Kish Island, Iran, February 23, 2018 – Latvia’s Martins Plavins/Edgars Tocs, Austria’s Julian Horl/Tobias Winter, Poland’s Mariusz Prudel/Jakub Szalankiewicz and Germany’s Alexander Walkenhorst/Sven Winter have forged an all-European...Show More Summary
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2018 – Olympic and world champion Kira Walkenhorst is not rushing her recovery from shoulder surgery as she gears up for her return to competitive action on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World To...
Kish Island, Iran, February 23, 2018 – Germany’s Alexander Walkenhorst is seeking for more consistency in their game, following a winning leap to the quarterfinals by beating Italy’s Tiziano Andreatta/Andrea Abiatti in straight sets...
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2018 – Lauren Fendrick and Nicole Branagh’s partnership on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will only last a short time, but they are aiming to make the most of their time together, starting at the upcoming 5-Star Fort Lauderdale Major.
In the six years the Atlantic Sun Conference has sponsored beach volleyball and hosted a conference tournament, North Florida and Stetson have split time at the top. The Hatters of Stetson won the conference title in 2017, while North Florida last won in 2016, and both programs boast a total of three championships each. Show More Summary
Kish Island, Iran, February 22, 2018 – France’s Olivier Barthelemy/Romain Di Giantommaso and Germany’s Alexander Walkenhorst/Sven Winter have strengthened their grip to move up from qualification to the main draw’s second round of eliminations in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Kish Island 3-star at the Kish Marine Recreation Sports Complex on Thursday.
Top-ranked Long Beach State not only beat No. 2 UCLA for the second time, the 49ers remained the lone unbeaten in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball. Less than a week after beating UCLA of the MPSF in the Pyramid, Long Beach of theShow More Summary
Kish Island, Iran, February 22, 2018 – Young French duo Maxime Thiercy and Arnaud Gauthier-Rat have their eyes set on gaining experience from playing against good teams in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour to help them in their Paris 2024 Olympic Games campaign.
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2018 – Melissa Humana-Paredes will continue to tick off staging posts in her career as the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour continues at the Fort Lauderdale Major Series tournament next week.
It’s not a tour. That’s the first thing that Dave Mays, this week’s guest on SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, wants you to know about p1440, of which he is a founding partner. It is, as Kerri Walsh Jennings,...Show More Summary
Gold Coast, Australia, February 21, 2018 – The men’s teams of New Zealand and Cyprus are the lucky ones – the first-ever athletes to participate in an official beach volleyball match at the Commonwealth Games. This became clear as the schedule for beach volleyball’s debut at the quadrennial multi-sport event in Australia’s Gold Coast was released.
The Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) is a conglomerate of schools from different conferences, including Florida State (No. 4 in the final 2017 AVCA poll) of the ACC and LSU (No. 6) of the SEC. And that’s where they start this year in the AVCA preseason poll. Show More Summary
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2018 – The Chinese city of Nanjing has been selected as host for the first ever FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League Finals. From June 27 - July 1, all eyes will be on the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre as six top teams bid to become the inaugural Volleyball Nations League champion.
Kish Island, Iran, February 21, 2018 – Latvia’s Martins Plavins/Edgars Tocs, Italy’s Alex Ranghieri/Marco Caminati and Russia’s Konstantin Semenov/Ilya Leshukov each cruised to two straight-set victories in pool play of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour MICA Mall Kish Island 3-star at the Kish Marine Recreation Sports Complex on Wednesday.
Kish Island, Iran, February 21, 2018 – Qatar’s Cherif Younousse is in Kish Island for the third time and he has great memories of the place where he won his first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medal.
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2018 - A world champion in 2014, Jordan Larson has led the United States to numerous victories internationally and is keen to take that success into the inaugural edition of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in 2018.
There were two storms President’s day weekend in Salt Lake City. Outside, the storm dumped more than four inches of snow on the Salt Palace Convention Center. Inside, the Arizona Storm raged, taking the 14s, 15s, and 17s Elite titles at the Triple Crown Sports NIT. Show More Summary
The NCAA beach volleyball season begins this week. Previously, we previewed the West Coast Conference. Today: The Big West. The Big West has plenty of depth, led by Hawai’i, ranked No. 5 in the AVCA preseason poll after finishing at No. Show More Summary
If it’s late winter, that means it’s time to present the long-running VolleyballMag.com girls Fab 50 which honors the top 50 senior youth players in the country. No other list of this nature comes close to the longevity of the Fab 50 list, which goes back decades. Show More Summary
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 20, 2018 – For many people who are getting older, retiring to a life on the beach seems like a good option. For John Hyden, Phil Dalhausser, Nick Lucena, Larissa França and Talita Antunes, they’re getting older, they’re on the beach and they’re having fun but retirement is still a long way off.