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  29.07.2012 23:47:03
The setter did his job and we did ours - Polish Mozdzonek
Press Conference Poland v Italy
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  29.07.2012 22:13:35
FIVB salutes outstanding volleyball and beach volleyball events at London Olympic Games
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) President Jizhong Wei has expressed his immense satisfaction wit
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  29.07.2012 21:32:36
Great Britain’s Dampney/Mullen just brilliant Sunday
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – While Great Britain deservedly earns a collective pat on the back of sincere gratitude from the international c
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  29.07.2012 21:31:56
USA power to straight sets win over Serbia
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – The 2008 Olympic champions of USA beat Serbia in straight sets (25-17, 25-22, and 25-21) in their opening match
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  29.07.2012 20:10:05
"It was a really great start" says US American captain Clayton Stanley
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – US American coach Alan Knipe was evidently happy with the 3-0 win claimed by his guys in their Olympic debut ag
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  29.07.2012 19:56:16
Monday’s Men’s pool play preview of beach volleyball at London 2012 Olympic Games
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Like thespians peforming their ware in the Old Globe theater, the world’s best men’s beach volleyball players w
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  29.07.2012 19:05:27
They killed us down the middle -Australia's Yudin
Press Conference Argentina v Australia
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  29.07.2012 18:45:51
Good debut for young squad of Argentina
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 - Argentina beat Australia in straight sets (25-21, 25-22, 25-20) in their opening men's volleyball preliminary r
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  29.07.2012 17:44:31
"The final section of the opening set determined the fate of the game" says Germany mentor Vital Heynen
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Germany’s coach Vital Heynen did not look too disappointed after his guys had suffered a 0-3 defeat to the alwa
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  29.07.2012 17:30:40
An outstanding Maxim Mikhaylov anchors Russia to first win in Olympic tournament
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Russia started its Olympic campaign on Sunday by downing Germany in three straight sets (31-29, 25-18, and 25-1
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  29.07.2012 16:01:26
Key women's matches slated for Monday in London
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Effervescently enjoying effervescently the opportunity to perform on the international stage of the London 2012
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  29.07.2012 15:44:12
FIVB praises legacy provided by the Olympics for bright future of volleyball in the UK
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – “We are here to upset the big teams and plant a flag for British Volleyball. It is all about legacy for us”. Th
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  29.07.2012 15:33:40
Emanuel and Alison given fright by Austrian duo
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – FIVB world champions and number one seeds Emanuel Rego and Alison Cerutti came close to a shock loss to Clemens
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  29.07.2012 14:33:42
Bulgaria crushes GB dreams of memorable Olympic debut
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Bulgaria beat Great Britain in straight sets (25-18, 25-20, 26-24) in match that opened the men’s Olympic tourn
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  29.07.2012 13:42:09
GB fans impressed after discovering elite volleyball
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Team GB debuted on Sunday morning in the men’s volleyball tournament and even though the home heroes could not
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  29.07.2012 13:35:08
"Everyone was pumped at the start" says GB captain Ben Pipes
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – It was a very emotional moment as Team GB celebrated its first Olympic appearance on Sunday morning at Earls Co
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  29.07.2012 12:28:30
Early start no impediment as Cicolari and Menegatti begin London 2012 with a win
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Greta Cicolari and Marta Menegatti’s alarm may have gone off early in the morning, but that didn’t stop the Ita
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  29.07.2012 07:21:24
Brazil and USA women pass early strong test
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Defending champions Brazil and silver medalists United States triumphed in their respective matches during open
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  29.07.2012 03:35:59
A tough battle closes the first day of action in women's volleyball
Press Conference Brazil v Turkey
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  29.07.2012 03:18:48
Brazil prevail in duel against Turkey
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Defending champions Brazil survived a serious challenge and went on to outduel Turkey in thrilling five-setter
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  29.07.2012 02:38:56
Watch out for Team GB and much more in opening day of men's tournament
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – The men’s volleyball tournament of the 2012 London Olympics is set to start on Sunday at Earls Court with the h
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  29.07.2012 02:03:04
Hot women’s pool play in beach volleyball at London 2012 Olympic Games
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Playing under the lights, USA’s two-time defending women’s Olympic Champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh
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  29.07.2012 01:18:23
Men’s pool play opens at London 2012 Olympic Games
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – Back on the stage were he has performed so well during the last three Olympic Games, Brazil’s legendary Ricardo
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  29.07.2012 00:57:52
China upset won't be the last - Pottharst
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 - Sydney 200 champion Kerri Pottharst says the opening match defeat of the Beijing bronze medallists Zhang Xi and
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  29.07.2012 00:19:39
World's No. 1 USA defeat Korea in four sets
London, Great Britain, July 28, 2012 – One of the pre-favorites in this Olympic tournament, Team USA, stamped a 3-1 win (25-19, 25-17, 20-25, and 25-2
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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...