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USA women rout Serbia, advance to Tokyo Olympics gold-medal volleyball match

It's hard to imagine the USA women playing better than they did Friday in the Tokyo Olympics women's volleyball semifinals. That's because they dominated throughout...

Norway meets Russia in epic Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball gold-medal match

On Wednesday morning in Tokyo, after Martins Plavins and Edgars Tocs stunned Brazilians Alison Cerutti and Alvaro Filho in the Olympic quarterfinals, Plavins, the...
Olympics photo gallery 8/5/2021-Anders Mol

Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball: Ed Chan’s best photos from Thursday’s semifinals

What a Thursday at the Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball. The women's semifinals were in the morning at Shiokaze Park and then the men played...
Olympic men's volleyball 8/5/2021-Laurent Tillie

France wins again, faces ROC for men’s Olympic volleyball gold medal

France, the team that lost to the USA to start the Tokyo Olympics men's volleyball pool play, won again Thursday and will play for...

USA’s Ross-Klineman cruise, play Australians Artacho-Clancy for Olympic beach volleyball gold

April Ross will win a third Olympics beach volleyball medal. The USA's Ross and Alix Klineman crushed Anouk Vérgé-Depre and Swiss partner Joana Heidrich 21-12,...

With April Ross as last medalist standing, Tokyo beach volleyball podiums will have a...

The Olympics beach volleyball podiums will look different this year. Literally entirely different. Three of the four men’s semifinalists -- Norway, Qatar, Russia -- are in...

USA women thump DR and will play Serbia; Korea, Brazil win; men’s semis on...

Annie Drews had 21 kills and hit .522 as the USA women overpowered the Dominican Republic  25-11, 25-20, 25-19 on Wednesday to move into...
Olympics volleyball photo gallery 8/4/2021-Mina Popovic

Wednesday Olympic volleyball photo gallery with the best of men’s beach, USA women

VBM photo editor Ed Chan began Wednesday morning at the Tokyo Olympics shooting the men's beach quarterfinals, with Norway's Anders Mol and Christian Sorum...

Tawa’s great memories: Re-visiting the USA Olympians when they played in club and HS

The players on the 2021 USA women’s Olympic volleyball team all had distinguished high school/club careers. I am fortunate to have covered all of...

A little rain, a little wind, surprising results: Photos from Tuesday’s Olympics beach volleyball

The Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball was played through a little rain, a little wind, and produced some surprising results Tuesday at Shiokaze Park. In the morning,...