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  01.08.2012 23:43:45
Sandra picks Larissa and Juliana to win first Brazilian gold since Atlanta
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 - Three time Olympian, Atlanta champion and Sydney bronze medallist Sandra Pires says world champions Larissa an
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  01.08.2012 23:39:38
Men’s volleyball in 3D
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 - Getty Images, one of the most innovative and well-known photo agencies, will offer to their clients 3D volleyb
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  01.08.2012 23:35:11
McCutcheon praises caliber of Megan Hodge
Press Conference USA v China
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  01.08.2012 23:07:12
Cunha and Ricardo flex their muscle to reach round of 16
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Brazilian duo Pedro Cunha and 2004 Olympic champion Ricardo Santos had to be at their very best to beat Josh B
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  01.08.2012 22:58:06
USA stand alone atop of Pool B with 3-0 mark
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Top world-ranked United States took sole possession of first place in Pool B following their 3-0 (26-24, 25-16
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  01.08.2012 22:40:57
Men's draw hard to pick - Laciga
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 - Three time Olympian Martin Laciga says it is too hard to pick a winner at the Olympic Games beach volleyball c
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  01.08.2012 21:48:49
Olympic jumps over a huge swimming pool
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 - Probably most of the spectators in Earls Court and even volleyball players do not know that below their feet t
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  01.08.2012 21:22:03
Brazil and USA to take centre stage in third round of men's volleyball tournament
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – With a perfect record of 2 wins each so far in the competition, Brazil and USA will play a rematch of the 2008
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  01.08.2012 20:51:33
Funny Italian amulet gets its spot on social network
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 - Among the many amulets carried by players and teams, a prominent place is occupied by Ennio. Ennio is a weight
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  01.08.2012 20:37:24
Ruthless Italy just too good for Great Britain
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Italy beat Great Britain (27-25, 25-12, and 25-12) in the third round of women's volleyball preliminary matche
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  01.08.2012 20:04:56
Fans flock to volleyball and beach volleyball
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has expressed its great appreciation and admiration at the leve
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  01.08.2012 19:54:59
"It is highly commendable to push Italy the way we did in the first set" says GB player Rachel Laybourne
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – “We struggled a little bit in the first set, also because many of our players were debuting. But then they hav
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  01.08.2012 19:44:06
Norwegian pair end British hopes in London
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Tarjei Skarlund and Martin Spinnangr ended Steve Grotowski and John Garcia-Thompson hopes of qualifying for th
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  01.08.2012 19:36:33
Members of Royal Army feel "captured" by volleyball show at Earls Court
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Approximately 500 soldiers are supporting the work of many volunteers at Earls Court – similarly to other venu
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  01.08.2012 18:33:06
Turkey celebrates first Olympic win by downing sloppy Serbia
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Turkey beat Serbia in straight sets (25-20, 25-12, and 25-21) in their third pool B women’s preliminary-round
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  01.08.2012 18:08:54
Women's final pool play day Thursday in London
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Three of six women’s pools, each with four teams, will conclude round-robin pool play Thursday with the top tw
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  01.08.2012 18:00:59
"Neslihan is our real star" says Turkey's spiker Bahar Toksoy
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – With Sports Minister Suat Kilic in attendance, Turkey’s national team celebrated its first win on Olympic stag
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  01.08.2012 17:09:07
"Neslihan a role model to look at for all of our women" says Turkey's Sports Minister Kilic
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Turkey’s volleyball has tremendously developed in the past few years with the country having played host to ma
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  01.08.2012 17:00:06
Marko Podrascanin, the new lighthouse of Serbia
London, Great Britain, July 31, 2012 – Marko Podrascanin, 24-year-old, is one of the leaders of Serbia team and is ready to perform his astonishing bl
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  01.08.2012 16:54:17
Thursday to complete men's pool play in London
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Three of six men’s pools, each with four teams, will conclude round-robin pool play Thursday with the top two
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  01.08.2012 16:10:27
Spanish pair aiming to add to nation’s sporting legacy
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – It has now been 20 years since Barcelona hosted a spectacular Olympic Games in 1992, but the effect of their s
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  01.08.2012 14:49:21
Japan Embassy hosts Tokyo 1964 memorabilia
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 - The Embassy of Japan in London, which is situated in Piccadilly, just in front of Green Park, is hosting an ex
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  01.08.2012 14:35:39
China’s Xue/Zhang back in groove after second win
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – With four matches in Wednesday’s morning session, the last of three pool play matches were played to begin the
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  01.08.2012 14:21:57
Russia's height made it difficult to Algeria
Press Conference Russia v Algeria
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  01.08.2012 14:09:58
Russia score crushing victory over Algeria
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Russia kept their win-loss record unblemished in three outings following a cruising victory in straight sets (
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  01.08.2012 13:13:02
Dominican Republic hurt by many unforced errors
Press Conference Dominican Republic v Japana
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  01.08.2012 12:09:32
Japan cruise to straight set victory over Dominican Republic
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Japan defeated Dominican Republic in straight sets (25-20, 25-19, 25-23) to improve their win-loss record to 2
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  01.08.2012 02:42:29
"We failed this game completely" says Russian giant Dmitriy Muserskiy
London, Great Britain, July 31, 2012 – “I have got a team that shows a lot of confidence. The posture of the team and everything my players did in thi
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  01.08.2012 02:24:38
Brazil rout Russia in top match of the day as Bulgaria upset Poland
London, Great Britain, July 31, 2012 – It was a long day at Earls Court on Tuesday for the second round of action in the prelims of the men’s tourname
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  01.08.2012 02:06:44
Maria Antonelli and Talita edge out Germans in thriller
London, Great Britain, July 31, 2012 – Brazilians Maria Antonelli and Talita Antunes had to be at their very best to record their second victory of th
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  01.08.2012 01:03:04
Brazil down Russia in straight sets to assert its credentials for Olympic gold
London, Great Britain, July 31, 2012 – World No.1 Brazil beat No.2 side Russia in straight sets (25-21, 25-23, and 25-21) in the last match on schedul
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  01.08.2012 01:02:51
Austrian duo get Olympics back on track with win over Italy
London, Great Britain, July 31, 2012 – Austrian pair Alexander Horst and Clemens Doppler bounced back from an opening loss at the London 2012 Olympic
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  01.08.2012 00:08:31
A legend on the bench: USA vice coach Karch Kiraly
London, Great Britain, July 31, 2012 – Karch Kiraly is a sort of equation for our sport and sounds like a powerful logo. He’s the only player on earth
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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...