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Dec 12, 2014

Volleyball player arrested for cash theft at Tokyo pachinko

Police have arrested a Japan national team volleyball player on suspicion of stealing money from a wallet at a pachinko pinball parlor in Tokyo, police said Friday. Kongo Oh, 30, a member of Toray Industries Inc.’s men’s volleyball team, admitted to the charges, police ...

U.S. downs China for first women's volleyball world title

Oct 13, 2014

U.S. downs China for first women's volleyball world title

Player of the tournament Kimberly Hill scored the point that sealed a historic first women’s world volleyball title for the United States on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over China. The U.S. women easily took the first two sets, but allowed two-time champion China ...

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title

Aug 24, 2014

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title


Brazil retained its title with a three-set (25-15, 25-18, 27-25) victory over Japan on the final day of play in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Colosseum on Sunday night. Brazil, which won its record 10th World Grand Prix title, was sparked ...

Aug 23, 2014

Volleyball trophies stolen in Brazil

The trophies for the men’s and women’s volleyball world championships have been stolen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian officials said Friday. The Brazilian volleyball confederation said the two trophies were stolen after being used in a promotional event on Copacabana Beach where they were ...

Aug 14, 2014

U.S. men's volleyball squad sweeps Iran

Carson Clark led all scorers with 16 points on 14 kills and two aces and the U.S. men’s national volleyball team swept Iran on Wednesday night in the second match of the USA Volleyball Cup series. Clark spiked for match point in the 25-23, ...