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Young Brazil volleyball fan goes on emotional roller coaster ride for the ages

With teams able to score on every serve and the matches only best-of-three, the emotions and momentum of a beach volleyball match at the Olympics can swing rather quickly. These quick swings were perfectly embodied by a young Brazilian fan Sunday. This excited fan was watching Brazilian beach volleyball superstars Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes on Sunday as the duo won a highly...
Via The Comeback
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Brazil's Talita and Larissax win FIVB World Tour Finals

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Brazil's Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca won the FIVB World Tour Finals on Sunday, beating Germany's Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst 21-17, 21-18 to extend their international winning streak to 27 matches. ''We try to take everything point by point,'' Franca said. ''When we scored that last point, we could feel the energy of the crowd. We worked so...
Via Associated Press
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brazil's Antunes, Franca win in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Brazil's Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca won their fourth FIVB World Tour event of the season Sunday, beating Americans April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings 21-18, 21-16 in the World Series of Beach Volleyball. Antunes and Franca also won the 2014 title. Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt completed the Brazilian sweep, beating Americans Phil Dalhausser...
Via Associated Press
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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