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Brazil sweeps gold in Stavanger

Brazil sweeps gold in Stavanger2015-06-14 17:30:00 | Stavanger Major

Brazil claimed its first men’s gold in the Swatch Major Series at Stavanger, Norway on June 14, mirroring the triumph of Brazilian women the night before. Collecting silver and bronze, Poland’s men set a benchmark of their own.

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A Bird’s-eye view of Stavanger Major

A Bird’s-eye view of Stavanger Major 2015-06-14 17:15:00 | Stavanger Major

Volunteer at Stavanger Major, Karoline Halvorsen won the heli-trip over Stavanger for using the InstantBeachApp. She and her friend got to see CenterCourt from above in the crystal clear Sunday sunshine.

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Medal rounds ready to roll in Stavanger

Medal rounds ready to roll in Stavanger2015-06-14 13:52:00 | Stavanger Major

Medal battles at the Swatch Major Series in Stavanger, Norway start Sunday at 14:30 CET

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The Norwegian factor

The Norwegian factor2015-06-14 13:30:00 | Stavanger Major

The ever-changing weather of the rugged west coast of Norway is one of the aspects that make Stavanger Major an interesting and unique Stop at the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series.

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Men's finals in Stavanger: Sunday preview

Men's finals in Stavanger: Sunday preview2015-06-14 11:10:00 | Stavanger Major

And then there were four. Brazil, Italy and two teams from Poland will fight for the gold medal – and a Viking sword – at the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series in Stavanger, Norway on June 14.

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Brazil – Gold and Silver in Stavanger

Brazil – Gold and Silver in Stavanger 2015-06-13 19:25:00 | Stavanger Major

For the second week in a row, Brazilian women struck gold in the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series – this time on June 13 in Stavanger, Norway. The South American powerhouse also earned silver, with the Netherlands seizing bronze.

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Red Bull Sky Dive Team bringing the ball for the Woman Final

Red Bull Sky Dive Team bringing the ball for the Woman Final2015-06-13 18:45:00 | Stavanger Major

The Stavanger Major Series got a visit from the sky above Saturday, as the Red Bull Sky Dive Team aimed to land right inside the Centre Court. Do you think they succeeded?

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Norway’s top man in chess, Magnus Carlsen, defeated on Center Court Stavanger

Norway’s top man in chess, Magnus Carlsen, defeated on Center Court Stavanger2015-06-13 17:45:00 | Stavanger Major

Chess and beach volleyball proved to be an exciting mix at Stavanger Major.

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Women's medal round lineup set!

Women's medal round lineup set!2015-06-13 14:37:00 | Stavanger Major

Medal matches at the Swatch Major Series in Stavanger, Norway kick off Saturday at 16:00 CET

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Women's Semis set in Stavanger: Friday recap

Women's Semis set in Stavanger: Friday recap2015-06-12 21:04:00 | Stavanger Major

At the Stavanger Major on June 12, Quarter Finals determined which women will move on to Saturday's Semi Finals and medal rounds. Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands will do battle.

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Hits for Kids

Hits for Kids2015-06-12 18:25:00 | Stavanger Major

The Beach Camp at the Stavanger Major let little toddlers play and learn beach volleyball very same sand that on which the world’s top players compete. This little dream factory evidently plants lasting impressions, as well as important seeds for the future of the sport.

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We got a Major beach party brewing in Stavanger! Be part of it!

We got a Major beach party brewing in Stavanger! Be part of it! 2015-06-12 16:25:00 | Stavanger Major

The weekend weather looks great, the players are ready and Center Court is pumping with action. We got a world class, beautiful looking beach volleyball weekend on our hands. This is your chance: Come join us!

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Friday Midday: Charge toward Quarter Finals

Friday Midday: Charge toward Quarter Finals2015-06-12 13:50:00 | Stavanger Major

With medal matches only a day away, sixteen women's beach volleyball teams contested morning elimination matches at the Stavanger Major on June 12. In men's Pool play, Brazilian legends crushed American hopes.

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Still Norwegian hope left

Still Norwegian hope left2015-06-12 12:50:00 | Stavanger Major

With the women’s pool play ending yesterday with no Norwegian teams left in the mix, the host nation of Stavanger Major has only the men left to rely on. We had a chat with Iver Horrem and Geir Eithun on their upcoming match today.

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SWATCH TOUCH ZERO ONE CHALLENGE

SWATCH TOUCH ZERO ONE CHALLENGE2015-06-11 21:00:00 | Stavanger Major

Win Swatch watches or a trip to the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Final, Fort Lauderdale – USA

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Skyball

Skyball2015-06-11 19:23:00 | Stavanger Major

Adrian Carambula hitting it

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Stavanger Major LIVE STREAM up tomorrow!

Stavanger Major LIVE STREAM up tomorrow!2015-06-11 17:00:00 | Stavanger Major

Follow your favorite teams battle it out in Stavanger up close. Log on and get your fix right here.

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Fighting like Vikings

Fighting like Vikings 2015-06-11 16:20:00 | Stavanger Major

The USA's Casey Patterson and Jake Gibb will battle like warriors in hopes of fulfilling a long-standing dream: Climb to the top of the podium and claim the Stavanger Major prize – a replica of an actual Viking sword, traditionally presented to winners in the city.

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These top men teams are competing in Stavanger!

These top men teams are competing in Stavanger!2015-06-11 15:06:00 | Stavanger Major

Men’s Main Draw is well underway here in beautiful Stavanger. Here are some of the top men teams to turn heads for.

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STAVANGER MAJOR, SATURDAY: Norway’s top man in chess, Magnus Carlsen, swaps his pawns for beach volleyball

STAVANGER MAJOR, SATURDAY: Norway’s top man in chess, Magnus Carlsen, swaps his pawns for beach volleyball2015-06-11 11:48:00 | Stavanger Major

No 1 and 2 in Norwegian chess, Magnus Carlsen and Jon Ludvig Hammer, will be mixing it up at Stavanger Major!

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Trade Village Attractions

Trade Village Attractions2015-06-11 11:15:00 | Stavanger Major

The downtown Stavanger harbour area, Vågen, is turned upside down these days. Check it out during the week of 8 - 14 June.

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Thursday Preview: Everybody into the pool

Thursday Preview: Everybody into the pool2015-06-11 10:50:00 | Stavanger Major

Day three at the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series stop in Stavanger is a day in the pool: group Pool play. Men dive into the start of these Main Draw matches, while by evening the women will know who will emerge from the pool and into Friday's Quarter Finals.

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Wet Wednesday in Stavanger

Wet Wednesday in Stavanger 2015-06-11 10:24:00 | Stavanger Major

Forty-eight hours of beach volleyball across four courts in one cold, rainy day left its victims at the Stavanger Major on Wednesday. The Italian bronze medalists from the Poreč Major are out, while Canadians look strong.

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Talita's Stavanger Major withdrawal in her own words

Talita's Stavanger Major withdrawal in her own words 2015-06-11 09:39:00 | Stavanger Major

Brazilian beach volleyball star Talita Antunes shocked fans and opponents alike when she and her partner Larissa Franca – on a six-event winning streak including the Swatch Major Series premiere in Poreč, Croatia – withdrew from the Stavanger Major just before the start of Main Draw play. Here, in her own words, is what happened.

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Cars, food, clothing and whirlybirds!

Cars, food, clothing and whirlybirds!2015-06-10 16:20:00 | Stavanger Major

Get yourself an authentic player costume for ruling the beach this summer, at our beloved sponsor WeMove.

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Wednesday at the Stavanger Major: Midday Update

Wednesday at the Stavanger Major: Midday Update 2015-06-10 13:56:00 | Stavanger Major

It was all about the men Wednesday morning at the Swatch Major Series in Stavanger, Norway, and the Brazilians continued to roll. In the afternoon, women's Pool play will join in, including the tournament's top seeds as well as podium finishers from the Poreč Major.

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These top woman teams are competing in Stavanger!

These top woman teams are competing in Stavanger!2015-06-10 13:39:00 | Stavanger Major

After a sunny start here with qualifications in Stavanger its time to get down to business. A day of hard work is upon us, as the 32 women's teams in the Main Draw battle it out. Here are some of the teams to look out for.

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Wednesday Preview: Things get serious in Stavanger

Wednesday Preview: Things get serious in Stavanger2015-06-10 08:15:00 | Stavanger Major

With 24 men's Qualification matches and 32 women's Main Draw bouts, day two of the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series will see more than 48 hours of action, with some of the best in the sport battling toward Olympic qualifying points in Stavanger, Norway on June 10.

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Tuesday highlights at the Stavanger Major: Recap

Tuesday highlights at the Stavanger Major: Recap2015-06-09 20:00:00 | Stavanger Major

With both woman qualification rounds and men’s Country Quota on the menu, the day would provide plenty of action. And as it progressed, it proved to be the day for twins in Stavanger!

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Create instant beach vibe @ StavangerMajor and win a helicopter ride!

Create instant beach vibe @ StavangerMajor and win a helicopter ride!2015-06-09 16:35:00 | Stavanger Major

We’ll guarantee you that you will get that instant beach vibe at StavangerMajor. In fact, we´ve even made an app for you never to miss it!

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Midday Update: First official day at the Stavanger Major!

Midday Update: First official day at the Stavanger Major!2015-06-09 13:41:00 | Stavanger Major

We are well underway with the woman qualification today as the sunny weather hits Stavanger harbour full force.

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Country Quota – teams battle it out for participation in Stavanger Major

Country Quota – teams battle it out for participation in Stavanger Major2015-06-09 08:49:00 | Stavanger Major

The system of Country Quota was played in Beach Volleyball until 2012. And now it’s back!

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It’s on for tomorrow!

It’s on for tomorrow!2015-06-08 14:00:00 | Stavanger Major

The hustle and bustle has reached Stavanger full force as Stavanger Major officially starts tomorrow. We could not be more exited!

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The Lowdown on Beach Volleyball

The Lowdown on Beach Volleyball2015-06-05 14:30:00 | Stavanger Major

There’s more to beach volleyball than meets the eye. As the second Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series tournament heats up in Stavanger, Norway, here’s info to make you feel like an insider.

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SHORTLIST: Big names Stavanger Major

SHORTLIST: Big names Stavanger Major2015-06-04 13:00:00 | Stavanger Major

Need a quick introduction to the teams you really should look out for in Stavanger Major this year? This is the super short-list!

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Do you know about the culture scene in Stavanger?

Do you know about the culture scene in Stavanger?2015-05-31 14:00:00 | Stavanger Major

ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC & FOOD: The host city for the second stop of the 2015 Swatch Major Series this June 9–14 is known to many as Norway’s oil capital and a hub for business, but the colorful destination is much more than that! Here’s a tasteof the fun you can find in Stavanger when you visit.

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Stavanger in the finals of Norway's Most Attractive City award

Stavanger in the finals of Norway's Most Attractive City award2015-05-31 11:00:00 | Stavanger Major

According to the jury of Norway’s Most Attractive City award, this year's beach volleyball party June 9–14 has a very special host city. Stavanger East was recently named one of three finalists for the Most Attractive City honor that will be awarded in June.

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4 reasons to visit Stavanger in June

4 reasons to visit Stavanger in June2015-05-31 10:00:00 | Stavanger Major

– GIVE US THE 5. AND WIN TICKETS TO THE STAVANGER MAJOR!

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Swatch Major Series – beach volleyball at the next level!

Swatch Major Series – beach volleyball at the next level!2015-05-31 09:00:00 | Stavanger Major

Beach volleyball is finally back in Stavanger! And it’ll be bigger, more exciting and more fun than ever.

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