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A litmus test for Iran on the world stage: sports and air transport

James Dorsey | Posted 02.08.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

Sports and air transport are likely to serve as indicators of whether Iran has the flexibility to become a major node in an increasingly globalized world. At the core of Iranian efforts to become a global sports and airline hub will be its willingness to relax strict gender segregation, dress codes and its ban on alcohol.

AVP Pro Volleyball Takes NYC

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 07.28.2015 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

With the Freedom Tower sparkling in the background like a lighthouse and the Henry Hudson shimmering in the sun, the world's best beach volleyball players brought the spirit of Southern California to Manhattan as the AVP Kingston New York City Open concluded last weekend at Hudson River Park's Pier 26.

A Beach Volleyball Legacy

Kevin K. Wong | Posted 05.13.2015 | Hawaii
Kevin K. Wong

I am honored and blessed to continue "Dad's" legacy by giving back, coaching and creating opportunities for the next generation.

The NVL's Season Finale Is Just the Beginning

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 12.08.2014 | Sports
Kristen Hewitt

It seems for now the National Volleyball League is on solid sand. It will be interesting to see if they can lure top talent while developing young athletes, and truly become their tagline, the soul of beach volleyball.

From Drag Racing to Dog Mushers, 12 Offbeat Sports Halls-of-Fame

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Larissa and Michael Milne

The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York is a popular vacation destination but there are many sports represented around the country that are worth a trip too.

A Lesson in Perspective from a Boy Named Daniel

Kevin K. Wong | Posted 06.21.2014 | Hawaii
Kevin K. Wong

The Spike and Serve U13 team won their first tournament on Sunday. They played fearlessly. They battled with so much heart. They displayed a new perspective, inspired by a boy named Daniel.

3-Time Olympic Beach Volleyball Expecting

AP | By JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 02.03.2014 | Sports

Three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor is pregnant. The 36-year-old Olympian said in an email to The Assoc...

WATCH: Misty May-Treanor Rocks Her Gold On 'The Daily Show'

Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles

Olympian and SoCal native Misty May-Treanor rocked her gold medal on the "Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Tuesday night, chatting with the comedian about...

5 Tips To Jump Like An Olympic Beach Volleyballer

Ben Greenfield | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you want to dunk a basketball, kill a volleyball, or just grab that cereal off the top shelf, here are five ways to increase your vertical jump:

Jordan Schultz

Misty May-Treanor And Kerri Walsh Jennings On Olympic Gold, 'Brokenhearted' Feelings | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

If all good things must come to an end, then in the case of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, at least it took a very, very long time. Fr...

Misty Is Done

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

-- American beach volleyball star Misty May-Treanor left no doubt after teaming with Kerri Walsh Jennings for a third straight gold medal that this i...

Americans Win Third Straight Beach Volleyball Gold

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Misty May-Treanor danced on the sand and then off it, leaving Horse Guards Parade with Kerri Walsh Jennings and a third gold medal. Pl...

Why Are Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh So Dominant in Women's Beach Volleyball?

Quora | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Sabrina Li, Nine Year Club Volleyball Player, Stanford Student I will try to summarize this as bes...

No. 1 Brazil Upset On the Beach

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- In their first Olympics, April Ross and Jennifer Kessy will play for the gold medal in an all-American beach volleyball final. In their f...

U.S. Beach Volleyball Go For Third Consecutive Gold

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Kerri Walsh Jennings wants to say goodbye to Misty May-Treanor from the top step of the Olympic podium at Horse Guards Parade. Not for th...

Beach Volleyball Duo Move On

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates stopped by Horse Guards Parade to watch beach volleyball on Saturday night and saw Kerri Walsh Jenning...

What's Wrong with Media Coverage of Women Olympians?

Sarah J. Jackson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
Sarah J. Jackson

Focusing on the supposed "diva" behavior, outfits, hair and parenting of women athletes trivializes their accomplishments and makes them seem less powerful -- and ultimately less valuable.

LOOK: Why Aren't Photographers Focusing On Beach Volleyball Player's Athletic Skills?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.02.2012 | Women

Olympic photography can capture a gymnast mid-leap, a swimmer mid-stroke and a diver just before she plunges into the water. But when it comes to Wome...'s Cultural Olympics (VIDEO) | Posted 09.30.2012 | Arts

Since last week London, along with the rest of the world, has been caught up in Olympic fever. And while everyone's been keeping their eyes firmly fix...

U.S. Beach Volleyball Star Has Pink Eye

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON — She can't hold her children. High-fiving her teammate is risky. But two-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jenning...

PHOTOS: Kings & Queens Of The Beach

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- When Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser made their Olympic debut in Beijing, they lost their first match to a Latvian team that was seeded 23rd...

PHOTOS: Beach Volleyball Kicks Off In London With Chilly Weather

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The Benny Hill theme plays over the loudspeaker at Horse Guards Parade, the crowd cheers and the raking crew scurries out to smooth ove...

WATCH: The Hotties Of Beach Volleyball

Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

It is that time again, where the world's best athletes come together to demonstrate their pique abilities and go for the gold -- the Olympics. Not onl...

Golden Years: Volleyball Icon Eyes Another Medal In London

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.22.2012 | Sports

Those women aspiring to win a medal in beach volleyball at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, be warned. The most decorated athlete in the history of...

PHOTOS: London Getting Ready For Beach Volleyball

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.17.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Tanned and toned Olympic athletes in skimpy outfits will be serving and spiking outside the prime minister's Downing Street home – but...