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

Canadian men’s volleyball team punches Olympic ticket with dominant victory over Puerto Rico

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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The Canadian men's volleyball team earned a berth at this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday.

Canadian men’s volleyball team punches Olympic ticket with dominant victory over Puerto Rico

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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The Canadian men's volleyball team earned a berth at this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday.

Canadian women down Mexico to close out disappointing Olympic qualifying campaign

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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A day after being eliminated from Olympic contention, the Canadian women’s volleyball team bounced back to close out its dismal qualification tournament with a win.

Canadian men overcome early deficit against Cuba to salvage quest for Olympic volleyball berth

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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The Canadian men's volleyball rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Cuba 3-2 Saturday night to put themselves in the driver's seat for claiming a berth at this summer's Olympic Games.

Canadian women’s Olympic volleyball hopes shattered following loss to Dominican Republic

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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The Canadian women’s volleyball team was eliminated from Olympic contention following a 3-1 defeat to hosts Dominican Republic at a Olympic qualifying event on Saturday.

Canada’s men’s volleyball team crushes Mexico to open last-chance Olympic qualifier

Friday, January 10th, 2020
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The Canadian men's volleyball team took a step toward securing their spot at this summer's Olympic Games by defeating Mexico in straight sets Friday night at the NORCECA men's Tokyo qualification tournament.

Canadian women come up short in opening match of Olympic volleyball qualifier

Friday, January 10th, 2020
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The Canadian women's volleyball team has dropped its opener at a last-chance Olympic qualifying tournament. Canada, ranked 18th in the world, lost 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 22-25, 25-23, 15-11) to No. 13 Puerto Rico on Friday.

It’s do-or-die time for Canada’s volleyball teams

Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Today's edition of our newsletter is mostly about the last-chance Olympic qualifiers for Canada's volleyball squads. Plus, a tough tennis night and a goalie goal!

Canada’s volleyball women in must-win scenario at Olympic qualifier

Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Olympic dreams will be on the line this weekend for the Canadian women's volleyball team, which must win a three-day tournament in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to secure a berth in Tokyo this summer.

Gord Perrin returns home in hopes of leading Canadian volleyball back to Olympics

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Canada's men's volleyball team made its return to the Olympic Games after a 24-year absence in 2016. To get to Tokyo, however, captain Gord Perrin and his teammates must win a last-chance qualifying tournament beginning Friday in Vancouver.