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College volleyball team goes to extreme lengths to keep epic rally alive

College volleyball team goes to extreme lengths to keep epic rally alive On the match point of a contest between Université Laval and Université de Montréal’s Carabins, a ridiculous rally ensued.Université Laval almost let the ball go out of bounds, but a pair of players hopped over court-side advertisements to preserve the rally and eventually win the match, 3-1.

These robots are a match for Japan’s best volleyball players

These robots are a match for Japan’s best volleyball players Japan is certainly fond of its robots so it’s perhaps little surprise that the women’s national volleyball team has started using them to help improve its game.The unique blocking machine was created by researchers at the University of Tsukuba in partnership with the Japanese Volleyball Association and lets an operator choose the robots’ playing style using computer software.

North Koreans have been spotted playing volleyball at its nuclear test site

North Koreans have been spotted playing volleyball at its nuclear test site Analysts told the New York Times that the games were probably intended to send a message, as North Korea knows that the Punggye-ri test site is under intense scrutiny.The games could be North Korea's way of indicating that it's pausing its controversial nuclear missile testing activity — or that it's making it seem like it has.