A new deal means Great Britain's women's indoor volleyball team will return to the UK until the 2012 Olympics. Last year, their centralised programme was under threat after the sport lost its public funding - forcing players to find club contracts on the continent.
Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL's Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics...
Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team (left to right) Denise Johns, Lucy Bolton, Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney wave at motorists in Parliament Square to launch Transport for London's Temporary Road Changes planning tool Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA
Eduarda Amorims of Brazil competes for the ball with Lyn Byl of Great Britain in the Women's Handball Preliminaries Group A match between Great Britain and Brazil on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Copper Box on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Ding dong... belles at Big Ben! Olympic beach volleyball team stop traffic in London's Parliament Square sporting briefs and bikinis