The first matchup this season between the SEC‘s two ranked teams, No. 1 Florida, the nation’s only undefeated team, and No. 8 Kentucky, happens Sunday in Gainesville. It will go a long way in determining the league’s overall champion...Show More Summary
Perennial NCAA Division I women’s college-volleyball power Colorado State is 18-2, 8-0 in the Mountain West. Coach Tom Hilbert always has the Rams ready to go and this year is no exception. We talked about his well-balanced team also...Show More Summary
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No one’s going unbeaten in NCAA Division I women’s college volleyball this season. Not after No. 8 Kentucky laid claim to the top of the Southeastern Conference by knocking off top-ranked and previously unbeaten Florida on its home court Sunday in four sets. Show More Summary
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 – The volleyball community was quick to react to the announcement of the Volleyball Nations League on Thursday.
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Lausanne, Switzerland, October 14, 2017 – Former volleyball player Dr. Valerie Fourneyron has been appointed as Chair of the newly formed Independent Testing Authority that has been established to assist International Federations and Major Event Organizations that wish to delegate their anti-doping programs to an external, independent, body.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 - With all the drama of the South American qualifiers this past weekend in Arequipa and the last icket awarded to Argentina, the lineup of 24 teams to compete for the ultimate trophy in world volleyball...Show More Summary
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 – Argentina booked their ticket for Japan 2018 as they topped the final standings of the South American qualification tournament for one spot at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 - The Dominican Republic and Mexico topped the two groups of the North & Central America and Caribbean qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship, where hey are joined by Puerto Rico and Trinidad & Tobago as the four ickets up for grabs had been already decided with a day to spare in the wo round-robin tournaments.
It was admittedly strange interviewing former Wisconsin All-American middle blocker Haleigh Nelson while we sat in the stands of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center where LSU plays volleyball. The Tigers were warming up for a recent match and Nelson was setting into her seat with her teammates: Her LSU beach volleyball teammates. Show More Summary
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 14, 2017 – Cameroon delighted their home fans when they won their maiden African Women’s Championship title on Saturday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 29-27) victory over Kenya at the Palais des Sports in Yaounde.
Qinzhou, China, October 15, 2017 – Russia’s 15th seeds Maxim Sivolap/Igor Velichko rallied past Mexico’s fourth seeds Juan Virgen/Lombardo Ontiveros in a three-set thriller Sunday morning to capture their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title at the Qinzhou Open.
Qinzhou, China, October 15, 2017 – Australian fifth seeds Mariafe Artacho and Taliqua Clancy crushed Polish dark horses Kinga Kolosinska and Katarzyna Kociolek in straight sets here Sunday morning to claim their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title at the Qinzhou Open.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 15, 2017 - All four tickets up for grabs he weekend at the Nortch & Central America and Caribbean (NORCECA) qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship were punched with a day to spare as the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico made Japan 2018.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 15, 2017 – Argentina placed themselves well within reach of last South American spot at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in 2018 after mastering a second straight-setter at the qualification tournament in Arequipa, Peru.
Qinzhou, China, October 14, 2017 – Russia’s 15th seeds Maxim Sivolap/Igor Velichko upset third seeds Nadir Diaz Gomez Nivaldo and Bayard Sergio Reynaldo Gonzalez of Cuba in the men’s semi-finals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Qinzhou Open here Saturday afternoon to meet Mexico’s fourth seeds Juan Virgen/Lombardo Ontiveros in Sunday’s final.
Not surprisingly, Phil Dalhausser and April Ross dominated VolleyballMag.com’s 2017 All-Pro Beach Volleyball Awards. “It’s an honor to be named MVP,” said Dalhausser, who had a tremendous season with partner Nick Lucena. “Winning an award like this is a great achievement, in my opinion. Show More Summary
There was only one upset Friday night in NCAA Division I women’s college volleyball, but it was huge in the Pac-12. Visiting Oregon State not only knocked off the No. 14 Huskies in five, but beat Washington for the first time since 2001. Show More Summary
Qinzhou, China, October 14, 2017 – Poland’s 30th seeds Kinga Kolosinska and Katarzyna Kociolek stunned second seeds Brooke Sweat and Summer Ross of the United States in straight sets Saturday afternoon to set up a women’s final clash with Australian fifth seeds Mariafe Artacho/Taliqua Clancy at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Qinzhou Open.