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  • USA And Russia Go The Distance | Video

    USA And Russia Go The Distance

    Unbeaten USA go up against a strong side from the Russian Federation in the men's volleyball semifinal. Unforced errors from Russia give the first two sets to the Americans, but Russia rebound and win the next two sets to send the match to a fifth set. In the fifth, the USA goes up 5-2 early, but again Russia rally to tie at 13. The Americans make the most of their match point and get past a tenacious Russia to the final. Volleyball Men Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - USA vs RUS
  • Russian Win Battle Of The Titans | Video

    Russian Win Battle Of The Titans

    Powerhouse Brazil take on giants Russian Federation in men's volleyball, winning a close first set 25-22. Russia respond in the second set to level the match and outlast the South Americans in the third set 31-29. The fourth and final set features some extended points with good digs and hits, Russia coming out on top as Brazil hit long on match point. Volleyball Men Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - BRA vs RUS
  • Russia Claim Bronze Medal | Video

    Russia Claim Bronze Medal

    The Russian Federation meet Italy to determine the bronze medal in men's volleyball. Italy show well early, but Russia build up a lead and take the first set. In the second, Russia take advantage of an Italian error on set point and go up two sets to one. Italy are unable to solve Russia in the third set, and the Russian Federation wins the bronze medal match in straight sets. Volleyball Men Bronze Medal Match - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - RUS vs ITA
  • Host China Win Bronze Against Cuba | Video

    Host China Win Bronze Against Cuba

    Cuba and the People's Republic of China hope for a medal as they meet in the women's volleyball bronze medal match. China win the first set but Cuba rally in the second to level the match. China gather momentum by winning the third set and in the fourth, Cuba have no answer for China's play at the net. The host nations collect bronze. Volleyball Women Bronze Medal Match - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CUB vs CHN
  • Dynamic Duo Move On To Final To Defend Title | Video

    Dynamic Duo Move On To Final To Defend Title

    Heavily favoured Americans Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor play Talita and Renata from Brazil to determine who will advance to the gold medal match. The world number ones from the USA win convincingly in the first set 21-12. They continue their dominance in the second set, dispatching the Brazilians 21-14 to win in straight sets. USA move on to the final. Beach Volleyball Women Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Talita - Renata (BRA) vs Walsh - May-Treanor (USA)
  • Brazil Take On Serbia | Video

    Brazil Take On Serbia

    Serbia come out swinging against number one ranked Brazil and win a close first set 27-25. Brazil rally in the second with some great blocking and carry the momentum and staunch defense to the third to go up two sets to one. In a tight fourth set, Brazil hit well and see Serbia serve into the net on match point to win three sets to one. Volleyball Men Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - SRB vs BRA
  • USA Rally Against Italy | Video

    USA Rally Against Italy

    Italy's strong serve propels them to victory in the first set of their preliminary round match with the USA, but the Americans win a close second set 25-22. Clayton Stanley comes up with a big hit to win the third set, and the Americans use a soft touch to best the Italians in the fourth and final set. The USA win three sets to one. Volleyball Men Preliminary Pool A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - USA vs ITA
  • Italy Edge Poland To Make It To The Semifinal | Video

    Italy Edge Poland To Make It To The Semifinal

    Italy vie with Poland for a semifinal spot in men's volleyball. Italy take a comfortable two sets to none lead, but Poland answer back to take the third set 25-18 and a closely contested fourth set 28-26. In the fifth and deciding set, it again goes the distance. Italy win 17-15 and their dream of a fourth consecutive Olympic medal is alive. Volleyball Men Quarterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ITA vs POL
  • Brazil Advance To Semifinal | Video

    Brazil Advance To Semifinal

    Brazil meet the People's Republic of China in men's volleyball quarterfinal action, taking the first set 25-17. China try to get back into the match, but the number one ranked Brazil are too much for the Chinese and the South Americans win the next two sets. Brazil claim the match three sets to none and ease into a semifinal date with Italy. Volleyball Men Quarterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN vs BRA
  • Upset At All-Brazil Semifinal | Video

    Upset At All-Brazil Semifinal

    Defending Olympic champions Ricardo and Emanuel take on Brazilian compatriots Araujo and Fabio Luiz for the right to play for beach volleyball gold. In a close first set, the challengers edge Ricardo and Emanuel 22-20. In the second set, Araujo and Luiz maintain their advantage and upend the champions 21-18 for a chance to claim the gold medal against the USA. Beach Volleyball Men Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Araujo - Fabio Luiz (BRA) vs Ricardo - Emanuel (BRA)
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