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Result: Hosts advance to women's volleyball quarter-finals

Azerbaijan are through to the quarter-finals of the women's volleyball at the European Games thanks to a thrilling victory over Belgium.

Azerbaijan have booked their spot in the women's volleyball quarter-finals at the European Games in Baku with a five-sets victory over Belgium.

Both sides traded sets in an entertaining encounter, before the hosts got over the line with a 15-6 win in the final set.

"We are really very tired, both physically and morally. We are on our feet the whole day and I really want to sleep," Azerbaijan captain Odina Bayramova told reporters.

"We spent a lot of our energy in the game with Poland [on Wednesday], however these excuses are unacceptable. We should have won much earlier in this game."

Turkey, Poland, Serbia and the Netherlands have all also advanced to the quarter-finals.

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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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