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Women beach volleyball players don’t have to wear bikinis at Olympics

Women beach volleyball players won't have to wear bikinis at the 2012 London Olympics. A new rule announced Tuesday says that participants in this summer's beach volleyball competition can wear shorts and sleeved tops. Athletes in the event have exclusively worn bikinis since the sport was introduced at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. The change was made to reflect cultural conventions of various participating countries.
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Beach volleyball dress code gets a makeover

Sports : Game On! (3 years ago)

A rule change will allow female beach volleyball players to wear shorts and sleeved shirts at the London Olympics. Read Post

What You May See Less of at London Olympics: Bikinis

Sports : Sports from Newser (3 years ago)

If you only watch beach volleyball for the bikini-clad eye candy, the London Olympics may not be quite as exciting as you hoped. Under new rules adopted by the International Volleyball Federation, players will be free to wear shorts... Read Post

Bikinis No Longer Required For Women’s Olympic Beach Volleyball

Sports : The Inquisitr - Sport (3 years ago)

Goodbye bikinis. Women volleyball players at the 2012 London Olympics will not have to wear bikinis during competition. A new rule announced today states that female athletes will be allowed to wear shorts and t-shirts during this y... Read Post


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