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Nanjing 2014, a precursor to Rio 2016

The second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing is seen as a Games of many firsts, as rugby sevens, Hockey5s, golf, 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball and showcase events such as sport climbing, roller sports, skateboarding and wushu make their debut.

No sand, no beach: Snow volleyball takes Alps by storm

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.

Sri Lanka, Goa post wins in beach volleyball at Lusofonia

Sri Lanka continued their winning streak in men`s beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games as they defeated Angola in straight sets here Friday, while Indian team too emerged victorious.

Lusofonia Games set to begin from Saturday

Goa is all set to host the 10-day long Lusofonia Games from Saturday, which would be held across six stadiums, until January 29.

Asian Beach Volleyball Championship in Chennai from May 17

Asian Beach Volleyball Championship for men and women will be held at the famous Marina Beach here from May 17 to 19.

London Olympic beach volleyball champion Reckermann to retire

Germany`s Olympic champion Jonas Reckermann has said he will retire from beach volleyball due to back problems.

Beach volleyball a hit among UK women after Olympics

Women in Britain are taking up beach volleyball after Team GB’s bikini-clad beauties became a hit at the Olympics.

Olympic beach volleyball: Germany beats Brazil for its maiden gold

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.

Olympic beach volleyball: May-Treanor, Walsh win 3rd consecutive Olympic gold

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won their third consecutive Olympic beach volleyball gold medal, beating April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in an all-American final.

Olympic 2012 beach volleyball: Powerhouses enter knock-out stage

Brazil`s top-seeded pair of Larissa Franca and Juliana Felisberta Da Silva secured a second straight win for a top 16 berth in the women`s beach volleyball event of the London Olympics.

London 2012: Cool Olympic night forces bikini cover-up

When temperatures dropped for the first Olympic beach volleyball night session, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor said bye-bye to their bikinis.

Olympics 2012: Second seed Xue/Zhang lose beach volleyball opener

Beijing Olympic bronze medallists Xue Chen and Zhang Xi of China were defeated Saturday by Russian duo Anastasia Vasina and Anna Vozakova in the opener of the women`s beach volleyball

US women volleyballers won’t ditch sexy bikinis at London games

US women’s beach volleyball team will be wearing their sexy bikinis at the upcoming Olympics Games — even though a new rule lets female players compete in dowdy shorts and T-shirts.

Olympics-Clothing options added for women`s beach volleyball

Female beach volleyball players have been given the option of wearing long-sleeved tops and shorts instead of bikinis at the London Olympics.

Olympic test events go ahead amid London riots

Despite three days of rioting and looting in London, Olympic organizers plan to go ahead with a series of events to prepare for the 2012 Games.

Beach Volleyball championship from September 27 to Oct 2

Highly rated men and women teams will be seen in action in the Second edition of FIVB Challenger Beach Volleyball Championship slated to be held here from September 27 to October 2.