Volleyball

Volleyball

F2 Logistics goes for the jugular when it clashes with bitter rival Petron in Game 2 of their Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference best-of-three titular showdown today at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.

Riding the crest of their stunning come-from-behind victory in Game 1, the Cargo Movers try to finish the job in the 5 p.m. lone battle in this women’s club tourney bankrolled by Isuzu, UCPB Gen and SOGO Hotel with ESPN5, Hyper HD and Aksyon TV as broadcast partners. 

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SISI Rondina and Dzi Gervacio became the last Filipina pair standing in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open following a 21-17, 21-17 conquest of Canada's Caleigh Cruickshank and Megan Nagy in the round-of-12 yesterday at the Sands SM By The Bay.

With modest expectations of playing well against international, battle-tested sand court veterans, Gervacio was satisfied things went with her maiden partnership with Rondina in the one-star tournament.

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TELUS International Philippines’ (TIP) women’s volleyball team continued its dominant run at the 2018 BPO Olympics after its best-of-five-win against Acquire on Sunday at the Meralco Gym to bring its record to 3-0.

After being down early on, TIP made adjustments to limit errors and bounce back to clinch tightly contested sets against Acquire with the scoring going 26-24; 25-23; 22-25; 19-25; 14-16.

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JAPAN's Ayumi Kusano and Takemi Nishibori put up a dominant performance over Spain's Paula Soria and Maria Belen Carro, 21-14, 21-18, to claim the gold medal in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open yesterday at the Sands SM By The Bay. 

After the Spaniards saved three match points, Nishibori delivered the championship kill from a sublime Kusano and completed a perfect 6-0 campaign in the tournament organized by the Beach Volleyball Republic.

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THE Philippines proved to the world that it can host a magnitude of an event such as the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open.

Beach Volleyball Republic co-founder Charo Soriano was delighted that as first-time hosts, the country was able to hold a successful international beach volleyball tournament. 

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A SLEW of talented international players vying for tournament points are arriving today as they brace for the main draw of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open set to open later this week at the Sands SM By The Bay. 

Paraguay's Michelle Amarilla, who with Gabriela Filippo battled with the legendary United States pair of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings in the first knock-out round of the 2015 Beach Volleyball World Championships, will banner the 16-pair women's cast. 

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