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

Humana-Paredes, Pavan continue beach volleyball golden streak

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.