U.S. volleyball squad storms past Japan

More Sports / Volleyball Sep 5, 2015

U.S. volleyball squad storms past Japan

Japan's women lost its FIVB Women's World Cup match against the United States on Saturday, leaving the host nation out of the running for one of the two Olympic berths on offer. Japan's four-set loss (20-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-10) left it with a 7-3 record ...

Japan drops second game at Women's World Cup

More Sports / Volleyball Sep 2, 2015

Japan drops second game at Women's World Cup

Japan's women lost their second game at the FIVB World Cup on Tuesday after going down 3-2 to Serbia, dropping to fifth in the standings. Japan edged the first set 26-24 on Miyu Nagaoka's spike and Saori Kimura's service ace against Serbs, but lost the ...

Japan downs Peru at Women's World Cup

More Sports / Volleyball Aug 30, 2015

Japan downs Peru at Women's World Cup

Japan's women beat Peru in straight sets for their fifth win in six games, kicking off the second round of the FIVB World Cup on Sunday. The 25-19, 25-21, 25-15 win at Sendai Gymnasium saw Japan stay in third place on 15 points. Saori Kimura ...