Updates for AVP’s 2020 season and the COVID-19 implications.


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 the Olympic city and the match action so far:


To read what some of the U.S. beach athletes in attendance at the USA vs BRA Challenge had to say about their experience there, click here.