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

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

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

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.

Watch the last-chance Olympic men’s volleyball qualifying tournament

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Watch live action from the NORCECA Volleyball Continental Qualification Tournament in Vancouver. Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba will be in competition for one final spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Watch the Can Am Holiday Volleyball Showcase

Monday, December 30th, 2019
Can Am Volleyball

Watch as the best men's volleyball programs from both U Sports and the NCAA compete in Toronto.

Can Am Volleyball Holiday Showcase clear evidence of the rise of Canadian volleyball

Monday, December 30th, 2019
Eric Loeppky

Top U Sports and NCAA programs have been facing off the past few days in Toronto for the Can Am Holiday Volleyball Showcase event and has live coverage of the final day Tuesday beginning at 11:30 a.m ET.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: FIVB men’s volleyball World Cup

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch coverage from the FIVB men's volleyball World Cup in Hiroshima, Japan.

Canada finishes 9th at men’s volleyball World Cup after loss to Japan

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

The Canadian men's volleyball team settled for a ninth-place finish at the World Cup after losing 3-2 to host Japan on Tuesday.

Canada falls to Poland in straight sets at volleyball World Cup

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Maciej Muzaj had 14 points to lead Poland to a 3-0 win over Canada on Monday at the FIVB men's volleyball World Cup.

Canada wins bronze at NORCECA volleyball event

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Alexa Gray had 21 points to lead Canada to a 3-0 win over Puerto Rico on Sunday to win bronze at the NORCECA women's volleyball continental championship.

Canada to play for bronze after semifinal loss to U.S. at NORCECA volleyball event

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Canada's women’s volleyball team suffered a tough loss in the semifinals of the NORCECA Continental Championship on Saturday.

Canadian women earn spot in Olympic volleyball qualifier after reaching semis at NORCECA event

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Canada's women's volleyball team took a necessary step on Saturday. The Canadians defeated Mexico 3-1 (25-20, 29-31, 25-17, 25-20) to reach the semifinals of the NORCECA Continental Championship. More importantly, the win clinched a spot in January's Olympic qualifying tournament.