Author Archives: Brian White

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Rio 2016 – Heather Bansley and Sarah Pavan (Canada)

Heather Bansley and Sarah Pavan (Canada) are today’s featured team in the Rio 2016 photo series. They went undefeated in Pool E to advance to the Round of 16 where they defeated country mates Jamie Broder and Kristina Valjas. Bansley and Pavan have not dropped a set so far in these Olympic games. The next match for Bansley/Pavan is August 14 at 12:00 PDT against Laura Ludwig […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Rio 2016
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Rio 2016 – Nadine Zumkehr and Joana Heidrich (SUI)

Nadine Zumkehr and Joana Heidrich (Switzerland) are today’s featured team in the Rio 2016 photo series. They finished second in Pool E of the women’s beach volleyball preliminary rounds at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Their 2-1 record in pool play advanced them into the single elimination round of 16. The next match for Zumkehr/Heidrich is August 13 at 4:00 PDT against Marleen Van Iersel and […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Rio 2016
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Rio 2016 – Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat (USA)

Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat (USA) are today’s featured team in the Rio 2016 photo series. They are in Pool A of the women’s beach volleyball preliminary rounds at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Fendrick and Sweat are currently 0-2 in their pool.  Their final match in pool play is August 11 at 11:30 PDT against Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Ukolova (Russia) who are also 0-2.  Visit […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Rio 2016
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Rio 2016 – Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy (Australia)

Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy (Australia) are today’s featured team in the Rio 2016 photo series. They are in Pool F of the women’s beach volleyball preliminary rounds at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Bawden/Clancy are currently 2-0 in their pool, with wins over Venezuela and Costa Rica. Their next match is August 10 at 6am PDT against Marleen Van Iersel and Madelein Meppelink (Netherlands) who […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Rio 2016
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2016 AVP Manhattan Beach Qualifier (7/14/2016)

The AVP Beach Volleyball tour paid another visit to Southern California in Manhattan Beach, CA on July 14-17.  60 women’s teams and 68 men’s teams participated in the  one-day qualifier on Thursday. On the women’s side, the eight teams that advanced to Friday’s 16-team main draw were: Katie Jameson / Tracy Jones Michelle Iafigliola / Jennifer Solm Nicolette Martin / Allie Wheeler Lynne Galli / […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball
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Fan Wang and Yuan Yue – Road to Rio

Fan Wang and Yuan Yue (China) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of June 6, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #16 overall and the #1 ranked women’s team to represent China. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Road to Rio
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Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira – Road to Rio

Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira (Spain) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of May 23, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #8 overall and the #1 ranked team to represent Spain. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to U.S. […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Road to Rio
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Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug – Road to Rio

Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug (Argentina) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of May 9, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #16 overall and the #1 ranked team to represent Argentina. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to U.S. […]

Posted in Beach Volleyball, Road to Rio
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2016 AVP Huntington Beach Main Draw

The AVP Beach Volleyball Huntington Beach held its 16-team main draw this past weekend. Both the men’s and women’s finals featured match-ups of veterans against the next generation of AVP players. April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings defeated Angela Bensend and Geena Urango, 21-13, 21-16.  For the men, Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson defeated Taylor Crabb and Trevor Crabb, 21-19, 23-21. Below are some images from Friday […]

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2016 AVP Huntington Beach Qualifier (5/5/2016)

The AVP Beach Volleyball tour made its second stop of the 2016 season in Huntington Beach, CA on May 5-8.  The one-day qualifier took place on Thursday where over 40 women’s teams and men’s teams participated. On the women’s side, the four teams that advanced to Friday’s 16-team main draw were: Ali McColloch / Kelly Reeves Taylor Nutterfield / Claire Smalzer Avery Bush / Carol […]

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Flashback: Dallas Desire vs Los Angeles Temptation (12/3/2010)

The last game the Dallas Desire played as an LFL franchise was back in December 2010.  The defending champion Los Angeles Temptation rolled under the L.A. Coliseum lights, 40-6, and finished the season as back-to-back Lingerie Football League champions. Emotions ran high that night as there was no shortage of trash talking between the two teams. Fast forward almost 6 years later and it’s only […]

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Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Road to Rio

Kerri Walsh and April Ross (United States) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of April 25, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #6 overall and the #1 ranked team to represent the United States. They most recently won gold at the 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Fuzhou Open. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball […]

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