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Canada completes weekend sweep in FIVB World League

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Canada won its final volleyball match of the weekend in FIVB World League action in the Czech Republic against the host nation, moving to 3-0.

Canadians notch another straight-sets win in World League volleyball

Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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Canada picked up from where they left off on the court in the Czech Republic on Saturday , dispatching Egypt in straight sets, a day after doing just the same against China.

FIVB World League volleyball: Canada vs. China

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Fresh off qualifying for its first Olympic Games in 24 years, Canada's men's volleyball team begins its FIVB World League action at 1 p.m. ET against China, the team Canada knocked out of the last-chance Olympic qualifying tournament in Tokyo earlier this month.

Canada’s men’s volleyball team draws No. 1 Brazil at Olympics

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Canada's men's volleyball team will face top-ranked Brazil in pool play in its return to Olympic competition in Rio.

The drought is over: Canadian men’s volleyball team rallies for 1st Olympic appearance since 1992

Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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The Canadian men's volleyball team have ended their 24-year Olympic drought, beating China in five sets and getting a little help from Poland at the World Olympic Qualifying tournament in Tokyo on Sunday, securing their place in Rio.

Canadian men’s volleyball team earns crucial win at last-chance Olympic qualifier

Saturday, June 4th, 2016
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The Canadian men's volleyball team have put themselves in a good position to end their 24-year Olympic drought, beating host Japan at the World Olympic Qualifying tournament in Tokyo on Saturday.

Father and son hoping to end Olympic drought for Canadian men’s volleyball team

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Canada’s men’s volleyball team is two wins away from its first Olympic berth since the 1992 Barcelona Games. Games scheduled just 15 hours apart this weekend against China and Japan will decide the team's fate.

Canada loses to France at Olympic men’s volleyball qualifier

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Canada was no match for the French volleyball squad on Thursday, as a determined French team defeated the Canadians 3-0 at a last-chance men's volleyball Olympic qualifying tournament Wednesday.

Canadian men still in contention for Olympic volleyball

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Canada improved to 2-2 at a last-chance men's volleyball Olympic qualifying tournament Wednesday with a 3-0 win over Venezuela. Canada, ranked fifth in the standings, faces France on Thursday.

Canada done with moral victories at last-chance Olympic volleyball qualifier

Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Despite two losses to kickstart their last chance at qualifying for the 2016 Olympics, there’s no panic creeping into Canada’s men’s volleyball team.