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Yesterday | The Rio Times

Brazil Win FIVB Volleyball Grand Prix in Tokyo

The Brazilian female volleyball team overcame Japan 3-0 in Tokyo this past weekend to claim their tenth Grand Prix title.


Related Topix: Sports, Yuko Sano, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

American men end USAV Cup with a volleyball sweep of Iran

The U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team finished its four-match USAV Cup series with a 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 victory over Iran on Saturday before a crowd of 3,610 at the Bren Center at UC Irvine.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, David Smith, Summer Olympics, Beach Volleyball

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Pilot

Espero masters verbal volley

Soon after Rob Espero was bitten hard by the volleyball bug, he gravitated toward the setter position because, he said, he liked the idea of running the show.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Beach Volleyball, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Salt Lake Tribune

Thurl Bailey, Luther Elliss, Noelle Pikus-Pace top Utah HOF class

The Utah Sports Hall of Fame Foundation's Class of 2014 includes a Utah Jazz star, an NFL first-round draft choice, two Olympians and a Champions Senior Tour three-time winner.


Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Noelle Pikus-Pace, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Skeleton, Golf, Bruce Summerhays, Golfers, Summer Olympic, Logan Tom, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Daily Pilot

Briefs: Former 'Eaters Smith, Clark compete in USA Volleyball Cup

UC Irvine men's volleyball alumni David Smith and Carson Clark are on the U.S. men's national team roster for the first match of the USA Volleyball Cup, which is coming to UC Irvine's Bren Events Center on Aug. 16. The match at UCI, which will begin at 6 p.m., was originally scheduled for UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, before a water main break flooded ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, David Smith, Summer Olympics, Beach Volleyball, Cycling

Wed Aug 06, 2014

South China Morning Post

Don't expect instant glory, says China volleyball coach Lang Ping

China coach says her young squad in the Hong Kong leg of the World Grand Prix is still developing, with the Rio Olympics the main target China's Xu Yunli goes up for a spike during training at the Hong Kong Coliseum for a World Grand Prix leg in Hong Kong.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Yunli Xu

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

American women volleyball team heads for Turkey

Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo will be playing with the United States' women's volleyball team in Turkey this weekend as the FIVB Grand Prix gets underway.


Related Topix: Sports, Foluke Akinradewo, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35