Category: "2012 London Olympics"

One Year Ago: USA vs Brazil

Here’s a very well written blog post by former American player and Olympian Beverly Oden about the 2012 Olympic Final between USA & Brazil.

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Replay: USA vs Brazil

Brazil struggled throughout the Prelims against USA (1-3), Korea (0-3), Turkey (3-2), China (3-2) & Serbia (3-0). In the end, Brazil won GOLD!

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The End of British Volleyball

Heartbreaking! Disappointing News! Britain’s indoor and men’s beach volleyball programs are NOT getting any funding for the next 4 years up to the 2016 Olympics.

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Jaqueline in London

After a superb performance during the gold medal match at the 2012 London Olympics, we can’t call her a TOCO anymore. Enjoy this VIDEO which shows Jaque’s performance!

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Australia in London

We give credit to Igor Yudin, Nathan Roberts & Team Australia for playing a great tournament at the 2012 Olympics. We hope to see more of them in the years to come!

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Mari Slams Ze Roberto

Fallen Brazlian star, Mari Steibrecher, finally dishes about the REAL score on why she was cut from the 2012 Olympic Team & clears the nasty rumors about her and Sheilla.

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Piccinini VS Team Italy

UPDATED! Never ever bite the hand that feeds you but Piccinini decided to & now she has started a PUBLIC FEUD against Coach Barbolini & teammates.

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Olympic Volleyball Shoes

A Must See List! Find out what your FAVORITE players wore at the Games. Below is the official shoe counts from the Men’s competition at the 2012 Olympics.

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Team USA Meets The Obamas

Last Sept. 14th, American athletes who competed at the 2012 Olympics & Paralympics had a memorable visit at the White House to meet The Obamas. Watch the video & some PICS of David Lee & Team!

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How Much Is An Olympic Medal?

Take note, the value of each medal are based on the “Raw value of metals” used to make these Olympic bling-blings. One medal is worth less than “$5″. That’s it?

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From Reid Priddy

We’re a little late but here you go. Three time Olympian and 2008 Olympic champion Reid Priddy posted a “Thank You” note on his Facebook page last August 9th.

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President Putin Honors Russia

As soon as Maxim Mikhaylov, Yuri Berezhko and Russia aka 2012 Olympic Champions returned home, they were welcomed by fans, press, loved ones & President Putin

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A Heroes Welcome for Korea

We’re so proud of these girls! Kim Yeon Koung & Team Korea achieved more than the volleyball world’s expectations! We had doubts but they proved us wrong! Enjoy the PICS!

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Brazil’s Golden Celebration

“On Monday our firefighters, the “bombeiros”, will be there to wait for us. It will be great. Once more.” -Sheilla Castro on how she and her teammates will celebrate their second OLYMPIC GOLD medal. Check out the pics!

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Players Retiring After London

With the 2009- 2012 Olympic cycle coming to an end in London, a new quadrennial is bound to start and so another set of players have announced their retirement. We hate this part…

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