Olympic Volleyball Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. U.S. women's volleyball team moves closer to Olympic berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Wave

    The U.S. team's Courtney Thompson digs a ball during a NORCECA Olympic qualifying tournament match against Puerto Rico on Friday night in Lincoln, Neb. The U.S. won, 25-14, 24-26, 25-12, 25-14, and can clinch an Olympic berth with a win against the seventh-ranked Dominican Republic in Saturday's final round-robin match.

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  2. US women's volleyball team moves closer to Olympic berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Echo

    ... against the Dominican Republic, which opened its tournament with a four-set win over Puerto Rico. The Olympic volleyball trials kicked off in Lincoln Thursday, with teams from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United States hoping ...

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  3. Thais to face tough obstacles in Rio bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... from the U23 team," Sharnrit said. The six teams that have already secured spots for the 12-team women's Olympic volleyball competition are hosts Brazil, Argentina, Serbia, China, the US, and Russia. In Lincoln, a few weeks back, just before ...

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  4. USA Women's Volleyball on top of the world with earned Rio Olympics berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Examiner.com

    LINCOLN, NE: The USA Women's National Volleyball Team was destined for this night. Competing in a packed stadium among ten thousand volleyball fanatics cheering for their home country was a dream come true.

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  5. Stanford grad Akinradewo helps USA volleyball qualify for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo goes for one of her 10 kills. Nicole Fawcett looks on.

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  6. Canada falls to US at Olympic qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | The Echo

    "It was like a Rocky montage in my mind thinking about the last time I played and I couldn't walk upstairs after, getting surgery, not being able to move in a boot on my leg after", said Soonias, who needed a few moments to compose himself after an emotional evening. Adjustment number one is to get a tougher serve.

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  7. U.S. women's volleyball team earns spot in OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    United States' Courtney Thompson, back left, Jordan Larson-Burbach , Kayla Banwarth and others celebrate a point against the Dominican Republic in a women's volleyball NORCECA round-robin Olympic qualifying tournament match in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. LINCOLN, Neb.>> A few weeks back, just before Christmas and before the Americans had reconvened in California from their club teams overseas, U.S. captain Courtney Thompson sent a group email to her teammates with a clear message: Four months after a major miss, tournament MVP Nicole Fawcett and the U.S. women's volleyball team are Olympic-bound at last.

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  8. US women's volleyball team earns spot in OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    United States' Courtney Thompson, back left, Jordan Larson-Burbach , Kayla Banwarth and others celebrate a point against the Dominican Republic in a women's volleyball NORCECA round-robin Olympic qualifying tournament match in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. United States' Courtney Thompson, back left, Jordan Larson-Burbach , Kayla Banwarth and others celebrate a point against the Dominican Republic in a women's volleyball NORCECA round-robin Olympic ... more Dominican Republic's Brayelin Elizabeth Martinez and Prisilla Rivera Brens go for a dig in a women's volleyball NORCECA round-robin Olympic qualifying tournament match against the United States in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.

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  9. US star Jordan Larson looks toward another Olympic chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    United States' Jordan Larson-Burbach and teammates celebrate their win in three sets over Canada in a women's volleyball NORCECA round-robin Olympic qualifying tournament match in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. United States' Jordan Larson-Burbach spikes the ball against Canada's Rebecca Pavan , Jaimie Thibeault and Dana Cranston in a women's volleyball NORCECA round-robin Olympic qualifying tournament match in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.

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  10. US women's volleyball team move closer to place at the Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | The China Post

    Perhaps losing a set might have been a positive for the world No. 1 U.S. women's volleyball team.

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  11. American women's volleyball one win from Olympic berthRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo had 15 points on 14 kills and a block and the United States women's national volleyball team beat Puerto Rico, 25-14, 24-26, 25-12, 25-14, in the NORCECA Olympic Qualifying tournament Friday at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Team USA faces Dominican Republic with an Olympic berth at stake in a winner-take-all match Saturday at 6 p.m., to be aired on NBC Sports.

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  12. US women's volleyball team moves closer to Olympic berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Washington Times

    Perhaps losing a set might have been a positive for the world No. 1 U.S. women's volleyball team.

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  13. USA beats Canada in women's volleyball Olympic qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Examiner.com

    According to Brent Wagner of the Lincoln Journal Star on Thursday, the United States beat Canada 25-18, 25-18, 25-15 in the opening game of the North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation Women's Olympic Volleyball Qualifier in Lincoln, Nebraska. The winner of this four team round robin tournament will advance to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro .

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  14. USA Sweeps Canada 3-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The host United States defeated its neighbors to the north Canada 25-18, 25-18, 25-15 Thursday evening to start the 2016 Women's NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament strong in front of a heavily partisan crowd at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb, USA. USA had seven players with at least five points.

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  15. U.S. women's team takes first step toward Rio Olympics berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    United States' Jordan Larson-Burbach and Kelsey Robinson, left, go for a dig as Canada's Dana Cranston watches, in a women's volleyball NORCECA round-robin Olympic qualifying tournament match in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. LINCOLN, Neb.

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  16. World No. 1 U.S. volleyball team gets another chance at RioRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Washington Times

    Foluke Akinradewo returned to San Francisco after missing out on an Olympic berth with the U.S. women's volleyball team at last year's World Cup in Japan and knew she had no choice but to get over it fast and get back in the gym right away to prepare for the next opportunity. Securing that spot in Japan would have been the preferred time to qualify, and that's how the U.S. expected it to go before losses to Serbia and Russia - rather than now just seven months before the start of the Olympics.

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  17. U.S. middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo, center, prepares to spike the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    U.S. middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo, center, prepares to spike the ball during team practice in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. The U.S. plays Canada on Thursday in the NORCECA round-robin Olympic qualifying tournament in Lincoln.

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  18. U.S. Women's Volleyball Team roster announced for Summer Olympics QualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Head Coach Karch Kiraly stoked his team with four middle blockers , four outside hitters, two opposites, two setters, and two liberos. The squad is loaded with talent and features four graduates from The Pennsylvania State University and three from the hometown University of Nebraska.

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  19. Gosforth Olympian Jonathan Edwards meets the North East's star athletes of tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    Chef Kenny Atkinson asks one of England`s top squash players and TASS student Lucy Beecroft from Cramlington Learning Village to test one of his `athletic` creations with Jonathan Edwards at the House of Tides restaurant The Gosforth-based former triple jumper gave a Q&A session at an exclusive event organised by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. Taking place at The House of Tides restaurant on Newcastle Quayside , the event was designed to raise awareness about the development work TASS are delivering within universities and sports and to celebrate the North East's newly nominated TASS athletes for 2015/6.

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  20. Stanford's Tom is Player of Century in women's volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grad Logan Tom has been named the Player of the Century in Pac-12 women's volleyball. Photo by David Bernal/stanfordphoto.com Stanford women's volleyball alumna Logan Tom was named the Pac-12 Player of the Century, as announced Monday night when the Pac-12 Networks revealed the Pac-12 All-Century Women's Volleyball roster on 'Pac-12 Sports Report'.

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