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Serbia, Poland on collision course at World Champions qualifiers

12 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Warsaw, Poland, May 23, 2017 - Hot favourites Serbia and pool hosts Poland took the first step towards a ticket for the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship, on the opening day of Pool B of the European qualifiers, as both downed the representatives of the Small Countries Division with remarkable and expected ease.

Return to Moscow features “new” FIVB World Tour partnerships

12 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Moscow, Russia, May 23, 2017 - When the FIVB World Tour returns to the Russian capital here next week for the 10th-straight season, the US$150,000 event will feature several “new” partnerships when Moscow hosts the sixth double gender event on the 2017 international Beach Volleyball calendar.

Dutch, Greeks take lead in race for 2018 Worlds ticket

12 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 23, 2017 - Hosts The Netherlands were caught off guard as Small Countries Division representative Luxembourg ran away with the first set, but bounced back for a 3-1 (22-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-15) win in De Koog on the opening day of Pool B at Round II of the European qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship.

European Men's 2018 World Championship qualifiers live

15 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 23, 2017 - From May 23 to June 4 as many as 36 men’s and 36 women’s teams will be involved in the second stage of the European qualification process for the 2018 edition of the FIVB Volleyball World Championships.

Finland take next step in World Championship pursuit

15 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 25, 2017 – Finland will take the next step in their Italy-Bulgaria 2018, FIVB Volleyball World Championship dream when they travel to the Czech Republic for the second round of European Qualification.

France aiming to banish Rio memories en route to World Championship

15 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 23, 2017 – France will seek to put their Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games disappointment behind them when they take the next step in qualifying for the Italy-Bulgaria 2018, FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship.

CEV and FIVB to work closely together following senior management meeting

15 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Luxembourg, May 22, 2017 - The CEV and FIVB have been working closely to grow the game and this message once again came out of a meeting their respective senior management had on Thursday and Friday in Belgrade, Serbia. This follows in the footsteps of meetings CEV President Aleksandar Bori?i? and FIVB President Dr Ary S. Show More Summary

Dominican Republic conclude successful national sport administration course

15 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, May 21, 2017 – The NORCECA Regional Centre for Development, in collaboration with the Dominican Volleyball Federation, Dominican Olympic Committee and the Olympic Solidarity completed a successful Sport Administration course from May 18 to 21.

VBM Beach All-Americans: Claes/Hughes top pair, LSU’s Brock top coach

As if there could be anyone else, USC seniors Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes are the top pair of the year as announces its inaugural Collegiate Beach Volleyball All-American Awards. LSU coach Russell Brock, who has taken the Tigers into national prominence, including a tie for fifth at the recent National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship, […]

Mewhirter’s look back at Phil and Nick’s dominance and “amazing” AVP Austin

On June 16 of last year, Mike Brunsting wanted to tell a joke. The day before, he and Chase Frishman had made it through the qualifier in New York City, rewarded with the opportunity — or is it a beach-volleyball death sentence masquerading as an opportunity? — to play Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena first […]

Rimser/Plesiutschnig gain motivation heading into Vienna 2017

23 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 23, 2017 – Austrians Cornelia Rimser and Lena Pletsiutschnig relished their first successful mission as partners when they took the bronze podium spot at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Langkawi, Malaysia.

Japan, Korea men prevail in five-set thrillers at zonal championship

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Ulanbaataar, Mongolia, May 22, 2017 – Japan and Korea endured thrilling five-set match-ups on the third day of the 2017 Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Volleyball Championship at Buyant-Uhaa Sports Arena on Monday.

Mongolia delight home fans in opener at Asian Eastern Zonal Men's Championship

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Ulanbaataar, Mongolia, May 21, 2017 - Hosts Mongolia, Chinese Taipei and reigning champions Japan all recorded straight-set wins on Day 2 of the 2017 Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Volleyball Championship at Buyant-Uhaa Sports Arena on Sunday.

Metzger named top American college coach

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lexington, Ky., USA, May 22, 2017 - Beach Volleyball Olympian and a two-time gold medal winner on FIVB World Tour Stein Metzger has been named the AVCA Beach National Coach of the Year.

Volleyball today: NCAA news and notes, USA teams in action

Catching up after a long weekend of beach volleyball in Rio and Austin … Southern Illinois has a new coach: The Salukis hired North Dakota State’s Kari Thompson, who replaces Justin Ingram, who left for UIC (Illinois-Chicago). Thompson recently completed her 11th season overall at NDSU, where she served as the program’s assistant coach from […]

Estonia make final preparations for World Championship qualifiers and World League

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Tallinn, Estonia, May 22, 2017 – The Estonian men’s national team are set to play five 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship qualification matches and make their debut in the FIVB Volleyball World League.

Brazil win gold, Cuba silver at U21 Pan Am Cup

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Fort McMurray, Canada, May 22, 2017 - Defending champions Brazil came through when it counted to win the gold medal of the U21 Pan American Cup by defeating Cuba 3-1 (25-23, 17-25, 25-18, 25-18) at the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre at Keyano College in Fort McMurray on Sunday.

Poland get home win in friendly match with Iran

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Katowice, Poland, May 21, 2017 – Igor Kolakovic’s Iran team and Ferdinando De Giorgi’s Poland squad played a friendly match on Sunday in front of the latter’s 11,000 home fans.

Beit Leqya club in Palestine organise successful mini volleyball festival

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Ramallah, Palestine, May 19, 2017 – The Palestinian Volleyball Federation supervised a mini volleyball festival for 400 children in the presence of a large number of local residents at the Beit Leqya Club Stadium.

AVP Austin: Dalhausser/Lucena, Pavlik/Ross take home gold

Twelve years later, Austin was good to Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena again. They won the AVP Austin on Sunday, beating Trevor Crabb and Sean Rosenthal 21-12, 21-19 in the final. On May 1, 2005, Dalhausser and Nick won their very first event together in Austin. Four thousand, four hundred and three days later, they […]

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