Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/D3 Rio 2016/Volleyball’ Category

More tiebreak heartbreak for Canadian men’s volleyball team

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

The Canadian men's volleyball team suffered their second loss in heart-breaking fashion on Sunday at the World Olympic Qualification tournament in Tokyo.

Canada drops opener at last-chance Olympic men’s volleyball qualifier

Saturday, May 28th, 2016
Gavin Schmitt

Canada opened their last-chance Olympic qualifying tournament on Saturday in Tokyo with a five-set loss to Poland, the top-ranked squad at the event.

All or nothing: Canada’s volleyball team has final shot at Olympic berth

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Canada opens a last chance Olympic qualifying tournament on Friday in Tokyo and will be bolstered by the return of opposite hitter Gavin Schmitt, who underwent surgery in January to fix a stress fracture problem by having a rod inserted into his right leg.