May 24, 2022

Boys U19 Team Tops Chile to Open Pan Am Cup

The U.S. Boys U19 National Team upended Chile 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-11) on Monday in Guatemala in their first pool play match of the Boys’ U19 Pan American Cup, a qualifying tournament to the FIVB U19 World Championship.

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December 17, 2021

Retirement Series: Jake Gibb

Four-time Olympian Jake Gibb retired in 2021 after two decades in professional beach volleyball. He won seven FIVB tournaments and competed in eight world championships.

December 8, 2021

Retirement Series: Ryan Doherty and Stafford Slick

Former U.S. Beach National Team athletes Ryan Doherty and Stafford Slick retired from international volleyball in 2020. Find out what they've been up to in the past year.

November 14, 2021

Cannon/Hughes Take Bronze in Itapema

Terese Cannon and Sara Hughes took bronze at the Itapema 4-star Sunday, the final international tournament of 2021.

November 8, 2021

FIVB World Tour to Conclude with Four-star in Brazil

Eight U.S. beach volleyball teams will compete at the Itapema 4-star November 10-14 in Itapema, Brazil. It is the last international event of 2021 and the final event of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.

October 15, 2021

Introducing the Beach Pro Tour

The Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour will replace the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in 2022. The Pro Tour will feature three levels of competition and take place in cities across the globe.

October 10, 2021

A-Team Runs Off with World Tour Finals Bronze

Alix Klineman and April Ross won bronze at the FIVB World Tour Finals Sunday. It was their fifth international medal of 2021 and the first time an American women's pair finished on the World Tour Finals podium.

October 9, 2021

Klineman/Ross to Play for World Tour Finals Bronze

Alix Klineman/April Ross will play for bronze at the at the FIVB Word Tour Finals Sunday after going 1-1 to start the playoff round. In the quarterfinals, they beat fellow Americans Kelly Claes/Sarah Sponcil.

October 8, 2021

Both Women’s Pairs Advance at World Tour Finals

Kelly Claes/Sarah Sponcil and Alix Klineman/April Ross advanced to the FIVB World Tour Finals playoffs Friday. They'll play each other in the quarterfinals Saturday, October 9.

October 7, 2021

Gibb’s Career Ends at World Tour Finals

Jake Gibb played the final match of his career as he and Taylor Crabb lost to Italy's Paolo Nicolai/Daniele Lupo Thursday at the FIVB World Tour Finals in Cagliari, Italy.

October 6, 2021

Mixed Results on Day One of World Tour Finals

Three American teams combined for a 2-3 record on day one of the FIVB World Tour Finals Wednesday. Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil went 1-0 and are second in their pool, while Jake Gibb and Taylor Crabb went 1-1.

October 5, 2021

Three U.S. Pairs Take on Stacked World Tour Finals Field

Three U.S. Beach National Team pairs - Klineman/Ross, Claes/Sponcil and Gibb/Crabb - will compete at the FIVB World Tour Finals October 6-10 in Cagliari, Italy. It will be Gibb's final international tournament.

September 24, 2021

Beach Notebook: First-Time Winners in the Netherlands

Four U.S. beach volleyball athletes recently won their first international beach tournaments as both Terese Cannon/Delaney Mewhirter and Miles Evans/Troy Field took gold at the Nijmegen 1-star event on the FIVB World Tour Sept. 19.

September 1, 2021

Beach Update: Gold Rush Continues as Flint/Day Win in Brno

Emily day and Betsi Flint recently won the FIVB World Tour 2-star event in Brno, Czechia. The U.S. Beach National Team has won nine World Tour events so far in 2021.

April Ross and Alix Klineman with American flag

August 6, 2021

‘Fairytale’ Ends in Gold for the A-Team

American beach pair Alix Klineman and April Ross claimed the Olympic gold medal with a 2-0 victory over Australians Mariafe Artacho del Solar/Taliqua Clancy, 21-15, 21-16. They lost just one set in their seven matches en route to Olympic glory.

August 4, 2021

Dominant Performance Powers A-Team into Gold Medal Match

Alix Klineman and April Ross dominated Switzerland’s Anouk Verge-Depre/Joana Heidrich for a 2-0 (21-12, 21-11) win Wednesday, clinching a spot in the Tokyo 2020 women's beach volleyball gold medal match.

August 4, 2021

A-Team Set for Semifinal Showdown Versus Swiss

Alix Klineman and April Ross will face Switzerland’s Anouk Verge-Depre/Joana Heidrich at 5 pm Pacific/8 pm Eastern on Wednesday, August 4 (9 am on August 5 local) for a spot in the gold medal match.

August 2, 2021

Klineman/Ross Grind Out Ticket to Semifinals

Alix Klineman and April Ross are advancing to the semifinals after a 2-0 (21-19, 21-19) over Germany's Margareta Kozuch/Laura Ludwig. Ross led the way with 25 points.

August 2, 2021

Gibb/Bourne’s Run Ends in Gibb’s Final International Match

Jake Gibb and partner Tri Bourne fell 2-1 (17-21, 21-15, 15-11) to Germany’s Julius Thole/Clemens Wickler in Monday’s Round of 16 contest.

August 1, 2021

Klineman/Ross Advance after Sweep of Cuba

Alix Klineman and April Ross beat Cuba’s Lidianny Echevarria Benitez and Leila Consuelo Martinez Ortega, 2-0 (21-17, 21-15) during the first-ever match between the two pairs.

August 1, 2021

Two Tough Beach Defeats to Open Playoffs

Two U.S. beach volleyball pairs lost in three sets Sunday as Kelly Claes/Sarah Sponcil fell to a team from Canada and Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena pushed top-ranked Qatar to the brink.

July 30, 2021

All Four U.S. Beach Pairs Advance

The U.S. Olympic beach volleyball squad of Jake Gibb and Tri Bourne hung tough during a 2-0 (21-18, 21-17) loss to Cherif Younousse/Ahmed Tijan of Qatar Friday night in a match that decided the Pool C title.