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  02.08.2012 23:47:12
"USA took great steps towards being first in the group" says Murilo Endres
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – “It was an important match, we worked hard and got better by sticking together and trusting each other more. T
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  02.08.2012 23:18:02
Team USA edge Brazil 3-1 to claim remake of last Olympic final and remain unbeaten after three rounds
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – In what was the real highlight of the day the USA edged Brazil to somehow confirm the result of the final matc
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  02.08.2012 23:00:08
Men's Lucky Losers matches announced
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 - The men's Lucky Loser matches have been confirmed following the completion of pool play at the beach volleybal
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  02.08.2012 20:40:48
Mouthwatering breakfast at Earls Court on Friday
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – The morning session of the women’s tournament action features two potential terrific matches as Olympic defend
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  02.08.2012 20:39:06
High-jump queen Stefka Kostadinova feels Bulgaria's men may have a shot at a medal
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – “Every Bulgarian athlete is important to me, we have a delegation of 63 here in London and I am trying to foll
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  02.08.2012 20:35:29
Would you marry me? Italian spiker gets her engagement ring on the court
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 - Saying “yes” to a fan on the stands has never been so impressive. At the end of the match Italy – Japan on Mon
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  02.08.2012 20:29:40
Women's Lucky Loser matches confirmed
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 - The women's Lucky Loser matches have been confirmed following the completion of pool play at the beach volleyb
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  02.08.2012 20:18:04
Poland played perfect volleyball -Argentina's Quiroga says
Press Conference Poland v Argentina
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  02.08.2012 19:36:02
Selling England by the pound
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – LOCOG, the organizing committee of the Olympic Games, is showing lots of ideas about how to adapt the event bu
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  02.08.2012 19:21:49
Poland's legendary mentor feels glorious days of Montreal may come back in London
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – The players of Poland’s national team have embarked on a very ambitious quest to follow in the footsteps of th
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  02.08.2012 19:13:25
Poland outclass Argentina
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Poland trounced Argentina in straight sets (25-18, 25-20, 25-16) to achieve their second victory in Pool A of
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  02.08.2012 19:06:28
Second win sends Goller and Ludwig into round of 16
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Sara Goller and Laura Ludwig booked themselves a place in the round of 16 with their second win in three match
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  02.08.2012 18:21:59
Russia are still short with their serves
Press Conference Russia v Tunisia
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  02.08.2012 17:39:40
Russia’s Prokopyev/Semenov lead three men’s stats in London beach volleyball
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Nothing but good men’s stats as this year’s beach volleyball competition of the London 2012 Olympic Games thro
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  02.08.2012 17:27:44
Russia cruise to straight set win over Tunisia
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – World No. 2 Russia cruised to an easy straight-set victory (25-21, 25-15, 25-23) over No. 20 Tunisia in a matc
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  02.08.2012 16:33:07
Nummerdor and Schuil keep enjoyment factor high as partnership continues to flourish
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Veterans they may be, but there is no slowing down Dutch duo Reinder Nummerdor and Richard Schuil as they appr
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  02.08.2012 16:21:47
Russia's Vasina/Vozakova among women's stat leaders in London beach volleyball
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Stats and nothing but the women’s stats as this year’s beach volleyball competition of the London 2012 Olympic
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  02.08.2012 16:18:18
Bulgaria still on top of the charts after third consecutive win
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Bulgaria stretched its winning streak in preliminary Pool A of the men’s Olympic tournament by edging Australi
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  02.08.2012 15:54:23
Germany comes from behind to score first win of its Olympic campaign
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Germany scored on Thursday its first win in the men’s Olympic tournament by storming back from two sets down t
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  02.08.2012 15:26:54
"We knew it was a must-win game for us and we felt the pressure" says Bulgaria captain Vladimir Nikolov
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Cheered by Stefka Kostadinova, a true sport legend in their country, the guys of Bulgaria’s national team scor
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  02.08.2012 14:32:36
Basketball hero Vlade Divac shows up at Earls Court to cheer on Serbian team
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – As he stands at 216 cm, former NBA star Vlade Divac is somebody you still can easily pick out also among the 1
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  02.08.2012 14:17:05
Latvia’s Plavins/Smedins start Thursday with major upset
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Starting the fireworks early Thursday morning, Latvia’s Martins Plavins/Janis Smedins pulled off a stunning up
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  02.08.2012 14:11:46
Dance troupe brings beach life to central London
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – They come from all over the world and are responsible for keeping the enjoyment factor high at the beach volle
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  02.08.2012 13:49:09
"We are always going for the records" jokes Germany coach Vital Heynen at the end of 3-2 win over Serbia
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 – Germany claimed the opening match on Thursday at the end of a terrific fight that ended up in a thrilling tie-
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  02.08.2012 13:34:16
Former captain of Italy women’s team lauds team USA and setter, Lindsey Berg
Maurizia Cacciatori, 1999 European Championship bronze medalist with 228 caps for team Italy, is impressed by the outstanding play of team USA so far
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  02.08.2012 04:02:29
Korea score amazing victory over Brazil, USA unbeaten in Pool B
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 - World No. 15 Korea scored the biggest surprise of the women's Olympic volleyball tournament thus far by blanki
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  02.08.2012 02:21:56
Kim Yeon-Koung hopes Korea gets consistency
Press Conference Korea v Brazil
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  02.08.2012 01:39:20
Czechs bring curtain down on Cook’s career
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Czech duo Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova brought the curtain down on the career of Natalie Cook when th
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  02.08.2012 00:51:56
Korea score surprising victory over Brazil
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2012 – Emerging Korea scored a major upset by defeating Olympic defending champions in straight sets (25-23, 25-21, 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...