Great Britain's indoor volleyball teams will be allowed to take up host-nation places at the 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association has announced. Nick Hope reports.

Great Britain's indoor volleyball teams will be allowed to take up host-nation places at the 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association has announced. Nick Hope reports.

Dressed for the office

Olympics 2012: Believe it or not, these girls are overdressed for their day job

They're not allowed to smile let alone run in tiny shorts! The Beach Volleyball is to be held on Horse Guards Parade of all places!

They're not allowed to smile let alone run in tiny shorts! The Beach Volleyball is to be held on Horse Guards Parade of all places!

New Tv Series 2012 Summer. British Coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

New Tv Series 2012 Summer. British Coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Hopefuls: Team GB's Shauna Mullin (left) and Zara Dampney take in the imposing stadium. They will play their first match on Saturday

They obviously need a lot of seats! Imposing 15,000 capacity beach volleyball stadium ready for spectators to admire the view (and the historic buildings)

Hopefuls: Team GB's Shauna Mullin (left) and Zara Dampney take in the imposing stadium. They will play their first match on Saturday

London 2012 Olympics: GB's medallists may be barefooted on podium after BOA take tough stance over sponsorship  Some of Britain’s leading athletes, including Mark Cavendish and Mo Farah, may collect any London 2012 Olympic medals in bare feet to avoid contractual issues with personal sponsors following a row with the British Olympic Association over marketing rights | Flag day: Great Britain's Mo Farah may recieve his medal barefooted Photo: GETTY IMAGES

London 2012 Olympics: Beach Volleyball is most popular sport for ministers

London 2012 Olympics: GB's medallists may be barefooted on podium after BOA take tough stance over sponsorship Some of Britain’s leading athletes, including Mark Cavendish and Mo Farah, may collect any London 2012 Olympic medals in bare feet to avoid contractual issues with personal sponsors following a row with the British Olympic Association over marketing rights | Flag day: Great Britain's Mo Farah may recieve his medal barefooted Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron enjoys the action at the beach volleyball stadium during the 2012 Olympics

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron enjoys the action at the beach volleyball stadium during the 2012 Olympics

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