Volleyball Beijing Olympics

Venue: Capital Indoor Stadium and Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium.

United States win gold in men’s volleyball

The United States defeated Brazil 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-23 to win the gold medal in the men’s volleyball competition.
Russia defeated Italy to win the bronze medal.

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Russia has won the bronze medal in the men’s volleyball, defeating Italy 25-22, 25-19, 25-23.
Brazil plays the United States to decide the gold medal. The game begins shortly.

Brazil have won its first gold medal in women’s volleyball, defeating the United States 25-15, 18-25, 25-13, 25-21.
China won the bronze medal.

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh of the United States have won the gold medal in the women’s beach volleyball at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
They beat Tian Jia and Wang Jie of China in straight sets, 21-18, 21-18.
China also won the bronze medal in an earlier match.

The U.S. men’s volleyball team remains undefeated, despite having to deal with a tragedy.
They beat Bulgaria last night (Thursday) 3-1. The United States is the only team that remains undefeated in its pool.
“It’s not going to be easy. It is going to be hard,” middle blocker Ryan Millar said. “It’s the [...]

The United States‘ men’s volleyball team opened with a win today against Venezuela, just a day after the team’s coach’s father-in-law was stabbed at the Drum Tower in Beijing.
The United States defeated Venezuela: 25-18, 25-18, 22-25, 21-25, 15-10.
“We really felt the loss as one of our own,” said U.S. captain Tom Hoff. “Maybe [...]

The U.S. women’s team beat Japan despite having to recover from the shock of yesterday’s news that a relative of the U.S. men’s coach was stabbed to death in Beijing.
“The players were very down,” U.S. women’s coach “Jenny” Lang Ping told reporters after her team’s 3-1 victory on the first day of action in the [...]