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  1. Team USA Wins FIVB Grand Prix TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Huskers.com

    OMAHA, Neb. The U.S. Women's Volleyball National Team beat China, 3-0 to finish the five days undefeated at the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.

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  2. Pan Am Games: Best photos from the 2015 Pan Am Games in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | GlobalNews

    As the 2015 Pan Am Games wrap up in Toronto, here's a look back at some of the best images from the multi-sport event. Canada's Melissa Bishop beats Alysia Montano of the United States across the finish line to win the women's 800m final during Day 12 of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games on July 22, 2015.

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  3. US women defeat China to complete volleyball sweepRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | Washington Times

    Having already won the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals, the United States completed the tournament Sunday with a straight-set victory over China. The Americans avenged their five-set loss to China on July 19 by winning 25-23, 25-19, 25-18.

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  4. USA sweep Brazil, clinch Grand Prix titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The China Post

    The United States clinched its first FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship since 2012 Saturday night by defeating the two-time defending champion Brazil. A 25-16, 25-22, 25-21 sweep of second-ranked Brazil secured the title for the No.

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  5. USA women win gold medals in World GP, Pan Am GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grads Foluke Akinradewo and Kristin Hildebrand helped their respective U.S. women's national volleyball teams to gold-medal efforts on Saturday. Akinradewo helped the U.S. clinch its first FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship since 2012 by defeating two-time defending champion and No.

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  6. USA women's volleyball teams both play Brazil, one for goldRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2015 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo produced 13 kills to help the USA women to a 26-24, 19-25, 25-16, 25-22 victory over Russia on Friday to remain undefeated in the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at the CenturyLink Center Omaha in Nebraska. The Americans got big games from several players.

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  7. Canada loses Pan Am volleyball semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | DurhamRegion.com

    The chance to make Pan American Games history having slipped from their grasp, the Canadian men's volleyball team will play for the bronze medal on Sunday. Argentina beat the host team three sets to one in Friday evening's semifinal to book a berth in Sunday's gold-medal game.

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  8. US defeat Italy ahead of volleyball finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The China Post

    A lineup change by Italy forced the United States to make adjustments Thursday night that should help them through the remainder of the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals. With better shot-blockers on the floor, the Italians slowed the American's roll and won the third set 25-15 after the United States won the first two 25-17, 25-14.

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  9. Beach volleyball: Resort's Beach Classic set for top quality showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The standard in the men's competition should be high with fourtime winner Robin Miedzybrodski, Australian Olympian Aiden Tutton, New Zealand World Tour player Kirk Pitman, last year's winner Taylor Wilson, ITSU Tour leaders Mark Baechli and Chris Datler, and Weymouth player Ryan Stout are set to be involved. In the women's event, the star attractions will be Shauna Miedzybrodski and Zara Pitman who played for Great Britain at the London Olympics - this is one of only a few events they have played together since London 2012.

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  10. Volleyball: Top talent ready for RAF Careers ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    OLYMPIANS, World Tour players and former winners will be among those challenging for top volleyball honours at the 32nd RAF Careers Weymouth Beach Classic. The event, which starts this evening with the traditional Battens Charity tournament, is also set to feature a host of talent from around Dorset over the next few days.

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  11. U.S. defeats Japan 3-0 at FIVB Grand Prix FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    United States' Tetori Dixon, left, with Karsta Lowe behind her, blocks a kill attempt by Japan's Mami Uchiseto] , as Japan's Haruyo Shimamura , Haruka Miyashita and Saori Sakoda watch during an FIVB World Grand Prix Finals volleyball match in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, July 22, 2015. The United States won 25-12, 25-15, 25-18.

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  12. US defeats Japan 3-0 at FIVB Grand Prix FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    Russia's Yana Shcherban goes for a kill against Italy's Valentina Diouf in a women's FIVB World Grand Prix volleyball match in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, July 22, 2015. United States' Tetori Dixon, left, with Karsta Lowe behind her, blocks a kill attempt by Japan's Mami Uchiseto] , as Japan's Haruyo Shimamura , Haruka Miyashita and Saori Sakoda watch during an FIVB World Grand Prix Finals volleyball match in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

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  13. Former Huskers and Team USA Set for FIVB World Grand Prix in OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Huskers.com

    Six of the top seven women's volleyball teams in the world will be coming to Omaha, Neb., to compete in the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals Round July 22-26 at the CenturyLink Center. The U.S. Women's National Team, ranked No.

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  14. World Grand Prix Volleyball Finals Coming to OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Six of the top seven women's volleyball teams in the world will be coming to Omaha, Neb., to compete in the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals Round July 22-26 at the CenturyLink Center. The U.S. Women's National Team, ranked No.

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  15. China seal epic five-set volleyball Grand Prix win over United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    China team coach Lang Ping described the five-set epic final with the United States as a "meaningful challenge", as the mainlanders triumphed in nail-biting fashion to claim the Hong Kong leg of the volleyball World Grand Prix at the Coliseum last night. In an encounter lasting two hours and nine minutes, the mainlanders dropped the opening set to the reigning world champions 25-22.

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  16. Beach volleyball: Classic ready to host star namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    This week, the final entry list was confirmed for the event taking place from Friday, July 24 to Sunday, July 26 with both men's and women's entries looking to be of a particularly high standard. Leading the list of favourites will be the current British team of Chris Gregory and Jake Sheaf, who will be playing in their only event in Britain this year.

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  17. Athletes all dressed up: Best, worst looksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | SFGate

    Sports Journalist Hannah Storm keeps it simple in a fitted white dress. While it may look great, it feels a little like a look.

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  18. Volleyball World League Finals and Rio 2016 Test Event UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Rio Times

    Six international indoor volleyball teams are battling it out in the final rounds of the FIVB Mens World League competition today, Thursday July 16th, at the MaracanA zinho stadium in Tijuca, of Rio's Zona Norte . The competition, which runs until Sunday, July 19th, is also serving as a test event for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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  19. ESPY Awards red carpet photos - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    Britney Spears arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. ESPY Awards red carpet photos - 2015 Britney Spears arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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  20. Memorable moments from the ESPY AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    Memorable moments from the ESPY Awards Host Joel McHale zinged an audience full of star athletes at the ESPY Awards. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1J2yn0W Britney Spears arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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