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|US Sweeps Canada to Earn Trip to London
|LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- The U.S. men's volleyball team is headed back to the Olympics.
The defending gold medalists punched their ticket to London on Saturday night by sweeping Canada (28-26, 25-18, 25-20) in the NORCECA Olympic qualification tournament at the Walter Pyramid.
Captain Clay Stanley had 15 points for the sixth-ranked United States.
Cuba, No. 5 in the world, swept Puerto Rico (25-20, 25-21, 25-15) in the bronze medal match in the continental event.
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