Olympic volleyball player Lucy Wicks claims UK Sport's "more medals, more funding" policy discriminates against team sports.
Dorset-born Zara Dampney and partner Lucy Boulton target a top-10 finish at the Beach Volleyball World Championships.
Beach volleyball will not return to London in 2013 after a funding shortfall sees an event cancelled.
International beach volleyball could be hosted in London this summer if financial backers are found.
With up to 16% of Team GB quitting or retiring, BBC Sport looks at the plight of athletes searching for work after sport
Wheelchair fencing and basketball win funding reprieve but table tennis, wrestling and volleyball miss out.
Those sports unhappy with their Rio 2016 funding will attempt to convince UK Sport they deserve a reprieve on Wednesday.
Olympic and Paralympic sports that suffered funding cuts ahead of Rio 2016 will be able to appeal against the decision.
Boxing is are among the biggest winners in UK Sport's Olympic 2016 funding programme, but swimming has a £4m cut.
England volleyball player Magda Ropiak's international future is on hold because she cannot afford a British passport.
Harry Brokking, coach of GB men's volleyball team, leaves the position because British Volleyball Federation cannot afford his wages.
Russia fight back in the men's volleyball final to stun Brazil with a superb 3-2 victory and claim Olympic gold.
Brazil recover from a poor start in the women's volleyball final to beat the United States and retain their Olympic crown.