second F2 Logistics Cargo Mover to find a new home after signing with Nxled, the team announced on Friday evening. Lacsina, who showcased her versatility over the past season after being converted from a middle blocker to a wing spiker, is set to reinforce a young Chameleons side that finished ninth […]
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Taka Minowa promoted to Akari, Nxled head of volleyball ops

December 28, 2023
Japanese head coach Taka Minowa is poised to assume a more significant role in the upcoming 2024 season of the Premier Volleyball League. Akari has announced that Minowa, who guided Nxled to an impressive debut in the Second All-Filipino Conference, has been appointed as the Director of Volleyball Operations for both the Chargers and the […]
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Jema Galanza pays tribute to Creamline’s unsung heroes: Negrito, Panaga, and Sato

December 17, 2023
Creamline went through the Premier Volleyball League Second All-Filipino Conference wars without two of their top guns, but still managed to defend its crown against a motivated Choco Mucho squad in a two-game finals series. And they could not have done it without the help of a few unlikely heroes, who stepped up to the […]
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Jema Galanza proud to see sis Mafe deliver in first Finals

December 14, 2023
What transpired on Thursday night proved to be a dream come true for Jema Galanza as she shared the court with her sister, Mafe, in the finals of the Premier Volleyball League Second All-Filipino Conference. Mafe, who played sparingly throughout the conference, provided quality minutes in the Cool Smashers’ 25-23, 19-25, 26-24, 25-22 Game 1 […]
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Shaq Delos Santos credits F2 Logistics for shaping his coaching philosophy

December 14, 2023
Cignal head coach Shaq Delos Santos, the mastermind behind the powerhouse Petron squad that once wreaked havoc in the Philippine Super Liga, expressed his utmost respect to their once long-time rival F2 Logistics following the team’s disbandment last Wednesday. The Cargo Movers, one of the most storied volleyball franchises in the Philippines that won a […]
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Vanie Gandler channels inner ‘RAD’ in Battle for Bronze Game 1 win

December 14, 2023
After her shaky performance in the semifinals, Vanie Gandler made sure to step up to the challenge and help Cignal take Game 1 of the Premier Volleyball League Second All-Filipino Conference battle for bronze against Chery Tiggo. Up against a motivated Crossovers side in the third-place match, the super rookie out of Ateneo rose to […]
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PVL: Choco Mucho vanquishes Cignal in thriller, sets up Rebisco Clasico finale

December 12, 2023
After a long and painful wait, Choco Mucho is heading to the finals of the Premier Volleyball League. For the first time since joining the league in 2019, the Flying Titans finally got the chance to compete for a title after taking down Cignal in four tight sets, 25-20, 23-25, 26-24, 25-23, in Game 3 […]
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Nxled’s first conference run exceeded Minowa’s expectations

December 4, 2023
Japanese head coach Taka Minowa was left in awe by the tenacity displayed by the newly-formed Nxled squad throughout the Premier Volleyball League Second All-Filipino Conference. Minowa admitted that the Chameleons exceeded his expectations after winning four games in their maiden stint, revealing that he thought the team could only win a game or two […]
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Iloilo homecoming boosts Ogunsanya’s morale ahead of semis

December 4, 2023
Aduke Ogunsanya, hailing from Dumangas, Iloilo, expressed her utmost gratitude to her fellow Ilonggos after they swarmed the University of San Agustin Gymnasium to support the PVL on Tour last Saturday. Despite the humid atmosphere inside the venue due to the lack of air conditioning, the fans waved their fans to combat the heat. Moreover, […]
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PVL: PLDT stays in QF hunt as Jolina Dela Cruz suffers injury

November 30, 2023
PLDT snapped its three-game skid, sweeping F2 Logistics 25-21, 27-25, 25-23 to stay in quarterfinals contention in the Premier Volleyball League Second All-Filipino Conference on Thursday night at the Philsports Arena. The High Speed Hitters showed poise under pressure, fending off every rally mounted by the Cargo Movers. Jolina Dela Cruz was lost in the […]
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Facing tall Akari was a learning experience for Creamline, says Tots Carlos

November 30, 2023
Creamline had to work doubly hard to secure its tenth consecutive win after facing a tough challenge from Akari in the Premier Volleyball League Second All-Filipino Conference elimination round on Thursday night. The Cool Smashers initially trailed in the opening set before mounting a significant comeback. However, their efforts fell short as the Chargers – […]
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