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Yuko Sano Too Tired For World Champs

SHOCKING! 2014 World Grand Prix MVP, Yuko Sano, has QUIT from Team Japan and will NOT play at the 2014 FIVB Women’s World Championship later this month in Italy.

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Japan’s HYBRID By Jeremy Brahm

EXCLUSIVE: What is the Hybrid 6 system that Japanese Women’s National team coach, Masayoshi Manabe introduced prior to the World Grand Prix finals?

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Saori Kimura & Team Show <3 For Landslide Victims

To pay tribute to all those who have died from the Hiroshima landslide, Saori Kimura, Yuko Sano & Team added this “black” print on their jerseys.

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Japanese Volleyball Icon Saori Kimura

She is no doubt an ICON! Japan’s hopes are mainly founded on Saori Kimura, who is a world-class wing-spiker and the team’s natural leader.

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Japan’s V-League Welcomes Saori Kimura

The Queen of Japanese Volleyball Saori Kimura will return to Japan after spending 2 seasons in the Turkish League. The 2012 Olympic bronze medalist has signed on to play for her old club team, Toray Arrows.

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Japan’s Saori Kimura

Pics of Japan’s volleyball superstar Saori Kimura. In case you didn’t know, she has released a book about her adventures in Turkey where she’s been playing for the last 2 seasons.

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Madelaynne Montano Battles Hepatitis

Colombian spiker Madelaynne Montano has been diagnosed with hepatitis. Reports say that the season is over for Montano as she seeks medical help. Get well soon!

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Fierce Saori Kimura

VIDEO: Japanese spiker, Saor Kimura, stars with other athletes namely basketball player Engin Atsur and football player Fernando Muslera for Galatasaray’s new video spot.

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Japan & Volleyball at the 1964 Olympics

Various pics of Japan’s women’s volleyball team & volleyball during the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo where women’s volleyball made its debut. We totally dig the STYLES!

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Japan 2013 Team Rosters

Saori Kimura is the new captain and will lead a new generation of young players as Japan prepares for a new Olympic cycle. The men’s team has hired a new coach to help them prepare for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

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USA Invites Japan for USA Volleyball Cup

Team USA invites Japan this summer as the two teams take part in the inaugural USA Volleyball Cup with 3 matches in July. Get your tickets now!

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Saori Transfers To Galatasaray

Japanese outside hitter & 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Saori Kimura is loving Europe and therefore remains in Turkey for the 2013/2014 season with a new club team, Galatasaray.

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2013 Most Searched Players

USA’s Logan Tom was the Most Searched Volleyball Player on Volleywood followed closely by Naz Aydemir (TUR) & Jaqueline (BRA). Goodbye 2012, Hello 2013! Check out the 2013 list!

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Saori Kimura’s $alary

Vakifbank is one of the richest club teams this season. With this (unofficial) salary, Japan’s Saori Kimura is the highest paid Japanese volleyball player this season.

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Araki Is Engaged

Erika Araki is reportedly engaged to her rugby player boyfriend over the weekend. Awwww how lovely! But when is the wedding?

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