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  30.07.2012 23:58:55
Brazil and Russia to contribute classy showdown for second round of action in men's tournament
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Brazil and Russia are set to contribute the absolute highlight in the second day of preliminary action for the
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  30.07.2012 23:42:37
Six or seven teams have medal chances -Italy's Barbolini
Press Conference Italy v Japan
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  30.07.2012 23:37:41
Lion King roars to send Latvian duo into knockout stages
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Aleksandrs Samoilovs lived up to his knickname of the Lion King to secure his and Ruslans Sorokins’ place in th
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  30.07.2012 23:11:51
Second victory for women’s Italian team
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Italy improved their win-loss record to 2-0 following a four-set victory (25-22, 25-21, 20-25, 25-22) over an e
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  30.07.2012 21:09:22
USA overcome defending Olympic champions Brazil
Press Conference USA v Brazil
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  30.07.2012 21:07:40
USA’s Kessy/Ross vs. Netherlands’ Keizer/van Iersel Tuesday
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Moving ever-closer to the close of round robin pool play, Tuesday’s women’s schedule is highlighted by USA’s Je
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  30.07.2012 20:57:58
Tom picks group spirit as main asset of Team USA on quest for Olympic gold
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Team USA re-asserted its credentials for Olympic gold this afternoon at Earls Court by displaying a terrific pe
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  30.07.2012 20:52:28
Hooker and Larson combine to carry USA
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Destinee Hooker and Jordan Larson combined for 41 points to lead world No. 1 United States to a 3-1 (25-18, 25-
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  30.07.2012 20:36:43
Korean Kim wants to be a complete player
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Yeon-Koung Kim is considered by a vast community of experts as the most dangerous offensive force in today’s wo
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  30.07.2012 19:44:53
Germany’s Brink/Reckerman, Brazil’s Juliana/Larissa both win
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Highlighting action in the midday session Monday with two matches each for men and women, Germany’s Julius Brin
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  30.07.2012 19:06:37
Tuesday’s Men’s round 2 of pool play includes top-seeded teams
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Tuesday men’s schedule will feature more great matchups as round 2 of three rounds of pool play at the London 2
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  30.07.2012 18:53:39
Dominicans think about three remaining matches
Press Conference Russia v Dominican Republic
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  30.07.2012 18:42:22
Russia block the road to Dominican Republic
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – World champions Russia totaled 19 blocks en route to a 3-1 (25-23, 25-15, 24-26, 25-22) victory over Dominican
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  30.07.2012 16:39:44
Kim is a key player for Korea
Press Conference Korea v Serbia
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  30.07.2012 16:23:21
China’s Xue/Zhang bounce back with three-set win
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Bouncing back from a three-set pool play loss on Saturday, China’s second-seeded Chen Xue/Xi Zhang were first u
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  30.07.2012 15:05:49
Kim unstoppable in triumph of Korea over Serbia
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Yeon-Koung Kim erupted for 34 points and Song-Yi Han and Hee-Jin Kim chipped in with 12 and 11 respectively lea
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  30.07.2012 14:50:16
Chinese volunteer Zhou Jie shares his Olympic experience at Earls Court
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Zhou Jie, 24, is one of the many volunteers that are assisting players, officials and fans at Earls Court. A st
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  30.07.2012 13:35:48
Research on Turkey team paid dividends to China
Press Conference Chiuna v Turkey
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  30.07.2012 12:46:09
China overcome a relentless Turkey for second win
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Hui Ruoqi nailed 21 points, including five blocks and two aces, to spark China to a 3-1 (25-20, 25-20, 29-
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  30.07.2012 12:25:05
Happy birthday to six beach volleyball Olympians
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – Monday is a very special day in London, not just because it is Day 3 of the beach volleyball competition at the
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  30.07.2012 02:31:34
No surprises on opening day as favourites all win
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – A series of wins in straight sets highlighted the first day of the men’s volleyball tournament at Earls Court a
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  30.07.2012 02:28:57
Women are the attraction at Earls Court on Monday
London, Great Britain, July 30, 2012 – The women’s volleyball tournament of the 2012 London Olympic Games continues on Monday with six competitive mat
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  30.07.2012 02:23:31
"We enjoyed it and had fun" says Giba after victorious debut at Earls Court
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – “The first match is always important. We try to enjoy it and have fun. There is a natural respect (for our oppo
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  30.07.2012 02:12:41
Commanding Brazil beat Tunisia in straight sets
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 - Brazil beat Tunisia in straight sets (25-17, 25-21, and 25-18) in their opening match of the preliminary round
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  30.07.2012 00:58:05
Women’s pool play Sunday pours out intensity
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – After four women’s matches that all went three sets, a pair of top-seeded teams flexed their muscles Sunday nig
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  30.07.2012 00:53:43
Defending champions hit stride early to make winning start
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – Defending Olympic champions Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser began the London 2012 Olympic Games with a comforta
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  30.07.2012 00:26:35
Poland impress with overall game
London, Great Britain, July 29, 2012 – World No. 3 Poland came back from a one-set deficit to defeat Italy 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-14) in a men’s
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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...