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  05.08.2012 23:31:00
USA's Berg confident she will play next Tuesday
Press Conference USA v Turkey
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  05.08.2012 23:11:42
USA finish with spotless record in Pool B
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – World No. 1 United States completed a perfect tour around the preliminary round of the Olympic women’s volleyb
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  05.08.2012 22:54:17
Lower seeded Italy, Latvia hoping to earn beach volleyball semifinal spots Monday in London
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Monday will be the men’s quarterfinals night and in the first four Olympic Games as a medal sport several lowe
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  05.08.2012 21:45:05
Walsh and May-Treanor reach last four with powerful display against Italian pair
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Defending Olympic champions Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor remain on course for an unprecedented third cons
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  05.08.2012 21:37:57
Heat is on in battle for last-eight places in men's tournament
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – The final round of preliminary matches of the men's volleyball competition take place at Earls Court on Monday
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  05.08.2012 21:18:33
FIVB technical evaluation highlights “attractive” volleyball at London Olympics
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – The FIVB Technical Evaluation of the volleyball competition at the London Olympics highlights how attractive t
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  05.08.2012 21:14:38
Russia power proves too much for resilient Italy
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Russia beat Italy 3-2 (26-28, 25-19, 22-25, 25-16, 15-11) in the fifth and final round of women's volleyball p
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  05.08.2012 20:43:29
"I am working hard to finally get that Olympic gold" says Russian star Ekaterina Gamova
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – “This win is really important and the next match will be really important to prove whether we will struggle fo
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  05.08.2012 20:06:39
China’s Xue/Zhang win quarterfinals over Austria's Schwaigers
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – With the setting sun illuminating the center court brightly to the delight of the sold out stadium, China’s Ch
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  05.08.2012 19:46:29
Milagros Cabral dreaming a medal with Dominican Republic
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 - Proudness. This is the feeling which literally permeates Milagros Cabral’s interviews. The proudness results f
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  05.08.2012 18:48:04
Media impressed with volleyball and beach volleyball London Olympics
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – At the halfway stage of the London 2012 Olympic Games the media coverage of volleyball at Earls Court and beac
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  05.08.2012 18:45:35
Japan eliminate hosts Great Britain
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Japan beat Great Britain (25-19, 25-14, and 25-12) as the fifth and final round of women's volleyball prelimin
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  05.08.2012 18:06:47
"It has been an unforgettable experience" says GB Ciara Michel at the end of her Olympic adventure
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – “We played our practice match against Great Britain a year ago. And we were very impressed about the improveme
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  05.08.2012 18:00:22
China's Xue leading two women’s beach volleyball stats thru Saturday, Day 8
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Numbers keep piling in and they keep adding up well for women’s stats both as a team and individual at this ye
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  05.08.2012 17:48:35
Savanah Leaf: from San Jose to Earls Court via the University of Miami to become an Olympian for Team GB
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – The home heroines of Team GB completed their Olympic campaign on Sunday afternoon as they eventually lost thei
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  05.08.2012 15:39:44
China players are mentally and physically sound
Press Conference China v Korea
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  05.08.2012 15:27:52
China edge Korea in a five-set battle
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – China edged Korea in five grueling sets (28-26, 22-25, 25-19, 22-25, 15-10) as both teams secured berths in th
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  05.08.2012 13:41:58
FIVB hero Lydia Oulmou hopes Algeria's Olympic appearance will help get more youngsters involved in the sport
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – Algeria’s captain Lydia Oulmou enjoyed in London her second appearance at the Olympics and even though the gro
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  05.08.2012 13:28:47
Kwiek anticipates tough match against USA
Press Conference Dominican Republic v Algeria
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  05.08.2012 11:57:39
Dominican Republic sneak into quarterfinals
London, Great Britain, August 5, 2012 – The Dominican Republic claimed a straight-set (25-15, 25-16, 25-13) over Algeria to advance to the quarterfina
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  05.08.2012 03:31:19
"We are prepared for the worst scenario in the 1/4 finals" says Brazilian star Dante Amaral
London, Great Britain, August 3, 2012 – “It was ok” said Brazilian Leandro Vissotto after the game with Serbia. “We didn’t play well today, we made to
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  05.08.2012 03:18:40
Bulgaria and USA lose invincibility, all doors open in men’s tournament
London, Great Britain, August 4, 2012 – Bulgaria and USA eventually suffered their first loss in the men’s Olympic tournament on Saturday as they were
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  05.08.2012 03:09:40
Brazil do just enough to sink Serbs
London, Great Britain, August 3, 2012 – Brazil edged Serbia 3-2 in the last match of the day (22-25, 25-15, 20-25, 25-22, and 15-9) to improve its rec
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  05.08.2012 02:01:11
Serbia, parenthood is a key for the team
London, Great Britain, August 4, 2012 - “Living in the family” is the perfect soundtrack for the Serbian volleyball delegation at the Olympic Games in
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  05.08.2012 00:32:19
Men’s London 2012 Olympic Games quarterfinals on Monday
London, Great Britain, August 4, 2012 – With a dark cloudy London sky parting to provide plenty of sunshine for more raucous sold-out crowds and the g
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  05.08.2012 00:29:02
Japan destined for medal - Obayashi
London, Great Britain, August 4, 2012 - Japan three-time Olympian Motoko Obayashi says Japan are on track for their best ever Olympic Games result sin
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  05.08.2012 00:11:35
Women’s Olympic beach volleyball quarterfinals Sunday in London
London, Great Britain, August 4, 2012 – With round of 16 elimination matches completed, the women’s quarterfinal matchups for Sunday have been determi
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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...