Posts Tagged Brazil

Beach Volleyball USA vs Brazil

Posted by on Friday, 31 July, 2009
American Beach Volleyball Gold Medalist Celebrate

American Beach Volleyball Gold Medalist Celebrate, originally uploaded by BSR-12.
Todd Rogers and Philip Dalhausser / USA vs. Fabio Magalhaes and Marcio Araujo / Brazil

The AVP and the United States have invited Brazil to Westgate City Center in Glendale, Arizona for the AVP World Challenge – USA vs. Brazil. If Brazil accepts, it will put the top AVP Crocs Tour players against the top Brazilian players.

The US teams will likely include Kerri Walsh, Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers


Brazil Defeats Serbia to Take 2009 FIVB World League Title

Posted by on Sunday, 26 July, 2009
Brazil topped the 2009 World League podium for the 8th time

Brazil topped the 2009 World League podium for the 8th time. Photo courtesy of FIVB

In a 3-2 match (22-25, 25-23, 25-22, 23-25, 15-12) Brazil beat Serbia in the 2009 FIVB World League finals. Serbia won their fourth silver medal while Brazil wins its eighth World League title. Brazilian libero Sérgio Dutra Santos gets the MVP title of the finals along with the $30,000 USD prize.


Grand Slam Moscow 2009 Goes to Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa Franca

Posted by on Saturday, 18 July, 2009
With a smiling Juliana Felisberta Silva (center) watching, partner Larissa Franca (right) hits against Vanilda Leao in the All-Brazilian women's finale at the Grand Slam Moscow 2009 Saturday

With a smiling Juliana Felisberta Silva (center) watching, partner Larissa Franca (right) hits against Vanilda Leao in the All-Brazilian women’s finale at the Grand Slam Moscow 2009 Saturday. Photo courtesy of FIVB

Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa Franca defeated Renata Ribeiro and Vanilda Leao for the gold medal in the All-Brazilian women’s finale at the Grand Slam Moscow.


Talita Antunes and Maria Antonelli Take Gold at 1to1energy Grand Slam

Posted by on Sunday, 12 July, 2009
Talita Antunes (left) and Maria Antonelli celebrate a gold medal win at the 1to1energy Grand Slam Saturday over Brazilian rivals Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa Franca

Talita Antunes (left) and Maria Antonelli celebrate a gold medal win at the 1to1energy Grand Slam Saturday over Brazilian rivals Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa Franca. Photo courtesy of FIVB

Talita Antunes and Maria Antonelli win their third international gold medal at the 1to1energy Grand Slam. The pair share the podium for the fifth-time this season with another Brazilian team in the top three.


USA Soccer Takes Aim for Gold in 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted by on Thursday, 2 July, 2009


South Africa USA Brazil Confed Cup Soccer, originally uploaded by Kuris1.
USA’s Clint Dempsey, center, reacts with fellow team member Benny Feilhaber, left, after scoring their opening goal, as Brazil’s Luisao, right, is seen, during their Confederations Cup final soccer match at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, June 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)

Just off the heels of a shocking silver at the FIFA Confederations Cup, USA Soccer takes aim at a gold while hosting the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup from July 3rd to 26th. USA opens their tournament on July 4th against Grenada.