Ding dong... belles at Big Ben! Olympic beach volleyball team stop traffic in London's Parliament Square sporting briefs and bikinis
Great Britain women's Beach Volleyball team: This online news article is about a public volleyball tournament the women held in London. The article got a lot of comments, mostly to the effect of "these girls are too fat to dress this way". One commenter actually said, "Oh God, I just bought beach volley tickets! I hope the athletes (male and female) will be better looking and fitter than these!" If these girls are fat, then I'm proud to be labeled fat, too.
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.
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