Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL’s Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics

Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL’s Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics

Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team (left to right) Denise Johns, Lucy Bolton, Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney wave at motorists in Parliament Square to launch Transport for London's Temporary Road Changes planning tool    Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Pictures of the day: 24 May 2012

Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team (left to right) Denise Johns, Lucy Bolton, Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney wave at motorists in Parliament Square to launch Transport for London's Temporary Road Changes planning tool Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA

A new deal means Great Britain's women's indoor volleyball team  will return to the UK until the 2012 Olympics. Last year, their centralised programme was under threat after the sport lost its public funding - forcing players to find club contracts on the continent.

GB women's indoor volleyball team return to Sheffield

A new deal means Great Britain's women's indoor volleyball team will return to the UK until the 2012 Olympics. Last year, their centralised programme was under threat after the sport lost its public funding - forcing players to find club contracts on the continent.

Team GB celebrate on the way to victory against Algeria  Great Britain players celebrate winning the fourth set in the women's Volleyball preliminary match between Great Britain and Algeria on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court.

Team GB celebrate on the way to victory against Algeria Great Britain players celebrate winning the fourth set in the women's Volleyball preliminary match between Great Britain and Algeria on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court.

Men's Group A: Great Britain vs. Italy - Volleyball Slideshows | Great Britain is still looking for its first-ever Olympic men's volleyball win after being swept by Italy in each team's third Group A preliminary-round match.  (Photo: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press) #NBCOlympics

Men's Group A: Great Britain vs. Italy - Volleyball Slideshows | Great Britain is still looking for its first-ever Olympic men's volleyball win after being swept by Italy in each team's third Group A preliminary-round match. (Photo: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press) #NBCOlympics

Great Britain's indoor volleyball teams will be allowed to take up host-nation places at the 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association has announced. Nick Hope reports.

Great Britain's indoor volleyball teams will be allowed to take up host-nation places at the 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association has announced. Nick Hope reports.

Following the withdrawal of public funding for Great Britain's men's beach and women's indoor volleyball teams, there is now the very real threat that they could lose their guaranteed place in the London Olympics. Nick Hope reports

Following the withdrawal of public funding for Great Britain's men's beach and women's indoor volleyball teams, there is now the very real threat that they could lose their guaranteed place in the London Olympics. Nick Hope reports

American tour pro Steve Grotowski  selected to compete on Great Britain's beach volleyball team at London Olympics!  (article)

‘Rock Of Ages’ celebrates radical second anniversary at the Venetian Las Vegas

American tour pro Steve Grotowski selected to compete on Great Britain's beach volleyball team at London Olympics! (article)

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