Beach Volleyball Player Allyson Lima Finances Career Selling Sweets
While a select few of the world’s athletes boast huge contracts, the world of professional sports as a whole has a much direr reality
Phil Dalhausser Wins 37th FIVB World Tour Event, Ranks 3rd All-Time
Dalhausser still has a long way to go before catching #2.
A Look At The Men’s Beach World Championships (Photo Vault)
The 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship has concluded, with Evandro Goncalves and Andre Loyola winning the men’s title.
No. 45 Seed Varenhorst/van Varderen Break Into Beach Worlds Quarters
The lowest seed remaining in the tournament is No. 45 Dutch side Christiaan Varenhorst and Maarten van Garderen, who made their way to the quarters with a win over Cuban Olympians Nivaldo Diaz/Sergio Gonzalez.
Defending Olympic Champs Alison/Bruno Schmidt Eliminated by Canada
Canadians Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk (above) have eliminated the defending World Tour, World, and Olympic Champions in the round of 16 in Vienna.
Top Seeded Alvaro/Saymon Out as Round of 32 Wraps Up
Christiaan Varenhorst and Maarten van Garderen of the Netherlands pulled the upset, topping the top seeded Brazilians in straight sets, 21-17, 21-18 with help from 12 miscues.
Brazil’s Cerutti/Schmidt Fly Through Finsters/Tocs To Round Of 16
Brazil’s Alison Cerutti and Bruno Schmidt continue their strong run at the 2017 Vienna Beach World Championships, with a convincing win over Latvia’s Rihards Finsters and Edgars Tocs 2-0, (21-15, 21-17).
Top Men’s Teams To Square Off In Round Of 32
The Round of 32 has been set on the men’s side following pool play and the Lucky Loser matches.
Twenty-Eight Round of 32 Spots Decided (Standings)
Mexico’s Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros were of the last four team’s into the Round of 32 without having to play through the Lucky Loser’s matches. The pair beat Brazil’s Evandro/Andre in pool play.
Round of 32 Decided; Top Seed Filho/Saymon Fall on Day 6
The upset of the tournament thus far came in Wednesday’s Pool A finale as top seeded Alvaro Filho and Saymon Barbosa were edged by Cuba’s Sergio Gonzalez and Nivaldo Diaz in three sets.