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Thailand to host Asian Beach Volleyball Champs

4 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2017 – Thailand will host 61 teams from 19 nations when the AVC Asia Beach Volleyball Championships take place from April 14-17 in Songkhla.

Division III No. 1 Springfield men ready for NCAA stretch run

By Sam Leventhal for VolleyballMag.com Springfield, which has played in the last seven Division III national-championship matches, was not surprisingly No. 1 in this year’s AVCA Division III men’s preseason poll. “I hate being No. 1 in every poll except the last one,” coach Charlie Sullivan said then. “I always want our players to be […]

Doppler and Horst look forward to festival of beach volleyball in Vienna

6 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, March 30, 2017 - Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst were one of two men's teams representing Austria at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games alongside Robin Seidl and Alexander Huber, and will be hoping to represent their country...Show More Summary

Iconic venue launches countdown to 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, March 30, 2017 - The iconic Spanish Riding School in Vienna provided a sensational backdrop for a press conference held to launch the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships as the Austrian capital prepares to welcome the top beach volleyball teams in the world from July 28 to August 6.

Myanmar, Korea, Japan, China unbeaten after pool play at Asian Boys' U19 Champs

8 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 30, 2017 - Hosts Myanmar overpowered Australia and Japan thrashed Thailand to top Pools A and C respectively at the end of their round-robin preliminaries at the SMM 11th Asian Boys' U19 Volleyball Championship at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium on Thursday.

NCAA: UCLA men rout USC, Pepperdine beats Hawai’i in beach

The sixth-ranked UCLA men took care of business Wednesday by going across town and sweeping No. 11 USC, while in NCAA beach volleyball No. 2 Pepperdine beat visiting No. 5 Hawai’i 3-2. It was an otherwise light day in college volleyball with much of the same ahead Thursday. There are two MPSF matches on Thursday […]

Argentina outplay Chile in South American duel at Pan Am Cup

9 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Havana, Cuba, March 30, 2017 – Argentina won the South American duel against Chile and Cuba held off a tough Colombia in the most exciting matches of day two at the U18 Girls’ Pan American Cup taking place in Havana.

Hong Kong NOC President Timothy Tsun Ting Fok visits FIVB

10 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° and Hong Kong National Olympic Committee President Timothy Tsun Ting Fok met in Lausanne on Wednesday to discuss opportunities for volleyball and beach volleyball in Hong Kong and China.

Chile show energy in victory over Puerto Rico at U18 Pan Am Cup

10 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Havana, Cuba, March 29, 2017 – Chile scored a come-from-behind victory over Puerto Rico in five sets 3-2 (25-18, 19-25, 23-25, 25-16, 18-16) to open the actions in Pool A at the U18 Girls’ Pan American Cup in Havana, Cuba on Tuesday, a competition which offers three tickets to the FIVB Volleyball U18 Girls’ World Championship in Argentina from August 18 to 27.

Vienna 2017 World Championships website launched

15 hours agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2017 – The Vienna 2017, FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships are set to be one of the highlights of the sporting calendar and now fans can keep right up to date with it at the official tournament website.

New Clemson coach Michaela Franklin: “I’m excited, I’m fired up”

Clemson last week hired Michaela Franklin as its women’s volleyball coach. Franklin, 34, takes over a program that finished 6-26 overall in 2016, 4-12 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Subsequently, Clemson fired coach Hugh Hernseman after only two years. Franklin, a standout all-around athlete from Lincoln, Neb. who played volleyball at Kansas State, was an […]

Uruguayan pioneers make South American breakthrough in snow volleyball

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2017 – Pablo Cardozo and Lucas Diaz certainly enjoyed themselves up the Austrian Alps in Wagrain-Kleinarl, when they became the first team from Uruguay and South America to play in a snow volleyball event, at the Snow Volleyball Goes Europe international tournament.

Gamova receives Fair Play honour for 'impeccable career'

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2017 - Russian volleyball legend and FIVB Athletes' Commission member Ekaterina Gamova has been awarded the International Fair Play Committee (CIFP) diploma for her impeccable sports career, the official website of the Russian Olympic Committee has reported.

Korea stun defending champs Iran as Asian Boys' U19 Championship heats up

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 29, 2017 - Korea made a clean sweep in Pool B following their stunning victory over perennial champions Iran, as Japan and Australia tasted their first win at the SMM 11th Asian Boys’ U19 Volleyball Championship at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.

Orellana working her way back to World Champs return

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2017 – Two years ago Maria Andrea ‘Mandi’ Orellana had her promising career rudely interrupted while competing at the Netherlands 2015, FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships.

NCAA: Penn State men upset No. 1 Ohio State, No. 1 USC wins in beach

Ohio State’s going to have start yet another winning streak. The top-ranked and defending NCAA-champion Buckeyes, who earlier this season saw their 42-match winning streak snapped, got upset again Tuesday night. This time it was at No. 13 Penn State, where the Nittany Lions of the EIVA stunned Ohio State of the MIVA in five […]

FIVB President discusses the success of volleyball at Rio 2016 Olympic Games with the IOC President Thomas Bach

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° met with the IOC President Thomas Bach for an official lunch at the IOC Headquarters to discuss the success of the volleyball and beach volleyball at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Vienna beams with excitement for Beach Volleyball World Championships

yesterdaySports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2017 – The Austrian capital of Vienna will be the world capital for beach volleyball for 10 days, when the city hosts its first ever FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships from July 28 to August 6...

Q&A and great stories from AVP staff photographer Robert Beck

Robert Beck, the AVP staff photographer, has shot 10 Super Bowls, six Olympics, all four golf majors and countless other big sporting events and top athletes. He’s photographed the world’s premier athletes and last year he shot 120 days for Sports Illustrated. When Donald Sun took over the AVP in 2011, Beck was the perfect choice […]

NCAA notes: Ohio State men back on top, all the POWs and more

It’s getting late, but teams are still stepping out of their conferences and it’s providing some interesting matches. Tuesday night, the MIVA’s Ohio State (23-1), back in the top spot of the AVCA Division I-II Men’s Coaches Top 15 Poll, goes to No. 13 Penn State of the EIVA (13-9). Not all the matches are […]

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