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Great Britain Volleyball Team

I was recently inspired by a Daily Mail article, which detailed how a 7/7 bomb blast survivor, who lost her legs in one of the London tube blasts has defied the odds, to represent Great Britain as a member of the volleyball team at the 2012 paralympics.

from The Sun

Olympics present the challenge of a lifetime for these drivers

British beach volleyball team set up in Parliament Square to highlight the impact of the games on traffic in London.

from BBC Sport

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.

from Telegraph.co.uk

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

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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

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.

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from Mail Online

Ding dong... belles at Big Ben! Olympic beach volleyball team stop traffic in London's Parliament Square sporting briefs and bikinis

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from the Guardian

Paralympics 2012: Friday 31 August - live picture blog

Martine Wright, centre, of Team GB in action during the women's sitting volleyball first pool A match between Great Britain and Ukraine.

from the Guardian

London 2012 Paralympics: day 8 - Live picture blog

Great Britain's Martine Wright celebrates her team winning a point during their classification 7-8 match in the women's sitting volleyball event at the ExCel Arena