Brazil denies U.S. women their first volleyball gold

| |Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012

LONDON — The U.S. quest for Olympic gold in women’s indoor volleyball will have to wait another four years.

After a fast start, the top-ranked Americans were outplayed Saturday by world No. 2 Brazil for the second straight time in the Olympic finals, losing 11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17. The U.S. settled again for the silver medal.