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No time for reflection as Bawden and Clancy take on world's best 14 September 2016 (AEDT)

Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy will compete at the season-ending World Tour final.

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Looking to Tokyo 22 August 2016 (AEDT)

Tokyo 2020 is looking very positive for Australia with a number of young debutantes showing what they're made of at Rio 2016.

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Beach Volleyball Wrap: the indelible impression 22 August 2016 (AEDT)

For anyone who tuned into the scintillating action at Copacabana Stadium, the indelible impression left was the arrival of some super young talent not seen in the green and gold since the likes of Kerri Ann Pottharst and Nat Cook.

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Beach volleyballers bow out with heads high 15 August 2016

Our beach volleyball duo of Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy bowed out of the women's competition last night after a hard-fought quarter final loss to USA. They had a remarkable campaign that saw them win four straight games and can head home proud.

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Beach volleyballers go down to USA in Copacabana spectacle 15 August 2016 (AEDT)

Beach volleyballers Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden’s maiden Olympic campaign together came to end last night with a 14-21, 16-21 quarter final loss to the USA at Copacabana Stadium.

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Dynamic duo qualify for quarter finals 15 August 2016

Australian duo Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy have qualified for the quarter finals of the women's beach volleyball at the Rio Games. They defeated Poland in the round of 16 and now take on reigning champions USA for a spot in the medal matches.

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Aussies through to blockbuster beach quarter-final 14 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s beach volleyballers Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy booked themselves a blockbuster quarter finals berth against the USA following a gutsy 3-set win over Poland last night.

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Fan messages to our athletes (take #2) 14 August 2016

Our Olympic athletes receive fan messages from people who admire them and their efforts at the Games. Sprint canoeists Alyce Burnett and Lachlan Tame, and beach volleyballer Maria Fe Artacho del Solar open up about their favourite ones.

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The Olympics will be spread across four distinct clusters. See where all venues and tourist attractions are.

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Day 8 preview – Super Saturday 13 August 2016 (AEDT)

On Super Saturday Australia has medal hopes on the water, in the velodrome, in the pool and on the track.

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From bush to beach 12 August 2016 (AEDT)

A shy Indigenous girl who grew up 200km from the nearest beach could be our next gold medallist on the beach volleyball court.

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Day 7 preview - Meares, athletics and plenty more 12 August 2016 (AEDT)

Athletics kicks off its competition program with three sessions on Day 1. Flagbearer Anna Meares starts her program and popular boxer Shelley Watts has her first bout.

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Fan messages to our athletes (take #1) 12 August 2016

Our Olympic athletes receive messages of support from family, friends and supporters who admire them and their efforts at the Games. Rowers Rhys Grant and Sally Kehoe, and beach volleyballer Nicole Laird open up about their favourite ones.

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Bawden & Clancy qualify for knockout phase 11 August 2016

Our beach volleyball combination of Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy are unbeaten at the Games and qualified for the knockout phase, while Nicole Laird and Maria Fe Artacho del Solar missed out in another hard fought battle.

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Bilingual Mariafe wins world hearts 11 August 2016 (AEDT)

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Her first Olympic campaign may have ended today but her remarkable journey into international popularity may have just begun for Mariafe del Solar.

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Aussies lose to China in beach volleyball 11 August 2016 (AEDT)

Tough conditions at Copacabana Stadium saw Mariafe del Solar and Nicole Laird go down to China.

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Three from three for Bawden and Clancy 11 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s in-form beach volleyball pair Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy won through to the Round of 16 today with an emphatic 27-25, 18-21, 16-14 victory over the Netherlands.

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Rio - The Marvellous City

Affectionately known as Cidade Maravilhosa, the marvellous city in Portugese, Rio de Janeiro certainly lives up to its nickname.

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Day 5 preview - Aussies aim for more gold 10 August 2016 (AEDT)

Another exciting day of competition beckons with a number of medal prospects in competition. Our team sports have important matches and a highlight will be Australia vs USA in the men’s basketball.

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Mixed results for Beach Volleyballers 9 August 2016

Our Beach Volleyball girls experienced the full gamut of emotions on day three of Olympic competition. Hear from all four athletes: Nicole Laird, Maria Fe Artacho del Solar, Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden.

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Two from two for beach volleyballers 9 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australian beach volleyballers Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden made it two from two with a resounding 21-9, 21-14 win over Venezuela in their Pool E match tonight.

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Day 3 Review - historic gold & third on medal tally 9 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia has continued its strong performance at the Olympics with more gold on Day 3, as they hold down third on the medal tally with four gold and three bronze.

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