Paris 2024 – Pool schedule revealed

You can throw the dates and times in the diary for the opening week of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games now that the beach volleyball schedule has been announced. Two Australian teams will be in action on the opening day of competition with Thursday 1 August seeing all three Australian sides in action. After the three pool games, the top…

Ticket to Paris booked in history-making feat

Australia’s beach volleyballers have earned a second quota for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, after winning the Asian Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Final in China. The teams of Izac Carracher/Mark Nicolaidis & Paul Burnett/Jack Pearse both faced China today, with the results of the first two matches forcing a third match decider. Burnett/Pearse put up a fierce fight, but fell…

Playing for Paris | 2023/24 AVC Continental Cup Finals

This weekend, the final positions in the beach volleyball draw will be allocated at the Asian Continental Cup Finals. The tournament features a unique format, by the end of which one quota position will be allocated to the victorious nations in the male and female competitions. Australia still has the opportunity to win one more men’s quota and add two…

Players selected for last chance at Olympic qualification

Australia still has the opportunity to earn one more Olympic quota in men’s beach volleyball at the Asian Continental Cup Finals later this week, with  selectors naming  six  athletes in contention. The tournament starts on Friday 21 June in Ningbo, China with two teams to be finalised before play begins: Zachery Schubert and Thomas Hodges – who were named on…

Four beach volleyball athletes announced to compete under the Eiffel Tower at Paris 2024

Olympic silver medallists Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar, along with Olympic debutants Thomas Hodges and Zachery Schubert, were announced to the Australian Olympic Team for Paris 2024 today at Adelaide Oval. Taliqua and Mariafe will again join forces for the women’s beach volleyball event after their history-making performances in Tokyo. This will mark both athletes third Olympic appearance,…