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.

Game Plan Comes Together in U.S. Quarterfinal Win

TOKYO (Aug. 4, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s National Team assured itself the chance to play for a medal with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-19) quarterfinal sweep of the Dominican Republic at the Olympic Games on Wednesday in Tokyo. In Friday’s semifinals, the U.S. Women (5-1) will play Serbia (5-1) at either 9 p.m. Aug….

U.S. Women United Heading into Quarterfinals

TOKYO (Aug. 3, 2021) – Despite challenges at every turn, the U.S. Women’s National Team took care of business in a difficult pool at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Now comes the hard part. The U.S. Women will play Dominican Republic at 9 p.m. PT on Tuesday (1 p.m. Wednesday in Tokyo) in the Olympic quarter…

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.

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.

U.S. Women Come Back Strong in Win over Italy

TOKYO (Aug. 2, 2021) – Sometimes you are playing to get the bad taste of a loss out of your mouth. The U.S. Women’s National Team played Italy on Monday knowing it had already qualified for the quarterfinals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Focused on improved serving and passing, the U.S. Women beat the…

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.

Olympic Quarterfinals Streak Comes to an End for U.S. Men

The U.S. Men improved throughout the match, but struggled to stay ahead against strong serving from Argentina and fell 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-23) on Sunday at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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.

Russian Olympic Committee Team a Bear for U.S. Women in Tokyo

TOKYO (July 30, 2021) – By any name, a team from Russia can be a bear. The U.S. Women’s National Team encountered a grizzly in pool play on Friday, falling to the team from the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-19) at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The U.S. Women (3-1) will finish…