Rio test event gives U.S. beach volleyball stars glimpse of 2016 Games

What better way to preview the 2016 Rio Olympics than testing out Copacabana Beach? That’s exactly what the top four U.S. men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams are doing this weekend when they face off against Brazil in a team event in Rio de Janerio through March 1. Here are some of the athletes’ first impressions of…

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Kerri Walsh Jennings says no pressure for Rio Olympics

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross say this week’s beach volleyball tournament on Copacabana beach will essentially be a trial run for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The American duo will face four of the top Brazilian pairs during the event, which starts Thursday and continues through Sunday. The U.S. will send…

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Walsh Jennings wins four 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball awards

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 26, 2015 – USA’s three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings capped another brilliant season on the 2014 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Beach Volleyball by being voted the winner of four season awards. Joining Walsh Jennings in receiving the special season awards announced recently by the FIVB include Brazil’s Juliana Felisberta…

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The 2014 Volleyball Year in Review

What was the best moment of the year for volleyball?   Was it when the men’s volleyball team at Loyola Chicago won their first-ever NCAA title? And then not too long ago the Penn State women’s volleyball team won their 6th NCAA title in 8 years. Or how about when the USA Men’s National team…

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AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour recognizes top performances with 2014 season awards

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross named women’s team of the year after winning all seven AVP tournaments; Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson selected men’s team of the year; Ross and Gibb are MVPs

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Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross Discuss Road To 2016 Summer Olympics

Los Angeles, CA – Kerri Walsh-Jennings and April Ross stopped by FOX 11 Overtime Sunday to talk with Liz Habib about their first year together as a team and their record setting start.   To read the rest of the article and watch their interview, click here.

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Kerri Walsh and April Ross on SportsCenter!

This week Kerri Walsh and April Ross visited the ESPN studio in LA and were on SportsCenter with Kenny Mayne and Neil Evertt. After talking about their successful season together on the AVP, they were then challenged by Kenny and Neil to a game of volleyball and the results for Kenny and Neil were not pretty. Watch the highlights here: http://es.pn/1wroAZk

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Sun Sees Rebound on Horizon for Pro Volleyball Circuit

SPORTS: Renews several key sponsors, seeks new TV deal Chris Casacchia Monday, September 29, 2014 Donald Sun is facing another big challenge as his second year of running a revived professional beach volleyball tour comes to an end. The Costa Mesa-based Association of Volleyball Professionals’ two-year broadcasting deal with CBS Sports Network and CBS Interactive…

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