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Remembering the 2005 23rd SEA Games Volleyball – photos by Kieron Tan

Posted in Photos and Videos, Reflections

2005 23rd SEA Games

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Ateneo Open Tournament 2011 – cash prize of P10,000 for the Volleyball event

Posted in Others, Volleyball tournaments

Other than the basketball, football, and frisbee events, there’s going to be a volleyball event as well in the first Ateneo Open Tournament 2011 happening this October 15 and 16 (Sat/Sun) at Ateneo de Manila College Covered courts.

Entry fee per team for the volleyball event is P3,000. Reserve a slot now by visiting this page.

This 2-day league is being organized by the Ateneo Volleyball Club (AVC) and Women’s Basketball Club of Ateneo which seek to raise funds for the Ateneo Alumni Scholars Association. This will benefit the future scholars of the school.

This kind of weekend volleyball tournaments are ideal for those recreational volleyball groups out there who wants to get a chance to compete and meet with other fellow volleyball groups. And since there are cash prizes, this can be a means to generate funds as well. The only problem I see is the fact that it’s literally “open” to any teams and/or players regardless of level of play. So expect a few hard-core volleyball teams who play for money to join.

Here are some more details:

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Zombadings (Patayin Sa Shokot Si Remington) movie sneak preview tomorrow at Galleria Cinema 5, 7pm

Posted in Other News, Others

A movie sneak preview is being organized as a fund raising activity for some organization…

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Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) needs rougly P30M more to fund SEAG athletes

Posted in Other News, Others

The Philippine Olympic Commission (POC) estimates that a budget of around Php100,000 per delegate is needed in order for the Philippines to participate in the upcoming 2011 Southeast Asian Game (SEAG) this November 11-22 in Palembang and Jakarta, Indonesia. Currently, Team Philippines has about 600 athletes for the SEAG. So this means, a total of P60M is needed.

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Jed Montero in the July 2011 issue of FHM

Posted in Other News, Others, Photos and Videos, Volleyball News

Former University of the Philippines women’s team volleyball player Jed Montero (Rebecca Gail Montero) graces the July 2011 issue of FHM – the one with the Eula Valdes cover. Before she jumped into the world of TV hosting and perhaps an acting career someday, she was once one of the sought after faces in UAAP Volleyball. Her UAAP volleyball days were cut short due to an ankle injury.

Jed was also a candidate for the FHM 100 Sexiest Women edition. Here’s a sneak peek of the interview in the July 2011 issue of FHM that features Jed Montero, taken from www.fhm.com.ph site:

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Actor Richard Gomez donates his balls to varsity volleyball teams

Posted in Others, Volleyball News


Photo: Richard Gomez playing volleyball with the Western Leyte College varsity teams. He donated volleyballs to the school.

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A first look at the 2012 London Olympic Stadium

Posted in International Volleyball, Other News, Others

I was reading about how a heavy downpour of rain greeted the Olympic-themed opening of UAAP Season 74 last Saturday at the Marikina Sports Park, when I somehow managed to reach Volleywood.net and read about the Olympic Stadium that is currently being built for the 2012 London Games. Here’s a first look at the Olympic Stadium

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What is there to LIKE about Muscle Tape – third and final batch of winners

Posted in Contests, Others, Sponsored Posts

The What is there to like about Muscle Tape online contest is now closed. Thank you so much to everyone who joined! This online contest is sponsored by CCi Enterprises, Inc., the official distributor of Muscle Tape products.

The first batch of winners were drawn last March. The second batch were drawn last May. Each of the winners received a combination of cool Muscle Tape products. For this third and last batch, a total of four lucky winners were drawn and won the following prizes: 1 Muscle Tape roll, 1 Muscle Tape Cooltex pre-cut (shoulder), 1 Muscle Tape Cooltex pre-cut (knee), and 1 Muscle Tape baller bracelet. Here are the winners:

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How to use Muscle Tape properly

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More and more athletes are using therapeutic tapes nowadays. In volleyball, players usually tape the shoulder area as well as the knees and elbows as these are the frequently injured and strained body parts. There are several therapeutic tape brands available in the Philippine market today and you can buy them at sports shops like Chris Sports, Toby’s, and Olympic Village. Muscle Tape (costs around P650 per roll) is perhaps the most widely used locally because its made of high quality material but at the same time, it’s cheaper than the US brands.

Know how to properly Muscle Tape yourself by following these instructional videos:

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Get a chance to win a Yamaha Mio Fino: Join the Yamaha Run for Heroes this July 3

Posted in Other Sports, Others, Sponsored Posts

The Yamaha Run for Heroes is part of the 3rd RunRio Series Manila 2011 and will be held this July 3, 2011 (Sunday) at Bonifacio Global City. Race categories are: 3k, 5K, 10K, and 21K. Registration period has been extended until July 1 at the following stores:

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