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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The beach, for many, is the centerpoint of city life in Rio de Janeiro, with locals and tourists alike spending as much time as possible on or near the Atlantic...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, September 17th, Brazil's men's national volleyball team cruised past host team Japan 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-22) to seal its fourth consecutive championship at the International Volleyball Federation's (FIVB)...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, August 6th, in front of 10,000 hostile fans in Vienna, Austria, Brazilian duo Evandro Goncalves and André Loyola (known locally as Evandro and André) stunned hometown favorites Clemens...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In what is fast becoming one of the most captivating rivalries in beach volleyball, on Sunday, February 19th, Brazilian beach volleyball legend Larissa and teammate Talita faced off against fellow...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The weekend was gold for Brazilian sports fans, as Brazil’s men’s football (soccer) team and men’s volleyball team were able to pull together and win the top prize in...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tickets to some of the most popular Rio 2016 Olympic events have been in high demand, selling out quickly and leaving some fans disappointed in early ticket sale lotteries. ...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past weekend, the journey of the Olympic torch continued passing through the town of Passo Fundo, in Rio Grande do Sul, on its way to the opening ceremony on...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Six international indoor volleyball teams are battling it out in the final rounds of the FIVB Mens World League competition today, Thursday July 16th, at the Maracanãzinho stadium in Tijuca,...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Volleyball Federation has chosen Rio de Janeiro as host for this year's World League Final games from July 15th to 19th. The games will be hosted at...

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