Jun 11, 2016

Japan spikers fall to Brazil at World Grand Prix

The Japan’s women volleyball team suffered its first loss in the preliminary round at the FIVB World Grand Prix after being whipped in straight sets by host and reigning Olympic champion Brazil on Friday. Thaisa Menezes scored a match-high 19 points as the Brazilians ...

Bulgaria spikers sweep Japan in FIVB World Grand Prix

Aug 17, 2013

Bulgaria spikers sweep Japan in FIVB World Grand Prix

Bulgaria handed Japan its first defeat of the 2013 FIVB World Grand Prix, edging the hosts 25-23, 25-23, 31-29 at Sendai City Gymnasium on Friday. The match marked the first meeting between the nations in the World Grand Prix and the first time the ...