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Dain Blanton Competes in 2005 SWATCH-FIVB World Championships Starting Wednesday

June 21, 2005

USA Volleyball has partnered with MediaZone to extend this special broadband broadcast of the 2005 Swatch-FIVB Men's and Women's Beach Volleyball World Championships live at www.MediaZone.com/usavolleyball from June 22-June 26, 2005. The broadband broadcast will include 30 LIVE beach volleyball matches showcasing the world's best teams competing for the gold medal in the men's and women's action. The venue will be the historic Schlossplatz in Berlin, Germany, where 48 men's and 48 women's teams will compete for the medals and $1,000,000 (USD) in prize money.

Olympic gold medalists Misty May and Kerri Walsh of the United States and Emanuel Rego and Ricardo Santos of Brazil will headline the field of competitors as they continue their chase against Shelda-Adriana Behar of Brazil and Franco-Tande of Brazil, respectively, for the Swatch-FIVB tour title.

The live games with English commentary will be provided using high-quality streaming and archived games (streaming and download) will be available soon after the last volley ends.

MediaZone will offer a variety of pay-per-view packages for this world-class event, including:

  • Early Bird All-Access Pass: Watch every heart-pounding volley and kill of 30 world-class match-ups for only $19.95 (USD)
  • Standard All-Access Pass: Starting on June 22, the All-Access Pass will be $29.95 (USD)
  • All-Day Passes: Watch all matches on a particular day with prices ranging from $7.99-$15.99 for Early Bird sign-up and $9.99-$19.99 after the competition begins.
  • Single match PPV: Watch the matches that matter the most to you by purchasing individual qualifying matches for $4.99 (USD), semifinal and bronze medal matches for $7.99 (USD) and the gold medal matches for $9.99 (USD) each.

You can watch the matches from any Windows-enabled PC anywhere and at any time, as well as rewind and fast forward and have full control and access to the games 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Country availability note: These matches are ONLY available for viewing in the United States.