Ateneo’s freshman coach Oliver Almadro showed critics wrong on Saturday as the Lady Eagles regained the crown at the expense of the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses after losing in four sets to archrival La Salle at the start of the UAAP women’s volleyball season. Almadro have faith in not how you start but how you finish the season that matters. Almadro, responsible for steering the Ateneo men’s team to


University of Sto. Tomas can still compete for a UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament Final Four twice-to-beat advantage if fate is on their side. Tigresses need to accomplish firsthand something that they have control of come Saturday as they face the upset-conscious and very dangerous fledgling team in National University at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. UST and NU face-off in their final elimination round assignment

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La Salle scored a blowout over University of the East Wednesday to assure theirs of a playoff for the twice-to-beat rank in the UAAP women’s volleyball at FilOil Flying V Center. La Salle scores were: 25-17, 25-16, 25-19. Volleyball’s three-time defending champions took it swift and cold in thrashing the already eliminated Lady Warriors, making sure they are in good position for the Final Four with a 10-3 record. Currently,


The Lady Spikers, the league’s defending champions, thrashed the Lady Eagles in straight sets, 25-17, 25-13, 25-23, in a manner Coach Oliver Almadro found to be surprising. Almadro knew that Ateneo’s 10-game winning streak in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament would eventually come to an end. Almadro didn’t expect that the winning run would collapse against De La Salle. “It’s disappointing because we lost that quick but of


Rivals Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University battle fiercely for all in Game 3 of the UAAP Season 81 baseball finals, set for Friday at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium. First pitch goes off by 12 noon, with the Blue Eagles and the Green Batters expected to leave everything on the mound to cap an exciting best-of-three series. The Eagles were in the zone in Game 2,


Ateneo de Manila University’s Lady Eagles secured at least a playoff for a semis berth with its ninth straight win making them unstoppable in the process. Seizing Far Eastern University’s sluggish and error-riddled game, the Lady Eagles made short work of the Lady Tamaraws, 25-21, 25-10, 25-18, Wednesday to secure at least a playoff for a Final Four berth in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament at the FilOil


Butch Ramirez, Philippine Sports Commission Chair has called out a meeting with the athletes and coaches to personally hear out sentiments on how the government sports agency should deliver on their needs. “(As chairman,) I’m the father of the PSC and I want to know their thoughts for us to serve them better,” stated Ramirez. National coaches and team captains of every sport each will have a dialogue with Ramirez


La Salle Lady Spikers easily defeated National University, 25-20, 25-18, 25-10, to regain its winning ways Wednesday in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball held at FilOil Flying V Center. As three-time defending champions relied on team captain Desiree Cheng, who banged in 17 points aside from providing a route they lacked. It was in their previous game, La Salle surrendered in three sets to University of the Philippines Lady

UAAP: Maddie Madayag 'didn't see' Eya Laure's staredown

University of Santo Tomas newcomer Eya Laure summed up another play to her already extensive highlight reel when she blocked Ateneo veteran Maddie Madayag in the third set of their UAAP Season 81 game on Wednesday. Laure’s block was noteworthy as she disallowed Madayag’s running hit — one of the most formidable sights in the UAAP this year. Afterward, she stared down the Ateneo veteran, then twirled slowly before celebrating

UAAP: NU sweeps first round of men's tennis

National University (NU) after sitting out last year’s competition, swept first round of the UAAP Season 81 men’s lawn tennis tournament eating defending champion’s University of the East (UE) lunch money, 4-1 over the weekend. The Bulldogs are unbeaten in six ties. Additionally, Ateneo de Manila University, finished second to NU in the first round, brushed its weekend ties with similar 5-0 victories over University of the Philippines (UP) and