Summer Olympics: Sun, Sea, Sand — And Beach Volleyball

Summer Olympics

(CNN)As carrying communions go it takes some beating — solar, sea, sand and seashore volleyball on Brazil’s Copacabana in an open-air, 12,000-seater area just meters from the waves crashing onto Rio de Janeiro’s golden shore.

Summer Olympics women beach volleyballThe 2016 Olympic competition started Saturday, at a position where hundreds of persons gather every day to play the game on courts dotted along the shoreline.
Brazil’s passion for the game was once evident in the kilometer-plus queue to enter the arena that stretched down Avenida Atlantica.Read more source page