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  28.07.2012 23:43:05
"Korea made us work really hard" says US American captain Lindsey Berg after first win in the tournament
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Team USA opened on Saturday its Olympic campaign by edging Korea 3:1. “It was a very tough game” says coach Hug
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  28.07.2012 22:27:12
Cunha aiming to help Ricardo continue run of medals in London
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Pedro Cunha is hopeful that he can help continue Ricardo Santos’ remarkable run of medal success at the Olympic
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  28.07.2012 21:50:29
Brazil’s Juliana/Larissa, Canada’s Binstock/Reader win
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Brazil’s top-seeded Juliana Felisberta Silva/Larissa Franca opened their London 2012 Olympic Games women’s beac
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  28.07.2012 21:41:32
Simona Gioli carries Italy past Dominican Republic
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Simona Gioli collected 19 points, including six blocks, to help Italy to claim a 3-1 (25-17, 23-25, 25-19, 25-1
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  28.07.2012 21:04:14
Whirlwind 24 hours welcomes Rigobert to London
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – It has been far from a low-key start to the London 2012 Olympic Games for Natacha Rigobert and Elodie Li Yuk Lo
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  28.07.2012 20:41:13
First victory is important for Italy's Barbolini
Press Conference ITA v DOM
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  28.07.2012 20:14:55
British pair get home Olympics underway
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Britain’s number one team Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney take on Canadian qualifiers Marie-Andree Lessard and A
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  28.07.2012 20:03:15
Men’s favourites out to make early mark in London
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 - The top two men’s teams will be determined to begin their Olympic campaigns in good form when they play their f
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  28.07.2012 19:19:24
Women whistling women, five female referees for the first time at the Olympics
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Five women as first referees on the same day: this was a first time ever for the Olympic Games. On the first da
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  28.07.2012 18:23:46
Russia beat Team GB in straight sets for the joy of their Prime Minister
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Russia beat the home heroines of Great Britain in three straight sets (25-19, 25-10, 25-16) on Saturday afterno
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  28.07.2012 18:01:51
Russian women upset Chinese in Olympic beach volleyball
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Adding even more drama and excitment to the opening day of the London 2012 Olympic Games beach volleyball compe
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  28.07.2012 17:51:16
"This was the highlight of my career" says GB captain Lynne Beattie
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Even though their Olympic debut turned into a 0-3 defeat to Russia, the home heroines of Great Britain still ha
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  28.07.2012 16:30:51
Ludwig and Goller looking for greater consistency at London 2012
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 - German pair Laura Ludwig and Sara Goller have been one of the most consistent teams on the FIVB SWATCH World To
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  28.07.2012 15:18:27
It is impossible to play China without a good serve -Terzic
Press Conference Match China v Serbia
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  28.07.2012 15:15:45
Olympic spirit and values quickly turn into reality at Earls Court
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – The Olympics are known for bringing people together in a spirit of friendship and fair play and that message wa
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  28.07.2012 15:05:27
China bounce back to crush Serbia
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – World No. 3 China recovered from a 0-1 deficit to play solid volleyball the rest of the way en route to a 3-1 (
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  28.07.2012 13:48:50
Latvian duo stay calm to start Olympics with a win
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 - Latvia’s Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Ruslans Sorokins needed to hold their nerve to get their campaign at the Lond
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  28.07.2012 12:55:39
"Our service was the key to victory today" says Japan captain Erika Araki
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Some comments from the press conference following the 3-0 win claimed by team Japan over Algeria.
“We were

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  28.07.2012 12:36:44
Japan routs Algeria in straight sets to open Olympic tournament
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Team Japan started its Olympic campaign at Earls Court on Saturday morning by beating Algeria 3-0 (25-15, 25-14
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  28.07.2012 10:25:08
Priddy rates American men stronger than four years ago
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Defending Olympic champions USA are even a stronger team than the one that claimed the gold medal four years ag
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IN FOCUS



Beach Volleyball
Brink and Reckermann savour new status as sports celebrities
 
Beach Volleyball
May-Treanor and Walsh will forever be remembered as queens of the court
 
Volleyball
Behind Lindsey Berg’s story there are Napela’s dreams
 
Volleyball
Gamova quits the team after London
 
Volleyball
Popp up the Germans
 
Volleyball
Savani, being blue without blues

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12.09.2012 18:20:41
Brink and Reckermann savour new status as sports celebrities
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 12, 2012 – With Europe’s first beach volleyball gold around their necks, Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann have becom... More...
24.08.2012 17:48:03
May-Treanor and Walsh will forever be remembered as queens of the court
London, Great Britain, August 24, 2012 – Three weeks after the end of the London Olympics, the FIVB reflects on the amazing pairing of Misty May-Trean... More...
10.08.2012 15:55:14
Behind Lindsey Berg’s story there are Napela’s dreams
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – Call her Napela and she will smile. Lindsey Berg, the starting setter of the USA team, prefers her second nam... More...
08.08.2012 09:55:00
Gamova quits the team after London
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 - Her giant statue, one of the major hit of the FIVB Heroes campaign, stands on the ground floor at Earls Court.... More...
07.08.2012 22:36:26
Popp up the Germans
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 - By winning two matches in Pool B against Tunisia and Serbia, Germany got the chance to play the quarterfinals ... More...
06.08.2012 19:10:37
Savani, being blue without blues
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 - “We used to be lions, once. After the match with Australia, down 2-0, we saw the hell and then the heaven. We’... More...
05.08.2012 18:56:57
Milagros Cabral faces her last matches for her country
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 - Proudness. This is the feeling which literally permeates Milagros Cabral’s interviews. The proudness results f... More...
05.08.2012 00:40:51
Serbia, living in the family
London, Great Britain, August 4, 2012 - “Living in the family” is the perfect soundtrack for the Serbian volleyball delegation at the Olympic Games in... More...
04.08.2012 14:57:23
Lupo and Nicolai enjoy bitter sweet victory
London, Great Britain, August 4, 2012 – Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai’s win over defending Olympic champions Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser may have... More...
03.08.2012 21:00:17
Sheilla and the unexpected Brazil
London, Great Britain, August 3, 2012 – Sheilla Tavares de Castro, universally known simply as Sheilla, is a fantastic player and a funny person. How ... More...
03.08.2012 16:05:29
Cook backs Walsh and May-Treanor to continue gold run
London, Great Britain, August 3, 2012 – As an Olympic gold medallist from the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Nat Cook knows exactly what it takes to top th... More...