Lausanne, Switzerland, August 31, 2016 - A press conference at the Parque Esportivo do Barro Preto in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday brought together the hosts of the 2016 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship, Sada Cruzeiro and Minas Tênis Clube.
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, August 30, 2016 – Bank Sarmayeh and Al-Arabi Sports Club, the only two unbeaten teams in the “SMM” 2016 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship at the Wunna Thekdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw, will battle it out for the title and the lone ticket up for grabs for the 2017 FIVB Men’s Club Volleyball World Championship.
You can look forward every Tuesday to the VolleyballMag.com roundup of the POWs around the country. POWs, of course, are players of the week, and we will do our best to list the honorees from all 32 Division I conferences here. This week we start with the Big Ten and senior middle blocker Taylor Sandbothe, […]
BYU is the new No. 1 in the VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll, which saw quite a bit of movement after the first weekend of NCAA volleyball. BYU went 3-0 in its home tournament to open the season, beating Utah Valley, Rice and Cal Poly, to move up a notch in the poll. The previous No. 1, Hawai’i, dropped […]
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, August 29, 2016 - Unbeaten Bank Sarmayeh and Shanghai Golden Age set up a clash of the Titans, as a daunting task awaits Al-Arabi Sports Club when the Qataris will challenge Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza from Japan inShow More Summary
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Lausanne, Switzerland, August 30, 2016 - Newly-crowned Olympic champions Alison Cerutti/Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil and Laura Ludwig/Kira Walkenhorst of Germany will headline the field at the $500,000 SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals from September 13 to 18 when the international beach volleyball event will be held at Polson’s Pier in Toronto, Canada.
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 29, 2016 – Brazil strengthened its reign in the top spot of the FIVB Senior World Ranking – Men, after their gold medal finish at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, while world champions Poland also cemented its hold on the second spot.
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 29, 2016 – China moved two places up in the FIVB Senior World Ranking – Women after a phenomenal gold medal finish in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which also positioned them at the top of the ranking tab...
If the first three days are any indication, this is gonna be one wild NCAA season … Start with Stanford, which opened its season Friday by losing to San Diego but then the No. 11 Cardinal bounced back Sunday by beating No. 3 Minnesota in four. And that came a day after Minnesota beat San […]
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It finally happened: Kim Hildreth and Maryna Samoday won their first NVL championship. They beat Priscilla Piantadosi-Lima and Anne Osburn 21-18, 21-19 Sunday in Virginia Beach, after twice losing in the finals this season to go along with a third-place finish and a seventh. “I have no words. I couldn’t believe it,” Samoday said. “We […]
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, August 27, 2016 – Bank Sarmayeh and Al-Arabi Sports Club remained the only two undefeated teams as the “SMM” 2016 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship reached crunch time with eight teams left to battle it out for the top honour and the lone ticket for next year’s FIVB Men’s Club World Championship.
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, August 25, 2016 - Hosts Myanmar, Taipei Power, Al-Arabi Sports Club and Bank Sarmayeh respectively top Pool A, B, C and D after making a clean sweep at the end of the pool round-robin preliminaries of the “SMM” 2016 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.
By Phil Collin for VolleyballMag.com LONG BEACH, Calif. – When in Long Beach, opponents should be wary of April Ross. The hard-packed, dusty sand on Alamitos Beach might not be too popular with most of the players, but guess who likes it? With some extra lift and the never-ending will of Ross and Kerri Walsh […]
Long Beach, California, USA, August 28, 2016 — Perhaps the most dangerous Beach Volleyball player on the planet struck at just the right time for Brazil on Sunday. The 6-foot-11 Evandro Goncalves made the big plays to aid ailing teammate Pedro Solberg as the Olympians captured the gold medal at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam.
Long Beach, California, USA, August 28, 2016 – Rejoicing in the joy of playing in their home country and lapping up the affection poured on them by the cheering stadium capacity crowd, USA’s 2016 Olympic bronze medalists Kerri WalshShow More Summary
Long Beach, California, USA, August 28, 2016 — A bronze medal finish for Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins of Latvia in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam was just about the right way to finish the 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
Long Beach, California, USA, August 28, 2016 – Turning the tables on a old home-country friendly ‘nemisis’, Germany’s Julia Sude/Chantal Laboureur toppled compatriots Katrin Holtwick/Ilke Semmler Sunday to win the bronze medal at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball featuring the $800,000 FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam in Los Angeles, Calif.
Long Beach, Calif., USA, August 27, 2016 — You couldn’t blame USA Olympians Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena if they took the court, looked across the net and said “Who is this guy?” It’s not often an FIVB Grand Slam semifinal has anShow More Summary