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Stories with subject: Beach volleyball
  • Seixas and Bednarczuk win first beach volleyball world title 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 5:02 pm

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Barbara Seixas and Agatha Bednarczuk won their first beach volleyball world championship by beating fellow Brazilian pair Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves 21-18, 22-20 on Saturday.

  • Boston 2024 announces Western Massachusetts canoeing venue 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 9:22 pm

    BOSTON - Organizers of Boston's bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics proposed on Monday their first western Massachusetts venue, the Deerfield River, to host the canoe slalom and become the site of a paddle sports training center that would be the first of its kind in the Northeast.

  • Brazil takes top 3 spots at women's St. Pete Grand Slam 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 6:41 pm

    ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas beat Juliana Felisberta and Maria Antonelli in an all-Brazil final of the $800,000 St. Pete Grand Slam on Sunday, taking the gold medal in the first Olympic qualifier in the U.S. for the Rio Games.

  • Boston Olympics boosters propose beach volleyball in Quincy 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 1:43 pm

    BOSTON - After abandoning plans to host beach volleyball on Boston Common, organizers for the city's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics are now proposing holding competitions for one of the games' most popular events at a waterfront park in Quincy, the city directly south of Boston.