THE resemblance is uncanny. Even Kiefer Ravena himself knows it. When college student Gene Mercado posted another humorous video of himself riding on the "It really hurts" dance craze, thousands of netizens reacted - including the NLEX star. "Hindi ako to. It really ...
Aug 31, 2020
SOCIAL justice messaging appears to be the new normal in sports - and the NBA is leading the way. When the NBA reopened several days ago after suspending activities for more than four months because of COVID-19, players appeared on the court, ...
Aug 10, 2020
FILIPINO fans are sentimental as Haikyuu!!, a volleyball-centered manga series released its final chapter. (New episodes in the anime, however, will be airing this year.)But you can't keep a good fan down. This 21-year-old Pinay creative ...
Aug 10, 2020
ALYSSA Valdez may have gone far with sheer talent and volleyball skills, but she'll never forget her roots - including her family, who's stayed by her side through and through.Now, it's payback time for the Phenom as she surprised ...
Aug 4, 2020
THEY'RE not staying silent on this one.A day after a momentous decision from the lower house that rejected the franchise application of media network ABS-CBN, 11 basketball and volleyball athletes banded together to voice out their opposition against what ...
Jul 12, 2020
IF she weren't restricted by an injury coming into the competition, Alyssa Valdez claimed she could have done more for the Philippine National team in the 30th Southeast Asian Games last year.The three-time UAAP Most Valuable Player played ...
Jun 17, 2020
HAD Alyssa Valdez pursued basketball instead of volleyball, she could've gone places, too.This impressive two-handed dunk she performed in a lockdown video on Tuesday is the singular proof she could excel in a sport where boyfriend Kiefer Ravena is ...
May 26, 2020
THE Phenoms are at it again.This time, they did a volleyball-basketball crossover for fun.As they celebrated another 'monthsary' this May, the NLEX Road Warriors guard and the hitter for the Creamline Cool Smashers posted a just-for-fun video ...
May 26, 2020
AS the battle for COVID-19 continues for frontliners, extending assistance and aid also goes on for volunteers of Volleyball Community Gives Back PH, an athlete volunteer organization.Alongside a fundraiser where they auctioned off items and memorabilia from fan fave players, ...
May 19, 2020
ALYSSA Valdez admitted it was Kim Fajardo and not her who was the recruiting priority of University Santo Tomas back while they were in elementary.Fajardo and Valdez were teammates in the Calabarzon selection that saw action in the Southern Tagalog Athletic ...
May 17, 2020
A NUMBER of athletes expressed dismay after ABS-CBN's sports channel went off the air on Tuesday night.ABS-CBN Sports+Action was just one of the 42 channels that signed off just before 8 p.m. as ABS-CBN complied ...
May 6, 2020
IT'S a milestone for the 'Phenoms' of Philippine basketball and volleyball celebrating their fourth year of being together. But due to the lockdown, volleyball standout Alyssa Valdez and Gilas Pilipinas captain Kiefer Ravena could only air their appreciation for each other ...
Apr 28, 2020
WHEN the local frontline heroes called for help, the volleyball community was quick on its feet to assist.Volleyball stars Gretchen Ho, Alyssa Valdez, Charo Soriano, and Dzi Gervaco once again united to power the Volleyball Community Gives Back to the Philippines ( ...
Apr 4, 2020
PHENOM.Alyssa Valdez is a phenomenal volleyball player in every sense of the word.From her humble beginnings in her hometown in San Juan, Batangas, Valdez soared to heights never before reached by a Filipino spiker, playing a vital role in volleyball' ...
Jan 1, 2020
WHEN historians look back on this decade about to pass, they'll find plenty of milestones that changed the course of Philippine sports.From Manny Pacquiao's record-setting fight against Floyd Mayweather to Gilas Pilipinas' return to prominence ...
Dec 22, 2019
ALYSSA Valdez and Jia Morado have no hard feelings toward the decision of head coach Shaq Delos Santos to rely on second stringers in the endgame of their heartbreaking defeat to Indonesia.The Philippines was a point close to winning bronze in ...
Dec 9, 2019
A STOMACH illness held Alyssa Valdez to her worst performance in the 30th Southeast Asian Games women's volleyball competition.Valdez saw action the whole first set but played sparingly in the last three frames as the Nationals fell to Indonesia, ...
Dec 7, 2019
THE Philippine women's volleyball team put up a brave stand before falling to a 16-25, 22-25, 32-34 loss to mighty Thailand in the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Thursday at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City.The Filipina ...
Dec 5, 2019
ALYSSA Valdez admitted that Vietnam's experience - and the Philippines' lack of it - showed late in the latter's five-set loss at the start of the women's volleyball competition in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Philippines ...
Dec 3, 2019
AFTER missing part of the Philippine women's volleyball team's overseas training, Alyssa Valdez is eager to see action as the Philippine women's volleyball team enters the final stretch of preparations for the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The Filipinas begin ...
Nov 30, 2019
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