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USN’s Photos of 2014: USA Volleyball Triumps

USA Wins FIVB World Championship (Evren Atalay/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Team USA won the gold medal at the 2014 FIVB World Championship. The U.S. Women had never before won gold at any of the three major international volleyball events: World Championship, World Cup or Olympic Games. Kim Hill was named the tournament “Best Spiker” and “Most Valuable Player.”

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Men’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, featuring some tricky shots, great saves and some hard fought rallies, as Netherlands took Gold 2-0 and France took Bronze 2-0.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Winners Interview

Youssef Krou and Edouard Rowlandson (FRA) talk about winning the last Bronze medal match of the season as Reinder Nummerdor and Christiaan Varenhorst (NED) talk about winning the Gold.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Men’s Gold

In just their third pairing, Reinder Nummerdor and Christiaan Varenhorst (NED) claim their second Gold Medals. Defeating Esteban and Marco Grimalt (CHI) 21-18, 21-18).

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Men’s Bronze

Youssef Krou and Edouard Rowlandson (FRA) claim their third medal this season (Gold, 2 Bronze), defeating Sebastian Fuchs and Thomas Kaczmarek (GER) 21-16, 21-17.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Women’s Top Scores

Checkout the top scores from the Gold and Bronze medal matches in Mangaung, featuring lots of diving saves and huge spikes.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Women’s Gold

Martina Bonnerova and Barbora Hermannova (CZE) get their first career medal on the World Tour, defeating 15th seed Sayaka Mizoe and Takemi Nishibori (CHN) 2-0 (21-15, 21-17).

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Bonnerova and Hermannova Interview

Martina Bonnerova and Barbora Hermannova (CZE) are interviewed and talk about get their first career medal on the World Tour.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Mangaung: Women’s Bronze

Evgenia Ukolova and Maria Prokopeva (RUS) win Bronze, defeating number 1 seed Lane Carico and Kimberly Dicello (USA) 1-2 (17-21, 22-20, 12-15).

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Open: Mangaung, South Africa: Women & Men’s Bronze & Gold

The last of seven double-gender Open events on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour schedule, South Africa will once again present the FIVB Mangaung Open from December 9 to 14. It will be the second straight year that South Africa has hosted the season-finale of the FIVB World Tour, but the first time that the city of Mangaung will host a FIVB event.

April Ross and Phil Dalhauser Named USA Volleyball Beach Players of the Year

April Ross (Courtesy of FIVB) USA Volleyball has named April Ross its 2014 Beach Female Player of the Year. It is the fourth time she has received the honor. Ross, 32, played her first full season with new partner and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2014. Internationally, the pair won four gold […]

Brazilian Pair Wins 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Maria Antonelli, left, and Juliana Felisberta Da Silva (Courtesy of FIVB) Juliana Felisberta Da Silva and Maria Antonelli have been named FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2014 women’s champions with one event remaining. With nearest rivals Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas not competing at the Parana Open two weeks ago and just one Open tournament left […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Winners Interview

Jim Holler and Jonas SchRoder (GER) talk about winning their first World Tour.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Men’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, featuring some tricky shots, great saves and some hard fought rallies, as Germany took Gold 2-0 and France took Bronze 2-0.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Men’s Gold

14th seed Jim Holler and Jonas SchRoder (GER) get their first World Tour win, defeating 2nd seed Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter (CAN), who hadn’t lost a set all tournament 21-18, 21-13.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Men’s Bronze

Youssef Krou and Edouard Rowlandson (FRA) claim their second medal this season (Gold, Bronze), defeating Ruslan Bykanov and Serguei Prokopiev (RUS) 21-15, 21-15.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha, Qatar: Open Men’s Bronze & Gold

The first of two tournaments for men this year and one of eleven FIVB Open events on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour schedule, Doha, Qatar will present the inaugural FIVB Qatar Open from November 4 to 8. It will be the first time that Doha has hosted a FIVB World Tour event.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Men’s Bronze

Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton (CAN) beat Sebastian Fuchs and Thomas Kaczmarek (GER) 21-15 and 21-10 for bronze. The current number 1 ranked Canadian team falls short of gold, but still gets on the podium with a bronze medal.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Parana Open: Parana, Argentina: Men’s Bronze & Gold

In the final phase of the 2014 FIVB World Tour with FIVB Open events, this is the sixth time the FIVB World Tour has had an event in Argentina and it is the first time visiting Paraná. Last year, the FIVB World Tour returned to Argentina for the first time in 13 years with the double-gender FIVB Corrientes Grand Slam.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Larissa and Talita Interview

Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes (BRA) talk about their win over Clara Salgado and Carolina Solberg Salgado (BRA) for Gold.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Women’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the Women’s gold medal game with spikes, blocks and great saves.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Parana: Women’s Gold

Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes (BRA) get their 4th victory of the season without losing one set in the tournament by defeating Maria Clara Salgado and Carolina Solberg Salgado (BRA

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Parana Open: Parana, Argentina: Women’s Bronze & Gold

In the final phase of the 2014 FIVB World Tour with FIVB Open events, this is the sixth time the FIVB World Tour has had an event in Argentina and it is the first time visiting Paraná. Last year, the FIVB World Tour returned to Argentina for the first time in 13 years with the double-gender FIVB Corrientes Grand Slam.

USA Women’s Volleyball Wins World Championship

USA Volleyball (Courtesy of FIVB) MILAN, Italy (Oct. 12, 2014) – Team USA made history on Sunday,  beating China 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24) and winning the first world championship gold medal for the U.S. Women’s program at the FIVB World Championship at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. The U.S. Women had never before won gold at […]

2014 Women’s Volleyball World Champs: Final: Interviews

Head Coach Karch Kiraly talks about finally getting the big win for the American Women. As the team gets their medals.

2014 Women’s Volleyball World Champs: Final: USA wins Gold

Slugging it out with China in the 4th set, Team USA wins their first major title 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24. After two Bronzes, two Silvers and 4th last year, finally Gold.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Xiamen, China: Open Women’s Bronze & Gold

Back in China for the third time in 2014, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) returns its FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour for the double-gender US$150,000 FIVB Xiamen Open.

2014 Women’s Volleyball World Champs: Semi-Final: USA vs Brazil

Team USA stuns last years Silver medalist Brazil 3-0 to advance to the Gold medal game. Brazil, meanwhile heads to the Bronze Medal game.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Xiamen, China: Open Men’s Bronze & Gold

Back in China for the third time in 2014, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) returns its FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour for the double-gender US$150,000 FIVB Xiamen Open.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Sao Paulo: Interviews

Talita Antunes (BRA) talks about winning gold for Brazil in the Women’s event; Reinder Nummerdor (NED)talks about winning gold for the Netherlands in the Men’s event.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Sao Paulo: Women’s Gold

Talita Antunes (BRA) and Larissa Franca (BRA) take gold for Brazil for the 3rd time in a row with a score of 18-21, 23-21, 21-19.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Sao Paulo: Men’s Gold

Christiaan Varenhorst (NED) and Reinder Nummerdor (NED) beat Brazil at home and take gold with a score of 21-17, 21-13.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Sao Paulo,Brazil: Women’s & Men’s Gold Medal

The FIVB Brazil Grand Slam is the last of ten double gender Grand Slam events on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball international calendar. The FIVB returns to Brazil for the 27th consecutive year with Rio de Janeiro hosting the first men’s event in Brazil in 1987 and the first women’s event in 1993. The home of international pro beach volleyball, Brazil has staged a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event every year since the start of the international circuit for men in 1987 and women in 1992. The 2013 tournament in Brazil was the first FIVB World Tour event held in São Paulo.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Sao Paulo: Men’s Bronze

Bartosz Losiak (POL) and Piotr Kantor (POL) beat Brazil in 3 rounds with a final score of 21-19, 18-21, 15-12.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Sao Paulo: Women’s Bronze

Madelein Meppelink (NED) and Marleen Van Iersel (NED) beat beat Brazil in 2 rounds with a final score of 21-15, 21-14.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Sao Paulo, Brazil: Women’s & Men’s Bronze Medal

The FIVB Brazil Grand Slam is the last of ten double gender Grand Slam events on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball international calendar. The FIVB returns to Brazil for the 27th consecutive year with Rio de Janeiro hosting the first men’s event in Brazil in 1987 and the first women’s event in 1993. The home of international pro beach volleyball, Brazil has staged a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event every year since the start of the international circuit for men in 1987 and women in 1992. The 2013 tournament in Brazil was the first FIVB World Tour event held in São Paulo.

Afghan beach volleyball grows with the Games, says coach

(Reuters) – Afghanistan’s beach volleyball teams have missed out on the reward of a new car after finishing out of the medals at the Asian Games, but they are happy with the experience, media exposure and ill-fitting sunglasses they found in South Korea. While a loss to Indonesia confirmed their exit from the tournament on […]

Team USA Roster for FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships

CLICK HERE for the schedule to watch the FIVB Women’s Indoor Volleyball World Championships LIVE online. By Bill Kauffman  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 17, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, ranked second in the world and holding a 22-6 record in 2014, announced today its 14-player roster for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Men’s Gold

New duo Pedro Solberg Salgado and Alvaro Filho (BRA) score gold in one of their first outings, defeating the most improved team of the year Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins (LAT) 15-21, 21-17, 15-12

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Men’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, featuring some solid blocks and some hard fought rallies, as Brazil took Gold 2-1 and USA took Bronze 2-0.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Men’s Bronze

Jacob Gibb and Casey Patterson (USA) becomes the fourth different duo from the USA to win medals on the Tour this season, defeating Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst (AUT) 23-21, 21-18.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Japan

Brazil was able to dominate Japan at home and win the Grand Prix for the 2nd year in a row with a score of 25-15, 25-18, 27-25.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Japan Top Plays

Watch the best rallies and plays from the Grand Prix final match Brazil vs. Japan.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Stare Jablonki, Poland: Men’s Bronze & Gold

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Poland this week – on the site of last year’s massive US$1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships – for the very popular double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam, which will take place on the spacious and picturesque grounds of the pristine Hotel Anders.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Brazil vs. Japan

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Belgium vs. Turkey

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Russia

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, with some great rallies, quick shots and nice saves as Larissa Franca and Talita Da Rocha take Gold and Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER) take Bronze.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Gold

Larissa Franca and Talita Da Rocha (BRA) defeat Laura Ludwig with new partner Julia Sude (GER) 21-14, 19-21, 16-14. It’s their second straight Gold medal this season.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Talita Interview

Talita Da Rocha (BRA) talks about her hard fought win with Larissa Franca over Laura Ludwig with and Julia Sude (GER) for Gold.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Bronze

Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER) claim Bronze over Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves (BRA), 21-17, 21-16. It’s their four medal this season and their first Bronze, in a great year for them.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Stare Jablonki, Poland: Women’s Bronze & Gold

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Poland this week – on the site of last year’s massive US$1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships – for the very popular double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam, which will take place on the spacious and picturesque grounds of the pristine Hotel Anders.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix : Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Belgium

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Russia

Brazil was able to get a 3-0 victory on Russia, just as they needed to progress in the final round to most likely face Japan. The final score of the match was 12-25, 21-25, 20-25.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Russia Top Plays

Watch the best rallies, spikes, and digs from the Brazil vs. Russia Volleyball match at the Grand Prix.

 
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