Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Volleyball’ Category

Canadian men’s volleyball team punches its ticket to 2018 worlds

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

The Canadian men's team secured its spot in the 2018 FIVB world championship with a 3-1 win over Mexico on Sunday in the third-place match of the NORCECA men's championship.

Watch the NORCECA women’s volleyball world championship qualification tourney

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Watch live beginning on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET as action begins at a NORCECA women's volleyball world championship event in Langley, B.C. Action begins with Cuba vs. Nicaragua, followed by Canada vs. at 11 p.m. ET.

Pavan, Humana-Paredes lose out on beach volleyball bronze

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Canada's Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes finished out their beach volleyball season with a fourth-place finish at the FIVB World Tour Finals in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday.

Pavan, Humana-Paredes drop beach volleyball semifinal in Hamburg

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Reigning Olympic and world champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany thrilled the hometown crowd Friday night with a 2-0 semifinal win (21-14, 21-15) over first-year Canadian tandem Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes at the FIVB World Tour finals.

Pavan, Humana-Paredes skip through to quarters at FIVB World Tour finals

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan captured the Pool C title on Thursday afternoon at the $800,000 US FIVB World Tour finals by defeating Barbora Hermannova and Marketa Slukova of the Czech Republic in three sets on Thursday in Hamburg, Germany.

Pavan, Humana-Paredes open FIVB world tour finals with victory

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan kicked off the FIVB world tour finals with a victory on Wednesday, defeating fellow Canadians Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson in Germany.

Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall in beach volleyball worlds bronze match

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

The Canadian duo of Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes fell to Brazil in the bronze-medal match at the beach volleyball world championships in Vienna, Austria, on Saturday.

Canada’s Saxton, Schalk stun Olympic champions at beach volleyball worlds

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Canadians Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk delivered the biggest upset of the beach volleyball world championships, stunning Olympic and world champions Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil Friday.

Canadians Pavan, Bansley on possible collision course at beach volleyball worlds

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

They had high hopes for an Olympic medal but decided to break up the partnership after a disappointing performance in Rio. Now, almost a year later, Canadians Sarah Pavan and Heather Bansley could be squaring off against each other with their new partners in the semifinals at the beach volleyball world championships in Vienna.

Canadian duo advances at beach volleyball worlds

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Canadians Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan eliminated a strong Brazilian duo on a sweltering Wednesday in Vienna, Austria at the FIVB beach volleyball world championships.