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London 2012 Olympics: Test Event

London 2012 test event

Tweny four women's beach volleyball teams are currently in London for a test event scheduled to help aid with next year's London Olympics.  The event takes place at the Horse Guards in London, England from August 9th - 14th.  In the event are three Canadian teams: Elizabeth Maloney and Heather Bansley, Jamie Lynn Broder and Ashley Voth, and lastly Kacie MacTavish and Julie Rodrigue.  Below are the Canadian's pools for pool play.

Pool C

Canada MacTavish-Rodrigue
USA Kessy-Ross
Estonia Graumann-Anu
Uganda Nammanda-Alice
More pool teams after the jump.
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FIVB: Poland Finals (Live Video)

Fivb poland final

The second last grand slam of the season is almost complete with finals action taking place today for the men's side of the tournament.  The 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Stare Jablonki, Poland this week and we have the final games, brackets, results and live streams below.

Women's Final Four

China Xue-Zhang Xi
Brazil Larissa-Juliana
USA Kessy-Ross
Brazil Talita-Antonelli

Men's Final Four

Poland Fijalek-Prudel
Germany Erdmann-Matysik
Brazil Emanuel-Alison
USA Rogers-Dalhausser

Brackets and live streams after the jump.

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FIVB: Quebec Main Draw Day 3 (Live Video)

Fivb quebec maindraw3

As the tournament winds to a close, we saw all but one Canadian team exit the tournament.  Elizabeth Maloney and Heather Bansley will continue on and face Maria Clara-Carol of Brazil today at 1:00 p.m. EST.  Yesterday also saw the fifty-seventh match between Rogers-Dalhausser and Gibb-Rosenthal of The United States.  We spoke with Todd Rogers after that match last night.  Today's matches, scores and live streams below.

Women's Main Draw Games Today

Canada Bansley-Maloney vs. Brazil Maria Clara-Carol     0-2 (17-21, 15-21)
Mexico Candelas-Garcia vs. USA Kessy-Ross            2-0 (22-20, 21-17)
Australia Cook-Hinchley vs. Brazil Maria Clara-Carol    AUS forfeit (injury)
Brazil Lima-Vivian vs. Mexico Candelas-Garcia     2-0 (21-14, 21-17)
Brazil Talita-Antonelli vs. Brazil Lima-Vivian
Spain Liliana-Baquerizo vs. Brazil Maria Clara-Carol

Men's main draw games, results and live streams after the jump.

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FIVB: Rome World Championships Elimination (Live Video)

Fivb rome

The elimination round has begun over in rome for the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships.  Only one Canadian team made it out of pool play on the women's side of the tournament and into the round of 32.  That was Heather Bansley and Liz Maloney.  The tournament would end here for them as they played Jen Kessy and April Ross of the USA and lost 2-0.  On the men's side of the tournament, pool play is still finishing up with the lone Canadian men's team of Ben Saxton and Christian Redmann playing the number three seed of Marcio Araujo-Ricardo from Brazil.  Redmann-Saxton are currently 1-1 in pool play and would need a win here for a chance to go on.  

Edit: Christian and Ben did lose their last pool play game but did make it to the round of 32 in the elimination round.  Volleyball Canada cites their points f/a ratio:

They advance by being among the eighth best third place finishers thanks to their solid total points for and against ratio of 1.00. The top-two in each of the 12 pools all advance as well to the round of 32.

Live stream links below, and we will put the brackets up once we get down to quarter finals.

Canadians in Pool Play Today

Brazil Marcio Araujo-Ricardo def. Canada Redmann-Saxton 2-1 (23-21, 17-21, 15-11)

Canadians in the Round of 32

USA Kessy-Ross def. Canada Bansley-Maloney 2-0 (21-14, 21-14)

Live Streams after the jump.

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