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  09.08.2012 23:07:27
Brink and Reckermann win Olympic gold in thriller
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – Germany’s Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann wasted three match points, but won gold with the fourth as they be
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  09.08.2012 22:52:51
Brazil coach Zé Roberto Guimaraes: “We deserve this”
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – Clashing emotions in the mixed zone and the press conference after the match Brazil-Japan. Japan coach Masayos
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  09.08.2012 22:39:15
Brazil and USA to fight once again for women’s Olympic gold
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – In what will be a remake of the final match played four years ago in Beijing, USA and Brazil will be fighting
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  09.08.2012 22:18:09
Brazil dominate Japan to go for remake of last Olympic final
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – Brazil will try to prolong its supremacy by taking on the USA in the Olympic final that is scheduled for this
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  09.08.2012 21:41:14
Latvian pair beat Dutch duo for bronze and Latvia’s first medal of London
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – Latvian duo Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins came from a set down to beat Dutch pair Richard Schuil and Reind
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  09.08.2012 20:36:49
Bulgaria and Italy have to turn odds as they vie for Olympic final
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – After a couple of relatively surprising results, everything is set for a terrific showdown with the men’s semi
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  09.08.2012 18:28:43
"I am proud of the way my team played today" says USA mentor Hugh McCutcheon
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – “Our team battled and needed to battle to go to the final. The Korean team made us a lot of troubles in terms
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  09.08.2012 17:48:02
USA look unstoppable and find their way to Olympic final after routing Korea in straight sets
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – Team USA qualified for the final match of the Olympic tournament for the third time in history after routing K
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  09.08.2012 15:25:52
Women’s final four top beach volleyball stats at London 2012 Olympic Games
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – As could be expected with the quality of the top four seeds who also ended up to be the women’s final four, th
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  09.08.2012 14:20:29
Men’s final four among stat leaders heading to tonight’s beach volleyball medal matches
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 – In the quiet stillness on the sand-court floor as it prepares to host tonight’s men’s medal matches, the final
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  09.08.2012 10:06:36
Laciga picks Alison/Emanuel for gold, Nummerdor/Schuil for bronze
London, Great Britain, August 9, 2012 - Martin Laciga believes Brazil’s Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego look like the stronger team going into their g
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  09.08.2012 00:31:43
“To go to the semifinals of the Olympic Games hasn't happened since Moscow, 32 years ago” proudly says Bulgaria coach Nayden Naydenov
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – After the match which gave the semifinal to Bulgaria, Germany coach Vital Heynen honored the power of the oppo
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  09.08.2012 00:26:59
May-Treanor and Walsh retain Olympic title
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – Defending champions Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor won a third consecutive Olympic gold medal when they def
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  09.08.2012 00:08:54
Bulgaria to play Russia, as Italy take on Brazil in men’s semifinals
London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – The much awaited 1/4 finals of the men’s Olympic tournament eventually ended in four straight-set victories fo
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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...