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More Than Sports: Big adventures for the Nummerdors

More Than Sports: Big adventures for the Nummerdors2016-11-29 09:19:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Manon and Reinder are facing new challenges

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Making the Team: Footprints in the Sand

Making the Team: Footprints in the Sand2016-11-23 15:40:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Step by step with Borger/Kozuch

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More Than Sports: A referee until the very end

More Than Sports: A referee until the very end2016-11-22 13:04:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Obituary of Dan Apol

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More Than Sports: A big one is switching sides

More Than Sports: A big one is switching sides2016-11-15 14:06:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Goodbye and hello Paulao

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More Than Sports: Who let the dogs out?

More Than Sports: Who let the dogs out?2016-11-03 11:03:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

A man’s (and woman’s) best friend

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More Than Sports: The secret lives of referees

More Than Sports: The secret lives of referees2016-10-24 13:12:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

The extensive activities of our beach volleyball referees

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More Than Sports: She is the boss off court

More Than Sports: She is the boss off court2016-10-18 11:47:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

The benefits and challenges of a coach-player-relationship

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More than sports: With a little help from Britta

More than sports: With a little help from Britta2016-10-11 09:39:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Love is when your ex is picking your new partner

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More than sports: Off-season special

More than sports: Off-season special2016-10-04 16:16:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

About new partnerships and long-term decisions

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More than sports: Off-season special

More than sports: Off-season special2016-09-27 11:06:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Of babies and blockers

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More than sports: It’s all about finding compromises

More than sports: It’s all about finding compromises2016-09-22 12:35:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Austria and Germany initiate big changes in their national beach volleyball federations

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More than sports: Stop at the top

More than sports: Stop at the top2016-09-12 18:19:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Three German beach volleyball stars end their careers

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A new era is getting started in Toronto

A new era is getting started in Toronto2016-09-06 11:32:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Sarah Pavan found a new partner to go for Tokyo 2020

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More than sports - A movie for the golden girls

More than sports - A movie for the golden girls2016-08-31 16:13:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Olympic Champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst are trying to get back to normal life, which is not easy after their stunning success

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More than sports: Lucky Lupo

More than sports: Lucky Lupo2016-08-20 11:58:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

A hard time ends for Daniele Lupo by a crowning glory at the closing ceremony in Brazil.

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More than sports:  The not-so-secret star of the Copacabana

More than sports: The not-so-secret star of the Copacabana2016-08-17 11:35:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

With three Brazilian teams in the Final Four of men and women, the beach volleyball competition is coming to its climax.

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Fanbotschafter bei den #TorontoFinals

Fanbotschafter bei den #TorontoFinals2016-08-13 10:20:00 | Swatch Major Series

Sei dabei!

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Thank you Klagenfurt!

Thank you Klagenfurt!2016-08-01 15:01:00 | Swatch Major Series

Time flies when you’re having fun by the Wörthersee

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More than sports: One last major triumph

More than sports: One last major triumph2016-08-01 10:50:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn - Swatch Major Series

More than sports: One last major triumph

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Golden boys’ perfect preparation

Golden boys’ perfect preparation2016-07-31 17:48:00 | Swatch Major Series

Latvians light up Klagenfurt in countdown to Copacabana

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We want to win it next year says Guto

We want to win it next year says Guto2016-07-31 17:01:00 | Swatch Major Series

Young boys from Brazil confident of glory in years to come

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Consistent Canadians ready for the Copacabana!

Consistent Canadians ready for the Copacabana!2016-07-31 17:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Saxton/Schalk set for South American after yet another medal.

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Latvian champions in a different league!

Latvian champions in a different league!2016-07-31 16:47:00 | Swatch Major Series

Samoilovs/Smedins celebrate sensational A1 Major Klagenfurt triumph

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Birthday boy Janis’ block party

Birthday boy Janis’ block party2016-07-31 12:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

Latvians loving Klagenfurt…again!

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Super Guto/Saymon surge into Klagenfurt final

Super Guto/Saymon surge into Klagenfurt final2016-07-31 11:05:00 | Swatch Major Series

Young Brazilians pick off plucky Poles

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More than sports: Double trouble on the Copacabana

More than sports: Double trouble on the Copacabana 2016-07-31 09:30:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn

Two fathers make Latvia's golden boys on the Copacabana and 59-year-old Andris Smedins will experience his first major sporting event.

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Brotherly love as Samoilovs celebrates semi spot

Brotherly love as Samoilovs celebrates semi spot2016-07-30 20:11:00 | Swatch Major Series

Lion King keeps it in the family with quarterfinal win

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Hard work pays off as Swiss make history

Hard work pays off as Swiss make history2016-07-30 19:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

No better time to be a beach volleyball player in Switzerland!

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Opening defeat helped champions focus

Opening defeat helped champions focus2016-07-30 18:05:00 | Swatch Major Series

Ludwig/Walkenhorst banish shock set-back to triumph by the Wörthersee

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Second Swatch Major Series gold for Laura and Kira!

Second Swatch Major Series gold for Laura and Kira!2016-07-30 17:43:00 | Swatch Major Series

Germans see off Swiss in stunning final

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Special Olympics 2017 finds a new friend in Klagenfurt

Special Olympics 2017 finds a new friend in Klagenfurt2016-07-30 17:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Special Olympics 2017 finds a new friend in Klagenfurt

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Samoilovs brothers aiming for unique double

Samoilovs brothers aiming for unique double2016-07-30 14:48:00 | Swatch Major Series

Can Aleksandrs and Mihails Samoilovs claim semifinal places on the same day?

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Young stars on fire in #KlagenfurtMajor heat!

Young stars on fire in #KlagenfurtMajor heat!2016-07-30 13:09:00 | Swatch Major Series

Beach volleyball’s up-and-coming men are through to the quarterfinals

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Swiss seal medal – but what color will it be?

Swiss seal medal – but what color will it be?2016-07-30 11:09:00 | Swatch Major Series

Heidrich/Zumkehr find their form to reach the final

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Is there any stopping Ludwig/Walkenhorst?

Is there any stopping Ludwig/Walkenhorst?2016-07-30 09:55:00 | Swatch Major Series

Germans going for yet more glory!

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Win VIP tickets to Toronto in our live video competition!

Win VIP tickets to Toronto in our live video competition!2016-07-29 20:36:00 | Swatch Major Series

How well do you know the stars of beach volleyball?!

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Massive memories for M&M despite defeat

Massive memories for M&M despite defeat2016-07-29 20:26:00 | Swatch Major Series

Austrians starlets bow out bravely against Brazil

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The master and the apprentice

The master and the apprentice2016-07-29 19:44:00 | Swatch Major Series

Ricardo teaching the next generation of Brazilian stars

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The Swiss kiss of Klagenfurt success

The Swiss kiss of Klagenfurt success2016-07-29 18:16:00 | Swatch Major Series

Women’s semifinal line-up complete

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Perfect Poles in charge in the Pool Play

Perfect Poles in charge in the Pool Play2016-07-29 15:02:00 | Swatch Major Series

Polish partnerships proving themselves the best

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Hopp Schwiiz!

Hopp Schwiiz! 2016-07-29 12:55:00 | Swatch Major Series

That’s how the Swiss roll!

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Norwegian new kids on the block silence Austria

Norwegian new kids on the block silence Austria 2016-07-29 11:34:00 | Swatch Major Series

Unreal performance from tournament’s youngest team!

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Girls Czech into the quarterfinals!

Girls Czech into the quarterfinals!2016-07-29 11:21:00 | Swatch Major Series

Last eight line-up taking shape in Klagenfurt

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Fab Friday at A1 Major Klagenfurt!

Fab Friday at A1 Major Klagenfurt!2016-07-29 08:50:00 | Swatch Major Series

What’s on the menu today on the shores of the Wörthersee?

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Classy top seeds strut their stuff in Klagenfurt

Classy top seeds strut their stuff in Klagenfurt2016-07-28 20:35:00 | Swatch Major Series

Latvians roar and Dutch dominate

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Austria hails newest beach volleyball stars

Austria hails newest beach volleyball stars2016-07-28 18:31:00 | Swatch Major Series

Talk of the Center Court on Thursday was all about one team…

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Olympic look to women’s last 16

Olympic look to women’s last 162016-07-28 17:32:00 | Swatch Major Series

All the stars set to clash for place in the quarterfinals

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Canadians in Klagenfurt can’t wait for Toronto

Canadians in Klagenfurt can’t wait for Toronto2016-07-28 14:55:00 | Swatch Major Series

Saxton/Schalk stake a claim for glory in Canada derby

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Austrian neighbors making a noise in Klagenfurt

Austrian neighbors making a noise in Klagenfurt 2016-07-28 13:25:00 | Swatch Major Series

German girls doing their thing

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More than sports: “They should just say the names and ban these people”

More than sports: “They should just say the names and ban these people”2016-07-28 13:10:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn

Limian Barsouk has played on the FIVB World Tour since 1999 - this year, he wants to participate at his second Olympic Games, but the decision does not lie in his own hands.

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Emotional Babsi says goodbye

Emotional Babsi says goodbye2016-07-28 10:31:00 | Swatch Major Series

Austrian star's final game in Klagenfurt ends in defeat

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The men chasing a dream living in a van

The men chasing a dream living in a van2016-07-28 09:44:00 | Swatch Major Series

We meet England’s only senior beach volleyball stars on the road in Klagenfurt

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Five matches to thrill you on Thursday

Five matches to thrill you on Thursday 2016-07-27 21:07:00 | Swatch Major Series

Our guide on what’s hot on day three of the A1 Major Klagenfurt

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Wicked Wednesday for Olympic women

Wicked Wednesday for Olympic women2016-07-27 20:59:00 | Swatch Major Series

Rio-bound girls not having it all their own way in the Pool Play

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This has never ever happened before!

This has never ever happened before!2016-07-27 18:14:00 | Swatch Major Series

Heavy rain helps make Klagenfurt Center Court history

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Men whizz their way into the main draw

Men whizz their way into the main draw2016-07-27 17:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

Americans on top in quick-fire final qualification round

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Meet the awesome American winning wildcards

Meet the awesome American winning wildcards2016-07-27 15:35:00 | Swatch Major Series

What a way to start your first Major!

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Wildcards thrash the favorites!

Wildcards thrash the favorites!2016-07-27 14:55:00 | Swatch Major Series

American youngsters beat top seeds Ludwig/Walkenhorst

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Never-say-die fight for Klagenfurt Major survival

Never-say-die fight for Klagenfurt Major survival 2016-07-27 12:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

Men’s qualification battles go to the wire

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Horst preparing for the mother of all tournaments

Horst preparing for the mother of all tournaments2016-07-27 11:26:00 | Swatch Major Series

Memories of Klagenfurt will last forever for Austrian

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Doppler looking for lady luck this week in Klagenfurt

Doppler looking for lady luck this week in Klagenfurt2016-07-27 10:45:00 | Swatch Major Series

Can the veteran of Klagenfurt finally land a medal on home sand?

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We’re all set for a wonderful Wednesday

We’re all set for a wonderful Wednesday2016-07-26 20:31:00 | Swatch Major Series

Jam-packed day on the shores of the Wörthersee

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A1 Major Klagenfurt day one – done!

A1 Major Klagenfurt day one – done!2016-07-26 18:19:00 | Swatch Major Series

Women’s qualification complete

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21 hours of Klagenfurt in the limelight

21 hours of Klagenfurt in the limelight 2016-07-26 17:02:00 | Swatch Major Series

Almost a full day of beach volleyball action broadcast live on television

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Doppler/Horst tickled pink!

Doppler/Horst tickled pink!2016-07-26 14:27:00 | Swatch Major Series

Home heroes hope to brighten up Klagenfurt

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Center Court crowd have something to shout about

Center Court crowd have something to shout about2016-07-26 13:45:00 | Swatch Major Series

Opening day’s entertainment pleases home beach fans

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Last time in Klagenfurt for Hansel

Last time in Klagenfurt for Hansel2016-07-26 13:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

Klagenfurt is special whether it’s your first or 14th tournament

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New kids on the block go for gold in Cyprus

New kids on the block go for gold in Cyprus2016-07-26 12:21:00 | Swatch Major Series

Next generation of beach volleyball stars aim for glory

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The wait is almost over!

The wait is almost over!2016-07-25 20:12:00 | Swatch Major Series

A1 Major Klagenfurt ready for beach fans invasion

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Country quota clash ends with upset

Country quota clash ends with upset2016-07-25 17:52:00 | Swatch Major Series

Bieneck/Groβner knockout Holtwick/Semmler

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Knowing your kills and kongs in Klagenfurt

Knowing your kills and kongs in Klagenfurt2016-07-25 13:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Learn the beach volleyball lingo

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From Klagenfurt with love

From Klagenfurt with love2016-07-25 11:49:00 | Swatch Major Series

We’re ready for the greatest show on sand! Photocredit: ACTS

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Five reasons why you can’t take your eyes off Klagenfurt

Five reasons why you can’t take your eyes off Klagenfurt2016-07-22 12:23:00 | Swatch Major Series

Why the A1 Major Klagenfurt rocks the Wörthersee

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Do you have an eye for the perfect photo?

Do you have an eye for the perfect photo?2016-07-22 10:16:00 | Swatch Major Series

Take part in the A1 Major Klagenfurt photo contest and win incredible prizes

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The #MyBeachMoment at #KlagenfurtMajor Instagram Sweepstakes

The #MyBeachMoment at #KlagenfurtMajor Instagram Sweepstakes2016-07-21 19:08:00 | Swatch Major Series

Turn your Beach Moments into daily prizes

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More Than Sports: Gunfight with a spoon

More Than Sports: Gunfight with a spoon2016-07-21 11:24:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

For the first time in history, Canada will have four beach volleyball teams at the Olympics. Sam Schachter booked his last-minute-ticket, but before departing, he has to overcome a mental conflict in Klagenfurt...

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One week to A1 Major Klagenfurt!

One week to A1 Major Klagenfurt!2016-07-19 15:58:00 | Swatch Major Series

It’s not long now, people!

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Klagenfurt calling the world’s best

Klagenfurt calling the world’s best2016-07-18 17:18:00 | Swatch Major Series

League of nations de-camp to Carinthia

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Wings for Life brings you closer to the action!

Wings for Life brings you closer to the action!2016-07-14 14:50:00 | Swatch Major Series

Secure your seat right on the Center Court with our Wings for Life Charity Auction

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A1 Major Klagenfurt pointing to the five rings!

A1 Major Klagenfurt pointing to the five rings!2016-07-13 18:38:00 | Swatch Major Series

Press conference signaling the start of the A1 Major Klagenfurt in less than two weeks

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Center Court the place to be on Saturday!

Center Court the place to be on Saturday!2016-07-01 21:59:00 | Swatch Major Series

Awe inspiring line-up on penultimate day in Poreč

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Thursday crowds pack Center Court

Thursday crowds pack Center Court2016-06-30 20:37:00 | Swatch Major Series

Austrians honored to receive fans’ backing

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More than sports: What goes around comes around

More than sports: What goes around comes around2016-06-28 12:35:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Xandi Huber and Robin Seidl show nerves of steel and book their first ever ticket to the Olympic Games

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More than sports – The best thing that happened to Croatia

More than sports – The best thing that happened to Croatia2016-06-21 08:28:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Maja Rosko will play her heart out at Poreč Major and hopes the event will infiltrate the beach volleyball culture in Croatia

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Your last chance!

Your last chance!2016-06-17 11:07:00 | Swatch Major Series

Become a Fan Ambassador at the #PorecMajor from 28 June – 3 July

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Pressure, what pressure?

Pressure, what pressure?2016-06-08 17:27:00 | Swatch Major Series

Clemens Doppler is playing it cool in Hamburg after opening victory

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Kiwis take one-way ticket to Europe

Kiwis take one-way ticket to Europe2016-06-08 12:33:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Sonny Hirini and Griffin Muller want to do the Haka at their first ever Klagenfurt Major

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Julius Brink: My affection for two special Italians

Julius Brink: My affection for two special Italians2016-06-01 16:11:00 | Julius Brink / Swatch Major Series

Deep respect for Adrian Carambula and Alex Ranghieri

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More Than Sports - The Perfectionist

More Than Sports - The Perfectionist2016-05-31 09:25:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Why Swiss women are celebrating historical success

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Baden kicks off beach volleyball summer in Austria

Baden kicks off beach volleyball summer in Austria2016-05-25 17:06:00 | Swatch Major Series / CEV Satellite Baden

The CEV Satellite Baden 2016 attracts 24 nations to compete on Center Court

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Julius Brink on the difference between German men and women

Julius Brink on the difference between German men and women2016-05-24 19:13:00 | Julius Brink

Four German teams fight for two tickets to the Olympics

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More than sports – Me and my sheep

More than sports – Me and my sheep2016-05-20 12:54:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Alexander Brouwer always has a special guest in his bag

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Swatch Major Series founder inaugurated into Austrian Hall of Fame

Swatch Major Series founder inaugurated into Austrian Hall of Fame2016-05-20 12:49:00 | Swatch Major Series

Hannes Jagerhofer once again awarded for his exceptional event organization

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More than sports - Next generation reloaded

More than sports - Next generation reloaded 2016-05-17 16:57:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

How successful women bring miracles to the FIVB World Tour

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Klagenfurt calling! Volunteers wanted!

Klagenfurt calling! Volunteers wanted!2016-05-09 13:23:00 | Swatch Major Series

Your chance to be part of Austria’s biggest event of the summer

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More than sports- the next generation

More than sports- the next generation2016-05-04 13:46:00 | Author: Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

World Tour alumni are helping to develop the structures in beach volleyball

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The bright light within the World Tour

The bright light within the World Tour2016-04-27 12:10:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn/Swatch Major Series

Athletes darling Tim Simmons turns 69, but leaving the World Tour is out of the question

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Schwaiger/Hansel fifth in Fuzhou!

Schwaiger/Hansel fifth in Fuzhou!2016-04-20 07:25:00 | Swatch Major Series

Men eliminated in the Round of 16

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Helpers behind the sidelines

Helpers behind the sidelines2016-04-19 13:20:00 | Swatch Major Series

While the World Tour athletes are fighting on the court thinking points and prize money, the people around them have to face different challenges.

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From the qualifications into the finals and back to the qualifications

From the qualifications into the finals and back to the qualifications2016-04-19 08:40:00 | Swatch Major Series

The tough way into the Main Draw

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Xiamen: The Finals – Silver it is!

Xiamen: The Finals – Silver it is!2016-04-17 07:35:00 | Swatch Major Series

Steffi and Babsi beat Kerri and April

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Xiamen: Schwaiger/Hansel have reached the semifinals!

Xiamen: Schwaiger/Hansel have reached the semifinals!2016-04-13 10:50:00 | Swatch Major Series

Two ninth-place finishes for Austria’s Men

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Jerky for the journey

Jerky for the journey2016-04-12 16:05:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn/Swatch Major Series

Packing is not always easy for World-Tour-Players – especially when the next stop is called China.

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Get your Boarding Passes!

Get your Boarding Passes!2016-04-12 10:40:00 | Swatch Major Series

From 26 – 31 July the legendary beach volleyball tournament will turn Klagenfurt am Wörthersee/Kärnten into Austria’s largest sand box again. And just like every year, we are raffling off the option to buy boarding passes.

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FIVB World Tour stops in China the next two weeks

FIVB World Tour stops in China the next two weeks2016-04-12 09:35:00 | Swatch Major Series

The journey around the globe continues and make a move from the far West of Asia into the far East of Asia. Welcome to China.

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Silver shines like gold in the flood light

Silver shines like gold in the flood light2016-04-08 15:55:00 | Swatch Major Series

Unfortunately, it is ‘only‘ silver but it appears to be gold for the guys...

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