It would be wrong to say Andrew Sato spent his crib years teething on a volleyball, but the Long Beach State freshman libero was slapping a volleyball around the family living room by the time he was 3.
That was a quite normal activity for a family with a world-class volleyball lineage.
Sato's father is Gary Sato, an assistant coach on four U.S. Olympic teams - including the 2012 team on which he worked under 49ers head coach Alan Knipe...
The third stop of the South American Beach Volleyball Circuit will be held in held in Pocitos in Montevideo, Uruguay. Thirty two pairs from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela will participate in addition to the six teams representing the host country. Brazil leads the rankings for the 2012/13 season for both genders, followed by Chile in the men’s and Argentina in the women’s.
Two teams from Brazil will be making their debut at the competition. Leonardo Gomes-Daniel Souza and Brian de Rosa-Daniel Lazzari will participate for the first time at the South American Beach Volleyball Circuit.
Having narrowly missed out on a spot at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Vanuatu’s Miller Elwin and Henriette Iatika are about to take the first steps in what they hope will culminate in a place at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games.
The pair were semifinalists in the fifth leg of the Australian National Beach Volleyball Series which finished on Sunday in Adelaide. They only missed out on a place in the London Olympics after losing to China in the quarterfinals ...
The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Stare Jablonki and a record number of 11 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam tournaments will highlight a modernised FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in 2013, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Monday.
The governing body for volleyball has reshaped the global calendar for beach volleyball by focusing on the biennial FIVB World Championships and Grand Slam events. The 11 FIVB World Tour Grand Slams across four of the five FIVB Confederations in ...
This spring, Laguna Blanca School is starting a new club team sport to Santa Barbara — girls’ sand volleyball.
Laguna Blanca will join a short list of schools in the United States that have come on board to support the growth of sand volleyball at the high school level, and will become the first high school north of Westlake to field a team.
Laguna’s indoor volleyball teams have earned numerous championships and awards in recent years, and with a commitment and passion for this sport, the school is expanding its sports program to allow more opportunity for its student athletes. The girls’ volleyball team alone has won 11 consecutive Condor League Championships, and has participated in six CIF Finals, winning the CIF Championship in 2006.