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US Women Win First World Volleyball Title

The U.S. women's volleyball team has won its first-ever world championship, beating China in Sunday's final in Milan, Italy, three sets to one (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24). Top-ranked Brazil ended up with the bronze medal, outlasting host Italy in the maximum five sets, 3-2 (25-15, 25-13, 22-25, 22-25, 15-7). To reach the title match, the U.S. women had upset Brazil on Saturday, winning in straight sets. Brazil defeated the U.S. in the gold medal match at the last Olympics,...

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