• September 23, 2021

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Canadian women fall to Japan, have lost 6 straight sets in Volleyball Nations League

Canadian women fall to Japan, have lost 6 straight sets in Volleyball Nations League

An up-and-down debut performance by Canada’s women in Volleyball Nations League continued with a second consecutive defeat on Monday. Japan recorded its fifth sweep in eight matches, defeating the Canadians 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 in preliminary…

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Bansley, Wilkerson come out on top in all-Canadian beach volleyball duel at Ostrava Beach Open

Bansley, Wilkerson come out on top in all-Canadian beach volleyball duel at Ostrava Beach Open

Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson came out on top versus fellow Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes by a score of 2-1 (25-23, 14-21, 15-9) at the Ostrava Beach Open on Thursday. Bansley (Toronto) and Wilkerson…

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Canada’s volleyball women test 3rd-ranked Brazil early, drop opener in VNL debut

Canada’s volleyball women test 3rd-ranked Brazil early, drop opener in VNL debut

Canada looked anything but an 18th-ranked outfit early in its Volleyball Nations League debut on Tuesday. However, a more experienced women’s side from Brazil took over after a 25-23 loss that served as a wakeup…

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World champions Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall in Cancun beach volleyball final

World champions Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall in Cancun beach volleyball final

Canada’s top-ranked beach volleyball team of Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes came up just short in their first tune-up tournament ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Pavan, of Kitchener, Ont., and Toronto’s Humana-Paredes fell 2-1 to…

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Canada Volleyball´s perfect tournament sends team to 2020 Olympics

Canada Volleyball´s perfect tournament sends team to 2020 Olympics

The Canadian men’s volleyball team were not going to let tickets to Tokyo slip through their fingers. The men used a 3-0 victory over Puerto Rico on Sunday to clinch a spot at this summer’s Olympics…

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Gord Perrin returns home in hopes of leading Canadian volleyball back to Olympics

Gord Perrin returns home in hopes of leading Canadian volleyball back to Olympics

A nine-hour drive through southern B.C. many years ago set Gord Perrin on his path to the Canadian national volleyball team. Now, just over nine years after his debut, Perrin is back where it all started.…