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NVL cancels remainder of 2017 season with an eye on 2018

We got word Thursday that the NVL has canceled its 2017 season with an eye on 2018. VolleyballMag.com correspondent Travis Mewhirter played in the NVL season-opener earlier this month (and, as it turns out, it’s only event of the season) that coincided with the World Series of Beach Volleyball, and has played in a few […]

FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 opens Friday

12 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, July 27, 2017 - The US$1-million FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 opens here Friday with a 28-match schedule being played on three courts at the state-of-the art venue at Donauinsel with the focal point of the action and entertainment being held with a picturesque view of the Danube River and the lively atmosphere of the Beach Village

Parade of Nation's launches FIVB World Championships

13 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, July 27, 2017 - On the eve of the 11th edition of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1, 192 players forming 96 teams representing 40 nations paraded in front of the Vienna City Hall here Thursday before attending the event's technical meeting and "official" welcome dinner.

Strong American contingent ready for FIVB Beach Worlds in Vienna

Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena lead an American contingent that includes four men’s pairs and four women’s into the 11th biennial FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships that begin Friday in Vienna, Austria. The event, which will be competed on Danube Island and runs through August 6, is a different type of competition and truly a […]

Espinho sands awaiting World Tour action

21 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, Jul7, 2017 – Espinho beach is ready and waiting for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, with Praia da Baia set to host the Espinho 2-Star men-only event from Friday 28 July to Sunday 30 July.

Second edition of volleyball's sports medicine and science handbook now available

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, July 27, 2017 - The second edition of the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Volleyball is now available providing a comprehensive resource for athletes, coaches, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists, and sports scientists working with athletes participating in volleyball internationally and at all levels of competition.

Nanjing unveils World Grand Prix Group 1 Finals mascot and ticket sample

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Nanjing, China, July 26, 2017 – The officials of the organising committee of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 1 Finals unveiled the official mascot and ticket sample in a press conference at Nanjing Youth Convention Hotel on Tuesday.

RoxVB Series junior beach national championship begins Thursday

The RoxVB Series junior beach national championship begins Thursday at Rally’s Beach Complex in Cartersville, Ga. Rox Volleyball launched the RoxVB Series in 2015 as a platform to grow junior beach volleyball. The goal, Rox emphasized, was to create a tour with no athlete membership that would unite all athletes and the sport. “It’s a pleasure […]

Spaniard Navarro added to World Championship roster

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, July 26, 2017 - Amaranta Navarro of Spain has been named as a replacement player for the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 as she will play with two-time Olympian Elsa Baquerizo when the event opens play on Friday.

Watch Espinho semifinals and finals live on FIVB YouTube channel

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Espinho, Portugal, June 26, 2017 - The semifinals and finals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Espinho, Portugal from July 28 to 30 will be streamed live on the FIVB's YouTube page. Log on to watch all the action.

Ludwig & Walkenhorst chasing triple crown

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, July 26, 2017 - As Vienna gears up for the beginning of the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships on Friday, Olympic champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst will be aiming to become the first women's team...Show More Summary

Walsh Jennings drops out of FIVB Worlds, Emily Day to replace her

After dislocating her previously surgically repaired right shoulder this past Saturday in the semifinals of FIVB Olsztyn in Poland, Kerri Walsh Jennings has withdrawn from the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships that begin Friday in Vienna. Emily Day, fresh off her AVP Hermosa Beach victory, will now play with Nicole Branagh, replacing Walsh Jennings, the three-time […]

Walsh Jennings withdraws from World Championships

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, July 25, 2017 - Due to a right shoulder injury suffered this past Saturday at the FIVB World Tour stop in Poland, three-time Olympic and world champion Kerri Walsh Jennings has withdrawn from the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 with American Nicole Branagh now playing with Emily Day.

President Graça congratulates World Grand Prix beginners Hungary

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne Switzerland, July 25, 2017 - "Last weekend Hungary became 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 3 Champions in Canberra, Australia, and I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to all players, coaches and officials who helped the Hungarian team achieve its dream," said FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°.

NCAA notes: Rules changes ahead, FSU, Minnesota, Baylor, Pitt updates

The American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Recruiting Taskforce put out a flyer at the recent USA Volleyball girls’ junior national championships in Minneapolis highlighting the new volleyball recruiting legislation, lending an inside look into the complex world of college athletics recruiting. Show More Summary

Larissa & Talita want to erase Olympic frustration in FIVB World Championships

2 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, July 25, 2017 – Less than one year after they left the Rio 2016 Olympic Games empty-handed, Brazilians Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes will have a good opportunity to erase theirs frustrations at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna.

Szakmary leads newcomers Hungary to World Grand Prix Group 3 title

3 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - While Adenizia da Silva led title defenders Brazil to the final round as the wall at the net, it was Greta Szakmary who was the star of the first winner of this year’s FIVB World Grand Prix.

FIVB Beach update after Olsztyn, Ulsan and Agadir events

3 days agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, July 25, 2017 - With three events played last week in Poland, Korea and Morocco, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has now held the 18 events overall on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar.

Great action at AVP Hermosa Beach: Ed Chan’s photo gallery

Lee Feinswog here. My partner, Ed Chan, is the hardest-working volleyball photographer going. This past July 20-23 at AVP Hermosa Beach he took more than 10,000 photos! There was plenty of great action as the AVP returned to Hermosa Beach for the first time since 2010. In the finals, Taylor Crabb and Jake Gibb won their second title […]

Juniors notes: Power-packed Balboa Bay boys cruised to national title

The Balboa Bay 18 Blue boys team’s greatest weapon this season? It had too many weapons. Coach Rocky Ciarelli’s team went 10-1, including a 3-0 run through gold-bracket play to win the 18 Open title at the recent USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championships in Columbus, Ohio. It was Balboa Bay’s second 18 open title […]

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