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Happy Retirement John Dunning

Volleyball is more than just a sport. It is a combination of people working together in a tight team to achieve that one goal. It is not only about the team itself on the court but about the people on the sides: the audience, the fans, family, friends, even the rival team members and most importantly-the Coaches. The ones who help make them who they are, to bring them up to the standard the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship requires. And John Dunning has done this five times and more. He has been called one of the hardest working yet...

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The impact of the increasing number of volleyball players on its betting markets

Volleyball is an international sport with growing engagement and uptake; with this comes many betting opportunities. Online bookmakers take the most volleyball bets on major world competitions such as the Olympics, FIVB World Cup, FIVB World League (men) and FIVB World Grand Prix (women).   There are also numerous domestic volleyball competitions that take place all around the world; you may be surprised to see how many betting markets are available for these smaller competitions. Increased interest in volleyball The first game of volleyball was played over 100 years ago at Springfield College, Massachusetts, and since then the sport...

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Is Volleyball Betting on the Rise?

At the amateur level, volleyball remains a popular sport at both the high school and college levels. From amateur players, each country is able to assemble a top-notch group of its best volleyball players for international competition. When it’s time for the Olympics and World Championship competitions, the audiences are there for support of the sport. Professional Volleyball With their amateur playing days limited to international competitions, top volleyballs players are provided options related to making a career out of playing the sport. Throughout the world, professional beach volleyball has really caught on as a great spectator sport. Spectators...

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The French Team Invited to the World Grand Champions Cup

The French men’s team will compete for the first time in its history at the World Grand Champions Cup in September 2017 in Japan. The World Grand Champions Cup, organised every four years and bringing together six nations, will see the French team celebrate its first participation in 2017 (from 12 to 17 September). “It’s a great reward,” said Eric Tanguy, president of the French Volleyball Federation (FFVB). There will be very high level and this will be the opportunity for our French team to take a little revenge on the Olympic Games and to show that it continues...

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The Lowdown for the NCCA Championships

The NCCA Championships areupon us and four of the country’s best college volleyball programs are set to descend on Ohio this week as they fight it out for the title. Texas know all about NCCA championship glory having took the accolade in 1988 and more recently in 2012. The Longhorns have reached the Final Fours the past five seasons but this is somewhat unchartered territory for them as it the first time in six years that Texas have headed into the tournament without a Big 12 championship. Kansas just edged Longhorns in the race to first but Jerritt Elliott...

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