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

Canadian men’s volleyball team stays positive during Olympic qualifying process

Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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With its 2020 Olympic hopes on hold, the Canadian men's volleyball team recorded a three-set sweep of Finland Sunday to conclude play at a qualifying tournament in Ningbo, China.

Canada rallies for 5-set win over China at Olympic volleyball qualifier

Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Canada kept its hopes alive Saturday for an automatic berth in next summer's Olympic men's volleyball tournament with a nail-biting five-set victory over host China at a qualifying tournament in Ningbo.

Canadian men’s volleyball team drops opener at Olympic qualifying tourney

Friday, August 9th, 2019
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The Canadian men's volleyball team lost 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 27-25, 25-23) to Argentina on Friday in the first game for both squads at an Olympic qualification tournament. Nick Hoag of Sherbrooke, Que., led Canada with 24 points in a battle between two quarterfinalists from the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Watch FIVB men’s volleyball intercontinental Olympic qualification

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Watch live action from the FIVB women's volleyball intercontinental Olympic qualification.

Road to the Olympic Games: Men’s volleyball intercontinental Olympic qualification

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch live action from the FIVB men's volleyball intercontinental Olympic qualification.

Canada finishes Olympic volleyball qualifier on high but falls short of Tokyo spot

Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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Alexa Gray had 21 points to lead Canada's women's volleyball team past Mexico 3-0 on Sunday in their final match at an Olympic qualification tournament.

Golden again: Sarah Pavan, Melissa Humana-Paredes top podium at Vienna Major

Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes are on a roll. The Canadian duo, already crowned 2019 world champions, won their third gold medal of the FIVB World Tour this season at the A1 Major Vienna five-star event on Sunday.

Canada handed 2nd straight loss after falling to Russia in Olympic volleyball qualifier

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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The Canadian women's volleyball team lost 3-0 to Russia on Saturday, picking up their second straight defeat at an Olympic qualifying event.

Canada’s Pavan, Humana-Paredes storm into another beach volleyball final

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Beach volleyball duo Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes eased their way into another FIVB World Tour final on Saturday.

Canada’s woes against Korea continue with another women’s volleyball loss

Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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The Canadian women's volleyball team lost 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-19, 25-22) to Korea in the opening match of an Olympic qualifying event on Friday.