Olympics

Here you can read the latest news from the Olympics.

Beach Volleyball World Championships in Qatar?

Did you follow last week’s World Athletics Championships in Doha (Qatar)? The world’s best track and field athletes came to the rich Arab oil country to compete in the world championships. Besides some amazing performances by the athletes, the spectators saw a bizarre...

Latvia, Italy and Spain claim spots in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The final phase of the FIVB Tokyo Olympic Qualification Tournament in Haiyang (China) turned out to be an all-European affair. With the US not sending any teams, Brazil not sending their strongest teams and Canadian teams being eliminated early, all eight teams in the...

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...