Jurmala ready for EEVZA Beach Volleyball tour stop

Thursday 25th of August 2016
Jurmala ready for EEVZA Beach Volleyball tour stop

Jurmala, Latvia, August 25, 2016. This weekend Jurmala will host an EEVZA (Eastern European Volleyball Zonal association)  Beach volleyball tour stop, which will act as a final rehersal for the 2016 CEV Beach volleyball European championship Jurmala Masters that takes place from 1-4 September.

Tetyukhin’s quarter-century Olympic journey comes to tearful end

Sunday 21st of August 2016
Tetyukhin’s quarter-century Olympic journey comes to tearful end

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 21, 2016. Tears in his eyes, Russia captain Sergey Tetyukhin was inconsolable at the post-match press conference after Russia had the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men’s Volleyball bronze medal snatched out of their hands when USA staged an epic comeback from two sets down to win in five at the Maracanãzinho. “It hurts, it hurts, and it hurts in a major way,” he said.

Russian pair end Rio duos home dreams at Copacabana

Sunday 14th of August 2016
Russian pair end Rio duos home dreams at Copacabana

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 13, 2016. Nikita Liamin and Dmitri Barsuk pulled off the first major upset of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games Beach Volleyball tournament elimination rounds when they knocked out Brazil’s Pedro Salgado and Evandro Goncalves with a 2-1 (16-21, 21-14, 15-10) win at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Saturday.

Poland and Italy take advantage after three days of men’s Volleyball at Rio 2016

Friday 12th of August 2016
Poland and Italy take advantage after three days of men’s Volleyball at Rio 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 11, 2016. Poland and Italy remain the only two undefeated teams in men’s Volleyball at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Plavins/Regza top the podium in national tour event in Aluksne

Tuesday 9th of August 2016
Plavins/Regza top the podium in national tour event in Aluksne

Aluksne, Latvia, August 9, 2016. Last weekend the city of Aluksne played host to their first ever stage of the Latvian Beach Volleyball championship ERGO OPEN. The iconic venue set up near Lake Aluksne hosted the fifth stage of this year’s championship, where Baku 2015 European Games gold medal winners Martins Plavins and Haralds Regza emerged victorious to celebrate their first ever victory in an ERGO OPEN tournament.