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  1. USC Volleyball Legends Homecoming Sand Tournament Set For Oct. 17-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | USC Trojans

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The first annual USC Volleyball Legends Homecoming Sand Tournament, featuring numerous former Trojan men's and women's Olympians, All-Americans and beach volleyball icons, will be held on Oct. 17 and 18 at the on-campus Merle Norman Stadium sand courts as part of USC's Homecoming activities. Among the Trojan men's legends participating will be one-time beach superstars Tim Hovland and Steve Obradovich, indoor Olympic gold medalists Steve Timmons, Dusty Dvorak and Pat Powers, Olympic bronze medalists Bryan Ivie and Nick Becker, two-time Olympians Celso Kalache and Donald Suxho, indoor All-Americans Bob Yoder and Bill Stetson and current beach star Tri Bourne.

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  2. Cyclist Zhang Miao tries hand at coachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Star Online

    INCHEON: Cyclist Zhang Miao has turned to coaching despite being only 26 years old. A gold medallist in the team sprint in the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, Zhang Miao is one of the coaches with the China team in Incheon.

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  3. Volleyball: Grozer's masterpiece carries Germany to victory against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Payvand News of Iran

    Germany bounced back from an awful first outing in Pool G of the FIVB Men's World Championship to score a dominant victory over Iran in straight sets at Spodek Arena of Katowice on Wednesday. Germany relied on a masterful performance by Gyorgy Grozer who finished with 23 points, including four bombs from the service line and one block.

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  4. Briefs: Tillie shines; USA eliminatedRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Daily Pilot

    Former UC Irvine men's volleyball All-American Kevin Tillie helped France win Pool E and advance to the third round of the Federation Internationale de Volleyball World Championships in Poland. Tillie, who helped UCI claim back-to-back NCAA titles in 2012 and 2013, had eight kills Monday in France's 25-15, 26-24, 25-22 victory over Germany to open play in third round.

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  5. Three Huskers To Represent Team USA at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Huskers.com

    Three former Husker volleyball players will represent Team USA at the FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship Italy 2014 later this month. Team USA Head Coach Karch Kiraly and his staff released their roster of 14 players on Wednesday, and Kayla Banwarth, Jordan Larson-Burbach and Kelsey Robinson all made the final squad.

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  6. Volleyball: Relentless Ghafour Guides Iran To A Key Win Over Serbia And Historic Climb To Third RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran earned a crucial win to maintain their hopes in Poland as they prevailed over Serbia 3-1 and made it to the third round of the 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship in Poland . Iran is already on their best performance at the tournament, as they never placed above 19th place in their four previous participations.

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  7. Canadians finish seventh at world championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Dustin Schneider, Toon Van Lankvelt and the Canadian men's volleyball team almost made the final round at the FIVBa SWorld Championship in Poland, but ended up settling for a tie for seventh. The 15th-ranked Canadians needed to beat Germany, ranked 10th in the world, in three or four sets to reach the final six, but fell 3-0 in three tight sets.

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  8. Bulgaria Men's Volleyball Team Loses to FinlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Sofia News Agency

    Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria spikes the ball against Matti Oivanen of Finland during the second round group F match between Finland and Bulgaria of the FIVB Volleyball Men`s World Championship 2014 at the Centennial Hall in Wroclaw, Poland, 14 Sept Bulgaria was defeated 3:0 by Finland as the team played its last match at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championships Poland 2014. Sunday's loss was the sixth in a row for the Bulgarians, who only managed to beat Mexico, China and Egypt during the world tournament.

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  9. Canada ousted from FIVB men's volleyball worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | CBC News

    The Canadian men's volleyball team was eliminated from the FIVB World Championships after falling to Germany in straight sets on Sunday. Germany advanced to the next stage of the tournament with a 28-26, 25-22, 25-23 victory, played in Katowice, Poland.

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  10. Volleyball: Ghafour wreak havoc on Argentine defence to command Iranian victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Payvand News of Iran

    Bydgoszcz, Poland, September 11, 2014 - Iranian opposite Amir Ghafour wreaked havoc on the Argentine blockers as he powered his team with a 17-point performance to secure their second victory in straight sets in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship at the Luczniczka Hall on Thursday. Amir Ghafour top scored with 17 points, while team-mates Seyed Mohammad Mousavi Eraghi and M. Mojtaba Mirzajanpour charted 16 and 14 points, respectively.

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  11. Bulgaria Drops Out of Volleyball Men's World Championship after Losing to GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Sofia News Agency

    Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria spikes the ball against Denys Kaliberda of Germany during the second round group F match between Germany and Bulgaria for the FIVB Volleyball Men`s World Championship Poland 2014 at the Spodek in Katowice, Poland, 11 Se Bulgaria has lost to Germany 1:3 in a match of the Volleyball Men's World Championships Poland 2014.

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  12. Volleyroos let lead slip away in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Skipper Aidan Zingel says the Volleyroos need to stop letting leads slip away if they want to stay competitive at the men's volleyball world championships. The Australians lost three sets to one against France on Thursday, unable to reproduce July's five-set home turf victory over their European rivals.

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  13. Australia celebrate winning point against Venezuela.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | The Age

    WROCLAW: Australia's men's volleyball coach Jon Uriarte has hailed his team's mental strength as they secured a historic second-round berth at the world championships. The Volleyroos posted a thrilling five-set victory over Venezuela in Warsaw, Poland, to advance for the first time since their tournament debut in 1982.

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  14. Volleyroos reach second round at worldsRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | ABC News

    Australia's men's team will play in the second round of the volleyball world championships for the first time, after a thrilling five-set victory against Venezuela in Poland. The Volleyroos did not have things all go exactly to plan against the world number 35-ranked team, forced to come behind from two-sets-to-one down to advance.

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  15. Volleyroos on brink of eliminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Age

    WROCLAW: Australia is on the brink of elimination from the Volleyball World Championships after being beaten 3-0 by Argentina in Poland on Saturday. The Volleyroos went into the weekend needing to win one of their final two fixtures to advance to the next round for the first time in the team's history.

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  16. Adam White of Australia spikes the ball during the Volleyroos' 3-1 loss to Serbia.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Age

    WROCLAW: Australia have suffered a 3-1 loss to Serbia, leaving them still grasping for a second win to move forward at the volleyball world championships in Wroclaw. After a first match win over Cameroon, the Volleyroos were trampled 3-0 by hosts Poland and now need to beat either Argentina and Venezuela this weekend to progress to the next round.

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  17. Volleyroos go down 3-1 to Serbia at world championshipsRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | ABC News

    Australia has suffered a 3-1 loss to Serbia, leaving it still grasping for a second win to move forward at the volleyball world championships in Wroclaw. After a first match win over Cameroon, the Volleyroos were trampled 3-0 by hosts Poland and now need to beat either Argentina and Venezuela this weekend to progress to the next round.

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  18. No. 2 Stanford all set for volleyball showdown with No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Junior Inky Ajanaku, the reigning Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week, leads No. 2 Stanford against No.

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  19. Volleyball: Dream World Championship starts for Iran as they beat U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran provided another major hit at FIVB Men's World Championship in Poland as they claimed their second win in Krakow, this time in a thrilling five-setter over USA by 3-2 .

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  20. Volleyroos open world champs with a winRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | ABC News

    Australia has opened its account at the volleyball world championships in dream fashion with a 3-0 victory over Cameroon in Wroclaw, Poland.

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