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SportsSamui beach volleyball tourney – Sensational!
Active for years in Samui, beach volleyball games and a well-known South East Asia beach volleyball tournament player, Cord Biggs organised the event, joined by Tanit “Jesse” Sungket and The Beach Bar owner, Tinnakorn Poolsawad, his management and …
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Rio-bound April Ross on body image and training for the Olympics
In an interview with the Body Issue’s Morty Ain, Ross dishes on working with Walsh Jennings, why beach volleyball doesn’t necessarily mean “bikini body” and the many months she spent thinking she’d given up the sport for good. Sometimes the idea of a beach …
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Beach volleyball camp draws crowds to Doheny
Ian Dyer, middle, asks participants of the American Beach Volleyball Club youth training camp to raise their hands to demonstrate where the point of impact of the ball is during a youth training camp at Doheny State Beach on Monday, July 22, 2013.
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551389700bd3a.imageMyrtle Beach to dive into beach volleyball tournament
A new youth volleyball tournament is coming to Myrtle Beach this fall. The Myrtle Beach Open junior beach volleyball tournament will be Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nets will be set up on the north and south sides of Pier 14, and roughly 200 people …
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Why do women beach volleyball players wear bikinis while men wear shorts and tank tops?
The discrepancies between men’s and women’s beach volleyball uniforms are hard not to notice, given that women usually compete in bikinis and men play in tank tops and shorts. A question has come up in several conversations I’ve had with …
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Beach Volleyball Hall of Famer Releases Book: Angela Rock’s Advanced Beach Volleyball Tactics
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Before stepping onto the beach, volleyball in hand, you’ll want to read the newly released book: Angela Rock’s Advanced Beach Volleyball Tactics. Rock, an indoor Olympian, member of Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame, and …


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Sierra Leone Sports: Western Region captures fifth beach volleyball title
Western Region male and female volleyball teams displayed their qualities on the sand to clinch the 2017 Inter-Regional Beach Volleyball Championship staged at the Siaka Stevens Stadium beach volleyball court in Freetown on Sunday 29th January. The host …
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Beach Volleyball: NCAA awards 2016 and 2017 National Championship sites
INDIANAPOLIS –The NCAA® Beach Volleyball Committee selected the host site for the inaugural National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship. The NCAA’s 90th and newest National Championship will debut May 6-8, 2016 at the Gulf Shores Public Beach and …
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These Olympic Beach Volleyball Photos Prove That Sports Are For Everyone
It’s safe to say that most of us associate beach volleyball with skimpy outfits. But Olympians from Egypt are challenging that norm, showing that religious customs don’t have to be a hindrance to competing at an Olympic level. Photos from the Egypt …
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Mill Valley Philharmonic, Throckmorton Chorus concerts and Stinson Beach Documentary Film Festival are best bets

musicMill Valley Philharmonic, Throckmorton Chorus concerts and Stinson Beach Documentary Film Festival are best bets
What happens when a community orchestra teams up with a community chorus? The answer: three concerts by Mill Valley Philharmonic and Throckmorton Chorus. For the Mill Valley Philharmonic’s 17th concert season “Serenade and Salute,” which runs Friday …
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Hope Jazz Studies Program to Present Three Concerts across Nov. 14-17
The Hope College jazz studies area will present three concerts across Monday-Thursday, Nov. 14-17. Jazz chamber ensembles will perform on Monday, Nov. 14; there will be a vocal jazz concert on Wednesday, Nov. 16; and the Jazz Arts Collective, OGD Trio and …

Rahat to hold 48 concerts in memory of legendary uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The concert series will kick off in Faisalabad, the birthplace of both Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan LAHORE: Renowned singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan says he will hold a series of concerts in 48 cities across the globe to pay a tribute to his mentor Nusrat Fateh Ali …
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sportOlympics Recap: Brazil Surges into Beach Volleyball Finals, But Only the Men Prevail
And just like that, the biggest party at the Rio 2016 Olympics has come to an end. Beach volleyball wrapped up in poetic fashion Thursday, with Brazilians Alison Cerutti and Bruno Schmidt rallying for a rainy two-set victory over the youth of Italy’s …

Rio 2016: Brazil defeats Italy to win gold in men’s beach volleyball
The men’s beach volleyball finals are complete in Rio, and Brazil has won gold, beating Italy in straight sets. Robert Meeuwsen and Alexander Brouwer of the Netherlands defeated the Russian team of Konstantin Semenov and Viacheslav Krasilnikov in the …

Rio Olympics men’s beach volleyball bronze medal match: Russia vs. Netherlands
Dutch player Alexander Brouwer reacts after their win in the men’s Beach Volleyball bronze Medal match between Semeonov/Krasilnikov of Russia and Brouwer/Meeuwsen of Netherlands of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on Copacabana …
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sportKerri Walsh Jennings Returns to Volleyball Stronger Than Ever
Three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is an American beach volleyball icon but her Olympic journey has been less than smooth. Ashley will meet the lady who has overcome shoulder injuries to go on to defend her gold medal in Rio.
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Sand volleyball serves up summer fun
The first-place team in this league wins a custom-designed hooded sweatshirt and a AVP beach volleyball for every player. Second place gets long-sleeve shirts and King of the Beach volleyballs, while third place takes home T-shirts. All of the clothing …
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Olympics: Kayla Banwarth’s road to Rio
By early July, USA Volleyball had announced the men’s indoor roster, its men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams, its Paralympic sitting volleyball teams and even its Pan American rosters. Each day passed without an announcement for the women’s team.
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Body Parts Wash Ashore Rio Olympic Sand Volleyball Beach

sportBody Parts Wash Ashore Rio Olympic Sand Volleyball Beach
Well, this is just disturbing. A beach goer was jogging near the Olympic beach soon to be used as the beach volleyball court for the Olympics…and saw a couple of dismembered arms washed ashore. What the hell, Rio!? There are just 5 weeks left until Rio …

Rio 2016 Olympics Is Coming To The Samsung Gear VR
beach volleyball, diving, boxing, and fencing, as well as highlight packages of those sports. All VR programming will be presented on delay, from August 6, the day after the Opening Ceremony, through August 22, the day after the Games conclude. Only …
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Beach Volleyball and the Rio Games
With violence raising concerns about security during August’s Olympic Games, police near the Olympic beach volleyball venue in Copacabana said Wednesday that a foot and other body parts had been found on the shore. The officers said the parts washed up …
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Gulf Shores will be host site first NCAA beach volleyball championship

sportGulf Shores will be host site first NCAA beach volleyball championship
GULF SHORES, AL – Gulf Shores has been selected as the host site for the inaugural National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship. The NCAA’s 90th and newest National Championship will debut May 6-8, 2016 at the Gulf Shores Public Beach and …
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Coastal Ousted From Beach Volleyball Championship With 4-3 Loss to Mercer
The #6 Coastal Carolina beach volleyball team lost a narrow 3-2 decision to #4 Mercer Saturday afternoon, eliminating the Chanticleers from the 2016 Atlantic Sun Beach Volleyball Championship. Coastal closes its inaugural season of beach volleyball …
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Gauchos beach volleyball lose to Fullerton and Santa Ana 5-0
Saddleback College’s women’s beach volleyball team played the Fullerton College Hornets and Santa Ana Dons on Friday losing both games with a final score of 5-0. Saddleback hosted the matches at Irvine Valley College and ended their five game losing …
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Chyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home

sportChyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home
Chyna, who rose to fame as a wrestler and actress, was found dead Wednesday in her Redondo Beach home, authorities said. Anthony Anzaldo, her business manager, said she was found in her Redondo Beach apartment in the afternoon. She was 46.
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Why wrestlers die so young
LOS ANGELES – This month, wrestlers Chyna and Balls Mahoney both died before the age of 50. They are hardly the first wrestlers to die young. Last year, when “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died suddenly at 61 of a heart attack, the WWE addressed the trend, …
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Berrier resigns, hopes to join son at Pueblo to run wrestling program
The shake up of wrestling leaders continues this offseason with the latest news coming from Tucson. Tim Berrier, who led Ironwood Ridge to its fourth state title this past season and first in Division I, resigned as the NightHawks’ coach in order to …
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Beach volleyball fails to execute at Stanford tournament

Stanford, CA, March 7, 2015.Norcal Invitational. Stanford finished runner up after beating Santa Clara 3-2Beach volleyball fails to execute at Stanford tournament
Stanford beach volleyball (5-8) failed to build momentum at home this weekend, as the team dropped three of its four matches at the Stanford Sand Volleyball Stadium. Freshman Halland McKenna (14). Freshman Halland McKenna (above) proved to be one …
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Long Beach Volleyball Coach Arrested for Allegedly Sending Lewd Videos to Minor
LewdConduct A Costa Mesa man who has coached volleyball at Long Beach City College (LBCC), Cal State Long Beach and various clubs in Orange County was arrested yesterday by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Detail (SVD) …
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Women’s Beach Volleyball Olympic Qualifiers Kicksoff In Nigeria
The Technical Director of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Tony Oghuma-Eghimai on Tuesday said six countries have arrived Nigeria for the final round for the Women’s Beach Volleyball qualifiers. The final Beach Volleyball Olympics qualifiers will …
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