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FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Visits Long Beach

April Ross, left, and Kerri Walsh Jennings (Courtesy of FIVB) The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour makes its only stop in the United States from July 22-27 at the 2014 ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach, CA. At the 2013 event, Americans Phil Dalhausser/Sean Rosenthal won the gold medal in the men’s competition while the […]

U.S. Men’s Team Wins FIVB World League Gold Medal

U.S. Men’s National Team (Courtesy of FIVB) By Tyson Rodgers COLORADO Springs, Colo. (July 20, 2014) – The U.S. Men’s National Team defeated the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23) on Sunday, to clinch the FIVB World League gold medal for a second time in the team’s history. “It’s unbelievable, I am […]

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Gstaad, Switzerland: Women’s and Men’s Grand Slam: Bronze & Gold

Switzerland will once again host the extremely popular double-gender FIVB Gstaad Grand Slam. The Gstaad event will mark the 14th straight year for a men’s competition in Switzerland and 15th consecutive year that a women’s tournament will be held in this country. A total of 27 previous FIVB World Tour events have been staged in the Swiss village of Gstaad, including 13 straight men’s events and 14 consecutive women’s events.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger, Norway: Men’s Grand Slam Bronze & Gold

The double-gender US $800,000 FIVB Stavanger Grand Slam runs through Sunday June 29. It is the eighth event and the fourth Grand Slam on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar that features nine Grand Slams and 11 Open tournaments.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger, Norway: Women’s Grand Slam Bronze & Gold

The double-gender US $800,000 FIVB Stavanger Grand Slam runs through Sunday June 29. It is the eighth event and the fourth Grand Slam on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar that features nine Grand Slams and 11 Open tournaments.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Berlin, Germany: Grand Slam Women’s and Men’s Bronze & Gold

Germany takes center stage this week as the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will see its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour present the double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Berlin smart Grand Slam. The FIVB World Tour is in Germany for the 15th time for men and the ninth time for a women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Grand Slam Women’s and Men’s Bronze & Gold: Moscow, Russia

Returning to Moscow for the ninth time and seventh straight year, this week’s tournament will be held at Vodny Stadium on the grounds of the Vodny Royal Yacht Club. he men’s and the women’s semifinals and medal matches will be held Sunday.

2014 FIVB Beach Volley World Tour: Prague Czech, Republic: Open Men’s Bronze & Gold

This week, the FIVB World Tour continues this week with the double-gender $150,000 Anapa Open in Russia. The men have had two weeks off from tour events while the women had one week before competing in last week’s very popular FIVB Prague Open in the Czech Republic.

2014 FIVB Beach Volley World Tour: Prague Czech, Republic: Open Women’s Bronze & Gold

This week, the FIVB World Tour continues this week with the double-gender $150,000 Anapa Open in Russia. The men have had two weeks off from tour events while the women had one week before competing in last week’s very popular FIVB Prague Open in the Czech Republic.

2014 FIVB Beach Volley World Tour: Prague, Czech Republic: Open Women’s Bronze & Gold

After two season-opening tournaments in China, and one in Mexico, the FIVB World Tour returns to the Czech Republic for the fifth time overall and first time for a women’s tournament. The event will be held at Stvanice Stadium in Prague. *NOTE: The time of this event has been updated to May 24 @ 8:00amET.

2014 FIVB Beach Volley World Tour: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: Open Women’s Bronze & Gold

The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) international tour is back in Mexico for the first time since 2006 for its first event in Puerto Vallarta to be held on Playa Camarones adjacent to the Sheraton Buganvilias Resort.

2014 FIVB Women’s Club World Championships: Zurich, Switzerland: Bronze & Gold

Zurich will open its doors to the volleyball family for a second year running when it welcomes six of the world’s premier clubs for the eighth edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championships.

2014 FIVB Men’s Club World Championships: Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Bronze & Gold

Hosts and current FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship title holders Sada Cruzeiro, automatically qualify for this year’s event.

2014 FIVB Beach Volley World Tour: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: Open Men’s Bronze & Gold

After two season-opening tournaments in China, the FIVB World Tour returns to Mexico for the first time since 2006 for its first event in Puerto Vallarta to be held on Playa Camarones.

2014 FIVB Women’s Club World Championships: Zurich, Switzerland: Semifinals

Zurich will open its doors to the volleyball family for a second year running when it welcomes six of the world’s premier clubs for the eighth edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championships.

2014 FIVB Men’s Club World Championships: Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Semifinals

Hosts and current FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship title holders Sada Cruzeiro, automatically qualify for this year’s event. Sada Cruzeiro, who were silver medallists in the 2012/2013 Brazilian Super League, also finished second to Italy’s Trentino in the 2012 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship held in Doha, Qatar.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Shanghai, China: Women’s Grand Slam: Bronze & Gold Finals

A total of 68 men’s teams from 26 countries selected by their national federations and 61 women’s teams from 27 countries selected by their federations are officially entered in the super-talented field in the FIVB Shanghai PPTV Grand Slam.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Shanghai, China: Men’s Grand Slam: Bronze & Gold Finals

A total of 68 men’s teams from 26 countries selected by their national federations and 61 women’s teams from 27 countries selected by their federations are officially entered in the super-talented field in the FIVB Shanghai PPTV Grand Slam.

2014 FIVB Beach Volley World Tour: Fuzhou, China: Open Women’s Bronze & Gold

When the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour kicks off at the Fuzhou Open in China on April 22, the race will be on to see who will be crowned kings and queens of the sand.

2014 FIVB Beach Volley World Tour: Fuzhou, China: Open Men’s Bronze & Gold

When the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour kicks off at the Fuzhou Open in China on April 22, the race will be on to see who will be crowned kings and queens of the sand.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club Championship: Top Men’s Gold scores

Check out the best aces and scores as Sada Cruzeiro (BRA) defeats Lokomotiv Novosibirsk (RUS) 3-0.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club Championship: Top Men’s Bronze scores

Check out the best blocks, scores and an ace as Trentino Diatec (ITA) defeats UPCN Volley Club (ARG) 3-1.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club Championship: William interview

Captain William Arjona talks about Sada Cruzeiro big championship win.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club Championship: Top Men’s Gold Match

Sada Cruzeiro, from the host country, becomes the first non-Italian team to win the championship, defeating Lokomotiv Novosibirsk (RUS) 25-20, 25-19, 25-20.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club Championship: Men’s Bronze Match

Two time champs (2012 and 2011), Trentino Diatec (ITA) settle for Bronze. Getting revenge on UPCN Volley Club (ARG), who beat them in pool play, winning 25-22, 22-25, 25-21, and 25-19.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships: Men’s Bronze & Gold Finals

Betim, in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, hosts eight of the world’s best clubs from October 15 to 20, 2013.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships: Men’s Semifinal #1 & 2

Betim, in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, hosts eight of the world’s best clubs from October 15 to 20, 2013.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: Best scores from Gold Match

Checkout the best plays from a hard fought game between USA’s April Ross and Kerri Walsh vs Germany’s Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: Huge Spike from Gold Match

American April Ross took a hard spike to the face from Germany’s Kira Walkenhorst in the 2nd set. Ross looked to be okay after the hit and went on to claim gold in the event.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: USA interview

Team USA’s April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings discuss how important it was to win the gold today after battling a tough German team of Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: USA vs GER Gold match

USA’s April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings defeated Germany’s Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst 2-1 with set scores of 19-21, 31-29, 15-12.. This is Ross and Jennings first international win together.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: Top scores from medal matches

Checkout the best plays from the gold medal match between BRA and USA and the bronze medal match betweenLAT and ESP.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: LAT vs ESP Bronze match

Latvia’s Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins earned their first bronze medal of the season after they swept Spain’s Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira 20 with set scores of 21-14, 21-12.

2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam: Sao Paulo: BRA vs USA Gold match

Brazil’s Pedro Salgado and Bruno Schmidt claimed victory against USA’s Phil Dalhausser and Casey Jennings by defeating them 2-1 with set scores of 23-21,19-21,15-13. Salgado and Schmidt are now ranked number 1 in the world.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club Championship: Top Women’s Bronze scores

Check out the best rallies, spikes and blocks as Guangdong Evergrande from China defeats Volero Zurich from Switzerland 3-1 for the Bronze.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship: Best Scores from Gold Match

Check out these top 5 rallies, smart plays, and funny moments as Vakifbank Istanbul defeated Unilever Volei in the gold medal match.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club Championship: Women’s Bronze Match

The Guangdong Evergrande team from China defeats the home team Volero Zurich 3-1, 24-26, 25-23, 25-18, and 25-21, for their first world medal.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship: Giovanni Guidetti interview

Vakifbank Istanbul’s coach Giovanni Guidetti breaks down his teams victory today and what it means to win 52 straight games.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship: Women’s Gold Match

The European champs Vakifbank Istanbul defeated Unilever Volei to not only claim gold but also their 52nd straight win. Vakifbank Istanbul swept Unilever Volei 3-0 with set scores of 25-23, 27-25, 25-16.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships: Women’s Bronze & Gold Finals

International top-swimmers meet up in Moscow to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship: Semi-Finals: Top Scores VOL vs UNI

Check out these top 5 blocks, aces, spikes and rallies as Unilever Volei defeated Volero Zurich to advance to tomorrow’s gold medal match.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship: Semi-Finals: Top Scores VOL vs UNI

Check out these top 5 blocks, aces, spikes and rallies as Unilever Volei defeated Volero Zurich to advance to tomorrow’s gold medal match.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship: Semi-Finals: VOL vs UNI

Unilever Volei swept Volero Zurich 3-0 with set scores of 25-23,25-20 and 25-16. Unilever Volei will advance to play Vakifbank Istanbul in Sunday’s gold medal match.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship: Semi-Finals: VOL vs UNI

Unilever Volei swept Volero Zurich 3-0 with set scores of 25-23,25-20 and 25-16. Unilever Volei will advance to play Vakifbank Istanbul in Sunday’s gold medal match.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships: Women’s Semifinal #1 & 2

International top-swimmers meet up in Moscow to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Brazil wins

2013, Sapporo, Japan, FIVB Beach Volleyball World Grand Prix, In a final match between the undefeated teams, the Brazilian women crush China, 25-15, 25-14, 25-20, to win their 9th title, and break the USA’s three title win streak.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Finals: Best Scores USA vs Japan

Check out the best blocks and rallies, as team USA finally gets a win, beating the host team 3-2.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Finals: USA vs Japan

In the last game of the Finals, the American women finally get a win, but it took everything they had to defeat Japan with final scores of 17-25, 25-19, 18-25, 25-17, 15-12. The Americans ultimately finished 6th, as Japan finished 4th.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: USA v. Japan

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: China v. Brazil

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Serbia v. Italy

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Japan v. China

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Finals: Best Scores USA vs Italy

Check out these top 5 plays as USA battled against Italy through 5 sets on day 4 of the finals.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Finals: Italy’s Noemi Signorile injured

While playing against the USA, Italian player Noemi Signorile injured her right ankle when she landed awkwardly on it in the 2nd set. It is uncertain how serious the injury is at this point but she is expected to be out for the rest of finals play.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Finals: USA vs Italy

USA took a heartbreaking loss to Italy after a controversial call in the 5th set took away their game winning point. USA went on to lose 3-2 with set scores of 19-25,25-22,23-25,25-18, and 16-14. The USA have now lost 4 straight matches.

 
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