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June 20, 1994
Jackie Silva and Sandra Pires, both of San Clemente, won the women's title at the $100,000 Miller Lite Open Pro Beach volleyball tournament Sunday in Milwaukee. Silva and Pires, originally from Brazil, beat Linda Chisholm and Linda Hanley, 11-10, 7-6. Both are from Pacific Palisades. It was the 46th victory for Silva and the first for Pires who split $5,714. Adam Johnson of San Clemente and teammate Randy Stoklos (Pacific Palisades) lost in the men's final.
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June 20, 1994
Jackie Silva and Sandra Pires, both of San Clemente, won the women's title at the $100,000 Miller Lite Open Pro Beach volleyball tournament Sunday in Milwaukee. Silva and Pires, originally from Brazil, beat Linda Chisholm and Linda Hanley, 11-10, 7-6. Both are from Pacific Palisades. It was the 46th victory for Silva and the first for Pires who split $5,714. Adam Johnson of San Clemente and teammate Randy Stoklos (Pacific Palisades) lost in the men's final.
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March 6, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Two Rice University track stars have used an agent, a violation of NCAA rules that could jeopardize their eligibility, the Houston Chronicle reported. * The team of Karolyn Kirby and Deb Richardson of the United States placed third in the $100,000 Women's Professional Beach Volleyball World Championship in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Sandra Pires and Jackie Silva of Brazil won the championship.
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September 23, 2000
For complete coverage of the Sydney Olympics, including audio commentary from Times columnist Bill Plaschke, photo galleries and up-to-the-minute stories and results, go to http://www.latimes.com/olympics. Among stories that will be available this morning from Sydney: * Men's basketball, New Zealand vs. United States * Baseball, Cuba vs. United States * Softball, Italy vs. United States * Men's water polo, Croatia vs.
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June 21, 1996 | IRENE GARCIA
With the world's top players participating, the women's portion of the FIVB beach volleyball tournament in Hermosa Beach this weekend figures to be a preview of the Olympics. The top U.S. team of Holly McPeak and Nancy Reno is seeded second behind Brazilians Jackie Silva and Sandra Pires. Silva and Pires have won the first two FIVB tournaments of the 1996 season, in Macelo and Recife, Brazil. McPeak and Reno defeated Silva-Pires in the final of this event last year. America's No.
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September 25, 2000 | Associated Press
Australia's Natalie Cook and Kerri Pottharst upgraded their bronze to gold. Cheered by a frenzied crowd at Bondi Beach, Cook and Pottharst came from behind twice today to defeat Brazil's Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede, 12-11, 12-10, to win the gold medal in beach volleyball. The bronze medalists from the first Olympic beach volleyball competition in 1996 delighted the dancing, screaming throng with inspired play, diving for every shot and finally overcoming the Brazilian world champions.
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June 23, 1996 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The talk at the FIVB international volleyball tournament Saturday in Hermosa Beach was about chemistry. Specifically, the lack of chemistry that exists between Holly McPeak and Nancy Reno, the top U.S. team which is seeded second in this event. McPeak and Reno earned the country's automatic Olympic berth earlier this year, but the team split for three events--one in April, two in May--and recently reunited. They've been inconsistent since reuniting three weeks ago.
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September 21, 2003 | Mike Bresnahan, Times Staff Writer
Kerri Walsh said she was nervous, scared, something to that effect. She didn't show it. Walsh and Misty May, trying to show they are the top women's team in beach volleyball, advanced to today's championship with a calm, contemplative 21-11, 19-21, 15-8 semifinal victory Saturday over Australia's Natalie Cook and Nicole Sanderson at the Swatch Federation Internationale de Volleyball/Nissan Grand Slam Olympic qualifying tournament. May and Walsh, No.
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July 16, 1995 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Karch Kiraly's quest to win a Federation Internationale De Volleyball tournament in Hermosa Beach ended Saturday when back pain forced his partner, Scott Ayakatubby, to withdraw from a winners' bracket quarterfinal match. Ayakatubby left without commenting, but tournament chiropractor Glen Drobot said Ayakatubby was suffering from acute severe lower back spasms.
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September 25, 2000
BEACH VOLLEYBALL Women * Gold--Australia (Natalie Cook and Kerri Pottharst); Silver--Brazil (Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede); Bronze--Brazil (Sandra Pires and Adriana Samuel) DIVING Women, Platform * Gold--Laura Wilkinson, The Woodlands, Texas; Silver--Li Na, China; Bronze--Anne Montminy, Canada FENCING Men, Team Sabre * Gold--Russia (Serguei Charikov; Alexei Frossine; Stanislav Pozdniakov); Silver--France (Mathieu Gourdain; Julien Pillet; Damien Touya; Cedric Seguin); Bronze--Germany (Dennis
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