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For super fans only2017-11-24 10:00:00 |

Don’t even read this unless you live and breathe beach volleyball

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Big fight prep at the beach for David Haye

Big fight prep at the beach for David Haye2017-03-03 10:44:00 | Beach Major Series

Boxing champ Haye swaps sparring for serving and spiking!

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“#FTLMajor is our Super Bowl!”

“#FTLMajor is our Super Bowl!”2017-02-27 13:55:00 | Beach Major Series

Fort Lauderdale bosses tell it like it is!

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Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 1!

Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 1!2017-02-24 11:31:00 | Beach Major Series

Those nights under the lights our favorite moment from the Fort Lauderdale

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Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 2

Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 22017-02-23 16:08:00 | Beach Major Series

Samba sensations start the season in style

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Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 3

Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 32017-02-22 10:43:00 | Beach Major Series

USA! USA!

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Kerri thanks #FTLMajor fans

Kerri thanks #FTLMajor fans2017-02-21 17:04:00 | Beach Major Series

Olympic legend pays tribute to sell-out Center Court crowds

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Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 4

Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 42017-02-21 14:50:00 | Beach Major Series

We count down our top five moments from the first tournament of the season

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Cocktails with the Champions raises $25,000

Cocktails with the Champions raises $25,0002017-02-21 11:08:00 | Beach Major Series

Huge proceeds from Cocktails with the Champions to benefit cancer charity

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Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 5

Top five stories at the #FTLMajor: Number 52017-02-20 12:04:00 | Beach Major Series

We countdown our top five moments from the first tournament of the season

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This was the #FTLMajor

This was the #FTLMajor2017-02-17 14:27:00 | Beach Major Series

The best of social media from six days in the Fort Lauderdale sun

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Sax on the Beach: Star Power

Sax on the Beach: Star Power2017-02-14 18:30:00 | Ben Saxton exclusively for Swatch Major Series

Read the second installment of Ben Saxton's Swatch Major Series blog

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Brazil reign supreme at #FTLMajor

Brazil reign supreme at #FTLMajor2017-02-13 18:45:00 | Beach Major Series

What a week it was for the Brazilians in Fort Lauderdale

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The perfect start at #FTLMajor

The perfect start at #FTLMajor2017-02-13 00:13:00 | Beach Major Series

2017 begins with a bang!

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#FTLMajor gold for Larissa/Talita

#FTLMajor gold for Larissa/Talita2017-02-12 22:19:00 | Beach Major Series

Brazilian golden girls too hot for Agatha/Duda

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Brazil set for golden #FTLMajor sweep

Brazil set for golden #FTLMajor sweep2017-02-12 18:01:00 | Beach Major Series

Larissa/Talita versus Agatha/Duda in another all-Brazilian final

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Kerri out as Brazil win a thriller

Kerri out as Brazil win a thriller2017-02-12 02:43:00 | Beach Major Series

Disappointment for Walsh/Ross but Sweat/Ross keep the American dream alive on Sunday

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#FTLMajor triumph for Alvaro/Saymon

#FTLMajor triumph for Alvaro/Saymon2017-02-12 00:16:00 | Beach Major Series

Samba stars come from no where to clinch gold in Fort Lauderdale

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German girls doing it for Europe!

German girls doing it for Europe!2017-02-11 21:21:00 | Beach Major Series

Laboureur/Sude shoot into Sunday’s semis

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All-Brazilian men's #FTLMajor final

All-Brazilian men's #FTLMajor final2017-02-11 18:40:00 | Beach Major Series

Gold will go to Brazil...

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Julius Brink explores Fort Lauderdale

Julius Brink explores Fort Lauderdale2017-02-11 14:05:00 | Beach Major Series

Former Olympic champ takes us on a whistlestop tour around town

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It’s USA v Brazil on Super Saturday

It’s USA v Brazil on Super Saturday2017-02-11 04:42:00 | Beach Major Series

Men’s medal matches decided on Saturday at #FTLMajor

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The master and the apprentice

The master and the apprentice2017-02-11 01:28:00 | Beach Major Series

Rising star Duda and Olympic silver medalist Agatha are teaching each other new things

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Hayemaker hits the #FTLMajor

Hayemaker hits the #FTLMajor2017-02-10 23:50:00 | Beach Major Series

Boxing came to the beach on Friday as David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye dropped by for a very special appearance at the Fort Lauderdale Major

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Men’s quarterfinal quest

Men’s quarterfinal quest2017-02-10 20:55:00 | Beach Major Series

We’re down to the final eight in the men’s competition

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Kira out as Brazil take control

Kira out as Brazil take control2017-02-10 19:04:00 | Beach Major Series

Women’s elimination round dominated by US and Brazil

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Beach legends treated to cliff diving masterclass

Beach legends treated to cliff diving masterclass2017-02-10 17:51:00 | Beach Major Series

Casey, Theo and Julius get taught by the ‘Turbo Spinner’

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US girls are five alive at #FTLMajor

US girls are five alive at #FTLMajor2017-02-10 02:04:00 | Beach Major Series

American girls progress doing the business on the beach

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Shock, shock, horror, horror!

Shock, shock, horror, horror!2017-02-10 01:21:00 | Beach Major Series

End of the #FTLMajor road for Olympians

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American pool party at #FTLMajor

American pool party at #FTLMajor2017-02-09 18:55:00 | Beach Major Series

Men’s pool play: done!

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Have fun and keep it loose

Have fun and keep it loose2017-02-09 17:08:00 | Beach Major Series

Saxton/Schalk set for the new season

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Thursday in focus at #FTLMajor

Thursday in focus at #FTLMajor2017-02-09 07:30:00 | Beach Major Series

Five matches you can’t afford to miss on day three of the Fort Lauderdale Major

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Oh what a night!

Oh what a night!2017-02-09 03:47:00 | Beach Major Series

The beauty of beach volleyball illuminated at #FTLMajor

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Family affair at #FTLMajor

Family affair at #FTLMajor2017-02-09 00:49:00 | Beach Major Series

Brother, sisters and cousins in action at the Fort Lauderdale Major

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Five outta five for the American boys

Five outta five for the American boys2017-02-08 20:54:00 | Beach Major Series

American teams rock the morning session at Fort Lauderdale Major

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Super start for new girls at #FTLMajor

Super start for new girls at #FTLMajor2017-02-08 20:00:00 | Beach Major Series

There’s no stopping the debutants at the Fort Lauderdale Major

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There's so much more to the #FTLMajor

There's so much more to the #FTLMajor2017-02-08 17:33:00 | There's so much more to the #FTLMajor

It’s a whirlwind of adventure off the sand at the Fort Lauderdale Major

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Five #FTLMajor matches you can’t miss

Five #FTLMajor matches you can’t miss2017-02-08 04:16:00 | Beach Major Series

We highlight the go-to games on the first day of pool play at the Fort Lauderdale Major

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Tasty tussles guaranteed in #FTLMajor main draw

Tasty tussles guaranteed in #FTLMajor main draw2017-02-08 03:10:00 | Beach Major Series

Get a load of who’s playing who in the Fort Lauderdale Major pool play

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Awesome Austrians advance to main draw

Awesome Austrians advance to main draw2017-02-08 02:19:00 | Beach Major Series

Europeans dominate men’s qualification at Fort Lauderdale Major

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Olympic silver medalist Barbara seals Pool Play place

Olympic silver medalist Barbara seals Pool Play place2017-02-08 00:47:00 | Beach Major Series

Brazilians march through to main draw

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Get to know Brooke Sweat

Get to know Brooke Sweat2017-02-07 19:37:00 | Beach Major Series

American star and 2016 Olympian Brooke Sweat dishes the dirt

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What makes Big Phil tick?

What makes Big Phil tick?2017-02-06 20:36:00 | Beach Major Series

Find out what makes beach volleyball legend Phil Dalhausser tick

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The wait for #FTLMajor is almost over

The wait for #FTLMajor is almost over2017-02-06 17:44:00 | Beach Major Series

Don’t miss a thing at the #FTLMajor

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Five alive for #FTLMajor

Five alive for #FTLMajor2017-02-05 20:22:00 | Beach Major Series

Beach volleyball’s return to the limelight is within touching distance

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Love at first spike

Love at first spike2017-02-05 17:59:00 | Beach Major Series

#FTLMajor wildcards and new American partnership Casey Patterson and Theo Brunner explain their new partnership ahead of the 2017 season

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The Janoskians to wreak havoc at #FTLMajor

The Janoskians to wreak havoc at #FTLMajor2017-02-05 00:04:00 | Beach Major Series

Aussie rulebreakers headline the list of famous faces in Fort Lauderdale

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Kerri clash to light up #FTLMajor

Kerri clash to light up #FTLMajor2017-02-03 22:05:00 | Beach Major Series

Watch Olympic legend and enjoy a night of cocktails

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Legend Ricardo pumped for #FTLMajor debut

Legend Ricardo pumped for #FTLMajor debut2017-02-02 18:32:00 | Beach Major Series

Brazilian wildcard can’t wait for his first taste of Fort Lauderdale

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Check out more #spikethesun shots

Check out more #spikethesun shots2017-01-31 12:16:00 | Beach Major Series

Yet more stunning images from our iconic Spike the Sun photoshoot with Phil and Lauren

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Beach Volleyball legend Phil Dalhausser Spikes the Sun

Beach Volleyball legend Phil Dalhausser Spikes the Sun2017-01-30 10:30:00 | Beach Major Series

Here at the Swatch Major Series we like to do things differently...

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Samba stars set to sizzle at #FTLMajor

Samba stars set to sizzle at #FTLMajor2017-01-27 15:04:00 | Beach Major Series

The best of Brazil are heading for the Fort Lauderdale Major

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Julia answers Kira’s #FTLMajor call

Julia answers Kira’s #FTLMajor call2017-01-25 10:46:00 | Beach Major Series

German Olympic hero Kira Walkenhorst knew exactly who to turn to when looking for a partner in Fort Lauderdale. We caught up with Julia Groβner ahead of the first Major Series tournament of the season…

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Phil focused on #FTLMajor

Phil focused on #FTLMajor2017-01-24 17:32:00 | Beach Major Series

A win in Fort Lauderdale would cement this legend’s position at the top of the beach volleyball record books

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Lights, camera, action at #FTLMajor

Lights, camera, action at #FTLMajor2017-01-23 15:28:00 | Beach Major Series

Swatch Major Series history will be made in Fort Lauderdale

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New wave of women at #FTLMajor

New wave of women at #FTLMajor2017-01-20 14:42:00 | Beach Major Series

Brand new partnerships set for Fort Lauderdale Major

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Legends receive #FTLMajor wildcard

Legends receive #FTLMajor wildcard2017-01-20 14:36:00 | Beach Major Series

Ricardo and Harley join forces for Fort Lauderdale Major

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Alison & Bruno ready to rock #FTLMajor

Alison & Bruno ready to rock #FTLMajor 2017-01-19 14:14:00 | Beach Major Series

Olympic and Swatch World Tour Finals champs all set for Fort Lauderdale

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Splits, selfies and staying together

Splits, selfies and staying together2017-01-11 15:16:00 | Beach Major Series

The latest social stories from the beach stars

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Meet the men out to win #FTLMajor

Meet the men out to win #FTLMajor 2017-01-10 14:29:00 | Beach Major Series

Can Alison/Bruno start the season with yet more gold?

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Women roll up for #FTLMajor

Women roll up for #FTLMajor2017-01-10 11:15:00 | Beach Major Series

61 entries, 33 new teams and many medals among them…

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It’s one month to #FTLMajor!

It’s one month to #FTLMajor!2017-01-07 10:00:00 | Beach Major Series

It’s getting closer…

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See you in February, April!

See you in February, April!2017-01-03 11:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Tuesday Talent: April Ross

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There’s nobody quite like Casey

There’s nobody quite like Casey2016-12-27 11:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Tuesday Talent: Casey Patterson

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Kerri and April all set for #FTLMajor

Kerri and April all set for #FTLMajor2016-12-21 11:26:00 | Beach Major Series

Olympic bronze heroes to go for gold in Florida after all

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50 days to #FTLMajor!

50 days to #FTLMajor!2016-12-19 15:15:00 | Beach Major Series

It’s so close we can almost feel the sand between our toes!

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Laura’s Florida dream in jeopardy

Laura’s Florida dream in jeopardy2016-12-14 15:53:00 | Beach Major Series

Shoulder set-back could rule out Olympic champ in Fort Lauderdale

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Brothers doing it for themselves

Brothers doing it for themselves2016-12-13 12:46:00 | Beach Major Series

Tuesday Talent: The Brothers Crabb

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New US teams set for #FTLMajor

New US teams set for #FTLMajor2016-12-12 15:03:00 | Beach Major Series

Get a load of these new partnerships…

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Tuesday Talent: Fort Lauderdale's finest

Tuesday Talent: Fort Lauderdale's finest2016-12-06 10:51:00 | Beach Major Series

Nick Lucena set for Fort Lauderdale showdown

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Join the fun in Fort Lauderdale!

Join the fun in Fort Lauderdale!2016-12-02 10:47:00 | Beach Major Series

Your chance to be part of the stunning start to the season!

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Counting down the days to #FTLMajor

Counting down the days to #FTLMajor2016-11-21 17:49:00 | Beach Major Series

Starved of beach volleyball? Want time to go quicker? We’re here to help…

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Presenting the Fort Lauderdale Major!

Presenting the Fort Lauderdale Major!2016-11-21 17:40:00 | Beach Major Series

Season’s opening tournament will kick off in Florida

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Sign-up for our beach volleyball newsletter!

Sign-up for our beach volleyball newsletter!2016-11-21 15:25:00 | Beach Major Series

Get the news first direct to your email address!

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President Dr. Graça and the Who’s Who of Beach Volleyball

President Dr. Graça and the Who’s Who of Beach Volleyball2015-10-04 18:00:00 | Swatch Major Series / FIVB

President Dr. Graça met beach volleyball legends past and present during the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals in Fort Lauderdale.

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Brazil sweeps gold in stunning season highlight

Brazil sweeps gold in stunning season highlight2015-10-04 17:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Sunday’s medal rounds at the inaugural Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals set a new standard for the sport, and provided a jawdropping preview of the level of play to come when beach volleyball takes center stage at the 2016 Olympics.

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Alison & Bruno Dominate for Gold

Alison & Bruno Dominate for Gold2015-10-04 15:30:00 | Beach Major Series

#1 Brazilians, Alison and Bruno deliver decisive 2-set win over local Americans Phil and Nick, earning yet another gold medal and the USD 100,000 prize purse for the gold and green.

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Women’s Gold goes to Brazil!

Women’s Gold goes to Brazil!2015-10-04 14:00:00 | Beach Major Series

The Brazilian dominance continues on Center Court with Larissa and Talita defeating Germany’s Ludwig and Walkenhorst in 2 sets. (21-17, 21-18)

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Bronze battles stoke huge crowd for gold medal war

Bronze battles stoke huge crowd for gold medal war2015-10-04 13:30:00 | Beach Major Series

Thousands of excited fans showed up early to catch the morning’s bronze medal matches at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals in Fort Lauderdale.

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Brazil Claims Another Bronze

Brazil Claims Another Bronze2015-10-04 13:00:00 | Beach Major Series

The Brazilians came out on fire in the men's bronze medal match on Center Court in front of a capacity crowd. Pedro and Evandro handed Brouwer/Meeuwsen a loss and snagged 3rd place.

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Brazil Bounces Canada for Bronze

Brazil Bounces Canada for Bronze2015-10-04 12:00:00 | Beach Major Series

In a great 3-set match this morning, Brazil’s Agatha and Barbara claimed the bronze medal by defeating Canada’s Pavan and Bansley (22-10, 14-21, 15-10)

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Finals Sunday at Fort Lauderdale

Finals Sunday at Fort Lauderdale2015-10-04 08:00:00 | Beach Major Series

The sixth and final day of competition will decide which teams are going to be crowned as World Tour Finals Champion.

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Beach volleyball legends check out newest tournament

Beach volleyball legends check out newest tournament2015-10-03 19:15:00 | Beach Major Series

Heads were turning at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park as beach volleyball players and fans alike spotted three iconic players from the past: José Geraldo Loiola of Brazil and Americans Randy Stoklos and Sinjin Smith – who, as it turns out, are pretty big fans themselves.

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Men’s Gold Medal Match to be Broadcast Live on NBC

Men’s Gold Medal Match to be Broadcast Live on NBC2015-10-03 19:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Sunday - 2:30PM ET: World Champs vs South Florida Heroes

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USA survives Semis to face Brazil on epic gold medal Sunday

USA survives Semis to face Brazil on epic gold medal Sunday2015-10-03 18:30:00 | Beach Major Series

In Sunday’s gold medal matches at the prestige tournament of the FIVB World Tour, the USA will face Brazilian men, and Brazilian women will try to topple a stellar team from Germany. After the explosive action of Saturday’s Semifinals, the medal clashes will be unmissable.

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World Champs vs. Local Heroes in Grand Final

World Champs vs. Local Heroes in Grand Final2015-10-03 17:10:00 | Beach Major Series

The Men’s Final is set. USA and Brazil defeat their rivals in the semifinals to set up the most anticipated finals of the year - Dalhausser/Lucena (USA) vs Alison/Bruno (BRA).

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Massive Crowds Fill South Beach Park

Massive Crowds Fill South Beach Park2015-10-03 15:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Over 4,000 expected on Center Court today to participate in the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals at South Beach Park.

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Brazil/Germany Women’s Final Set

Brazil/Germany Women’s Final Set2015-10-03 14:00:00 | Beach Major Series

It was an absolute Brazilian/German Power Show on Center Court mid-day at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals.

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World Champions will set the tone in men’s semifinals

World Champions will set the tone in men’s semifinals2015-10-03 12:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Morning Quarterfinals for the men in Fort Lauderdale have set up afternoon Semifinal showdowns where World Champions from Brazil will face rivals from their home country and former World Champions from the USA and the Netherlands will face off in the other men’s Semi.

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Brouwer/Meeuwsen overcome fellow countrymen

Brouwer/Meeuwsen overcome fellow countrymen2015-10-03 11:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Early morning matches on Center Court gave us two new winners and set up an epic pair of semifinals scheduled for 2:30PM ET and 3:30PM ET.

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Semifinals today in Fort Lauderdale!

Semifinals today in Fort Lauderdale!2015-10-03 08:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Looking ahead to an action-packed Playoff Saturday with several high-profile match-ups that should give us an unbelievable weekend as we move into the elimination rounds.

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Looking ahead to an action-packed Playoff Saturday

Looking ahead to an action-packed Playoff Saturday2015-10-02 20:00:00 | Swatch Majors Series

Several high-profile match-ups should give us an unbelievable weekend as we move into the elimination rounds.

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Dutch treat, American angst on the beach in Fort Lauderdale

Dutch treat, American angst on the beach in Fort Lauderdale2015-10-02 19:15:00 | Beach Major Series

Results were coming fast and furious in the FIVB’s newest tournament on Friday afternoon, with women’s Quarterfinals and the conclusion of men’s Pool play. While two pairs of Dutch men windmilled their way out of the pool, two home-country US teams were eliminated.

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#1 American Women Fall

#1 American Women Fall2015-10-02 16:30:00 | Beach Major Series

With the women’s quarterfinal coming to a close here on day 4 of competition, the Canadians and Brazilians came out victorious.

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NBC Universal Live Stream

NBC Universal Live Stream2015-10-02 13:30:00 | Beach Major Series

Universal Sports Network will be airing two exciting live matches today.

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Germans stun Brazil

Germans stun Brazil2015-10-02 13:00:00 | Beach Major Series

The women’s matches have been the tightest and most unpredictable of the tournament. While Brazilian women clinched Pool B Friday morning, Germany upset their plans for Pool A.

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Women’s Pool A Results

Women’s Pool A Results2015-10-02 12:30:00 | Beach Major Series

Americans Lauren Fendrick and April Ross won an energetic 3-set match against the Spanish team of Liliana and Baquerizo this morning (21-11, 19-21, 15-9).

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Women’s Pool B Results

Women’s Pool B Results2015-10-02 12:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Americans Emily Day and Jen Kessy lost a 3-set heart-breaker to the Dutch team of Meppelink and Van Iersel early this morning (21-16, 20-22, 7-15).

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Women’s Elimination Rounds Begin

Women’s Elimination Rounds Begin2015-10-02 08:30:00 | Beach Major Series

The pressure is on today at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals with the women’s quarterfinals slated to begin at 2PM EDT.

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It’s All or Nothing Today at Fort Lauderdale

It’s All or Nothing Today at Fort Lauderdale2015-10-02 08:00:00 | Beach Major Series

The fourth of six days of competition in the USD 500,000 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals will feature a 12-match schedule Friday with play on two courts at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.

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4 Teams Clinch Spots, Others Battle On

4 Teams Clinch Spots, Others Battle On2015-10-01 19:15:00 | Beach Major Series

Four teams from Brazil, Germany and the USA remained unbeaten through Thursday and clinched playoff births. The rest of the field must battle on through Friday and come up with wins to solidify their positions in the elimination rounds.

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 Dalhausser and Lucena jump from wild cards to favorites in Florida

Dalhausser and Lucena jump from wild cards to favorites in Florida2015-10-01 18:00:00 | Beach Major Series

The USA, Germany and two teams from Brazil were the first to climb out of the pools in the most momentous tournament of the FIVB World Tour season on Thursday.

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Brazil Wraps Day with Victory

Brazil Wraps Day with Victory2015-10-01 17:15:00 | Beach Major Series

The last match of the day proved to be as exciting as everyone hoped.

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American Top Seed Falls, Germany Victorious

American Top Seed Falls, Germany Victorious2015-10-01 13:15:00 | Beach Major Series

The German team of Ludwig/Walkenhorst handed USA’s top seeded Fendrick/Ross their first loss of the tournament today.

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It's Do-or-Die Thursday

It's Do-or-Die Thursday2015-10-01 12:30:00 | Beach Major Series

In the men’s and women’s play at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals, only the top three teams in each pool will advance.

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Wildcard Resurgence

Wildcard Resurgence2015-10-01 12:00:00 | Beach Major Series

USA’s wildcard team of Emily Day and Jen Kessy pulled out a tough win over Germany this morning in hopes of getting back into the top 3 in their pool.

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On the Ropes

On the Ropes2015-10-01 10:00:00 | Beach Major Series

If they can’t dig deep and pull out some wins, several teams are facing the possibility of an early exit from the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals. Only the top 3 teams from each pool will move on into the weekend.

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Yet another action-packed match day ahead

Yet another action-packed match day ahead2015-10-01 09:15:00 | Beach Major Series

The action at Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals in Fort Lauderdale will escalate today when Pool play for men and women continues, as the winner of each pool earns a precious bye past the first elimination round.

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A Look Ahead to the US Matches on Center Court

A Look Ahead to the US Matches on Center Court2015-09-30 21:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Americans Emily Day and Jen Kessy will face off against the German up-and-comers Chantal Laboureur and Julia Sude at 11AM ET on Center Court.

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Fierce Brazil vs. USA rivalry heats up in Florida

Fierce Brazil vs. USA rivalry heats up in Florida 2015-09-30 20:00:00 | Beach Major Series

In a day filled with exceptional matchups, the headline event at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals on Wednesday was a three-set thriller!

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Beach volleyball rivalry blasts sky high

Beach volleyball rivalry blasts sky high2015-09-30 19:00:00 | Beach Major Series

As a new prestige beach volleyball tournament makes its debut in Fort Lauderdale this week, high fliers from the powerhouse nations of Brazil and the USA took their rivalry to neutral territory.

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USA’s Local Heroes hand Brazil First Loss

USA’s Local Heroes hand Brazil First Loss2015-09-30 16:45:00 | Beach Major Series

The most anticipated match of the day did not disappoint as world “heavyweights” Dalhausser/Lucena (USA) defeated Bruno/Alison (BRA) in three sets today (18-21, 21-16, 15-11).

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Gibb and Patterson Bounce Back

Gibb and Patterson Bounce Back2015-09-30 13:00:00 | Beach Major Series

After an upset loss on Day One of the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals, the top-seeded Americans showed just what they’re made of on Wednesday Morning with a win against Spain despite injury to Casey Patterson.

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USA/BRA Heavyweights Clash

USA/BRA Heavyweights Clash2015-09-30 11:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Today we get an overdose of dominating Brazilian teams taking on the favored American home teams.

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Must-Win Wednesday

Must-Win Wednesday2015-09-30 10:20:00 | Beach Major Series

For the American men’s team Patterson/Gibb and US women’s team Day/Kessy, the sense of urgency to come back with a decisive win today is very real.

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Another exciting day ahead

Another exciting day ahead2015-09-30 08:45:00 | Beach Major Series

The Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals launched Tuesday at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park where three of the four "wild card" entrants in the international Beach Volleyball event posted opening pool play match wins.

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First Results from Florida

First Results from Florida2015-09-29 20:15:00 | Beach Major Series

The first-ever Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals that got underway in Fort Lauderdale on September 29 is already shaping up to be the most important tournament of the season. Wild card upsets and medical drama were only part of the surprises, with more to come as Pool Play continues for the teams from eight nations on Wednesday.

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Country Bar Tour

Country Bar Tour2015-09-29 17:15:00 | Beach Major Series

Cheer on your favorite Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals players from all over the world during the global takeover at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.

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Dynamic American Duo Hit Italian Wall

Dynamic American Duo Hit Italian Wall2015-09-29 17:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson hit an Italian wall today on Center Court.

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Beach volleyball stars shine in the spotlight as new season highlight tournament kicks off in Fort Lauderdale

Beach volleyball stars shine in the spotlight as new season highlight tournament kicks off in Fort Lauderdale2015-09-29 15:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Top international teams contend for $100,000 first-place prizes in historic first Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals on Sept. 29–Oct. 4

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UPDATE: All Games on Center Court for Day One in Fort Lauderdale

UPDATE: All Games on Center Court for Day One in Fort Lauderdale2015-09-29 11:45:00 | Beach Major Series

All games on Day One of the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals are being held on the spectacular sands of the oceanside Center Court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, giving spectators an exciting kickoff to the sizzling action this week.

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Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals start today

Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals start today2015-09-29 09:50:00 | FIVB / Swatch Major Series

Ending the 2015 regular-season last week in China, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) is back in the United States for the inaugural USD 500,000 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals.

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On Top of the World

On Top of the World2015-09-28 16:30:00 | Beach Major Series

Brazil has always been a world force in the sport of beach volleyball, but this year they have dominated on a level that can only be described as inspired.

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It’s on!

It’s on!2015-09-28 12:30:00 | Beach Major Series

Game is on, Party is on – Fort Lauderdale is ready for the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals!

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Coming to America

Coming to America2015-09-28 09:00:00 | Beach Major Series

Athletes from all of the world arrived in Fort Lauderdale as the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals Center Court undergoes finishing touches on the sands of South Beach Park.

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2 Days to go!

2 Days to go!2015-09-27 16:30:00 | Swatch Majors Series

Who's excited for the tournament of the year?

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Milestone Saturday for Lucena & Dalhausser

Milestone Saturday for Lucena & Dalhausser2015-09-26 10:15:00 | FIVB

For Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals participants Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena, it was “milestone” Saturday in China.

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Models to Face Off

Models to Face Off2015-09-26 09:45:00 | Beach Major Series

Two of the top US model agencies will spike on Center Court during the semi-finals at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals. This is an exhibition match you won’t want to miss!

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A Mom Who Sides Out

A Mom Who Sides Out2015-09-24 16:40:00 | Beach Major Series

Have you ever wondered how professional female athletes juggle motherhood and staying at the top of their game? We sat down with Olympic athlete, Jen Kessy, to find out what that life is really like.

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Training to Win

Training to Win2015-09-22 10:05:00 | Beach Major Series

Is the coveted ‘beach body’ an actual fitness goal for beach athletes or is it the result of high performance training? We dig in with U.S.A. Strength & Conditioning Sport Physiologist, Timothy Pelot, to discuss that and more.

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Match Schedule revealed

Match Schedule revealed2015-09-21 11:32:00 | Beach Major Series

Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals starts on September 29. As the match schedule is released, the countdown to the greatest event in beach volleyball history begins.

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Ranghieri/Carambula withdraw

Ranghieri/Carambula withdraw2015-09-16 17:46:00 | FIVB/Swatch Major Series

With the withdrawal of the Italian team of Adrian Carambula/Alex Ranghieri, the tandem was replaced by compatriots Daniele Lupo/Paolo Nicolai.

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From Every Corner

From Every Corner2015-09-16 14:13:00 | Beach Major Series

The USA, Brazil, Canada, The Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Italy, and Germany will be represented at these 2015 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals - going head to head on the sands of one of the most beautiful beaches in South Florida.

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Pools Revealed

Pools Revealed2015-09-14 13:30:00 | FIVB/Swatch Major Series

In two weeks’ time, the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals in Fort Lauderdale will set a new standard of quality in beach volleyball.

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The stage is set

The stage is set2015-09-08 21:00:00 | Beach Major Series

The lines in the sand have been drawn. The best beach volleyball athletes in the world have earned the right to pack their bags and head to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the ultimate showdown of 2015.

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Fort Lauderdale is ready

Fort Lauderdale is ready2015-09-03 12:45:00 | Beach Major Series

First-ever Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals to take place on Fort Lauderdale Beach, with the top beach volleyball teams in the world to assemble in South Florida for their final face-off on the road to Rio and the 2016 Olympic Games

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Fight For The Fort

Fight For The Fort2015-09-01 10:49:00 | FIVB/Beach Majors

The Field for the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals in Fort Lauderdale is nearly set, but which teams will receive the much desired Wild Cards?

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It All Leads to This

It All Leads to This2015-08-26 10:34:00 | Swatch WT Finals

In its first year, the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series has seen three incredible stops around the world and now all eyes turn toward the USA. In one month the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals, the last event of the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, takes over Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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