Lausanne, Switzerland, October 27, 2016 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° hailed successful FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships in Brazil and the Philippines after men's hosts Sada Cruzeiro and women's champions Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul claimed the world titles on Sunday.
Long Beach State coach Brian Gimmillaro is truly one of the icons of volleyball. “Doesn’t being an icon just mean that you’re old?” Gimmillaro asked. Now in his 32nd season, Gimmillaro’s resume includes three national championships, eight visits to the national semifinals, 13 NCAA regionals, and 27 NCAA tournament appearances. His overall record of 829-218 […]
Betim, Brazil, October 26, 2016 – Brazil once again showed that it knows how to throw a volleyball party when it welcomed the world’s leading eight teams to the Minas Tennis Clube Arena for six days of incredible volleyball action at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship.
Tokyo, Japan, 26 October, 2016 – The Japan Volleyball Association has announced Yuichi Nakagaichi and Kumi Nakada will coach the country's national teams as they prepare for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
October 26 is the day that Marty McFly went back to the future. This year on October 26, Wednesday, No. 7 Washington goes to No. 17 Stanford in a key Pac-12 battle. There are only 15 matches on the NCAA scoreboard for the day, but it’s the biggest, especially since Washington holds the same seventh […]
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 26, 2016 – By winning the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship for the third time in four years, Sada Cruzeiro have cemented their place in volleyball history, but the journey doesn't stop in Betim. There are still peaks to climb.
Luxembourg, October 26, 2016 - 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.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 25, 2016 – Manila welcomed the 2016 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship with open arms and fans at the Mall of Asia Arena and watching on television and online were witnessesShow More Summary
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From Baylor’s Katie Staiger winning the Big 12 offensive POW award for the fourth time this year to Alabama’s Krystal Rivers averaging eight kills per set to three players from North Florida being honored by the Atlantic Sun to Julia Flynn of Bryant getting 34 kills in a match to Alexis Mape having 61 assists […]
The top seven teams in the VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll stayed the same this week, as San Diego, Western Kentucky, Creighton, BYU, Hawai’i, Long Beach State and Dayton all won all their matches. The first change was at No. 8, where Marquette moved up one spot and Wichita State moved down one. Marquette split its Big […]
Betim, Brazil, October 24, 2016 - During the two final days of action at the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship in Betim, local children joined in the fun at a two-day Volleyball Your Way festival held alongside the elite tournament.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 24, 2016 - The fixtures for the South American U20 Women's Championship scheduled to take place in Uberaba, Brazil from October 26 to 30 have been announced. Six teams will participate in what is also a qualifier for the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship.
Betim, Brazil, October 25, 2016 – Thomas Edgar made up for missing out on a medal at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship by taking the award as tournament leading scorer.
Canberra, Australia, October 24, 2016 - Australian women’s volleyball coach, Shannon Winzer, has been announced as the inaugural head coach of the new Volleyball Australia Women’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.
Tehran, Iran, October 24, 2016 - As many as eight thousand young players have participated in the Iranian youth selection process for the next Asian continental volleyball competitions, with the talent-finding committee selecting four hundred boys and almost 200 girls to participate in a series of advanced training camps.
Manila, Philippines, October 25, 2016 - For the second time in the history of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship (since the introduction of the rally scoring system) China's Zhu Ting has emerged top scorer, bagging 103 points in he 2016 edition for Turkey's VakifBank Istanbul.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 25, 2016 - Highlighted by World Championships, four five-star Swatch Major Series events and the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals, the provisional 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball Calendar features 23 events starting in the United States in February on Fort Lauderdale Beach in south Florida and featuring $6.5 million in prize money.
Bariloche, Argentina, October 23, 2016 - Hosts Argentina claimed a four-set win 3-1 (24-26, 25-21, 25-20, 25-21) against neighbours Brazil in the final of the South American U21 Men's Championship to earn a berth at next year's U21 World Championship in the Czech Republic.
Nairobi, Kenya, October 23, 2016 - Hosts Kenya and Rwanda claimed victories on day one of the U23 Women's African Nations Championship on Sunday. Kenya defeated Bostwana 3-0 (25-14, 31-29, 25-19) in 103 minutes while Rwanda rebounded to defeat Senegal in four sets 3-1 (26-28, 25-17, 25-14, 25-19) in 96 minutes.