Men's volleyball

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2011 file photo, supporters of Iranian soccer team Esteghlal, hold flags of their favorite team, at the Azadi (Freedom) stadium, in Tehran, Iran. Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after setting herself on fire outside a court after learning she may have to serve a six-month sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium where women are banned, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. The 30-year-old was known as the "Blue Girl" on social media for the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team, Esteghlal. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
September 10, 2019 - 12:32 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian woman detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer stadium to watch a match has died after setting herself on fire upon learning she could spend six months in prison, semi-official news outlets reported Tuesday. The self-immolation death of 29-...
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February 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Across the U.S. and in many places abroad, transgender athletes are breaking barriers in high school, college and pro sports and being embraced by teammates and fans. But resentments can still flare when transgender women start winning and dominating their sport. Exhibit A is a recent public...
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Thailand's Anuwat Chaichana, left, kicks a ball against Lao's Kantana Nanthisen during men's sepak takraw team doubles final match at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
August 25, 2018 - 4:27 am
PALEMBANG, Indonesia (AP) — Of the Asian games at the Asian Games, sepaktakraw should get some billing as a festival event. With origins in rural southeast Asian provinces — several countries lay claim to creating it — sepaktakraw is like an aerial soccer or hands-free volleyball where players can...
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Maryland lacrosse player Dylan Maltz, of Ashburn, Va., shows off his tie to President Donald Trump as Trump meets with NCAA championship teams at the White House, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 17, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Indoors and out, the White House was overrun with school spirit Friday as President Donald Trump welcomed college sports champions and declared them "great athletes." Too many of them to fit in one room, the teams took up positions all around the mansion for separate photo ops...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2016, file photo Joe Trinsey, top left, technical coordinator for the United States women's volleyball team, and coach consultant Marv Dunphy, top right, view warmups ahead of a women's preliminary volleyball match at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Longtime Pepperdine men’s volleyball coach Dunphy, who guided the U.S. men’s Olympic indoor team to a gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, is retiring from the university.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 19, 2017 - 4:50 pm
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Longtime Pepperdine men's volleyball coach Marv Dunphy, who guided the U.S. men's Olympic indoor team to a gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, is retiring from the university. Pepperdine announced Monday that the 69-year-old Dunphy is calling it a career after four NCAA...
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