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  10.08.2012 22:58:55
Brazil Bruno Rezende: I think we were big today
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 - At the end of the semifinal, the brazilian setter Bruno Rezende said: "I thin
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  10.08.2012 22:31:59
Russia and Brazil to clash in men’s Olympic final
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – Russia and Brazil will cross their ways for the first time in an Olympic final after they edged Bulgaria and
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  10.08.2012 22:06:37
Brazil play world-class volleyball to rout Italy and make it to Olympic final
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – Brazil will play Russia on Sunday in the final match of the men’s tournament at Earls Court after playing a s
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  10.08.2012 20:53:51
Lindsey Berg, the relaxed warrior
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
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  10.08.2012 19:57:12
USA and Brazil extend rivalry in Olympic final, Korea and Japan look for first medal in decades
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – USA and Brazil are set to go for their second consecutive Olympic final on Saturday at Earls Court in what wi
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  10.08.2012 19:01:02
Alexander Volkov: "It was hard today for us to play with them."
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 - Russia coach Vladimir Alekno answered the Russian journalists, asking about te pressure they had: "Pressure?
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  10.08.2012 18:03:00
Russia end Bulgaria's triumphal march to advance to final match
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – In what was a classy semi-final match Russia got the right to fight for Olympic gold at Earls Court on Sunday
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  10.08.2012 17:20:30
Men’s final four top beach volleyball stats at London 2012 Olympic Games
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – As the sand settled, Big Ben’s hands went back where they belong after nearly two weeks of adoringly continuo
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  10.08.2012 15:58:29
Two very different teams should make for an exciting final, says Virna
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – Former Brazilian star Virna Dias says that she expects a close game – possibly even a five-setter – in the wo
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  10.08.2012 09:59:34
Pires says May-Treanor and Walsh truly “inspire a generation”
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – Former Olympic gold medallist Sandra Pires of Brazil says Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor have embodied the
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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...