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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.

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

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: Turkey vs. China

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.

Barbra Fontana: Beach Volleyball’s Olympic Pioneer

From left, Skylar Caputo, coach Barbra Fontana and Zana Muno at the Youth Olympic Games (Courtesy of FIVB) Click here for the schedule of the Youth Olympic Games on Universal Sports. By Seth Rubinroit Barbra Fontana is known as the pioneer of Olympic beach volleyball. When beach volleyball made its debut as an official Olympic sport in […]

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

Brazil was able to beat Belgium in there first face-off with them in the competition with a score of 10-25, 15-25, 15-25. After this game, Brazil is ranked 1st in the Grand Prix.

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

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

Although each match was close, Brazil beat out China 3-0 in the final round with a total score of 25-23, 25-20, 25-21.

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

heck out the top rallies, spikes, and plays from the Brazil vs. China final round from the Grand Prix in Tokyo.

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

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

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: Japan 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 FIVB Volleyball Grand Prix: Finals: Brazil vs Turkey

On the first day of finals, top seed and defending champs Brazil loses it’s first match of the season to 11th seed Turkey 25-18, 25-23, 21-25, 19-25, 15-12. Four games remain.

2014 FIVB Volleyball Grand Prix: Finals: Brazil vs Turkey: Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the match including some great rallies, big blocks and a foot save as Turkey upsets Brazil 3-2.

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

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 Youth Olympics: USA vs Poland Beach Volleyball

In pool play of Men’s Beach Volleyball, Poland’s Kmiecik and Macura defeats Americans Defalco and Richard in straights sets, 21-19 and 21-14.

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

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 Youth Olympics: Women’s Beach Volleyball: USA vs BRA

In Pool Play Muno and Caputo (USA) come up short against Duda and Patty (BRA), with the final score of 18-21, 11-21

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Samokov, Bulgaria: Czech Republic vs. Bulgaria

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: Samokov, Bulgaria: Croatia vs. Kazakhstan

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: Kaliningrad, Russia: Germany vs. Russia

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: Bangkok: USA vs Dominican Republic

USA Women’s Volleyball beats the Dominican Republic in a 3-1 game with a score of 21-25, 25-15, 19-25, 27-29. After this game, USA stands in 9th and the Dominican team 12th.

 
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