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Poland, Russia, Argentina and Turkey lead pools after Girls’ U18 Day 4

6 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Rosario and Santa Fe, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - On the verge of finishing first round at FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U18 World Championship in the Argentinean cities of Rosario and Santa Fe, Russia, Turkey and Poland got crucial wins that placed them as pool leaders, just as Argentina who had a day off. Monday winners’ list was completed by USA, Peru, Italy, Germany and Korea.

“We are dreaming big”, admits Italy’s Rachele Morello

6 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Rosario, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - Besides pointing out the team knew how to stay together and survive the tough moments of the game, Italian setter Rachele Morello also was satisfied about how all players had their time on court against Colombia as it will be important for their future in the competition.

“I expect we can celebrate again”-Jeong

7 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Santa Fe, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - Korean player Jiyun Jeong remarked that her team had a lot of confidence despite some troubled moments during the match against Cuba, but finished with a “W” in their column.

Victory finally came in for Korea

7 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Santa Fe, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - Korea finally got the win in FIVB Girls’ U18 World Championship after defeating Cuba in four sets.

Germans get the second victory in another five-setter

7 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Santa Fe, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - Germany clinched their second win in a five-setter by beating Slovenia 19-25, 25-15, 25-12,18-25 and 15-10 in Pool A.

Alabbar brings Bahrain to tie-break win

7 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Riffa, Bahrain, August 21, 2017 – Sayed Mohamed Alabbar led Bahrain to a 3-2 (23-25, 25-7, 25-10, 24-26, 15-10) win over Puerto Rico in Pool A of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Monday.

Russia hold off Argentina but are denied early semifinal ticket

7 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Cairo, Egypt, August 21, 2017 - Argentina took Russia all the way here on Monday, denying the defending champions an early qualification to the semifinals of the 2017 FIVB Men's U23 World Championship, despite their hrilling 4-3 (11-15, 15-12, 13-15, 15-13, 8-15, 15-12, 16-14) win.

Italy move past Colombia with Pietrini in shape once again

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Rosario, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - Looking for Pool C top spot, Italy achieved their third win in the same amount of matches as they brought down Colombia 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 26-24) with 16 points from leading scorer Elena Pietrin...

Poland’s Baluk happy about the win and their performance

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Rosario, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - After succeeding in a tight straight-set win over Serbia, Polish captain Oliwia Baluk gave credit to the low error rate of her side and also praised the mental aspect of all of the team.

Germany kept calm despite ups and downs for second win in a row

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Santa Fe, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - German head coach Jens Tietböhl stated that despite some peaks and valleys during their match against Slovenia, calm was very important.

One down, three to go for Men's U23 Worlds semifinals

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Cairo, Egypt, August 20, 2017 - Brazil claimed the first ticket to the semifinals of the 2017 FIVB Men's U23 World Championship, as defending champions Russia - the only other undefeated team in the tournament - dropped a point to Argentina and were denied an early qualification, as he penultimate day of pool play wrapped up here on Monday.

"We are desperately in need of our fans against Poland," says Egypt coach Miranda

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Egypt Coach Marcos Miranda: “The match for us was wonderful we won the game. The victory was very important for us. We played very good and the game was equal almost all the time but pour team was better. Poland is a very hard school of volleyball but we will do our best to qualify among the 8 best of the world. We are desperately in need of our fans against Poland”

We showed our psychological power - Russia coach Voronkov

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Cairo, Egypt, August 21, 2017 - Russia remained undefeated at the FIVB Men's U23 World Championship after their seven-set win over Argentina, but the point they dropped means that both qualifying positions from Pool B are still open. Here's the reaction after the game:

Gorecka tops Poland at a key triumph over Serbia

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Rosario, Argentina, August 21, 2017 - With a 14-point harvest of wing-spiker Zuzanna Gorecka, Poland finished their Pool C agenda with a 3-0 (29-27, 25-22, 25-23) victory over Serbia which was both tight and vital for their next round panorama.

USA, Japan, Argentina, Iran stay unbeaten in Boys’ U19 World Championship

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Riffa, Bahrain, August 21, 2017 – USA, Japan, Argentina and Iran stayed undefeated after their superb victories on the fourth day of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Monday.

Khalifa: We want to keep our momentum

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Riffa, Bahrain, August 21, 2017 – Bahrain coach Yusuf Khalifa said that he wants to keep their momentum heading into the next round in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship.

Egypt electrify home crowd with a second victory over Mexico

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Cairo, Egypt, August 21, 2017- Egypt won their second game at the 2017 Men's U23 World Championship beating Mexico 4-1 (15-5, 15-7, 13-15, 15-9, 20-18) in Pool A day 4 encounter at Cairo Stadium Complex in front of 4500 excited fans...

Teamwork: most important part of USA Volleyball spirit

13 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Santa Fe, Argentina, August 21 2017 - Taylor Landfair, who finished as top scorer for the United States victory over Brazil on Monday recognized the big work done by her teammates in a tough and tight match.

Gardini: We earned three good points today

13 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Riffa, Bahrain, August 21, 2017 - Italy raced to 3-0 win against Mexico to improve their Pool D standings at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U19 World Championship in Isa City Sports Hall on Monday.

We always find a way to win - Brazil coach Giovane

14 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Cairo, Egypt, August 21, 2017 - Cuba took Brazil all the way, but the South Americans persevered to come back from 1-3 and win 4-3 here on Monday, securing their berth in the semifinals of the 2017 FIVB Men's U23 World Championship. Here's the reaction:

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