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Team Great Britain Volleyball

from Zimbio

Prince Harry Photos Photos: Invictus Games - Day Four - Sitting Volleyball

Prince Harry Photos: Invictus Games - Day Four - Sitting Volleyball

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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. Funny how all the journalists can talk about is how "scantily clad" they are. Just looks like beach volleyball to me.

from news.yahoo.com

Terror attack survivor becomes Paralympian

FILE - In this March 19, 2012 file photo, former marketing manager Martine Wright, works out in a gym with other members of the Great Britain sitting volleyball team, in London. Keep an eye out Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, for No. 7 when Britain plays Ukraine in its first match of the Paralympic Games sitting volleyball tournament. That's Martine Wright, a former marketing manager who was traveling on London's subway on July 7, 2005, when four suicide bombers inspired by Osama bin Laden detonated…

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Justin Phillips of Great Britain celebrates as the team scores a point against Russia in the first match of the men's Sitting Volleyball competition.

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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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. July 30, 2012

Samuel Scott of Great Britain competes during the men's Sitting Volleyball 5-8 Clasification match against Brazil on Day 8 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCeL.

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.