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SANDCAST 6/16/2021-Tri Bourne-FIVB Ostrava 6/5/2021

Dalhausser-Lucena get 2nd USA men’s spot, Claes-Sponcil into FIVB Ostrava final

The USA four-team Olympics beach volleyball roster is set. When Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb lost on Saturday in the FIVB four-star event in Ostrava,...
FIVB Ostrava 6/4/2021-Taylor Crabb

FIVB Ostrava: Gibb-Taylor clinch Olympic berth, Slaes, A-Team into quarters

Jake Gibb and Taylor Crabb clinched one of the two USA spots in the Tokyo Olympics on Friday despite losing their pool-play match in...

FIVB Ostrava: Claes-Sponcil go 2-0, Dalhausser-Lucena lose first pool match

Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil, who clinched their Olympic berth Wednesday, were the only Americans to win their pool Thursday at the FIVB four-star...

Claes, Sponcil get Olympic bid, pools set for FIVB Ostrava

And in other news Wednesday, Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil clinched an Olympic bid and the pools were set for Thursday's FIVB 4-star pro...

FIVB Ostrava defeat ends Olympic hopes for Walsh Jennings, Sweat

The Olympics run for Kerri Walsh Jennings ended Wednesday when she and Brooke Sweat lost in the second round of the qualifier at the...

SANDCAST: Corinne Quiggle, Allie Wheeler, winning the little steps en route to the big...

SOCHI, Russia -- Allie Wheeler thought Corinne Quiggle was joking. She hadn't played a competitive event since last summer's short-lived AVP Champions Cup, and it...
FIVB Ostrava 6/1/2021-Kim Behrens-Germany

KWJ-Sweat win FIVB Ostrava country quota; is it time for USA Olympic beach trials?

After an inordinately long and drawn out 33-month Olympic qualifying period, we will finally know this week who will represent the USA in Olympic...
Schuermann Smith win Wheel 5/31/2021

America’s couple! AVP’s Schuermann, Smith both win big on Wheel of Fortune

Beach volleyball fans know Mark Schuermann as the voice of the AVP. His girlfriend, former pro player Kim Smith, writes for AVP.com. And both won...
Mewhirter Sochi 5/28/2021-Travis Mewhirter-Adam Roberts

Mewhirter: Are we ready for this, handling FIVB pressure at a new elevation?

Editor's note: While many of the top players have moved on to Ostrava to play in another FIVB four-star where the Olympic berths will...
FIVB men Sochi 5/30/2021-Poland beach volleyball-Piotr Kantor-Bartosz Losiak

Losiak, Kantor win FIVB Sochi and leapfrog to No. 15 in world ranking

Poland's Bartosz Losiak and Piotr Kantor made a quantum leap in the Olympic rankings Sunday by defeating Qatar's Ahmed Tijan and Cherif Samba for...