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Streaking Norwegians Mol/Sorum Lead FIVB World Tour Final Men’s Field

As the sand in Hamburg, Germany, heats up ahead of the FIVB World Tour Finals, take a look at the men’s race, including top seeded Norwegians Anders Mol/Christian Sorum and three-time 2018 gold medalists Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen from the Netherlands.

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Americans Ross/Hughes Among Elite 10 Women’s Pairs at FIVB Tour Finals

With a $150,000 check on the line for the champion and just 10 teams vying for the title, take a look at the women’s field, which includes teams from seven nations, including two each from Brazil, Germany and Canada and Americans Summer Ross/Sara Hughes.

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An Inside Look at the FIVB World Tour Finals

All eyes will be on Hamburg, Germany for the second straight year as the top 10 men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams converge to crown the best of the 2018 FIVB World Tour. Summer Ross/Sara Hughes are the lone Americans among the field.

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4 Youth National Team Members Among U.S. Men’s U21 Training Roster

With the NORCECA Men’s U21 Continental Championship just two weeks away in Havana, Cuba, the United States has announced its initial 17 player Men’s Junior National Team training roster.

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P1440 Teams Up with FIVB for Las Vegas Olympic Qualifying Event

As part of the four previously announced P1440 tour events, the beach volleyball tour/concert and health and wellness series founded by three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is teaming up with the FIVB for a four-star double-gender event in Las Vegas, Oct. 17-21.

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Americans Wheeler/Dykstra, Russians Myskiv/Samoday Take Vaduz Gold

It wasn’t an easy road for Allie Wheeler/Lara Dykstra, but the Americans won their first World Tour medal as a pairing on Saturday. Meanwhile, Russians Taras Myskiv/Valeriy Samoday won their second straight gold.

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Americans Summer Ross/Sara Hughes Claim First FIVB World Tour Crown

Americans Summer Ross/Sara Hughes, who are in their first year together, finally reached the top of the podium at an FIVB World Tour event, outlasting Brazilian power duo Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa in tiebreak for the Moscow Four Star title.

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Smedins/Samoilovs Snag Second FIVB Gold in Moscow

Sixth-seeded Latvians Janis Smedins/Aleksandrs Samoilovs sewed up their second FIVB gold medal of the year, denying Brazilian duo Alison Cerutti/Andre Loyola Stein 21-18, 21-13 in the title match of the Moscow Four Star on Sunday.

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WATCH LIVE: Summer Ross/Sara Hughes vs. Agatha/Duda for Moscow Gold

Americans Summer Ross/Sara Hughes and Brazilian duo Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa will fight it out for the Moscow Four Star title live on the FIVB’s YouTube channel beginning at 10:05 a.m. ET Sunday.

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USA’s Ross/Hughes to Battle Brazil’s Agatha/Duda for Moscow Gold

The race for the Moscow Four Star gold is down to two women’s teams: Americans Summer Ross/Sara Hughes, who are in their first year together, and Brazilian power duo Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa, who teamed up in January 2017.

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