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The curious case of England’s volleyball legacy

The British women’s volleyball team (pictured here in 2012) has gone from high to low, as they are now without funding going into Rio 2016. In 2012, Olympic fever had spread through the UK. The collective nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland had become one as Team GB and with the merge came a wave of confidence throughout Olympic events and competition that we had previously anticipated early exits from.       One of those particular sports was volleyball – in which both the men’s and the women’s team had qualified through being the host nation of the...

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How Volleyball Can Improve Your Skills in Other Sports Like Football

In addition to being a fun and entertaining sport, volleyball provides your mind and body with myriad advantages you can use to improve your overall athletic abilities. And if you want to become an even better football player, it may be worth adding volleyball to your training routine, as you’ll be training your body for football without even realising it.       Interested in knowing how volleyball and football are related and how playing volleyball can improve your athletic performance in other sports? Then continue reading to learn more. Exercise the Fun Way Forget about lifting weights, going...

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5 Necessities for Your List of Volleyball Equipment

Volleyball is a popular sport, but sometimes it can be painful. It is important for a volleyball player to understand the top five pieces of equipment that will prevent injuries and bring success during the activity. Solid Ball Contrary to popular belief, not all volleyballs are the same. The ball is the single most important piece of equipment in the game. A good ball will alleviate pain caused by hitting it over the net or between teammates. If a game is being played indoors, a leather ball will work best. It cannot be used outside because it may become...

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USA Volleyball Cup Kicks Off Inaugural Matchups in 2013

From July 10 to 13, the first USA Volleyball Cup matchups were played before sellout crowds in San Diego, Long Beach and Orange County.     The U.S. women’s volleyball team won the cup, winning three out of five against rival Japan, the bronze medal winners at the 2012 London Olympic Games. The American women are currently ranked No. 1 in the world and finished with the silver medal at the London Olympics. Coach Karch Kiraly has an 8-0 record for the Americans since taking over the team post-Olympics. Considering the sellout crowds and the Cup’s lead-in to the...

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FIVB World League to Bring New Kind of Enthusiasm and Thrill

Mar de Plata city in Argentina is to host the finale of 2013 World League from 17th July to 21st July. About 8000 spectators can take the pleasure of this match at Islas Malvinas hall.     This host country and city is known for organizing the popular volleyball events – FIVB World League Final Round of 1999, FIVB Men’s World Championships in 2002 and 3 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Opens from 1998 to 2000. You will find the top class 12 teams in pool A and B and in pool C there will be 6 teams to...

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