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United States wins men's volleyball Olympic gold
United States wins men's volleyball Olympic gold
The United States defeated Brazil 3-1 to take the men's volleyball gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games on Sunday.

US wins men's volleyball gold in 20 years

The United States upset defending champion Brazil 3-1 to win the gold medal of Olympic men's volleyball in 20 years on Sunday.


· Brazil wins first ever gold of Olympic women's volleyball
· Results of Olympic women's volleyball
· Chinese women restore confidence with volleyball bronze
· Chinese women's volleyball team win bronze
· Brazil, US reach final in men's volleyball tournament


Inside This Sport Athletes
Prior to Sydney 2000, the International Volleyball Federation introduced a new specialist role: the libero. [Full story]
· Discipline's origin
· Olympic history
· Rules
· Playing area
· List of events
· Time and venues
Brazilian Giba longs for second Olympic volleyball gold
Shen Qiong Shen Qiong's dream to come true at Beijing Olympics
Zhao Ruirui Chinese Zhao dreams of a well-deserved gold


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  • China loses the 'honour fight' to Brazil [Xinhua]
  • Russia reaches semis in Men's Volleyball
  • Brazil qualifies semifinal after giving Japan a 3-0 finish
  • Italy strut their stuff in the women's volleyball
  • Host China suffers 3-2 loss to Cuba in women's volleyball
  • Volleyball Preliminary Pool B: Italy beats Russia 3-1
  • Head coach of Cuban women's volleyball team is observing his team's performance in a pre-Olympic warm up training. Cuban women volleyball team is a powerful candiate for the gold, and the principal rival for team China.
  • Itanlian and Brazilian men's volleyball teams are conducting a final adaptation training before the Games. [photo by]
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