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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Volleyball

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Volleyball

Summer Olympics: Complete Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Coverage

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Longtime U.S. Volleyball Ambassador Reid Priddy Goes Out in Style

Longtime U.S. Volleyball Ambassador Reid Priddy Goes Out in Style

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Reid Priddy could take his Brazilian bow.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Stanford's Shoji Brothers Capture Bronze in Men's Volleyball

Stanford's Shoji Brothers Capture Bronze in Men's Volleyball

The U.S. men's volleyball team bounced back from a 2-0 deficit to win the bronze medal match in five sets against Russia on Sunday. Matthew Anderson's spike won the bronze for the U.S.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Comeback! US Men's Volleyball Tops Russia for Bronze

Comeback! US Men's Volleyball Tops Russia for Bronze

The U.S. men's volleyball team bounced back from a two-set deficit to win the bronze medal match with a 3-2 victory over Russia on Sunday. Ranked fifth in the world, the Americans won 23-25, 21-25, 25-19...

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

One Man Has Helped Turn U.S. Women's Volleyball Into 'Moneyball'

One Man Has Helped Turn U.S. Women's Volleyball Into 'Moneyball'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a scouting booth high above the court, his fingers flying across the keyboard a mile a minute, Joe Trinsey punches in every touch of every point in an Olympic women's volleyball...

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Matteo Piano, Italy Go for Olympic Gold in Men's Volleyball

Matteo Piano, Italy Go for Olympic Gold in Men's Volleyball

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In March, Matteo Piano chose to have his second back surgery in about seven months and fix a painful herniated disk. He knew if he didn't get the operation, there would be no way he'd...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Women's Volleyball, Stanford's Akinradewo Take Home Bronze

Women's Volleyball, Stanford's Akinradewo Take Home Bronze

It looks like Kerri Walsh Jennings' advice paid off.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Top-Ranked US Women Take Volleyball Bronze

Top-Ranked US Women Take Volleyball Bronze

Before they took the court and won bronze, they gathered in the locker room one final time. Each player on the U.S. women's volleyball took a turn to speak. Jordan Larson told her teammates she loved them...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

U.S. Top Assistant Matt Fuerbringer Gets His Olympics at Last

U.S. Top Assistant Matt Fuerbringer Gets His Olympics at Last

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Matt Fuerbringer watches intently during warmups, first with hands on hips before he briefly crosses his arms then immediately moves them behind his back.

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