19th ranked Domininka Nestarcova and Natalia Dubovcova (SVK) defeat 11th ranked Marleen Van Iersel and Madelein Meppelink (NED) to win Slovakia first World Tour medal, 21-19, 16-21, 15-12.
Top ranked April Ross and Kerri Walsh (USA) defeat 5th ranked Liliana Fernandez and Elsa Baquerizo (ESP), 21-12, 21-15, to win their third tournament this season and the Stavanger Swords. Walsh and Ross now have five golds in eight outings as a pair
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.
When the players need a time out, these girls keep the action going.
Check out the best scores from the women’s medal matches, featuring a great bit of luck, saves and a great rally, as the Czech Republic wins the Gold, Brazil the Silver and the home country Germany’s take Bronze.
Check out the best scores from the men’s medal matches, with great saves and rallies as USA wins Gold and Silver and Brazil take Bronze.
The younger team of Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt (BRA) defeat their former teammates Emanuel Rego and Pedro Solberg Salgado (BRA) in nearly identical sets 21-13, 21-12 for the win.
Karla Borger and Britta Buthe (GER) win their first medal together, crushing Wang Fan and Yuen Yuen (CHN), who won silver earlier this season, in the first set 21-10 then took the second 21-19 for the win.
Karla Borger and Britta Buthe (GER) talk about winning Bronze and Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE) talk about getting their second World Tour victory, the first two ever for the Czech Republic.
Bruno Oscar Schmidt talks about winning bronze with his new partner Alison Cerutti (BRA) and John Hyden and Tri Bourne (USA) talk about getting their first World Tour victory.
Juliana Dasilva and new partner Maria Antonelli (BRA) still for their third silver medal, losing to Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE) who get their second ever gold 21-14, 18-21, 15-12.
In an all USA final, John Hyden and Tri Bourne (USA) defeat Ryan Doherty and Nick Lucena (USA) for their first World Tour win, 21-17, 21-11.
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.
Watch the top spikes, rallies and blocks from the women’s bronze match in Moscow.
When the players need a little time out, the dancing girls are always there to keep the action going.
Check out the best scores from the Men’s medal matches, including a handful of great saves that helped to rack up some points.
Top ranked Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser (USA) get their first medal of the season, beating 5th ranked Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo (ITA) 21-19, 15-21, 15-11.
Konstantin Semenov and Viacheslav Krasilniko (RUS) talk about winning their first gold of the 2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour.
Ninth-ranked Konstantin Semenov and Viacheslav Krasilniko (RUS) defeated fourteenth-ranked Grzegorz Fijalek and Mariusz Prudel (POL) with final scores of 23-21, 21-17 , winning their first gold, after landing their first silver medal last weekend.
The Netherlands Women’s Beach Volleyball team takes home the Bronze medal with a final score of 19-21, 21-18, 12-15.
April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings take the gold medal for the United States during the women’s beach volleyball gold match with a score of 21-17, 22-24, 15-13.
Kerri Walsh Jennings (USA) and April Ross (USA) talk about winning the gold medal match in Moscow during the 2014 Women’s Beach Volleyball World Tour.
Watch the best plays from the women’s gold medal match in Moscow.
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.
Check out the best scores in USA’s second win over Bulgaria, featuring a great rally, awesome save and some dynamite spikes
4th ranked Team USA had a comeback win in the first match, then more comfortably won the second match against 6th ranked Bulgaria, 19-25, 25-22, 27-25, 25-17. To start the tournament with a 2-0 record.
Just as Team USA was wrapping up the win, star Reid Priddy landed awkwardly on his right knee ending his season.
Check out the best scores from the first match between USA and Bulgaria, with big hits, a smack in the face, blocks and a lively rally.
4th ranked USA comes back from two crushing sets to defeat 6th ranked Bulgaria (19-25, 22-25, 27-25, 25-19, 15-12) in the first game of the tournament.
Check out the best scores from the men’s medal matches, with some great rallies, a sweet ace and a smack in the face.
When the players need a time out, these girls keep the action going.
In an all Swiss Bronze Final that went the distance, Philip Gabathuler and Mirco Gerson (SUI) defeat Sebatian Chevallier and Alexei Strasser (SUI) 16-21, 21-17, 16-14 to win their first Tour medal.
Martins Plavins and Aleksandrs Solovejs (LAT) talk about their win today.
Martins Plavins and Aleksandrs Solovejs (LAT) just manage to defeat Konstantin Semneov and Viacheslav Krasilnikov (RUS) 21-16, 24-26, 15-13.
Check out the best scores from the medal matches with some nice rallies and blocking, as Russia claims Bronze and Silver while Germany wins the gold.
Julia Grossner and Victoria Bieneck (GER) defeat Alexandra Moiseeva and Ekaterina Syrtseva (RUS) 22-20, 21-19, to win their first World Tour gold medals.
Evgeniya Ukolova and Maria Prokopeva (RUS) pick-up the bronze on home soil deafeating Angela Lobato and Paula Soria (ESP) 21-19, 23-21.
Check out the best scores from the medal matches built on a shot to the face and some amazing acrobatic saves, in the first solo Women’s event in Prague, won by Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE).
After winning in Shanghai, Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst (GER) get their second medal of the season defeating Stefanie and Doris Schwaiger (AUT) 21-18, 17-21, 15-5 for Bronze.
Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst (GER) talk about winning their second medal this season, bronze.
Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE) get their first ever Tour medals and it’s gold, winning at home defeating Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER) 21-18, 16-21, 15-12.
Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova (CZE) talk about winning their first ever medal, and it’s gold at home.
Check out the best scores and rallly as Brazil’s SESI-SP defeat Switzerland’s Volero Zurich 3-2.
Brazil’s SESI-SP defeat Switzerland’s Volero Zurich, who were 4th last years as well, going the full distance, 25-18, 20-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-13.
SESI-SP’s Mariana Casemiro talks about coming back after losing to Volero Zurich in pool play, to beat them for the Bronze medal.
Chen Xue (CHN) and Xinji Xia (CHN) take bronze in Puerto Vallarta with a score of 12-21, 21-18, 13-15.
Watch the top hits from the China vs. Germany Bronze match in Puerto Vallarta.
Having just taking a bronze medal in Shanghai, Agatha Bednarczuk (BRA)and Barbara Seixas De Freitas (BRA) take Gold against Brazilian competitors with a score of 18-21, 19-21.
Watch the top hits from the Brazil vs. Brazil Gold match in Puerto Vallarta.
Agatha Bednarczuk (BRA)and Barbara Seixas De Freitas (BRA) talk about taking gold in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in the FIVB World Tour.
Russia’s Dinamo Kazan defeat Brazil’s Molico/Osasco in straight sets, 25-11, 25-16, 27-25 to win the championship. They were the only undefeated team in the tournament as well.
Jordan Larson-Burbach, the lone American on the team from Russia, Dinamo Kazan, talks about the team’s championship win.
Argentina was able to beat Brazil on their home turf in the 5th round in Belo Horizonte. The final scores were 25-17, 31-29. 23-25, 16-25, 15-13.
Watch the top hits from the Men’s Bronze Match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
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