Cairo, Egypt, May 26, 2017 – The CAVB Board of Administration, presided over by Dr. Amr Elwani, has decided to merge the 2017 African Nations Championships for both genders with the qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB World Championships.
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 26, 2017 - All six tickets up for grabs this week in the European qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship remain available after all favourites continued their winning ways on Friday, but will settle matters on the last two days of action across the continent, Saturday and Sunday.
After FIVB Fort Lauderdale and FIVB Rio and AVP Huntington Beach and AVP Austin, what have we learned so far about the pro beach season? Let’s start with the international side. No. 1: Brazil is really, really good in February. In Fort Lauderdale in February, Brazil finished first, second, fifth, fifth, ninth on the women’s […]
Minneapolis, USA, May 25, 2017 - As part of his visit to the USA this week, FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°yesterday presented his vision for the development of volleyball in the country to the USA Volleyball (USAV) Board of Directors and explained how the FIVB could assist with this development.??
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 26, 2017 – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan play off from May 26-28 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to see who advances to the second and final round of Asia qualifying on the road to the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship that will take place in Italy and Bulgaria in 2018.
Moscow, Russia, May 25, 2017 - With an international Beach Volleyball event returning here next week for 10th-straight season and 12th-time since the start of the sanctioned FIVB competition in 1987, host Russia will be looking for its fifth men’s and third women’s gold medals at a World Tour event featuring the planet’s “elite” competitors.
Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, May 25, 2017 – Home team Altay VC played in front of a sellout crowd at Boris Alexandrov Sports Palace with a gripping 3-2 (21-25, 25-22, 25-19, 17-25, 15-11) win over Taiwan Power of Chinese Taipei at the SMM 2017 Asian Women’s Club Samruk Kazyna Volleyball Championship on Thursday.
Ulanbaataar, Mongolia, May 25, 2017 – Japan defended their title at the 2017 Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Volleyball Championship on Friday, following their 3-1 (31-29, 16-25, 25-17, 27-25) win over Chinese Taipei.
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, May 25, 2017 - The Asian qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship get underway on Friday with Kyrgyzstan hosting Kazakhstan and Pakistan in Bishkek for a single ticket from the Central Zone to the continent's final round.
Warsaw, Poland, May 25, 2017 - Though the hosts dropped a roller-coaster set to Slovakia, both Poland and Rio 2016 silver medallists Serbia are still on track for a Sunday head-to-head that barring any upsets on Saturday will determine the first ticket to the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship.
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 25, 2017 - Things being to shape up across Europe as action continued on Thursday with 18 matches in six qualification pools for as many tickets to the 2018 FIVB World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria.
Lausanne, May 24, 2017 - Japan and Chinese Taipei will warm up for their 2017 FIVB World League campaigns by facing each other in the Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Volleyball Championship gold medal match in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on Thursday.
Minneapolis, USA, May 24, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° has travelled to the U.S. this week to meet with USA Volleyball (USAV) and discuss innovative ways to take the sport to the next level. On Wednesday, he attended seven...Show More Summary
In late spring and early summer we see quite a few NCAA teams head out of the country. Normally they go to Europe or Brazil and mix in great sightseeing and some quality volleyball. And then there’s Lipscomb. The team is on its way to Malawi, a small country in east Africa. While the Bison […]
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 25, 2017 – Susil Ranasinghe has been rewarded for his book “One Hundred Years of Sri Lanka Volleyball (1916-2016),” by winning The Most Outstanding Sports Publication of the Year in Sri Lanka.
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 24, 2017 — The FIVB held their seventh event of the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar last week at the Rio de Janerio 4-Star event, as the Tour returned to Brazil.
Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2017 – Coaches of participating teams shared their outlook ahead of competition for the SMM 2017 Asian Women’s Club Samruk Kazyna Volleyball Championship at the Shiny River Hotel on Wednesday.
Warsaw, Poland, May 24, 2017 - Serbia and Poland retained perfect records in Pool B of the European qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB World Championship, after both scored straight-set wins on Day 2 in the Polish capital.
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 24, 2017 - All the top favourites opened heir campaigns for qualification to the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship with wins Wednesday, as European qualifiers got underway with a total of 18 matches across six pools all over the continent.
Kerri Walsh Jennings said earlier this month her first tournament of the 2017 pro beach season would be at FIVB Porec Major in Croatia June 27 to July 1. Now we know with whom she’ll be playing, because the tournament pairs have been listed. Walsh Jennings, the three-time Olympic beach gold-medalist who took bronze last […]