Team USA feeling the pain after Russia defeat

USA women’s coach Karch Kiraly admits Friday’s loss to Russia cut deep but has challenged his players to keep their Olympic dream alive with a win over FIVB Women’s World Cup hosts Japan.

Kiraly laments slow start as USA women thump Peru

Coach Karch Kiraly lamented his side’s sluggish start but praised their improvement at the service line after the US women’s team powered past Peru 25-17, 25-15, 25-12 at the FIVB World Cup on Wednesday.