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Yesterday | Payvand News of Iran

Volleyball: Relentless Ghafour Guides Iran To A Key Win Over Serbia And Historic Climb To Third Round

Iran earned a crucial win to maintain their hopes in Poland as they prevailed over Serbia 3-1 and made it to the third round of the 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship in Poland . Iran is already on their best performance at the tournament, as they never placed above 19th place in their four previous participations.

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Related Topix: Sports, Uros Kovacevic, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marko Podrascanin, Milos Nikic, Nikola Kovacevic, Aleksandar Atanasijevic

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Men's Volleyball Team Loses to Finland

Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria spikes the ball against Matti Oivanen of Finland during the second round group F match between Finland and Bulgaria of the FIVB Volleyball Men`s World Championship 2014 at the Centennial Hall in Wroclaw, Poland, 14 Sept Bulgaria was defeated 3:0 by Finland as the team played its last match at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championships Poland 2014. Sunday's loss was the sixth in a row for the Bulgarians, who only managed to beat Mexico, China and Egypt during the world tournament.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Tsvetan Sokolov, Olympics, Summer Olympics

CBC News

Canada ousted from FIVB men's volleyball worlds

The Canadian men's volleyball team was eliminated from the FIVB World Championships after falling to Germany in straight sets on Sunday. Germany advanced to the next stage of the tournament with a 28-26, 25-22, 25-23 victory, played in Katowice, Poland.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Payvand News of Iran

Volleyball: Ghafour wreak havoc on Argentine defence to command Iranian victory

Bydgoszcz, Poland, September 11, 2014 - Iranian opposite Amir Ghafour wreaked havoc on the Argentine blockers as he powered his team with a 17-point performance to secure their second victory in straight sets in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship at the Luczniczka Hall on Thursday. Amir Ghafour top scored with 17 points, while team-mates Seyed Mohammad Mousavi Eraghi and M. Mojtaba Mirzajanpour charted 16 and 14 points, respectively.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Drops Out of Volleyball Men's World Championship after Losing to Germany

Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria spikes the ball against Denys Kaliberda of Germany during the second round group F match between Germany and Bulgaria for the FIVB Volleyball Men`s World Championship Poland 2014 at the Spodek in Katowice, Poland, 11 Se Bulgaria has lost to Germany 1:3 in a match of the Volleyball Men's World Championships Poland 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Denys Kaliberda, Tsvetan Sokolov, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Yahoo!

Volleyroos let lead slip away in Poland

Skipper Aidan Zingel says the Volleyroos need to stop letting leads slip away if they want to stay competitive at the men's volleyball world championships. The Australians lost three sets to one against France on Thursday, unable to reproduce July's five-set home turf victory over their European rivals.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Payvand News of Iran

Volleyball: Dream World Championship starts for Iran as they beat U.S.

Iran provided another major hit at FIVB Men's World Championship in Poland as they claimed their second win in Krakow, this time in a thrilling five-setter over USA by 3-2 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Matthew Anderson, Beach Volleyball

Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Volleyroos open world champs with a win

Australia has opened its account at the volleyball world championships in dream fashion with a 3-0 victory over Cameroon in Wroclaw, Poland.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran defeats Italy in FIVB Men's World Championship

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship has started for the Iranian national team with a valuable 3-1 win against Italy in Pool D of the competitions being held in Krakow, Poland.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Rio Times

Brazil Win FIVB Volleyball Grand Prix in Tokyo

The Brazilian female volleyball team overcame Japan 3-0 in Tokyo this past weekend to claim their tenth Grand Prix title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yuko Sano, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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