Volleyball Games

Tonga withdraws from hosting 2019 Pacific Games

May 17, 2017

Tonga withdraws from hosting 2019 Pacific Games, citing economic factors

AVP schedule is out, no commitment (yet) from Walsh Jennings

Mar 29, 2017

The AVP domestic beach volleyball circuit has announced an eight-stop tour and left five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings off a list of potential players it called "the most respected names in the sport."

Snow volleyball hopes to stake claim in Winter Olympics

Feb 24, 2017

Snow volleyball is hoping to parlay the popularity of the beach game into a spot in the Winter Olympics

Iran allows female spectators at beach volleyball tournament

Feb 15, 2017

Iranian media say authorities have allowed female spectators at a beach volleyball tournament after organizers threatened to halt the event in protest

Larissa, Talita win Fort Lauderdale beach volleyball

Feb 12, 2017

Larissa and Talita beat Brazilian countrywomen Agatha and Eduarda "Duda" 21-15, 21-18 on Sunday to win the Swatch Beach Volleyball Fort Lauderdale major event

Olympic officials say rowing, swim venues will stay in Tokyo

Nov 29, 2016

Olympic organizers agreed Tuesday to keep the rowing, canoe sprint and swimming venues at their planned sites in Tokyo for the 2020 Games, while postponing a decision until Christmas on a possible switch for volleyball

Los Angeles adds 3 venues to bid for 2024 Olympics

Sep 22, 2016

Three existing venues have been added to Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics, including Long Beach as one of four main sports clusters

Bolt grabs another gold as Lochte saga consumes Rio Games

Aug 19, 2016

Usain Bolt and Ryan Lochte commanded the Olympic spotlight Thursday for drastically different reasons

No. 1 US women fall in 5 sets in volleyball semis to Serbia

Aug 18, 2016

Top-ranked US women's volleyball team falls short against a Serbian team that basks in its biggest victory

Neymar, Brazil come out blazing in Olympic soccer semifinals

Aug 18, 2016

Neymar scored twice as Brazil rolled to a 6-0 victory over Honduras in the men's soccer semifinals