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Buy original at the 2011 Crocs Megasale at the NBC Tent (June 9-12 only)

Posted in Other News, Others, Sponsored Posts

While most people are busy shopping for Crocs, not everyone knows that part of the proceeds goes to Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP), a non-profit Christian ministry working to help build responsible and self-reliant communities by enabling Filipino families in need to acquire affordable, decent, and durable homes. The P180,000 donation will be sufficient to build 2 homes for the less fortunate.

This is the first time Crocs has chosen a non-profit organization to benefit from their yearly Megasale event. According to Crocs, they will be doing this yearly now. So the next time you buy a pair of expensive Crocs, at least now you know that they donate part of their profits to give back to the community.

The 2011 Crocs Megsale is currently happening at the NBC Tent near Bonifacio High Street in Taguig. The Crocs Megasale will run from June 9-12 only, 10:00am to 8:00pm. You can get anywhere from 30% to as much as 90% off on selected Crocs models.

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Shakey’s V-League 8 championship game 2 volleyball action photos

Posted in Photos and Videos, Shakey's V-League, V-League Season 8

Shakey's V-League 8 Finals

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4th Viking Cup participating teams, game schedule

Posted in Viking Cup, Volleyball News, Volleyball tournaments

A total of 18 teams will be battling it out for the 4th Viking Cup this year. The Women’s Division is divided into brackets A and B, while the Men’s Division (single bracket) is composed of 6 teams. Defending mens champs Team Y.B.R – All Stars is not participating this time. Games start this weekend, venue at the World Citi Colleges – WCC Gym along Aurora Blvd., Cubao.

Here are the the participating teams and game schedule:

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Charo Soriano post-game interview by PhilStar.com

Posted in Featured Articles, Featured Video, Photos and Videos

A very humble and articulate Coach Charo Soriano of Ateneo gets interviewed right after the Lady Eagles win their first Shakey’s V-League championship title.

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From Volleywood.net: Interview with Logan Tom

Posted in Featured Articles, Featured Notable Player, International Volleyball, Notable Players


Volleywood.net writes and features an interview with Logan Tom. The actual interview was conducted by China Daily.

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AKTV Run to kick-off new TV5 sports block on June 5

Posted in Other News, Others

Volleyball is my way of life or something to that tune was what Fille Cainglet was saying in her AKTV teaser video. Lady Eagle Cainglet is one of the many sports celebrity-endorsers for the upcoming AKTV, the all-new prime time sports block that will air a wide range of local and international sports events. She’ll be joining the AKTV Run event along with the other endorsers I suppose.

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How to measure your vertical leap in volleyball

Posted in Volleyball Facts

Someone sent an email to Spikeithard.com and asks:

Does anyone know how high the vertical leap of Fille Cainglet, Ella de Jesus, and Bea Pascual of Ateneo Women’s Volleyball team are? I have seen various pictures showing their heads over the volleyball net (unless it’s just because of the camera angle). If the UAAP and Shakey’s V-League women’s volleyball net is 7 feet, 5 inches high, and let’s say these female volleyball players are about 5 feet, 5 inches tall on the average, then this means their vertical leap is about 24-30 inches (or 2 feet, 6 inches). Or at most about 3 feet vertical leap! Am I correct in these assumptions? Are there actual measurements done as to their vertical leaps? Thanks for your inputs.

How to measure your vertical leap in volleyball?

Vertical leap or jump is a measure of how high you can elevate off the ground (or jump) from either from a standstill or running approach. We all know that being able to jump high is a big advantage if you’re a volleyball player. You need to jump when you spike the ball, you jump as well as when you block. There are two vertical jumps in volleyball: block jump and approach jump.

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Ateneo wins its first Shakey’s V-League crown

Posted in Shakey's V-League, V-League Season 8, Volleyball News

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1st Celeste Bayanihan Cup: 5-day beach volleyball tournament in Bolinao, Pangasinan

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Volleyball News, Volleyball tournaments

Summer is almost over. If you missed that company or family outing, then here’s a beach volleyball tournament you may wanna check out. The office of Congressman Jesus “Boying” F. Celeste is holding the 1st Celeste Bayanihan Cup Beach Volleyball Tournament, a 5-day beach volleyball tournament happening this May 26-23, 20011 in Bolinao, Pangasinan.

With a Kampihan para sa Kalikasan theme, this beach volleyball tournament is intended to help sustain the reforestation efforts in the first district of Pangasinan.

This 5-day tournament will use a single round elimination format until the top four teams remain to battle it out for the 1st to 4th place finish. Each team will be limited to 2 players and 1 coach.

Registration is actually already over at this point (March 26 to May 12). For any other interested teams, you can still inquire by getting in touch with Ms. Mirmah Ramirez – mirmah_ramirez@yahoo.com, 0927-5772657, 0919-9530666. Registration fee per team is P5,000. Each officially registered team will be entitled to the following:

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