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China win all-Asian clash despite Miyaura’s prolific scoring

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Brno / Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – Kento Miyaura was the best scorer on the first competition day at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship, which got underway in the Czech Republic on Friday. He tallied 23 points for Japan, but this was not enough for his team to win the all-Asian clash with China.

Brazil in control proved by straight win

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

?eské Bud?jovice, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – After slow first set, it was Brazil who controls the match with a straight 3-0 win 25-20, 25-18 and 25-18.

We were fresher in the end - Gino Brousseau

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Brno, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – Both coaches criticised their teams’ mistake in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship match between the Czech Republic and Canada, won by the North Americans after five sets of play.

Mccarthy leads Canadian blockers to spoiling home crowd enthusiasm

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Brno, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – Led by Fynnian Lionel Mccarthy with six of the team’s 14 kill blocks, Canada persevered through a five-set drama to win against the Czech Republic on the first competition day of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Strong team skills by Iran proved Italy too strong

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

?eské Bud?jovice, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – Iran did not gave their opponent Italy any chance to make a set as they overplayed the team led by Michele Totire by 25-22, 25-19, 25-21.

China too strong for Japan in all Asian match

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

?eské Bud?jovice, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – Despite losing the third set, China claimed victory against Japan 3:1 (25-21, 25-23, 22-25 and 25-16). Both teams advanced their attacks, however blocking was China’s biggest quality...

Semyshev leads Russia to first win in Brno

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Brno, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – Anton Semyshev made a strong performance in Russia’s first match at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship. His team mastered a 3-0 (32-30, 25-17, 25-14) victory over Cuba in their Pool B game at the DRFG Arena in Brno.

Franchi Martinez sets Argentina off to a great start

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

?eské Bud?jovice, Czech Republic, June 23, 2017 – Jan Franchi Martinez set his team off to a flying start in the FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship in ?eské Bud?jovice beating Ukraine in three straight sets (25-21, 25-16 and 25-20) in the first Pool C match.

FIVB celebrates Olympic Day and positive role of sport in creating fairer society

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2017 - The FIVB today joined millions of people around the world in celebrating Olympic Day and the positive role sport can play in creating a fairer and more peaceful society.

Four countries net wild card slots for FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2017 - The FIVB announced here Friday that teams from Austria, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands have received wild card entries for the international federation’s Beach Volleyball World Championships to be played July 28 through August 6 in Vienna, Austria.

We have not yet reached our full potential in World League - Urnaut

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Gold Coast, Australia, June 23, 2017 – Slovenia captain Tine Urnaut said his team had not yet reached full potential as Australia, Slovenia, the Netherlands and Japan prepare for action in the FIVB Volleyball World League Group 2 Finals in Gold Coast, Australia on Saturday and Sunday.

Juliana & Carol Horta aim for two in a row at Nantong Open

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Nantong, China, June 22, 2017 – Brazil’s Juliana Felisberta Da Silva and Carolina Horta Maximo aim for their second victory in a row at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Nantong Open.

Aguascalientes press conference presents World Grand Prix

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Aguascalientes, Mexico, June 21, 2017- The Mexican Volleyball Federation presented the FIVB World Gran Prix to the local media during a press conference on Thursday as the City of Aguascalientes prepares to host Group 3 preliminary round from July 7-9.

Schalk enters Porec with new insight

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Porec, Croatia, June 20, 2017 - Chaim Schalk would be the first person to admit that his last tournament with Ben Saxton wasn’t their best. The Canadian pair failed to advance out of pool play in Rio in May. “We weren’t quite clicking,” said the 31-year-old Olympian from Red Deer, Alberta.

Porec all set for Swatch Major Series stop

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Porec, Croatia, June 21, 2017 - With nearly 160 men’s and women’s teams from 41 countries registered for next week’s FIVB World Tour event, preparations continued here Wednesday for the $600,000 Porec Major as the Swatch Major Series stop returns to the Croatian coastal resort city for the third-straight season.

2017 FIVB World Tour update after The Hague, Jiangning, Monaco events

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 20, 2017 — The FIVB held the eighth, ninth and 10th events overall on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar last week, including tournaments in the Netherlands, China and the principality of Monaco.

Hosts Australia prepare for World League Group 2 Finals with confidence

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Gold Coast, Australia, June 21 - Hosts Australia will take on the current Asian champions, European silver medallists and a former Olympic gold medallist at this weekend's FIVB Volleyball World League Group 2 Finals on the Gold Coas...

High intensity marks action-packed World League Week 3 - President Graça

3 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 21, 2017 - FIVB President Graça congratulated the teams progressing to the Group 1 and 2 finals after another excellent week of action in the 2017 FIVB World League that brought high intensity to the competition and also saw Estonia claim honours in Group 3.

Boyer makes mark in World League Preliminary Round

3 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 20, 2017 - Arguably one of the most impressive players in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League Preliminary Round, Stephen Boyer was the competition's top scorer with 165 points, but was also the best server in Group 1.

FIVB launches campaign to set up long term calendar through a new structure of events and a dedicated department

3 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 20, 2017 - Candidates can now bid to organise an FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour (FIVB WT) event in the 2017/2018 season. The bidding process will end on June 30, 2017.

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