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Batang Gilas first-timer Carl Tamayo ready to take spotlight in World Cup

Jun 18, 2018 - 10:01 PM

The versatile 6-foot-7 youngster is finally suiting up for the Batang Gilas squad, just in time for the FIBA U17 World Cup in Argentina starting June 30

THREE POSITIONS. Batang Gilas first-timer Carl Tamayo. Photo by John Remil Isaga/Rappler

Ateneo’s Valdez, DLSU’s Lariba among UAAP Athletes of the Year

May 21, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Ateneo swimming star Jessie Khing Lacuna and Adamson softball standout Queeny Sabodo were also honored at UP

Diliman Double: How UP's men and women footballers ruled the UAAP

May 06, 2016 - 12:26 PM

An inspirational coach a fallen teammate and a midseason adjustment were key to giving University of the Philippines a pair of football crowns

FOR ROGIE. Coach Anto Gonzales had a big day on Thursday, winning UAAP titles with the UP men's and women's teams. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

UP defeats Ateneo to win UAAP 78 men's football title

May 05, 2016 - 8:04 PM

UP rookie Kintaro Miyagi scores a hat trick as the Fighting Maroons win the UAAP Season 78 men s football title

FOR ROGIE. The University of the Philippines has returned to UAAP football glory. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

UP outlasts DLSU for first ever UAAP women's football title

May 05, 2016 - 5:31 PM

Christina de los Reyes and BG Sta Clara knock in goals for UP to win the UAAP Season 78 women s football title

FOR ROGIE. The UP women's football team gives respect for Rogie Maglinas, the UP men's player who died earlier this year from cancer, after winning its first ever UAAP women's football title. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

UAAP Football Final Preview: Can UP seal the deal?

May 03, 2016 - 4:45 PM

It s a Katipunan Derby for all the marbles Will momentum spur Ateneo to an unlikely title? Or will UP s Men and Women celebrate a double championship?

UP FIGHT. UP's Patxi Santos (22) tangles with Ateneo's Jarvey Gayoso. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Amy Ahomiro admits La Salle a better team in finals face-off

May 03, 2016 - 12:05 PM

It s an honor to be able to play against a team like that says Ahomiro as she reflects on their loss to the DLSU Lady Spikers

LAST GAME. Amy Ahomiro (R) plays her last game for the Ateneo Lady Eagles but unfortunately scores only a point as the DLSU Lady Spikers win the UAAP championship. Photo by Eduardo Solo/Rappler

Bo Perasol named UP Fighting Maroons coach

May 02, 2016 - 6:07 PM

Bo Perasol returns to coach the team he captained from 1990 to 1994

BACK WITH UP. Bo Perasol (2nd from L) will take over as UP Fighting Maroons coach. He is formally welcomed by UP officials. Photo from Melmac Sports

Life goes on for Alyssa Valdez after finals loss

May 01, 2016 - 5:25 PM

Valdez didn t leave the UAAP with a third straight title but the 3 time MVP has left her mark on the league

IN PHOTOS: Smiles, tears as La Salle wins UAAP volleyball title

Apr 30, 2016 - 8:18 PM

The De La Salle Lady Spikers paint the town green as they win the UAAP Season 78 women s volleyball crown

CHAMPIONSHIP POINT. Cyd Demecillo (R) breaks down in tears as she grabs Kim Dy after the latter scores championship point. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Netizens pay tribute to graduating stars after La Salle-Ateneo UAAP Finals

Apr 30, 2016 - 7:17 PM

UAAP fans old and new take to social media to pay tribute to the graduating college volleyball stars from both Ateneo and La Salle

La Salle reclaims UAAP title after defeating Ateneo

Apr 30, 2016 - 6:01 PM

After dropping the first set the Lady Spikers take control the rest of the way to seal the championship against the Lady Eagles in Game 3

CHAMPIONS AGAIN. The De La Salle Lady Spikers overcome the Ateneo Lady Eagles to win their 9th UAAP women's volleyball championship. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Alyssa Valdez's performance for the ages keeps Ateneo alive

Apr 28, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The league MVP extends her UAAP career by one game as Ateneo and La Salle prepare for an epic Game 3 showdown

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

UAAP Football Final 4: Two epic showdowns for the final slots

Apr 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM

With FEU gone there will be a new champion for the first time in 3 years Predicting the knockout semifinal matches will not be easy

FINAL FOUR. UST's Darwin Busmion and De La Salle's Greggy Yan hope to make a difference in the Final Four. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Alyssa Valdez claims 3rd straight UAAP Season MVP award

Apr 25, 2016 - 11:04 PM

Alyssa Valdez captures MVP Best Scorer and Best Server awards while Isa Molde is named Rookie of the Year

THREE-PEAT. Alyssa Valdez is once again UAAP women's volleyball but the Lady Spikers swept a number of awards as well. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle drops Ateneo in 3 sets to win UAAP Finals Game 1

Apr 23, 2016 - 6:04 PM

DLSU rallies from deficits in the first two sets and dominates the final set to move a win closer to the UAAP Season 78 volleyball championship

FIRST BLOOD. The DLSU Lady Spikers sweep the Ateneo Lady Eagles to draw first blood in the best-of-3 UAAP Season 78 volleyball finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Season 78 men's football: Musical chairs as Final Four nears

Apr 19, 2016 - 4:55 PM

The second round is careening towards a wild finish With 5 teams in the running who will make the Final Four?

Ateneo's Jarvey Gayoso has been sensational, but will it be enough for a Final Four slot? Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles avenge first round loss to DLSU Lady Spikers

Apr 10, 2016 - 7:02 PM

UPDATED The Lady Eagles end the elimination round on top of the standings with a 12 2 record

UP, NU face critical games for last Final Four spot

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:02 PM

With 3 of the Final Four spots secured two teams remain in the hunt for the final ticket

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU survives Adamson in 4 sets to enter UAAP Final Four

Apr 06, 2016 - 6:10 PM

UPDATED Third seed FEU will next face either La Salle or Ateneo

FALCONS SOAR. Mary Palma of Adamson sends the ball back across the net against FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles whip winless UE Lady Warriors, stay on top

Apr 06, 2016 - 4:18 PM

The defending champions secure a twice to beat advantage for the semifinals

Gritty Lady Tamaraws edge UST Tigresses in 4 sets

Mar 30, 2016 - 4:35 PM

FEU drops the first set before winning the next 3 to strengthen their bid for a Final Four appearance

Jeanette Virginia Villareal (L) and Bernadeth Pons (R) of FEU block a spike from Christine Francisco of UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

NU, La Salle win UAAP chess titles

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:29 PM

NU captures the men s chess title while DLSU wins the women s crown in UAAP Season 78

CHAMP. Paulo Bersamina's aunt, Aimee, holds his rookie of the year trophy and his brother, Joseph, holds his MVP trophy. Paulo holds his Board 1 gold medal. Photo from Paulo Bersamina's Facebook

Jia Morado’s importance to the Ateneo Lady Eagles

Mar 17, 2016 - 11:12 AM

The improved play of Jia Morado has been key to the impressive recovery of the Ateneo Lady Eagles

La Salle's Cyd Demecillo injures right knee after win over UP

Mar 16, 2016 - 8:14 PM

Coach Ramil De Jesus says Demecillo was already experiencing pain in her right knee after their game against UST last Saturday

La Salle beats Ateneo to end 13-year baseball title drought

Mar 14, 2016 - 5:22 PM

The Green Archers capture their first baseball championship since 2003

CHAMPIONS AT LAST. De La Salle University captures its first UAAP baseball crown in 13 years. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles trounce FEU Lady Tamaraws in 3 sets

Mar 13, 2016 - 5:32 PM

Ateneo wins its second straight match as Jia Morado registers 37 sets for the Lady Eagles

BACK ON TOP. The Ateneo Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Tamaraws in straight sets. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs easily dispatch UE Lady Warriors

Mar 13, 2016 - 3:49 PM

The Lady Bulldogs send the Lady Warriors to their 55th straight loss

BULLDOGS MARCH. The NU Lady Bulldogs send UE to a 55th straight loss. File photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers avenge loss to UST Tigresses in straight sets

Mar 12, 2016 - 5:35 PM

The Lady Spikers earn sweet revenge against the UST Tigresses

ON THE WINNING TRACK. La Salle remains atop the UAAP standings, alongside rival Ateneo. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons down reeling Adamson Lady Falcons

Mar 12, 2016 - 3:51 PM

Adamson loses in straight sets in its first game since the resignation of head coach Sherwin Meneses

MAROONED. The UP Lady Maroons cruised to a straight sets victory against the Lady Falcons. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Lady Falcons Coach Sherwin Meneses resigns

Mar 11, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Meneses had coached the team since 2012 and led the women s volleyball team to a 3 5 start in Season 78

FALCON FLIES THE COOP. Sherwin Meneses has resigned from the post he had held since 2012. Photo from Meneses' Facebok

Ateneo Lady Eagles back to happy, smiling, dominant selves

Mar 10, 2016 - 6:24 PM

To exhibit its heartstrong mantra on the court Ateneo had to go back to displaying joy while playing

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Ateneo snaps losing skid with 3 set win over NU

Mar 09, 2016 - 5:24 PM

The Lady Eagles improved to 7 2 which tops the UAAP league standings

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles’ issues root from lack of defense, playing too tight

Mar 07, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Every year there’s pressure Morado says What’s different from last year and this year is the roster is different

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP coach Jerry Yee on how they beat Ateneo

Mar 06, 2016 - 7:35 PM

The UP Lady Maroons improved to 5 3 in Season 78 with a 4 set victory over the Ateneo Lady Eagles who have lost two straight

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU crushes Adamson in straight sets to open second round

Mar 06, 2016 - 3:45 PM

National University opens the second round on a positive note crushing the Lady Falcons in straight sets

BACK ON TRACK. Myla Pablo of National University blocks a spike from Adamson. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU stuck on cloud 9, lacked ‘will to win’ against UST, says Ara Galang

Mar 03, 2016 - 5:15 PM

The Lady Spikers go from a one sided win over Ateneo to a one sided loss to UST in a matter of days

CLOUD 9. The DLSU Lady Spikers fell victim to their own success against UST. 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

UST ends Adamson's historic 73-game win streak in UAAP softball

Mar 02, 2016 - 8:10 PM

UST forces not just a Final Four round this season but also a playoff for the second seed and the last twice to beat advantage against NU

Alyssa Valdez on La Salle defeat: 'There’s a reason for everything'

Mar 01, 2016 - 6:17 AM

If we’re not gonna experience something like this how can we manage to get up again and be on our feet again?

WIN SOME, LOSE SOME. Alyssa Valdez (R) believes there is a reason for the Ateneo Lady Eagles' defeat at the hands of rival DLSU Lady Spikers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Undefeated Ateneo dispatches UE, extends winning streak to 6-0

Feb 24, 2016 - 6:10 PM

The defending champions roll to their 6th straight victory

6-0. The Ateneo Lady Eagles continue their hot start in UAAP Season 78. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Lady Falcons rally to drop FEU Lady Tamaraws in 5 sets

Feb 24, 2016 - 4:29 PM

UPDATED Adamson overcomes a 0 2 deficit to defeat FEU

FALCONS SOAR. Mary Palma of Adamson sends the ball back across the net against FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

No farewell tour just yet for graduating Alyssa Valdez

Feb 23, 2016 - 12:57 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles star doesn t want to think too much about her final year in the UAAP – she s simply enjoying the ride

NOT YET GOODBYE. Alyssa Valdez is not thinking of saying goodbye to the UAAP just yet. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rondina sparks late rally as UST stuns NU in 5 sets

Feb 20, 2016 - 6:21 PM

Cherry Rondina drops 21 points including boundless energy as UST improved to a 2 3 record

STUNNED. The UST Tigresses, led by Cherry Rondina (R), rally to defeat the NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo soars over Adamson, extends streak to 5-0

Feb 20, 2016 - 3:43 PM

The Lady Eagles keep their win streak alive for a 5 0 record in UAAP Season 78

5-0. Two-time defending champions Ateneo Lady Eagles continue to bulldoze through UAAP Season 78 with a dominant win over the Adamson Lady Falcons. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons show grit, flaws in tough fight against Ateneo

Feb 16, 2016 - 1:04 AM

The UP Lady Maroons earn the respect of Alyssa Valdez and the Ateneo Lady Eagles but fail to earn their second win and an upset victory

NO CIGAR. Alyssa Valdez of Ateneo fires a spike at the blocking Aieshalaine Gannaban of UP. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles improve to 4-0 with sweep of UP Lady Maroons

Feb 14, 2016 - 5:19 PM

The defending champions manage to turn back the hard fighting Lady Maroons

STILL UNBEATEN. Alyssa Valdez and the Ateneo Lady Eagles continue to roll in Season 78. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs make quick work of winless UE Lady Warriors

Feb 14, 2016 - 3:34 PM

The Lady Bulldogs get 3 straight wins after opening the season with a loss to defending champions Ateneo Lady Eagles

3RD STRAIGHT. Jaja Santiago leads NU to its third straight win in UAAP Season 78. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws send spiraling UST Tigresses to 3rd straight loss

Feb 13, 2016 - 6:35 PM

UPDATED After winning a close first set and dominating the second set the now 0 3 Tigresses win the third set in emphatic fashion but squander an 8 5 lead in the fourth set to lose the game

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler