China`s main anti-corruption agency has begun an investigation into the country`s volleyball chief, it said on Tuesday, the latest sports official to be caught up in the country`s sweeping campaign against deep-seated graft.
It turned out to be a mixed day for Indian volleyball teams competing in the 17th Asian Games here, as the men's team defeated Thailand 3-1 in the 5th-8th place classification match after the women suffered a 0-3 reverse to Hong Kong to finish 8th in the competition on Thursday.
Indian men hardly broke a sweat as they thrashed unfancied Maldives 25-10 25-19 25-17 in exactly an hour to enter the quarterfinal of the Volleyball competition at the 17th Asian Games here Wedenesday.
Beach shorts over thermal underwear, wool hats instead of bikinis and not a grain of sand in sight: a new sport has emerged in the Alps and it`s called snow volleyball.
Jammu: Police department of Jammu and Kashmir organised a week-long youth promotional coaching camp in a bid to encourage sporting activities among talented youth residing in far-flung areas of the state.
Two-time European champion Javier Fernandez admitted that he sometimes feels like an Eskimo who plays volleyball as he tries to get a look-in in football-mad Spain.
Goa is all set to host the 10-day long Lusofonia Games from Saturday, which would be held across six stadiums, until January 29.
World pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has been named Russia`s Athlete of the Year in a nationwide poll conducted by sports journalists.
Jammu and Kashmir will host 59th National School Games in the category of volleyball in Jammu from December 19.
Germany`s Olympic champion Jonas Reckermann has said he will retire from beach volleyball due to back problems.
Russia shocked Brazil by coming back from two sets down to win the Olympic gold in the men`s volleyball event here Sunday.
A second-straight volleyball gold inspired summersaults from Brazil. It brought tears to the United States.
Russia ousted Bulgaria in a four-set Olympic men`s volleyball semi-final Friday.
Jonas Reckermann and Julius Brink gave Germany its first Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball Thursday, beating the World No. 1 pair of Brazil`s Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego in the final.
Destinee Hooker scored 19 points and the undefeated US women`s volleyball team wrapped up preliminary pool play at the London Olympics with a straight-set victory over Turkey.
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