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  11.08.2012 23:37:49
Players praise coaching legend Ze Roberto after gold medal success
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – Jose Roberto Guimares, aka Ze Roberto was already a legendary figure in volleyball after he became the first
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  11.08.2012 23:37:09
Tiny in size, huge in heart Fabia helps Brazil stun USA for women’s volleyball gold
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – Brazil spotted the USA a set then bushwhacked the previously unbeaten Americans 3-1 after rolling through the
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  11.08.2012 23:36:33
Sheilla, back to happiness
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 - The final of the women's competition at London 2012 was probably two different matches played in 100 minutes.
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  11.08.2012 22:45:11
Brazil win second consecutive title, USA and Japan complete Olympic podium
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – Even though Team USA were the pre-favourite going into the final match of the Olympic tournament at Earls Cou
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  11.08.2012 21:42:10
Takeshita, the small setter who inspired a generation (and eventually claimed Olympic bronze)
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – When she started playing volleyball, as a 10-year-old girl, Yoshie Takeshita could certainly not imagine that
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  11.08.2012 21:35:30
Once more... it is Brazil to celebrate Olympic gold!
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – After the real setback they had suffered in the opening set that ended for Brazil with the worst score ever s
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  11.08.2012 19:55:50
FIVB to use technology to improve volleyball
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – FIVB President Jizhong Wei has stated his desire that the FIVB continues to lead the way in using technology
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  11.08.2012 18:45:54
Brazil go for third crown as Russia attempt to return to the top after 32 years
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – A couple of weeks after they started their Olympic campaign at Earls Court, Russia and Brazil have the opport
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  11.08.2012 16:33:37
Japan shrug off nerves to end wait for Olympic medal
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – Japan’s long wait for an Olympic Games volleyball medal came to an end when they beat South Korea 3-0 to win
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  11.08.2012 16:05:58
Sakoda soars during Japan’s bronze medal victory
London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – Japan roared to a 3-0 victory over Korea Saturday to earn the bronze medal in women’s volleyball before 13,50
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  11.08.2012 14:27:56
Japan claim bronze 28 years after last Olympic podium in Los Angeles
London, Great Britain, August 11, 2012 – Japan's dream of winning an Olympic medal finally turned into reality in London as the duo formed by the “Sao
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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...