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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.

Team GB celebrate on the way to victory against Algeria  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.

Team GB celebrate on the way to victory against Algeria 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.

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

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

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.

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

Prince Harry congratulates members of the gold medal winning Great Britain team after they win the Sitting Volleyball final match between Great Britain and the USA on Day Four of the Invictus Games at the Olympic Park on September 14, 2014

Prince Harry congratulates members of the gold medal winning Great Britain team after they win the Sitting Volleyball final match between Great Britain and the USA on Day Four of the Invictus Games at the Olympic Park on September 14, 2014

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…

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…

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

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...

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...

Martin Reader (L) of Canada makes a great save to go on to win as Joshua Binstock looks on against Great Britain during beach volleyball action held at Horse Guards Parade venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London England, July 28, 2012.

Martin Reader (L) of Canada makes a great save to go on to win as Joshua Binstock looks on against Great Britain during beach volleyball action held at Horse Guards Parade venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London England, July 28, 2012.