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  1. US shuts out Brazil to reach volley worlds finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    United States's Foluke Akinradewo, right, and teammate Kimberly Hill celebrate after winning a point during a semifinal volleyball match between United States and Brazil, at the women's Volleyball World Championships in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Photo: Felice Calabro', AP United States' players celebrate after defeating Brazil during a semifinal volleyball match, at the women's Volleyball World Championships in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

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  2. Brazil beat China 3-0 in FIVB Women's WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | China Daily

    World No. 1 Brazil and hosts Italy moved one step closer to the semifinals after winning their opening matches of the third round at FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Wednesday.

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  3. Brazil, Italy a step closer to semis in FIVB women's worldsRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Big News Network.com

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  4. 2. Former Ute Elliss among latest Utah ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... moments where she promoted values heavily espoused by her faith. Tom was an outside hitter who made four Olympic volleyball teams, including helping the Americans to silver in 2008 in Beijing and 2012 in London. She was the Gatorade National Player ...

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  5. Richmond Heights volleyball player Izmailia Sougoufara answers six questions: Varsity TimeoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio Richmond Heights ' junior Izmailia Sougoufara makes it a priority to do well in the classroom. But the 5'11 outside hitter gets even more excited after serving up a volleyball opponent with a strong kill over the net.

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  6. USA will meet Italy, Russia in final round of championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Team USA will play Italy and Russia in the final round of the FIVB World Championship later this week. Stanford grads Foluke Akinradewo and Kristin Richards Hildebrand hope to hoist the championship trophy, along with Sacred Heart Prep grad Denise Sheldon , who is the team manager.

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  7. Elliss, Pikus-Pace, Tom and Summerhays headline Utah HOF classRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    An NFL Pro Bowler, two Olympians and a three-time winner on the PGA senior tour will headline Utah Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. Former Utah and Detroit Lions defensive tackle Luther Elliss, Olympians Noelle Pikus-Pace and Logan Tom, and golfer Bruce Summerhays will be enshrined on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Little America Hotel.

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  8. Olympic volleyball star Rachel Laybourne starts new college courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Rachel, who was part of the Great Britain team at the London 2012 Olympics and serves as the volleyball relationship manager for East London and Essex, met youngsters at their inaugral session.

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

    Sep 23, 2014 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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