• Kyodo


Japan will face host Brazil, Russia, South Korea, Argentina and one other team in the group stage of the women’s volleyball tournament at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, an official of the international governing body (FIVB) told Kyodo News on Sunday.

Based on the Oct. 6 world rankings, FIVB will pool the 12 qualifiers into two groups using the serpentine system.

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