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

Canadian pair Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall to Ross, Klineman in AVP Wilson Cup final

Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Canadian pair Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes fell to April Ross and Alix Klineman in the AVP Wilson Cup final in Long Beach, Calif. Pavan of Toronto and Humana-Paredes of Kitchener, Ont., lost in straight sets to the American Olympic medal favourites.

No day at the beach: Sarah Pavan awaits another shot at Olympic gold

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Sarah Pavan is a world champion and maybe the best volleyball player Canada has ever produced. Like most great athletes, she prefers to let her performance do the talking. But with the COVID-19 global pandemic, those conversations on the field of play are on hold for now.

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!