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Why were Fajardo, Dy left out of PH women's volleyball pool?

Mar 08, 2019 - 6:18 PM

Kim Fajardo and Kim Kianna Dy may be notably missing from the national volleyball pool, but coach Shaq delos Santos says the door remains open for their comeback

SIDELINED. Kim Dy (left) and Kim Fajardo remain doubtful for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Photos from the 2018 Asian Games media pool

PH team dominates Cocolife in PSL debut

Jul 07, 2018 - 3:48 PM

The Philippine women’s volleyball team makes a statement in its first tuneup game for the 2018 Asian Games

FULL CONTROL. The Philippine women's volleyball teams puts on a dominant show in the PSL. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

No surprises: Alyssa Valdez, Jaja Santiago make final 2018 Asian Games roster

Jun 14, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Aby Maraño leads as team captain of a seasoned national team lineup

KEY COG. Expect the towering Jaja Santiago to play a major role again for the Philippines in the international stage. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

PH athletes pay tribute to dads on Father’s Day 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Athletes from around the Philippines celebrate their fathers and fatherhood

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY. Jio Jalalon, Jia Morado and Jimmy Alapag were among the Philippine athletes to celebrate Father's Day on social media

PH Volleyball 18-man roster for SEA Games revealed, Mika Reyes is team captain

May 19, 2017 - 4:06 PM

Alyssa Valdez is named to the pool despite missing the Clash of Heroes fundraiser match

SPIKED. Mika Reyes will be the team captain for the national team at the SEA Games. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Setters’ exit: Bidding farewell to Kim Fajardo and Jia Morado

May 13, 2017 - 2:19 PM

The league won t likely find another Kim Fajardo or Jia Morado soon

FAREWELL. This past UAAP Finals saw the collegiate careers of Kim Fajardo and Jia Morado come to a close. File photos

Welcome to Kim Fajardo’s last dance

Apr 22, 2017 - 3:56 AM

Kim Fajardo isn t thinking too far ahead as her last Final Four begins But she admits she ll miss everyone when it s all over

FINAL FINAL FOUR. Kim Fajardo says she doesn't get emotional when she thinks about ending her 5-year career as a Lady Spiker; the thought motivates her more to go out on top. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Valdez, Reyes, Fajardo lead PH national volleyball team pool

Mar 14, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Former UAAP stars Alyssa Valdez and Mika Reyes as well as DLSU setter Kim Fajardo lead the 25 woman pool of coach Francis Vicente

La Salle ready to help take load off recovering Fajardo

Jan 25, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Kim Dy believes the DLSU Lady Spikers captain will be ready for the team s opener against FEU

SEA Games volleyball team: Who will make the cut?

Jan 09, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Will the Magnificent 7 remain intact in August or will LVPI shake up the roster?

NATIONAL DUTY. The Philippine women's volleyball team will return to the SEA Games after going 1-2 in 2015. But will the team's core remain the same? Screenshot from live stream

Kim Fajardo set to return for final season with La Salle - source

Nov 13, 2016 - 10:46 AM

The return of Fajardo is a major welcome for a La Salle team looking for a second consecutive title

La Salle heaps praise on departing MVP Valdez

May 01, 2016 - 12:19 PM

After falling to Alyssa Valdez and her Lady Eagles in the past two years the Lady Spikers finally climbed back to the top of UAAP volleyball

IN PHOTOS: UAAP Season 78 women's volleyball awarding

Apr 27, 2016 - 4:57 PM

Isa Molde is named Rookie of the Year Kim Fajardo wins Best Setter while Alyssa Valdez won the MVP award plus Best Scorer and Best Server

Alyssa Valdez won MVP, Best Scorer and Best Server awards for Season 78. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The top UAAP women's volleyball performers after round 1

Mar 03, 2016 - 12:57 PM

Which individuals and teams are on top of the statistics?

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Philippine athletes celebrate Father's Day on social media

Jun 21, 2015 - 6:33 PM

Manny Pacquiao Alyssa Valdez Jimmy Alapag and other top Pinoy athletes celebrate Father s Day and their dads on their social media accounts

PAC DAD. Manny Pacquiao and son Israel smile for the cameras. Photo from Pacquiao's Instagram

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo Lady Eagles win back-to-back UAAP titles

Mar 14, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Photos of Ateneo de Manila University s UAAP women s volleyball title clinching victory over De La Salle University

EAGLES FLY HIGH. The Ateneo Lady Eagles celebrate their second straight UAAP title. Photo by Josh Albelda

Galang is Galing as Lady Spikers down UE

Feb 11, 2015 - 5:39 PM

Kim Fajardo scored just 5 points but had 28 excellent sets while Mika Reyes and Ara Galang scored 10 points each to give DLSU their 11th win of the season

Ara Galang evades three blockers to score one of her ten points for the Lady Spikers. Photo by Josh Albelda

Rookie Soyud lights up as La Salle survives UP threat

Jan 25, 2015 - 5:52 PM

Soyud was the Lady Spikers’ answer to a streaking Lady Maroons raring to upset last year s finalists

ROOKIE ON THE RISE. Christine Soyud (right) explodes for 16 points to lead the Lady Spikers past the Lady Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU's Mika Reyes: Everyone's a threat in the UAAP

Dec 11, 2014 - 2:36 AM

Despite being atop the UAAP standings DLSU senior veteran Mika Reyes isn t discounting any team s threat as the Lady Spikers seek to regain championship glory

With 'El Capitana' Aby Marano gone, Mika Reyes and her senior teammates have stepped up as leaders for DLSU. File photo by Josh Albelda

DLSU Lady Spikers dispatch National U in straight sets

Nov 26, 2014 - 4:47 PM

The De La Salle University Lady Spikers put on a much better performance in their second game trouncing National University in straight sets

GALING GALANG. Ara Galang of De La Salle University smashes in one of her 15 points. Photo by Josh Albelda

La Salle kicks-off volleyball campaign with win over Adamson

Nov 23, 2014 - 9:03 PM

The Lady Spikers got off to a slow start but eventually took control of the match

Mika Reyes stops a shot from Adamson. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PVF announces national team lineups

Oct 17, 2014 - 5:45 PM

The Philippine Volleyball Federation picks collegiate and SuperLiga standouts to be part of the men s and women s national volleyball teams

HIGHLIGHTS: Nestea Beach 2014 Day 3

May 04, 2014 - 10:12 AM

Volleyball champions and an international DJ made a splash during Nestea Beach 2014

AIM HIGH. One of the matches during the semi-finals of Nestea Beach Volleyball 2014. Photo by Levi Verora/Rappler

Nestea Beach finals: La Salle serves revenge to bag women's crown

May 03, 2014 - 6:49 PM

Taft based duo of Victonara Galang and Kim Fajardo makes a strong comeback to claim the Nestea Beach volleyball title

CHAMPIONS. De La Salle mounts a strong comeback to claim the Nestea Beach Volleyball title. Photo by Levi Verora/Rappler

Nestea Beach Day 2: UST, La Salle tested; AdU, SWU stay hot

May 03, 2014 - 5:57 AM

Sixteen more matches took place at the penultimate day of the Nestea Beach volleyball Battle of Champions with 13 making it to the next round

SPIKED ICED TEA. Ara Galang of DLSU spikes the ball during a game against Jose Maria College. Photo by Levi Verora/Rappler

Nestea Beach Day 1: AdU clips DLSU, SWU shines

May 02, 2014 - 1:18 AM

Familiar powerhouse squads and shock troopers made their mark alike as the 17th Nestea Beach Volleyball Battle of Champions kicked off in Boracay

Nestea Beach volleyball action Day 1. Photo by Levi Verora

Pineda, Galang, Soltones headline Nestea Beach volleyball

Apr 28, 2014 - 4:34 PM

Dubbed as Battle of Champions the Nestea Beach s long line of activities will sizzle as the 24 squads slug it out for pride and the right to be named the country s top squad

ANIMO IN BORACAY. Ara Galang of La Salle will be one of the volleyball stars who will headline next week in Boracay. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Nothing to lose, everything to win for Ateneo Lady Eagles

Mar 14, 2014 - 4:33 PM

The Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles have overachieved all season long Will they achieve the ultimate UAAP volleyball accomplishment and upset the La Salle Lady Spikers once more?

UNDERDOGS RUNNING THE PACK. Alyssa Valdez of Ateneo is overcome with joy after the Lady Eagles defeated La Salle in Game 3. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo Lady Eagles defeat La Salle in Game 3

Mar 12, 2014 - 8:31 PM

Relive the magic and drama of Ateneo s Game 3 victory over La Salle University in the UAAP women s volleyball finals in photos

Alyssa Valdez of Ateneo spikes one past Kim Fajardo of La Salle

UAAP Volleyball: Unstoppable La Salle beats NU to end season 14-0

Feb 15, 2014 - 9:49 PM

De La Salle University wraps up the season with a historic elimination round sweep after halting National University while University of Santo Tomas salvaged some pride for themselves after upsetting Adamson University in four sets

UNSTOPPABLE. Ara Galang of De La Salle University spikes a point home during a previous game. She top-scored Saturday's game with 15 points. Photo by Josh Abelda