Aug 29, 2013
The Japan Times
Strong blocking carries Brazil past Japan in FIVB Women's World Grand Prix finals
Japan failed to capitalize on its opportunities, falling in three sets to 2012 Olympic volleyball champion Brazil on Thursday at the FIVB Women's World Grand Prix finals.
Brazil's Olympic Prize Ceremony builds excitement for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Tonight Brazil's Olympic athletes joined together with loyal supporters for a picture perfect awards event called the "Premio Brasil Olympico". Its success showed that Rio de Janeiro has superb media and special events talent to match its athletic talent as well as state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Sollys Nestle end Rabita Baku's reign
Sollys Nestle of Brazil capped an outstanding week of high level volleyball with a brilliant straight-sets victory over Rabita Baku of Azerbaijan to claim the gold medal of the Womens FIVB Club World Championship at the Womens Sports Club Hall yesterday.
Sada Cruzeiro beat Al Rayyan to lead Pool A
Sada Cruzeiro of Brazil defeated Qatars Al Rayyan Sport Club in four sets for its second triumph in as many nights at the Mens FIVB Club World Championship at the Womens Sports Hall.