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  1. Brazil too strong for Thailand to thrash hosts in straight sets at WGP FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Nation

    The Nation [VOLLEYBALL] Defending successive two-time Olympic champions Brazil remain invincible for the hapless Thailand as the world No.3 brushed off the determined hosts in pulsating straight sets 26-24 25-16 25-11 in the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. Attempting to break the Brazil deadlock for 12 successive times in the World Grand Prix, Thailand played well in front of a large number of home crowd at the packed venue.

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  2. Trojan Libero Debora Seilhamer Leads Puerto Rico to Olympic BerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | USC Trojans

    USC women's volleyball All-American libero Debora Seilhamer will represent her native Puerto Rico in the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 3-21. Seilhamer is the starting libero for the Puerto Rican women's national team.

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  3. Head coaches expect daunting task at WGP FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Nation

    Enthusiasm and excitement loom in the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium in Bangkok on Tuesday when head coaches and captains of all six participating teams gathered at the press conference in front of a large number of media persons to comment about their teams' prospects at the Bangkok Finals between July 6 to 10. Brazil Head coach Jose Roberto Lages Guimaraes: "It's great to be in the Finals. Every team here is very strong.

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  4. After bronze-medal performance in London, Japan women's volleyball...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Japan Times

    The Japan women's national volleyball team earned the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics. But it looks to win a better-colored medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games next month.

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  5. Bulgaria Beats Australia in Volleyball World LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Sofia News Agency

    Bulgaria`s Georgi Bratoev Nikolay Nikolov and Todor Skrimov celebrate winning the first set during the men`s volleyball Group B Olympic qualifier between Bulgaria and Finland in Berlin, Germany, January 06, 2016. File photo, BGNES The Bulgarian men's volleyball team on Sunday defeated Australia in a FIVB World League match in Dallas .

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  6. Former UW volleyball star Courtney Thompson learning from Rio rival before rejoining U.S. squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Olympian

    The U.S.-Brazil teams are big rivals; the U.S. lost the gold medal to Brazil at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Courtney Thompson, second from right, celebrates with her U.S. teammates at the Volleyball World Championships in Milan, Italy in 2014.

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  7. Sherrington: A balanced, younger U.S. volleyball team just sent a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Dallas Morning News

    The U.S. Olympic volleyball team celebrates a point on court during a FIVB World League volleyball match between the U.S. and Russia men's Olympic volleyball teams at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on Sunday, July 3, 2016 in Dallas. Mark Jel, 24, of Queens, New York waves the U.S. flag during a FIVB World League volleyball match between the U.S. and Russia men's teams at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on Sunday, July 3, 2016 in Dallas.

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  8. BYU's Taylor Sander helps USA volleyball men sweep RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Deseret News

    That's the ultimate goal, but the U.S. men's volleyball team first is seeking another gold medal in the Federation of International Volleyball world league. In front of an electric crowd of 8,000, the U.S. swept Russia 35-33, 25-17, 25-21 on Sunday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center in Dallas.

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  9. USA volleyball men sweep Russia to reach FIVB final sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    Aaron Russell of the US takes a shot against Alexander Volkov and Victor Poletaev of Russia in the first set of an FIVB World League match at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Sunday, July 3, 2016. Ana Moala and Una Moala of Euless cheer for the USA against Russia in an FIVB World League match at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Sunday, July 3, 2016.

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  10. American men look like a million dollars in FIVB volleyballRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The United States men's Olympic volleyball team completed a weekend sweep on its home turf, beating Russia, 35-33, 25-17, 25-21, in Dallas on Sunday in FIVB World League action. The Americans clinched their spot in the Super Final, which begins July 13 in Krakow, with a 25-14, 26-24, 25-15 victory over Australia on Saturday.

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  11. Volleyball hall tabs Olympians May-Treanor, Scott-ArrudaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | ABS-CBN News

    Also to be enshrined Oct. 22 at the sport's birthplace in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is Danielle Scott-Arruda. She played in five Olympics with the U.S. indoor team, winning two silver medals.

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  12. USA Men's Volleyball team in Dallas preparing for OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | KYTX-TV News

    "This is the one time we get to showcase what we do day in, day out," said Reid Priddy, an outside hitter on the USA Men's Volleyball Team. Team USA is in Dallas for the World League, an international volleyball tournament.

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  13. Olympics 16 mins ago 5:05 p.m.USA Men's Volleyball team in Dallas preparing for OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    "This is the one time we get to showcase what we do day in, day out," said Reid Priddy, an outside hitter on the USA Men's Volleyball Team. Team USA is in Dallas for the World League, an international volleyball tournament.

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  14. Brazilian women chase golden three-peat on home soilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Daily Herald

    The two-time defending Olympic champion Brazil women are chasing a golden three-peat on home soil this summer. The top-ranked Americans are seeking redemption in Rio and their first gold ever.

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  15. American women stun China in FIVB World Grand Prix volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Foluke Akinradewo celebrates with Jordan Larson and Kim Hill among others, in the FIVB World Grand Prix preliminary round final in Hong Kong. Photo courtesy of FIVB.

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  16. U.S. Olympic men's volleyball sharp in World League victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    In what U.S. Olympic men's volleyball coach John Speraw called "our best match of World League so far," the Americans defeated Italy, 25-22, 25-23, 25-23, on Sunday at the Pala Lottomatica in Rome. The victory improved the U.S. record to 5-1 and moved it into third place in Group 1 behind Serbia and Brazil .

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  17. U.S. women beat the Dutch in FIVB Grand Prix volleyball matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Fouke Akinradewo helps block a Dutch kill attempt with Jordan Larson and Alisha Glass . Photo courtesy of FIVB.

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  18. When you're an Olympic hopeful and a mom, bring the kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    U.S. women's volleyball player Nicole Fawcett plays with Easton Easy, son of teammate Megan Easy, .Monday, May 23, 2016 in Anaheim, Calif. She is balancing motherhood and volleyball with support from coach Karch Kiraly.

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  19. When youa re an Olympic hopeful and a mom, bring the kidsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | KDWN

    Sitting on a bench alongside a vacant volleyball court, Dr. Omar Easy opens a small carton of chocolate milk, pops in the straw and guides it to son Easton's lips between the bites of raspberries and blueberries. The toddler's mom, Olympic hopeful Megan Easy, runs off to the training room to finish her work day with the U.S. volleyball team.

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  20. Olympics: Suspended Rousseff to get ceremony inviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Peninsula

    FILE PHOTO: Dilma Rousseff hands the Olympic torch to Brazilian volleyball player Fabiana Claudino at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on May 3, 2016. AFP Rio de Janeiro: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's suspended president, will be invited to the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics on August 5, the organising committee said Thursday.

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