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

Dalhausser: No excuses (OK, maybe a few), Brazil smashed us

Olympic gold medalist Phil Dalhausser and the rest of the U.S. team were in Rio last week for an Olympic test event against Brazil. He shares his takeaways from the trip with ESPN.com: Last week, the top four U.S. men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams played against the top four Brazilian teams on one of the…

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Volleyball Weekly Recap

The USA vs Brazil Challenge this past weekend generated a lot of hype and started to get everyone excited for Rio 2016. While Brazil won the overall, the US did bring home some hardware. Check out the full recap of the event here.   Following the event, April Ross wrote a blog about her experience…

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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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Olympic dreams clearer reality for Brooke Sweat

Brooke Youngquist always could jump out of the gym. But it’s the sand that is taking Brooke Sweat, as the former Canterbury and FGCU volleyball star is now known, around the world as one of beach volleyball’s continually improving best. Shanghai, Moscow, Berlin and Norway this year have been her stops on the world beach…

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FIVB announces Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification System for beach volleyball

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 6, 2014 – The qualification process for beach volleyball at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio has been updated to outline the tournaments eligible for points for the current Olympic cycle. The men’s and women’s beach volleyball events in 2016 will see 24 teams in each gender, with one place reserved for…

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