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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7 teams to participate in the Shakey’s V-League Open Conference

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

The Shakey’s V-League Season 8 Second Conference will finally be rolling on July 31, 2010 (Sunday) at the San Juan Arena. The opening has been moved several times already (from the original July 3, then was moved to July 24) as the V-League folks had to finds ways to fill in their targeted number of participating teams in order for the league to push through. We are now left with 7 teams namely:

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Cool 2011 FIVB World League Men’s Volleyball YouTube video clips

Posted in International Volleyball, Photos and Videos

This is the coolest volleyball intro / commercial I’ve seen…

Here are some more videos…

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Philippine beach volley tandems reach quarter finals at the 1st Asian University Beach Volleyball

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Volleyball News

Philippines is being represented by two beach volleyball teams coming from Ateneo de Manila University (Alysa Valdez – Bea Tan) and University of Southern Philippines Foundation (Erika Camille Verano – Apple Eve Saraum) in the July 15-20, 2011 1st Asian University Beach Volleyball in Laizhou, China.

They finished 3rd in their respective groups during the eliminations round and advanced to the quarter finals stage. This tournament is being organized by the Asia University Sports Federation and is being participated by Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Sri-Lanka, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and U.A.E. A total of 34 beach volleyball student-athletes joined.

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3rd Leg of Petron Ladies’ Beach Volleyball Tournament happening this Friday at De La Salle-Dasmariñas, Cavite

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Petron Volleyball League, Volleyball News, Volleyball tournaments

Dubbed as the 2011 Battle of Champions, the third leg of the 9th Petron Ladies’ Beach Volleyball Tournament kicks off on July 15 (Friday) at the volleyball sand courts of De La Salle University-Das Marinas (Health and Sciences campus) in Cavite. This third leg was supposed to take place in Pangasinan as originally planned, but the recent typhoons caused the organizers to move the venue to Cavite.

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UAAP 74 opening ceremony video highlights

Posted in UAAP Volleyball

Ateneo de Manila is the designated host for this year’s 74th Season of the UAAP. For the first time, the UAAP thought of doing an Olympic-style ceremony during its opening last Saturday (July 9, 2011) at the Marikina Sports Park. Olsen Racela did the honors of lighting the cauldron to signal the start of UAAP 74. Despite the heavy rain, the athletes from all 15 sports disciplines from the different universities paraded around the track oval.

If you missed this, then here are some video highlights from the Olympic-style UAAP Season 74 Opening Ceremony I found on YouTube:

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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 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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