Grimalt cousins beat Dalhausser/ Lucena at 4-star Doha final

Grimalt cousins beat Dalhausser/ Lucena at 4-star Doha final

Marco and Esteban Grimalt are the team to beat right now. In the FIVB 4-star Doha final the Chilean cousins and 3-star Sydney winners claimed the first 4-star gold of their careers against US legends Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena. The final was a clear two-set win...
Australian surprise team wins women’s Sydney gold

Australian surprise team wins women’s Sydney gold

It was a close match between Australia and the U.S. in the women’s gold medal match of the FIVB 3-star in Sydney. But in the end, Australian surpise team Nicole Laird and Becchara Palmer beat Betsi Flint and Emily Day in three sets (21:19, 16:21, 15:13). For the...
Strong US teams make it into Sydney quarterfinals

Strong US teams make it into Sydney quarterfinals

American men’s teams had a strong start at the FIVB 3-star in Sydney, an event that is part of the Olympic qualification process for Tokyo 2020. Five teams made it into the round of 16 that was played today at beautiful Manly Beach. While Theo Brunner and Olympic...
Game over for Ludwig/Walkenhorst

Game over for Ludwig/Walkenhorst

Kira Walkenhorst (28) is going to end her beach volleyball career for health reasons. With her partner Laura Ludwig (32) she had dominated women’s beach volleyball in recent years. After winning the Olympic gold medal in Rio 2016, they did also win the World...