Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL's Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics...

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Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL's Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Men's Group A: Great Britain vs. Italy - Volleyball Slideshows | Great Britain is still looking for its first-ever Olympic men's volleyball win after being swept by Italy in each team's third Group A preliminary-round match.  (Photo: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press) #NBCOlympics

Men's Group A: Great Britain vs. Italy - Volleyball Slideshows | Great Britain is still looking for its first-ever Olympic men's volleyball win after being swept by Italy in each team's third Group A preliminary-round match. (Photo: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press) #NBCOlympics

Steve Grotowski, well-known as a top player on US tours, hopes to represent Team Great Britain at the London Olympics!

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Steve Grotowski, well-known as a top player on US tours, hopes to represent Team Great Britain at the London Olympics!

American tour pro Steve Grotowski  selected to compete on Great Britain's beach volleyball team at London Olympics!  (article)

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

American tour pro Steve Grotowski selected to compete on Great Britain's beach volleyball team at London Olympics! (article)

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

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

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

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

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

Lee Brunton of Great Britain takes on the Iranian defense in the Men's Team Football 5-a-side B1 on day 6 of the Paralympic Games. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

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Lee Brunton of Great Britain takes on the Iranian defense in the Men's Team Football 5-a-side B1 on day 6 of the Paralympic Games. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

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