Month: July 2011

London 2012 Celebrates One Year To Go

With exactly one year to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, organisers confirm that preparations for the Games are on track and London’s vision to host Olympic and Paralympic Games that inspire the world and acts as a catalyst for lasting change, is set to [ … ]

Mihneva and Wiezowska Triumph at Portadown

The wet and windy weather did not stop the volleyball players at the Portadown beach pad on Saturday the 16th of July. There were 8 female teams, representing different nationalities and clubs. Teams like Sorcha Maguire and Chloe Mc Dowell, Alice Quinn and Judith Edgar, and Irene Dentico participated for [ … ]

Blaze Players Take Victory at NIVA Open event.

For the second event of the same sex pairs beach volleyball tour, the East strand of Portrush was used again. Despite the stony beach causing constant disruption to the players, the tournament has a great display of volleyball talent for men and women, and from both sides of the border. [ … ]

McKnight-Workman and Mihneva-Wiezowska Win Blaze Open

A scorching summers day on Portrush East Strand saw 2011’s first single sex beach volleyball tournament in Northern Ireland, run by the local volleyball club Ballymoney Blaze. The fantastic weather was only added to by the high standard of volleyball to be played on the beach that day. The men’s section saw [ … ]

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