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

Volleyball star Sharone Vernon-Evans: ‘I was in a helpless position’

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Canadian volleyball standout Sharone Vernon-Evans is back to full workouts with his national teammates, four months after surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left shin bone.

Canada earns gold, bronze at beach volleyball’s Gstaad Major

Sunday, July 15th, 2018
Switzerland Beach Volleyball

Entering Sunday's Gstaad Major beach volleyball tournament, there was a possibility of an all-Canadian showdown in the final. While those hopes were dashed, Canada came away from the FIVB tournament with gold and bronze in hand.

McNamara twins golden for Canada in beach volleyball

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Canadians Nicole and Megan McNamara defeated Paula Soria and Belen Carro of Spain on Friday to capture gold at the ninth FISU world university beach volleyball tournament in Munich, Germany.

Canadian women’s volleyball team falls to U.S. in semis at Pan Am Cup

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Canada's women's volleyball squad will play Brazil for bronze at the Pan Am Cup after a semifinal loss to the United States on Friday.

Canada’s Bansley, Wilkerson win beach volleyball gold in Warsaw

Sunday, July 1st, 2018
Bansley Wilkerson Volleyball Gold

Canada's Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson defeated 10th-seeded Chantal Laboureur and Julia Sude of Germany 2-0 for the gold medal at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Warsaw Open Sunday.

Canada’s Bansley, Wilkerson earn silver at beach volleyball world tour event

Sunday, June 24th, 2018
Volleyball Bansley Wilkerson Silver Czech Republic

Canada's Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson earned a silver medal on Sunday on the FIVB beach volleyball world tour in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Canadian men conclude Volleyball Nations League play on positive note

Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Graham Vigrass had 18 points to lead Canada in a 3-0 win over Japan on Sunday in its final Volleyball Nations League match in Jiangmen, China. The Canadians failed to advance to the final round by finishing outside the top six.

Canada drops 5-setter to top-ranked France in Bulgaria

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Canada fell 3-2 to France in Volleyball Nations League play despite a match-high 23 points from Nick Hoag on Sunday in Varna, Bulgaria. Canada is eighth of 16 teams with one weekend remaining in round-robin play.

Canada swept by host Bulgaria in volleyball Nations League play

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Canada dropped a 3-0 decision to host Bulgaria on Saturday in Volleyball Nations League play.

Canada downed by U.S. at volleyball Nations League

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

For members of the Canadian men's volleyball team, the chance to play on home soil doesn't come very often, so the group wasn't feeling very good Sunday following a four-set loss to the U.S. at a Volleyball Nations League event in the country's capital.