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  08.08.2012 23:20:19
Bulgaria cruise to 3-0 win to down Germany and make it to semis for first time in 32 years
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – Bulgaria completed the grid for the semis of the men’s volleyball tournament at Earls Court by routing Germany
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  08.08.2012 22:32:19
“Poland was always a really tough opponent team for us” says Russia coach Vladimir Alekno
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – At the end of the match which granted the Olympic semifinal, Russia Maxim Mikhaylov said: "We are really glad
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  08.08.2012 22:16:47
With terrific show of strength Russia end Poland's Olympic adventure
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – Russia ended Poland’s dreams of a remake of the glorious days from the 1976 Olympics in Montreal by claiming t
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  08.08.2012 22:00:50
Japan and Korea carry dreams of Asian glory in semis with Brazil and USA
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – With the 1/4 finals played on Tuesday having provided all fans with emotional matches and high-class volleybal
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  08.08.2012 21:44:10
Juliana and Larissa fight back to win bronze
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – FIVB world champions Juliana and Larissa staged a second-set comeback to beat China’s Chen Xue and Zhang Xi 11
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  08.08.2012 20:07:23
"Volleyball has turned into a unique success story in London" says IOC member Mario Pescante
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – After some disappointment resulting from the defeat Italy suffered on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of th
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  08.08.2012 20:05:40
USA's May-Treanor/Walsh among women's stats leaders in London
London, Great Britain, August 8, 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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  08.08.2012 19:38:57
With superb performance Italy down USA to make it to Olympic semis
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – After going through many ups and downs in the prelims, Italy played a fabulous game on Wednesday to down the 2
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  08.08.2012 19:25:52
Beach volleyball men's medal matches Thursday at London 2012 Olympic Games
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – Like the end of a run of a popular London stage production, the men’s competition will end with Thursday’s med
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  08.08.2012 19:21:11
"The whole team performed brilliantly” says Italian captain Cristian Savani after fabulous game with USA
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – Italy played a superb match on Wednesday to down the 2008 Olympic champions of USA and qualify for the semis t
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  08.08.2012 16:52:40
"The team is growing at the right moment" says Brazil star Murilo Endres
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – “We did a very good match, tactically speaking. We were very focused, we played in the correct way. For now it
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  08.08.2012 16:39:54
Brazil cruise to 3-0 win over Argentina to book semi-final spot
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – Brazil downed their neighbours of Argentina in straight sets (25-19, 25-17, and 25-20) to open the programme o
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  08.08.2012 15:48:41
Gamova quits the team after London
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 - “I will continue to play at club level” says Gamova less than one hour after the challenging game with Brazil.
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  08.08.2012 01:26:03
Brink and Reckermann to meet Emanuel and Alison in final
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 – Germans Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann stormed their way into the London 2012 Olympic Games gold medal matc
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  08.08.2012 00:57:06
"If we can have the team spirit that we had today, we can win the semifinal” says Korean captain Kim Sa-Nee
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 – “Both teams played very well. I would like to congratulate my team, who worked very hard to get into the semif
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  08.08.2012 00:22:05
Japan take on Brazil as USA re-play Korea in women’s semis
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 – Japan and Brazil will cross their ways in the semis of the women’s tournament at the London 2012 Olympics afte
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  08.08.2012 00:21:20
May-Treanor/Walsh, Kessy/Ross--all USA battle for women’s London 2012 Olympic gold
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 – To be or not to be Olympic champion is the question that will be decided Wednesday as an unexpected all-Americ
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  08.08.2012 00:13:47
IOC President and UK Prime Minister visit Horse Guards
London, Great Britain, August 7, 2012 – The Olympic Games beach volleyball at Horse Guards Parade has welcomed a variety of VIPs during its 11 days of
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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...