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  1. Volleyball stars set for London Legacy CupRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Newham Recorder

    The London Legacy Volleyball Cup is being played at the Copper Box Arena on September 12-13 One of the biggest names in world volleyball has been confirmed to play at the London Legacy Cup next weekend . Mariusz Wlazly will lead PGE Skra Belchatow at the event, the biggest volleyball competition in England since the London 2012 Olympics.

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  2. Volleyball stars set for London Legacy CupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ilford Recorder

    The London Legacy Volleyball Cup is being played at the Copper Box Arena on September 12-13 One of the biggest names in world volleyball has been confirmed to play at the London Legacy Cup next weekend . Mariusz Wlazly will lead PGE Skra Belchatow at the event, the biggest volleyball competition in England since the London 2012 Olympics.

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  3. US lead title race at women's volleyball World CupRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Reigning world champions United States eased past Cuba 3-0 to lead the title contention at the 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup here. With their seventh victory in eight matches, the American women led the standings of the 12-team round robin tournament with 22 points at the end of the second round play in Okayama and Sendai, reports Xinhua.

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  4. USA lead title race at women's volleyball World CupRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Reigning world champions the United States eased past Cuba 3-0 here Tuesday evening to lead the title contention at the 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup. With their seventh victory in eight matches, the American women led the standings of the 12-team round robin tournament with 22 points at the end of the second round play in Okayama and Sendai.

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  5. China trounces winless Kenya 3-0 at women's volleyball World CupRead the original story

    Monday | Xinhuanet

    Asian champions China trounced African champions Kenya 3-0 in a second round match of the 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup at the Momotaro Arena Monday evening. The Chinese women recorded their fourth straight win 25-7, 25-15 and 25-14 following a 0-3 defeat to the United States last Monday and improved to a 6-1 overall win-loss record at the 12-team round robin tournament.

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  6. Russia lead title race in FIVB Women's World CupRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Xinhuanet

    Russia led the title race in the 2015 FIVB women's volleyball World Cup after sweeping Cuba 3-0 Thursday afternoon for their fifth straight win. The Russian women brushed aside Cuba 25-19, 25-13, 25-18 in Tokyo to remain as the only unbeaten side at the end of the first round play of the 12-team round robin tournament.

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  7. Dorman, Leaf and Wagner named 2014-15 UM Student-Athletes of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Miami Hurricane

    Diving champion Sam Dorman, All-American volleyball player Savanah Leaf and All-American tennis player Stephanie Wagner added another accomplishment to their already lengthy lists Tuesday night at the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Barbeque. Dorman was named the University of Miami Male Student-Athlete of the Year for 2014-2015 for his record-setting season in the pool.

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  8. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bangkok Post

    A train approaches Makkasan station in Bangkok before heading upcountry. China will push for a regional infrastructure network including a double-track railway to link it with Asean under its One Belt, One Road development initiative.

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  9. Spywitness: On the Road to Rio 2016, Brazil Sweeps the U.S.A. in Long Beach Volleyball TournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Press-Telegram

    ... celebrated the Olympians of 1996. Several American and Brazilian legends, including the U.S.A.'s 1996 Olympic volleyball participants, were honored at the party. Gold Medalist Kent Steffes, Silver Medalist Mike Dodd, Sinjin Smith, Randy Stoklos, ...

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  10. USA mena s volleyball team falls to Brazil in USA Volleyball Cup openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | LA Daily News

    LONG BEACH >> The volleyball war between the United States and Brazil continued in the Walter Pyramid at Long Beach State on Sunday evening. On the same day that the two nations faced off for the World Series of Beach Volleyball women's and men's gold medal matches on the beach, their national indoor men's teams also squared off for an epic match in the Pyramid to kick off the USA Volleyball Cup.

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  11. American women blocked from volleyball victory by SerbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The U.S. Women's National Team, ranked No. 1 in the world by the FIVB, was upset by Serbia on day two of the FIVB World Cup, 25-20, 22-25, 18-25, 25-19, 15-6, Sunday in Matsumoto, Japan.

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  12. China ease past Algeria 3-0 at women's volleyball World CupRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Xinhuanet

    World runners-up China eased past African runners-up Algeria 3-0 here on Sunday afternoon for their second straight victory at the 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup. Following a hard-fought come-from-behind 3-1 win over Serbia on Saturday afternoon, the Asian champions brushed aside Algeria 25-5, 25-11 and 25-8.

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  13. Rio events could be moved from polluted bayRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Erie Times News

    "If we can't get the water to a level, then we'll move it outside -- for sure," Peter Sowrey told the Associated Press on the final day of an Olympic test event. Such a move would be an embarrassment to local organizers and the International Olympic Committee.

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  14. Stanford grad Akinradewo scores 15 in USA volleyball winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo helps block a YK Kim attack in Saturday's FIVB World Cup opener in Japan. Photo by Bill Kauffman/USAV Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo scored a team-high 15 points to help the world's top-ranked U.S. women's national volleyball team open its FIVB World Cup 11-match slate with a three-set victory Saturday.

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  15. Jenny Lang Ping vows to do best at women's volleyball World CupRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Xinhuanet

    MATSUMOTO, Japan , Aug. 21 -- Despite missing two of her key players, China's coach Jenny Lang Ping said her team would do their best at the FIVB Women's World Cup, which kicks off on Saturday. "We lost Yang Fangxu through an injury she received during the World Grand Prix and also our captain Hui Ruoqi just before we came here due to health problem, but we have got some young players and will do our best," Jenny said Friday afternoon at the pre-tournament press conference.

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  16. San Antonio's Destinee Hooker finalizing divorce after she says husband faked camps for moneyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | My San Antonio

    Olympic volleyball silver medalist and Southwest graduate Destinee Hooker's jersey number was retired from the school's volleyball team during a ceremony at the school on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.

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  17. Stanford grad Akinradewo named to women's World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo was named to the 14-member USA roster for the FIVB World Cup. Photo courtesy of USA Volleyball.

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  18. Thompson inspires on, off court: Olympian, world champion comes home to share the game she lovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Kent Reporter

    The sport has opened the door to many opportunities - the chance to play with the best against the best, a chance to see the world. Thompson - one of the country's most decorated players, a 2012 Olympic Games silver medalist and 2014 FIVB World champion - came home this past weekend to share the game that she loves, reunite with friends and contribute to a worthy cause.

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  19. Thompson inspires on, off court: Olympian, world champion comes home to share the game she lovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Auburn Reporter

    The sport has opened the door to many opportunities - the chance to play with the best against the best, a chance to see the world. Thompson - one of the country's most decorated players, a 2012 Olympic Games silver medalist and 2014 FIVB World champion - came home this past weekend to share the game that she loves, reunite with friends and contribute to a worthy cause.

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  20. Giving back: U.S. women volleyball player Thompson eager to share lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Courtney Thompson , who played at the University of Washington, celebrates with teammates after the United States defeated Brazil during a semifinal match at the women's Volleyball World Championships in Milan, Italy in October of 2014. Years ago, Courtney Thompson attended a talk given by Misty May, then an outstanding volleyball player at Long Beach State University and a future three-time Olympic gold medalist.

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