Caracas, Venezuela, October 11, 2015 – Argentina secured the Rio 2016 Olympic Games berth when they captured gold at the South American Olympic Qualification Tournament with their 3-2 (25-12, 22-25, 25-12, 25-27, 15-12) defeat of hosts Venezuela in front of 5,000 fans at the La Guaira Stadium on Sunday.
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Germany captures women’s gold medal over Brazil, Italy wins bronze over Dutch at FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, October 11, 2015 — Germany’s top-seeded Laura Ludwig/Kira Walkenhorst defeated Brazil’s 12th-seeded Eduarda Lisboa/Elize Maia in impressive fashion to earn the women’s gold medal Sunday at the FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open, the season opening event on the 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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USA’s Lucena/Dalhausser capture men’s gold medal in two quick sets, Germany’s Poniewaz bros take bronze at FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, October 11, 2015 — USA’s fourth-seeded Nick Lucena/Phil Dalhausser defeated Netherlands’ third-seeded Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen Sunday to capture the men’s gold medal at the FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open, the season opening event on the 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
China move to second in world rankings
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 9, 2015 – China have leapfrogged Brazil into second in the FIVB Senior Women’s World Ranking after their triumph at the 2015 Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship while USA stay top in the latest version of the standings.
Bulgaria, France, Poland and Russia through to quarterfinals at men’s EuroVolley
Sofia, Bulgaria, October 11, 2015 – Bulgaria, France, Poland and Russia made it three in a row at the 2015 men’s EuroVolley to top the final charts of their respective pools and move on straight to Wednesday's quarterfinals.
Cannada win first NORCECE Men's Championship
Cordoba, Mexico, October 10, 2015 – Canada won their first ever NORCECA Volleyball Men’s Continental Championship by defeating Cuba 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 25-18, 25-17) at the Cordoba Gymnasium on Saturday.
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