Olympics

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Season highlight preview: World Championships Hamburg 2019

It is only about two months to go before the Beach Volleyball World Championships in Hamburg will start. The FIVB World Championships are the highlight of the 2019 season and an important milestone on the way to Tokyo 2020. The Hamburg World Championships will be the...

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...

Megumi & Miki on their Mission Impossible

Megumi & Miki on their Mission Impossible Megumi Murakami and Miki Ishii giggle when the translator asks them about the current status of beach volleyball in Japan. Women’s beach volleyball in Japan is primarily perceived as watching cute...

Pregnant – Laura Ludwig skips 2018 season

Laura Ludwig - current Olympic, World and FIVB World Tour Champion - will not participate in the 2018 season. Based on today's post on her Facebook page, the German top player is expecting a baby together with her boyfriend Imornefe Bowes, the current German national...

Dalhausser ready to go for Tokyo 2020

He is a three-time Olympian, won the World Championships in 2007, the Olympic gold medal in 2008, the FIVB World Tour this year and is overall one of the most decorated players in beach volleyball history. He is called the "Thin Beast" and after a long career he is...