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

Bansley, Wilkerson win beach volleyball all-Canadian final

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson defeated Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes in the first-ever all-Canadian showdown in a FIVB World Tour event at the Las Vegas Open on Sunday.

Canada wins 2 silver medals, bronze at Boca Chica beach volleyball tourney

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Three Canadian beach volleyball teams left a lasting impression at the Boca Chica tournament. The men led the way as Sam Pedlow and Sam Schachter earned a silver medal on Sunday night after Ben Saxton and Grant O’Gorman grabbed bronze.

Canadian women’s volleyball team eliminated at world championship

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

The Canadian women's volleyball team has been knocked out of the world championship. A 3-1 loss (23-25, 27-25, 25-21, 25-21) to Bulgaria (2-3) on Wednesday prevented Canada (1-4) from moving on to the second round at the event in Sapporo, Japan.

Canadian women’s volleyball team swept by China at worlds

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Canada fell to 0-3 at the women's volleyball world championship with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-13) loss against top-ranked China on Tuesday in Sapporo, Japan.

Canadian women outplayed by undefeated Italians at volleyball worlds

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Italy defeated Canada 3-0 on Sunday, handing the Canadians their second straight loss at the FIVB Women's World Championship in Sapporo, Japan.

Shaky Canadian women fall to Turkey to open volleyball worlds

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Turkey swept Canada 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-15) on Saturday in both teams' first game of the FIVB women's volleyball world championship in Sapporo, Japan.

Canada closes out volleyball worlds with win over Bulgaria

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Canada battled by the host nation Bulgaria 3-2 (25-19, 25-14, 21-25, 19-25, 15-10) in their final match of the 2018 FIVB World Championship.

Canada eliminates Iran at volleyball worlds, ending 3-game skid

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Canada halted its three-game slide at FIVB men's volleyball World Championship by beating Iran 3-2 on Saturday in Sofia, Bulgaria. Nicholas Hoag led the Canadians with 29 points and Gord Perrin had 28.

Undefeated U.S. downs Canada 3-1 at men’s volleyball world championship

Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Canada dropped its third straight match at the world men's volleyball championship on Friday, falling 3-1 to the U.S.

Canada suffers 2nd straight loss at world volleyball championship

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Canada dropped its second straight match at the world men's volleyball championship on Wednesday, falling 3-1 to France.