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Justin Brownlee manages expectations for comeback game

February 19, 2024
Justin Brownlee is tempering expectations ahead of his first game back after serving a months-long suspension due to a doping case. The naturalized forward will be making his much-awaited return to the hardwood when Gilas Pilipinas takes on Hong Kong to start off their FIBA Asia Cup 2025 Qualifiers campaign on February 22 at the […]
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From Stories to Realities: Kai Sotto thrilled to play under Tim Cone

February 19, 2024
Kai Sotto is relishing the opportunity to pick the brains of Tim Cone now that he finds himself playing for the decorated mentor once more in Gilas Pilipinas. The two have previously worked with one another in the men’s team when the 65-year-old served as an assistant to Chot Reyes, but it will be their […]
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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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June Mar Fajardo expresses confidence in Kai Sotto, Carl Tamayo as frontcourt leaders for Gilas

February 19, 2024
June Mar Fajardo is confident with the remaining bigs’ capabilities of manning the front for Gilas Pilipinas in the FIBA Asia Cup 2025 Qualifiers’ first window. The veteran internationalist believes that Kai Sotto and Carl Tamayo can do more than enough as the young guns will have to assume bigger roles up front in this […]
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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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UCAL: RJ Tadeo sparks MCU rout of Guang Ming for back-to-back wins

February 19, 2024
RJ Tadeo delivered another impressive all-around performance as Manila Central University secured its first consecutive victories, defeating Guang Ming College of Tagaytay 76-60 in the Universities and Colleges Athletic League-PG Flex Linoleum Season 6 on Monday at the Paco Arena in Manila. Following his outstanding 16-point contribution in the team’s surprising 74-61 triumph over last […]
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Uratex claims inaugural WPBA 3×3 title

February 19, 2024
Uratex proudly claimed the title of the inaugural champion of the Women’s PBA Invitational. Shanda Anies and Eunique Chan took turns torching Gilas B to secure a convincing 22-15 victory and clinch the title in the revived women’s three-a-side tournament that concluded on Monday at Ayala Malls Glorietta. Anies finished with 10 points, including the […]
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NBTC: USJR rules Visayas Regionals

February 19, 2024
Cebu’s Khalifa University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) emerged as victors in the most competitive NBTC Regional Championship (RC) thus far. Once again, relying on a total team effort that fueled their perfect run, the Jaguars defeated St. Roberts International College (SRIC)-Elite Lab of Iloilo, 62-57, in the final of the 2024 NBTC Visayas RC on […]
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June Mar Fajardo’s Post-Title Priority: A touching visit to late mother’s grave

February 18, 2024
June Mar Fajardo only had one thing in mind after San Miguel clinched the PBA Season 48 Commissioner’s Cup title: fly back home to Cebu. The reigning seven-time MVP wanted to visit his family and, of course, his late mother, Marites, before going back to another tough grind ahead. “Sa ngayon, i-enjoy muna namin. Gusto […]
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UAAP 86 MFB: Basconcillo’s late header completes UP’s come-from-behind win vs UST

February 18, 2024
Austin Basconcillo headed home a late winner to propel University of the Philippines to a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over University of Santo Tomas to close out the opening day of the UAAP Season 86 Men’s Football Tournament on Sunday at the UP Diliman Football Stadium. Basconcillo, who missed out on last season because of an […]
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Adamson soars to first-ever UAAP girls’ volleyball crown in unblemished season

February 12, 2024
History was made by Adamson University at the Filoil Ecooil Centre for the second straight day. The Lady Baby Falcons captured their first-ever UAAP High School Girls’ Volleyball title following a 14-game season sweep, punctuated by a 25-18, 25-18, 28-26 dominance over the National University Nazareth School Lady Bullpups on Monday evening. This breakthrough championship […]
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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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Alinsunurin braces for tough challenge in NU’s title defense

February 12, 2024
Three-time defending champion National University will enter the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball tournament aware of the stronger and better field of competition. Achieving a repeat of the Bulldogs’ 16-game sweep of Season 85 will be much harder. NU will also aim to continue its 34-game winning streak in the league, dating back to its […]
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Shaina Nitura becomes first Adamson Falcon to win UAAP Girls’ MVP

February 12, 2024
By: Justine Anne Gaerlan Adamson University secured its first UAAP High School Girls’ Volleyball top athlete plum. The Lady Baby Falcons’ Shaina Nitura was hailed as the MVP of UAAP Season 86 on Monday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre. The 19-year-old outside spiker secured the top individual award of the season with a stellar performance […]
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Jeffe Gallego steers NUNS past UE to claim UAAP Boys’ Volleyball crown

February 12, 2024
After ceding the title for a single season, National University Nazareth School reclaimed the UAAP High School Boys’ Volleyball title on Monday. The Bullpups denied the University of the East Junior Red Warriors in four thrilling sets, 20-25, 25-16, 27-25, 25-21, to take the winner-take-all Game 3 of the Finals at the FilOil EcoOil Centre. […]
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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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Roma Mae Doromal focused on growth, enjoyment under Sergio Veloso

February 12, 2024
Ateneo de Manila University is ushering in a new era for the upcoming UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. Firstly, the Blue Eagles will welcome a new head coach, Sergio Veloso, who replaces Oliver Almadro. Secondly, the team will shift its focus towards youth, growth, and development, with last year’s leaders Faith Nisperos and Vanie […]
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Shevana Laput takes on a pivotal role in sophomore year for DLSU

February 12, 2024
Shevana Laput started as a seldom-used bench player for De La Salle University in the UAAP Season 85 women’s volleyball tournament last year before playing her way to fame and glory. In the upcoming Season 86 tournament – which starts this Saturday, Feb. 17 – Lady Spikers lead deputy Noel Orcullo revealed that Laput will […]
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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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Magnolia blocks out Abueva controversy: ‘Tinanggal namin ‘yung distractions’

February 7, 2024
It’s all about tuning out the noise for Magnolia. Head coach Chito Victolero said that the recent controversy involving Calvin Abueva hardly bothered the Hotshots as their focus was solely on preparing for Game 3 of the PBA Season 48 Commissioner’s Cup Finals. In fact, it wasn’t even talked about amongst themselves. “Sa totoo lang, […]
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