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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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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 …
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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 …
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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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Former Rice volleyball player Pazo to represent Venezuela in 2016 Olympics

sportFormer Rice volleyball player Pazo to represent Venezuela in 2016 Olympics
Former Rice volleyball star Olaya Pazo is headed to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she will represent her home country of Venezuela in Beach Volleyball. Pazo last played volleyball at Rice in the fall of 2005 before graduating in the spring of 2006.
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Tanzania: BoT Mwanza Crowned Volleyball Champions
An official from Mwareva and league’s coordinator, Honorati Mayunga also congratulated all the teams that participated in the league and promised to stage a more competitive Beach Volleyball earmarked to start on August 20 this year. Copyright © 2016 …
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Film to provide look at life of beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings
Beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings is the subject of a new documentary, and to get any closer to what’s going on inside the three-time Olympic gold medalist you would need an X-ray. Actually, the 45-minute film scheduled to debut five days before …
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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 …
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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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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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Beach Volleyball Earns Top 5 Preseason Ranking

sportBeach Volleyball Earns Top 5 Preseason Ranking
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State Beach Volleyball program will open the 2016 campaign with a top 5 ranking as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) preseason poll has the Seminoles ranked No. 5 as announced on February 15.
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For Canadian beach volleyball pair of Broder and Valjas, all roads lead to Rio
LONG BEACH, CA – JULY 23: Canadians Jamie Broder (L) and Kristina Valjas celebrate a point at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball – Day 2 on July 23, 2013 in Long Beach, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images) …
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Model Beach Volleyball Returns to Lummus Park for Biggest Event Since 2010 Launch
Ormos and her team pulled off the inaugural Model Beach Volleyball in 2010 after just a few months of planning. It took place at Nikki Beach and drew more than 1,000 spectators throughout the weekend. “We started with just six sponsors at the time and …
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