One of Taka Minowa’s goals is to help PH volleyball reach Olympics

Alas Pilipinas girls coach Taka Minowa.–Photo from SMM Volleybal MANILA, Philippines — New Alas Pilipinas girls coach Taka Minowa believes providing more international exposure to the country’s grassroots program is crucial to the development of Philippine volleyball. The Japanese coach, who was tasked to handle the youth team, is eager to help young Filipino players…

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Ex-NBA player Chase Budinger makes Olympics in beach volleyball

FILE– Chase Budinger, who is a fomer NBA player, is set to play in the Paris Olympics in beach volleyball. Adam Hagy/Getty Images/AFP  Former NBA player Chase Budinger is going to the Olympics — for beach volleyball. The 6-foot-7 Californian, who helped Arizona reach the Sweet 16 in 2009 before playing seven seasons with the…

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PVL stars, celebrities share love for volleyball at All-Star game

Ced Domingo.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Premier Volleyball League (PVL) stars Ced Domingo, Dani Ravena, and Fifi Sharma relished the experience of playing with ABS-CBN celebrities in the Star Magic All-Star Games on Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Domingo and Ravena helped the Lady Spikers complete a “four-peat” after overcoming the Sharma-led Lady Setters, 25-20,…

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Alas Pilipinas podium finish ushers in new era for PH volleyball

Alas Pilipinas players celebrate after being Australia again to claim the bronze medal in the AVC Challenge Cup 2024. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net By Jia De Guzman’s standards, the latest success of the national women’s volleyball team could be the birthplace of a dream. “We’re really hopeful, we’re looking forward to more preparations for the upcoming tournaments…

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NU volleyball programs basks in rare feat of UAAP golden double

NU Bulldogs celebrate the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball championship. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — National University is proud to make history by ruling the UAAP Season 86 men’s and women’s volleyball tournaments, playing in jampacked venues throughout their Finals series against teams from University of Santo Tomas. For the first time in the school’s…

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NU Lady Bulldogs sweep UST Tigresses, win UAAP volleyball title

NU Lady Bulldogs celebrate after winning the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball championship with a sweep of UST Tigresses. -MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Alyssa Solomon slid from the back row and knelt before setting up Bella Belen for an authoritative cross court hit, bringing the National University Lady Bulldogs a point away from collaring the UAAP Season…

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PH national volleyball teams to be called Alas Pilipinas

Philippine national volleyball team members during a press conference. According to the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF), the country’s national volleyball teams will now go by the monicker Alas Pilipinas. LANCE AGCAOILI/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Call the Philippine volleyball teams, Alas Pilipinas from now on. The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) and main sponsor Cignal…

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UAAP Season 86 volleyball Finals Game 2

UAAP volleyball Finals Game 2 schedule of games (May 15) Mall of Asia Arena (MOA Arena) 1 p.m. – UAAP Season 86 volleyball awarding2 p.m. – UST Golden Spikers vs NU Bulldogs (Men’s Finals)4 p.m. – NU Lady Bulldogs vs UST Tigresses (Women’s Finals) FULL SCHEDULE HERE. UAAP: NU men’s and women’s teams want crowns…

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UAAP Season 86 volleyball Finals Game 1

UAAP volleyball Finals schedule of games (May 11) Smart Araneta Coliseum 2 p.m. – NU Bulldogs vs UST Golden Spikers (Men’s Finals)4 p.m. – UST Tigresses vs NU Lady Bulldogs (Women’s Finals) FULL SCHEDULE HERE. NU Lady Bulldogs, UST Tigresses open UAAP volleyball title series UST Tigresses and NU Lady Bulldogs begin their UAAP Season 86…

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NU Bulldogs off to UAAP volleyball Finals, eliminating La Salle

Owa Retamar and the NU Bulldogs are headed to the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — On the eve of his graduation day, Owa Retamar made sure to bring National University to its second straight finals in his last playing year in the UAAP men’s volleyball tournament. Facing their toughest…

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