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

Humana-Paredes, Pavan continue beach volleyball golden streak

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Canada’s Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes won gold at the Xiamen Open, defeating USA’s Brittany Hochevar and Kelly Claes, 2-0 (21-19, 21-14) on Sunday.

Pavan, Humana-Paredes lead strong Canadian showing at Fort Lauderdale Major

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Four out of five Canadian beach volleyball teams in main draw of the $600,000 US Fort Lauderdale Major finished with top-10 rankings on Saturday.

Canada’s Pavan, Humana-Paredes storm into round-of-16 at Fort Lauderdale Major

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Canada's Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes secured first place in Pool B at the Fort Lauderdale Major with a pair of straight set victories over their compatriots.

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.