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European Champs…Semi Final Day!

The 2011 Women’s CEV European Championships Finals have reached the semi-final stage. All four teams competing for a final spot today came out of Preliminary Pool A and B. Italy, having lost one match in the tournament so far, will … Continue reading

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Happy 116th Birthday Volleyball!!

Today the sport of volleyball celebrates its 116th birthday! It is unanimously acknowledged that Volleyball was “invented” by US American William G. Morgan back in 1895. He was born in Lockport, New York, USA. Morgan met James Naismith, inventor of basketball, whilst … Continue reading

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Volleyball England National Academy launched

On Wednesday 15th December the Volleyball England National Academy was launched. Based at Loughborough College, the Academy has been operational since September with 12 athletes enrolled in its first year. GB Women’s Head Coach & Volleyball England’s CDC Network Manager, … Continue reading

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Janine Sandell Interview - Titles are key

Playing for Valeriano Menorca, in her second year at the club, personally and collectively they have had a great start to the season. They are currently leading the Spanish Superliga by 5 points.  Read a hot off the press interview … Continue reading

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Buy replica GB kit…great Christmas present ideas!

The BVF have today launched their own range of GB merchandise. What that means is that you can have your own GB match shirt, t-shirt, bag or mug. All from just £7.50!!! Wear it for your club training or when … Continue reading

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World Champs Final will be Russia vs Brazil

The 2010 World Championsips final will be between Russia & Brazil, after 2 very different semi-finals earlier today. Russia defeated the USA with a convincing 3-1 victory ( (25-16, 13-25, 25-19, 25-21). Big Ekaterina Gamova topped the Russia’s scores with … Continue reading

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World Champs - USA squeeze into final 4 with Japan, Russia and the mighty Brazil

From 96 teams in the continental qualifying rounds to 22 teams who qualified for the Finals in Japan….we are now down to the last 4. Over the last 9 days there has been some amazing volleyball, a phenomenal showcase for … Continue reading

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