Cairo, Egypt, June 16, 2017 - Portugal coach Hugo Silva admitted that the match against Egypt on Saturday is a crucial to continue good performance as Portugal prevailed over Finland 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-22).
Kunshan, China, June 16, 2017 - China delighted the home crowd with a 3-0 (43-41, 26-24, 25-21) victory over Turkey on Friday night.
Cairo, Egypt, June 16, 2017 – Portugal overcome Finland 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-22) in FIVB World League week 3
The Hague, The Netherlands, June 16, 2017 - After dropping “modified” pool play matches Thursday, three Brazilians regained their winning ways here Friday mid-day at the US$150,000 Dela Beach Open with opening elimination victories over pairs from Belgium, The Netherlands and Russia at the Sportcampus Zuiderpark.
The USA men won a big match on Thursday, sweeping Iran in the FIVB World League in Poland, while USA women’s coach Karch Kiraly announced his roster for the Pan Am Cup that starts Saturday in Peru. The American men improved their tournament record 3-4 with a 25-17, 25-22, 30-28 victory, especially impressive since they […]
Kunshan, China, June 16, 2017 - Chuan Jiang scored a match high of 17 points contributing to China’s victory 3-0 (43-41, 26-24, 25-21) over Turkey.
Kunshan, China, June 16, 2017- Australia struggled a 3-2 (29-27, 18-25, 24-26, 25-21,15-9) tie-breaker win over Japan in the opening match of week 3 of Group 2 on Friday in Kunshan Sports Centre.
Jiangning, Nanjing, China, June 16, 2017 – China’s Shuhui Wen and Xinyi Xia called upon their stamina to triumph on a busy day for them at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Silk Road Tangshan Open.
The Hague, The Netherlands, June 16, 2017 - In the shadows of the World Court, Beach Volleyball “justice” was taking place here Friday morning at the US$150,000 Dela Beach Open featuring an All-Latvian men’s confrontation where three of the players have been settling their differences with each other and international foes for the past 13 seasons on the sand “court”.
Kunshan, China, June 16, 2017 - Australia beat Japan by winning 3-2 (29-27, 18-25, 24-26, 25-21, 15-19).
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 15, 2017 – The Dominican Sports Writers Association presented a plaque of recognition to the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Volleyball Centre in the Dominican Republic as part of its annual gala of awards.
The Hague, The Netherlands, June 16, 2017 - The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour DELA Beach Open moved into the Main Draw on Thursday, with teams racing towards the top of the pools in The Hague.
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 16, 2017 – USA opposite spiker Benjamin Patch continues to thrive in the FIVB Volleyball World League after setting his personal best in the competition with 24 points on Thursday, in their straight-set win over Iran at Hala Sportowa Spodek in Katowice.
The Hague, The Netherlands, June 16, 2017 - While the men conclude “modified” pool play action here Friday at the US$150,000 Dela Beach Open, the women will play two rounds of elimination to set the field for Saturday’s quarter-final matches at the FIVB World Tour event.
Katowice, Poland, June 15, 2017 - Russia defeated hosts in straight sets on the first day of the World League tournament in Poland 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-21). MVP of the match was chosen Dmytry Volkov with 13 points on his account.
The FIVB World Tour stop in The Hague got under way on Thursday and while American teams had mixed results at the three-star event in The Netherlands, Emily Day and Brittany Hochevar couldn’t have asked for a better outcome. Among the USA men, eighth-seeded Theo Brunner and Casey Patterson lost a tough one (21-19, 29-27) to Robin […]
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 15, 2017 – Russia and USA both enjoyed straight-set wins on day eight of the 2017 FIVB World League to maintain their chances of reaching the Final Six in Coritiba.
Katowice, Poland, June 15, 2017 – Opposite spiker Maxim Zhigalov opened his third week of FIVB Volleyball World League with an 13 points to guide Russia to a 3-0 victory of Poland (25-22, 25-17, 25-2) in Friday's action in Katowice.
Katowice, Poland, June 15, 2017 - United States claimed the first victory in Poland, after a thrilling end of the third set against Iran. Coach John Speraw was satisfied seeing how USA responded to difficult moments in the third set, turning it back to their advantage.
The Hague, The Netherlands, June 15, 2017 - It had been a “slow” start to the season for the new partnership of Joana Heidrich and Anouk Verge-Depre after the Swiss had posted a pair of 17ths in their first two FIVB World Tour events in 2017.