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  06.08.2012 23:45:25
Brazil beat battling Germany as both march on
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Brazil completed the prelims of the men’s volleyball tournament at the London Olympics by downing Germany in t
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  06.08.2012 23:41:47
Russia v Brazil leads off women's quarterfinals
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 - World champions Russia against Beijing gold medallists Brazil headlines a brilliant quartet of London 2012 Oly
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  06.08.2012 23:28:04
USA coach Alan Knipe totally delighted with performance of his back lines
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – US American coach opted for some of his back-up players for the last preliminary match with Tunisia. “We have
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  06.08.2012 23:12:10
USA rest best players but still win to top pool B
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – USA beat Tunisia 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, and 25-19) in the fifth and final round of men’s volleyball preliminary ma
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  06.08.2012 22:56:52
US American libero Richard Lambourne dreams of remake of Beijing golden days
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Richard Lambourne, the libero of Team USA, is making his second Olympic appearance in London after the memorab
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  06.08.2012 21:41:25
Latvian duo fight back to reach last four
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Latvian duo Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins found their best form to knock Jacob Gibb and Sean Rosenthal out
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  06.08.2012 21:29:28
Brazil’s Alison/Emanuel nips Poland’s Fijalek/Prudel in Olympic quarterfinal match
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – With the thunder of ancient jousts on the hallowed grounds echoing inside the stadium, today’s knights of the
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  06.08.2012 20:21:26
Captain Savani and the Italian blues
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 - “We used to be lions, once. After the match with Australia, down 2-0, we saw the hell and then the heaven. We’
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  06.08.2012 19:56:15
Argentina progress and leave Great Britain without a win
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Argentina beat Great Britain 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, and 25-15) in the fifth and final round of men's volleyball pr
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  06.08.2012 19:36:48
"We were very tired and emotionally flat" says GB coach Harry Brokking after 0-3 defeat to Argentina
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – “We got knocked out last match so we just tried to go out there and do our thing and enjoy it. We wanted to do
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  06.08.2012 18:34:58
USA's May-Treanor new digs leader in London beach volleyball
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Numbers keep piling in and they keep adding up well for women’s stats both as a team and individual at this ye
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  06.08.2012 18:12:14
Bulgaria down Italy to cap final standings of Pool A
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Another chapter to Bulgaria’s fairy tale in the men’s Olympic tournament was added on Monday afternoon as the
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  06.08.2012 17:40:59
"We want to win so much because it is the Olympic Games" says an euphoric Teodor Salparov, Bulgaria's libero
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – “Nobody expected that we could perform so well but we have sown the world that no one can mess with us” said B
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  06.08.2012 17:21:23
Volleyball is a family affair for Poland's beach star Grzegorz Fijalek
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Beach volleyball is a family affair in Poland. Grzegorz Fijalek has found its way to the 1/4 finals of the Oly
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  06.08.2012 15:18:41
Serbia coach Igor Kolakovic: “We went into the game quite badly”
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 - Serbia coach Igor Kolakovic was upset at the end of the match lost 3-0 against Russia. “We we
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  06.08.2012 14:29:29
Russia cruise to straight sets win over Serbia
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 - Russia cruised to a straight sets victory (25-15, 25-20, 25-17) against Serbia at Earls Court on Monday to con
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  06.08.2012 13:59:16
“We took a long time to heat up” says Australia Thomas Edgar
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – “We took a long time to heat up and get to our best. We do have a level to match the top-level teams” said Aus
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  06.08.2012 12:45:56
Australia keep alive their hopes after beating Poland
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 - Australia kept alive their slim hopes of qualifying for the men's volleyball quaterfinals with an impressive 3
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  06.08.2012 10:32:19
Brazil’s Cunha/Ricardo strong in men's beach volleyball stats in London
London, Great Britain, August 6, 2012 – Statistics reveal a lot about how a team is doing or how an individual is doing and this is easily seen with a
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  06.08.2012 01:54:40
Women’s final four set for Tuesday's beach volleyball semifinals
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – With all the preliminary matches and first two round of elimination play finished the field has been determine
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  06.08.2012 01:43:51
Russia and United States conclude with spotless record
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Reigning world champions Russia and world No. 1 ranked USA both qualified to the quarterfinals of the Olympic
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  06.08.2012 00:52:48
Juliana and Larissa made to work for semi-final place
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – FIVB world champions Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca were given a scare but held their nerve to reach th
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  06.08.2012 00:50:05
USA’s Kessy/Ross stop Czech Republic’s Kolocova/Slukova in Olympic quarterfinals
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – After two dominanting performances by winning teams from China and the USA, the third time was when things got
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  06.08.2012 00:37:20
Brazil qualify to quarterfinals round
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Olympic defending champions Brazil cruised to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-16) victory over Serbia to complete the
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  06.08.2012 00:13:38
Berg and Lo Bianco setting the standard
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 - In her latest blog on the FIVB website, former Italian star Maurizia Cacciatori admires the great work of two
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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...