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SWATCH Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals Toronto '16@Polson Pier(Thurs.,July 21st,2016)

By BK on the SCENE

A Media Kick-Off was held at Polson Pier on Thursday morning with an announcement by The International Volleyball Federation and the Beach Major Company for The 2016 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour which takes place from September 13th-18th, with matches beginning on the 14th. 158 more words


Toronto to host Swatch Beach Volleyball World Tour finals

This September, Toronto will be in the spotlight of the beach volleyball world.

Less than one month after Rio 2016, the Canadian city will host the world’s top beach volleyball duos at the second edition of the Swatch FIVB World Tour Finals.  241 more words


Los Angeles Angels celebrate U.S. Olympic volleyball players

The U.S. Olympic indoor and beach volleyball teams were honored with a send-off celebration Wednesday night at the Los Angeles Angels game.

Both of the indoor teams are based in Anaheim (where the Angels actually play), and all of the beach volleyball players train nearby in Southern California. 211 more words


Austria: Sports and Swarovski

In Innsbruck Austria, we stayed at an Olympic sports center called Landessportcenter Tirol. This sport center is home to Olympians, world cup champions and amateurs sportsmen. 303 more words


Rio's Golden Favorites: Women's Brazilian Beach Volleyball

They own the top two spots in FIVB’s Provisional Olympic Rankings. Additionally, the next Olympics are being held on their home court, on the sands of Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. 162 more words

Rio Olympics

Brooke Sweat, Olympic beach volleyball player, recounts her road to Rio

Beach volleyball — the sport of sand, sun and shades — seems glamorous.

Who wouldn’t want to play next to the surf all day?

But first-time U.S. 1,548 more words


Olympic gold medalist, beach volleyball legend Todd Rogers retires

One of the legends of beach volleyball has walked away from the sport, bowing out after competing one last time at the “mecca of beach volleyball.” … 228 more words

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