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Japan’s hopes of sending a men’s volleyball team to the Rio Games look to be slipping away as on Tuesday at the Olympic qualification tournament, Poland sent Masashi Nambu’s men to their second consecutive straight-sets loss.

Poland, the reigning world champions ranked No. 2 in the world, was able to dominate most facets of the game as it stayed unbeaten at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, winning 25-22, 25-26, 25-23.

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