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Monday Jul 21 | Salt Lake Tribune

BYU's Sander leads Team USA to World League volleyball title

Not quite three months after leading BYU to league and conference tournament titles, Taylor Sander helped the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team win a World League title on Sunday in Florence, Italy.


Related Topix: Sports, Russell Holmes, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, David Lee

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Paly's new girls volleyball coach is former Italian professional

Daniele Desiderio, a former Italian professional, is the new head coach of the Palo Alto girls volleyball team.


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

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

U.S. women complete four-match volleyball sweep of Brazil

The United States women's senior national volleyball team completed a four-match sweep of world No.


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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Chronicle Live

What makes the perfect captain? We talk to Olympic athlete Lynne Beattie

Sijabuliso Nkala, 24, was found in bushes next to the popular tourist trail with with a single stab wound to the chest at around 11am on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Lynne Beattie, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lucy Wicks, Maria Bertelli

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Penn State notebook: Former Nittany Lions helping U.S. national teams

We have gotten to enjoy the work of Penn State student-athletes on their various fields and floors on campus, but they also have left their marks away from State College.


Related Topix: Christa Harmotto, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics


Spywitness: U.S.A. Women's National Volleyball Team takes on...

U.S.A.'s Kelsey Robinson hitting against the big Brazilian block at the USAV showcase at USC s Galen Center on July 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Fabiana Claudino, Summer Olympics, Thaisa Menezes, Sheilla Castro, Nicole Davis, Jordan Larson

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Klineman's first start with USA national team a big hit

Stanford grad Alix Klineman took advantage of her first start with the United States women's national volleyball team Sunday by recording a match-high 19 points as the Americans downed world No.


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

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The State

US women's national team defeats Brazil 3-1

Kelly Murphy and Kim Hill each added 15 points in the 25-22, 25-27, 25-19, 25-29 victory at UC Irvine's Bren Event Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Jordan Larson

Daily Pilot

USA Women's Volleyball: Americans take down Brazil in four sets

The Fourth of July is a major holiday in the U.S. A World Cup soccer match is a big holiday in Brazil whenever it plays.


Related Topix: Sports, Foluke Akinradewo, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jordan Larson, Beach Volleyball, Gabriela, Olympic Football

Wed Jul 02, 2014

People's Daily Online

'Naked officials' being uncovered

Campaign against corruption brings into focus people in positions of responsibility whose families are living overseas.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Cycling, Lei Zhang, Olympics, Olympic Water Polo, 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