Olympic Volleyball Newswire (Page 2)

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

    Friday Jul 17 | 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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  2. Athletes all dressed up: Best, worst looksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | 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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  3. Volleyball World League Finals and Rio 2016 Test Event UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | 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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  4. ESPY Awards red carpet photos - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | 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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  5. Memorable moments from the ESPY AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | 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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  6. Brendan Hansen Among Three Swimmers Set For University of Texas Hall of Honor InductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Thirteen distinguished and decorated former University of Texas student-athletes and staff will be inducted this September into the Men's and Women's Athletics Halls of Honor. Tickets to the general public for both induction ceremonies will go on sale in late August.

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  7. Brazil team to beat at Rio 2016, says USA captainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Xinhuanet

    USA men's volleyball captain David Lee believes Brazil will be the team to beat at next year's Olympics despite his side's impressive recent record against the South Americans. The USA beat Brazil 3-1 in the decider of last year's World League in Florence, a repeat of the 2008 Beijing Olympic final.

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  8. Volleyball stars call into borough schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | News Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Top Olympians have gone back to school to inspire youngsters to take up sport, while raising funds for new equipment.

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  9. Turkey beats under-par Poland for volleyball goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey eased to a straight sets victory over Poland to claim the women's volleyball gold medal at the European Games on June 27. The Poles had beaten the Turks in five sets in their pool match, but it was to be very different this time. Turkey dominated from the opening minutes, making light work of their opponents as they took the first set 25-11.

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  10. Bulgaria Grabs Silver after Losing Men's Volleyball Final in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Sofia News Agency

    Svetoslav Gotcev of Bulgaria in action against Michael Andrei of Germany during the men`s gold medal final match of the Volleyball tournament between Bulgaria and Germany at the Baku 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, 28 June 2015. Photo: EP The Bulgarian men's national volleyball team won a silver medal after losing the final against Germany at the First European Games in Baku.

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  11. Turkish women to spike for gold at European GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish women's volleyball team will be out to cap their good run at the European Games in Baku with a gold medal when they play Poland in the tournament final on June 27. Turkey beat host Azerbaijan 25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 23-25, 15-11 on June 25 in a game played in front of thousands of enthusiastic fans, including Azeri President Ilham Aliyev. "It was a difficult game but we controlled our emotions.

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  12. Turkish women to take on host Azerbaijan in volleyball semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish women's volleyball team continues its good run at the European Games in Baku, ready for a semifinal clash on June 25 against host Azerbaijan. Turkey beat Russia 25-18, 23-25, 25-22, 25-19 on June 23 to advance to the semifinal, while the host nation beat the Netherlands 25-21, 25-23, 25-14 on June 24 to claim a spot.

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  13. Brazil beats Italy 3-0 in World LeagueRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Two days after Brazil lost its debut game against Italy, the Brazilian squad on Sunday won 3-0 against the European team in Florence, as part of the eighth matchday of FIVB World League. Contrary to what happened in Rome days ago, Brazil had a good performance with confident players who easily won with a score of 25-23, 25-22 and 25-16.

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  14. U.S. women's volleyball team sweeps China to take step in right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Wave

    For the U.S. national women's volleyball team, the USA Volleyball Cup is an opportunity to build. This year, it was a step along the 15-month path to the 2016 Olympics.

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  15. Australia stun Italy in VolleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    JESOLO, Italy - Australia's men's volleyballers have recorded one of their biggest wins, upsetting Italy 3-0 in front of a capacity Italian crowd in Jesolo. It's the first time the Volleyroos have beaten Italy at any level and it's Australia's first win of the 2015 World League season.

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  16. Demi Payne soars into elite company with NCAA pole vault titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | MySanAntonio.com

    When Demi Payne claimed her first NCAA title in the pole vault Thursday night, she joined some elite company in the modern history of track and field in the San Antonio area. A cursory check of records indicates that Payne became at least the ninth athlete from the immediate San Antonio area to win an NCAA title over the past 25 years.

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  17. Lei Zhang Now Owns 12.99% Of This Chinese CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Insider Monkey

    Hillhouse Capital Management has filed an amended 13D form disclosing the increase of the fund's position in Qunar Cayman Islands Limited to 20.24 million Class B ordinary shares. Precisely, the hedge fund run by Lei Zhang purchased 14.52 million additional shares in Qunar, with the total position now accounting for 12.99% of the company's outstanding common stock.

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  18. U.S. women's volleyball team can't close out China in Cup match at UC IrvineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | The Wave

    For the U.S. national women's volleyball team it was one of those good news/bad news nights that come with teams that are works in progress. The good news was the solid return of middle blocker Christa Dietzen, playing in her first match since Team USA's World Championships victory last season, another solid performance from newcomer Karsta Lowe and more than a few flashes of power from outside hitter Kelsey Robinson and middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo.

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  19. Patriotic note inspires Team USC to crush Russia in World League volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The Wave

    So shortly before Team USA's World League match with Russia Saturday night, Speraw handed a type-written note to assistant coach Mike Wall to read to the U.S. players. The note was the latest in a series of correspondence to Speraw from Al Larson, a UCLA volleyball player in the 1950s.

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  20. USA mena s volleyball team hoping for patriotic homecoming at a Vol-B-Quea in Long Beach SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Press-Telegram

    USA's Taylor Sandor hits through the block of Russia's Alexey Ostapenko, left, and Nikolay Pavlov at CSULB's Walter Pyramid in Long Beach in this file photo from June 6, 2014. When the USA men's volleyball team comes to Long Beach this weekend to defend its 2014 Men's Volleyball World League championship in pool play against Russia, the players are hoping for a patriotic welcome.

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