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Blog: Ciara Michel behind the scenes of torch relay & kitting out!

Check out GB’s number 19 and middle blocker Ciara Michel’s latest blog. Get the behind the scenes take on what it was like to be part of the Olympic Torch Relay, the kitting out experience in Loughborough and how it … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 Video Diary 3 - What have we been up to?!

Alongside a lot of training and matches, this latest video diary gives you an insight into what the GB Women have been up to over the last couple of months in Sheffield…where we are living, the added media interest, the … Continue reading

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Jemma Oliver Blog 2

Check out GB physio Jemma Oliver’s latest blog. Jemma was recently involved in an event to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic Flame to the UK for London 2012. After a lot of commitment and dedication to gain experience in Sports … Continue reading

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Bertelli’s raw feelings…”It hurts to lose but there’s nothing better than winning”

GB Libero Maria Bertelli has just returned to the UK after a successful season for her Swiss club Volley Koeniz. In any season, the end is when the big matches come around and the pressure is on. There were 2 … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz’s blog: What is your achilles heel? Optimising performance

GB Women’s middle blocker, Dr. Nicky Osborne has combined undertaking one of the hardest study programmes possible with being a GB Volleyballer! She has written an interesting blog combining her medical knowledge & being an elite athlete…enjoy!        … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S CORNER 5 - 150 days to go: GBW Celebrate in style!

“LET’S CELEBRATE” With exactly 150 days (5 months) to go until the Olympic Games come to the city of London, i thought it would be quite fitting to celebrate this day with a short entry about Celebration… For me, celebrating … Continue reading

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Bertelli Blog: ever felt fear or nerves….it’s ok!

GB libero Maria Bertelli is currently playing in Switzerland. Renowned for her competitive nature and curly hair, ‘Maz’ is one of the most experienced players in the GB Squad. A lot of athletes talk of the feelings they have before … Continue reading

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Captains Corner: Beattie Blog 1 - An intro

Hopefully now, you should all know a little bit more about the GBW Team and our background, so here is an insight into my thoughts on the honour of being Team Captain and exactly what i think it will take for us, the … Continue reading

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