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Monday, August 26, 2013
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World Grand Prix Finals Preview: History on Brazil’s side

Sapporo, Japan, August 26, 2013 - For the last three years, the FIVB World Grand Prix has always been a two-horse race. USA and Brazil have been embroiled in a head-to-head duel for the title – and the US girls have always come out on top in the end. With the final of the 21st edition of the premier annual women’s volleyball tournament set to get underway in Sapporo on Wednesday, there are a lot of signs that one or two of the other teams are also in with a chance of winning. China was the only team to remain unbeaten in the Preliminary Round, while the hosts of the Finals, Japan, also made a strong impression.

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X Aug 25

France upset Brazil as 11 teams book second round spot at Men's U21

Ankara, Turkey, August 25, 2013 – Eleven countries booked their tickets to the second round (Round of 16) at FIVB Men's U21 World Championship after a ground breaking fourth day of the pool preliminary round held in both Ankara and Izmir on Sunday.

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X Aug 25

Latvia and Brazil claim gold at Moscow Grand Slam

Moscow, Russia, August 25, 2013 – Latvia’s Janis Smedins and Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Brazil’s Maria Clara and Carolina Salgado claimed the gold medals at the sixth edition of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Moscow Grand Slam on Sunday.

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Aug 25 Smedins and Samoilovs claim second gold with a great show ES / FR
Aug 25 First Grand Slam gold for Maria Clara and Carolina Salgado ES / FR
Aug 25 Emanuel in Moscow final for the third year in a row ES / FR
Aug 25 From country quota to the final in just one year for Walkenhorst ES / FR
Aug 24 Final fours set at the FIVB Moscow Grand Slam ES / FR
Aug 24 Horst and Petutschnig crush Russia’s hope for a medal ES / FR
Aug 24 Brazil’s Salgado-sisters eye gold and a fur hat ES / FR
Aug 24 Italy send home World Tour leaders Lima and Talita ES / FR
Aug 24 Swiss Tanja’s surprise Germany’s Borger and Büthe ES / FR
Aug 23 Germany and Brazil rule as Moscow Grand Slam enters knockout phase ES / FR
Aug 22 A day of upsets, comebacks & debuts at Moscow Grand Slam ES / FR
Aug 22 Kampala facilities get FIVB thumbs up ES / FR
Aug 21 FIVB Moscow Grand Slam pool play set to go ES / FR
Aug 26 World Grand Prix highlights Twitter
Aug 25 Rwandan players tell how volleyball becomes the No. 1 sport in their country ES / FR
Aug 24 Third victory for Turkey at Men's U21 as favourites Russia and Serbia continue winning ways ES / FR
Aug 23 France upset Italy as favourites Russia and Serbia set first win at Men's U21 ES / FR
Aug 23 Metin Toy falls in love at first sight with volleyball ES / FR
Aug 22 Brazil take first victory on U21 World Champs opening day ES / FR
Aug 22 Japan have what it takes to be No. 1 this year - Takeshita ES / FR
Aug 21 USA play Brazil on first day as World Grand Prix Finals schedule released ES / FR
Aug 21 Video Challenge System success at World League Finals ES / FR
Aug 20 World Grand Prix Preliminary Round: More exciting than ever ES / FR
Aug 22 North Africa Project into second phase in Tunisia ES / FR
Aug 20 Level I Coaches Course helping to spread volleyball in Nicaragua ES / FR
Aug 20 Portugal and volleyball - a perfect partnership ES / FR
Aug 26 Grenada referees take step forward with VCP Referee Course ES / FR
Aug 23 FIVB mourns passing of former referee ES / FR
Aug 21 Level II Coaches Course successfully completed in Tehran ES / FR
Aug 25 Guatemala retains AFECAVOL Women’s U-20 title Twitter
Aug 25 Israel's volleyball family proud of their achievements in promoting female referees Twitter
Aug 24 Brazil win Men’s Pan American Cup ES / FR
Aug 24 Sixteen teams to vie for top honour in Asian Senior Women’s Championship ES / FR
Aug 23 Peru avoids sweep against Canada Twitter
Aug 23 Canadian men’s team heads to Europe Twitter
Aug 22 European Championship official mascot attends Andersen parade ES / FR
Aug 20 Portugal crowns its beach volleyball champions for 2013 ES / FR
Aug 19 Special tribute to 1968 Mexican Olympic teams at Men’s Pan Am Cup ES / FR
Aug 23 UN creates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace ES / FR
Volleyball FIVB Men's U21 World Championship 2013 August 22-September 1 Ankara & Izmir Turkey
Volleyball FIVB World Grand Prix Finals August 28-September 1 Sapporo Japan
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