Russia win Volleyball thriller

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World Cup-holders Russia came from two sets down to beat world champions Brazil in a thrilling Olympic men’s volleyball final on Sunday.

Russia looked down and out at two sets to love and 22-19 down in the third, but with the title in sight, Brazil wilted badly.

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It was Brazil’s second defeat in a row in an Olympic final. Italy beat Bulgaria to claim the bronze medal.