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Top seeds Radarong/Udomchavee, McHugh/Schumann post opening day wins at Songkhla

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Songkhla, Thailand, April 14, 2017 – Top seeds Varapatsorn Radarong/Tanarattha Udomchavee of Thailand and Chris McHugh/Damien Schumann of Australia recorded victories on the opening day of the SMM 18th Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships at Samila Beach on Friday.

Semifinals upsets guarantee new club champions in Africa

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Monastir, Tunisia, April 14, 2017- Hosts Club Feminin de Carthage and dark horses Shams of Egypt made it to the final of the 2017 Women's African Club championship after both sides claimed thrilling victories over five-time champions Kenya Prisons and seven-times titled Ahly respectively in the semifinals at Mizali Hall in Monastir, Tunisia on Friday.

Reports that Walsh-Jennings sues the AVP, MPSF Post-season awards, NCAA men’s and beach

Thursday saw a light schedule around the men’s and women’s college beach games, however the big news centers on Olympic gold-medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings suing the AVP for unpaid monies related to a sponsorship deal. Before we get to that, Friday has a full slate of action in the EIVA where Harvard is at Princeton, […]

MIVA tournament preview, plus post-season honors

MIVA regular-season champion and top-ranked Ohio State is sitting pretty right now. The Buckeyes head into this weekend’s MIVA tournament knowing if they continue to win they will not need to leave the friendly confines of St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio for the remainder of the season. Ohio State opens tournament play at home […]

Malaysian teams debut in inaugural World Tour event in Langkawi

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Langkawi, Malaysia, April 14, 2017 – Six men’s and four women’s pairs from Malaysia are set to make their debut at the first ever FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Malaysia Open at Meritus Pelangi Beach Resorts & Spa in Langkawi from April 15 to 16.

Nantong ready for first ever World Tour showcase

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Nantong, China, April 14, 2017 – Nantong gears up for their first ever hosting of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – the second stop of the Beach Volleyball Silk Tour – highlighting the city’s gorgeous landscape and rich tradition in sports.

Beach volleyball players revel in traditional Thai festival

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Songkhla, Thailand, April 13, 2017 – The participants of the SMM Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships got some time to relax and have fun before the start of the competition, as they celebrated the traditional Thai festival of Songkran on Friday.

Semifinals set in African Club Championship

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Monastir, Tunisia, April 13, 2017- Two Egyptian sides of defending champions Ahly and of Shams, hosts CF Carthage of Tunisia and Kenya Prisons all booked their tickets to the semifinals of the 2017 Women's African Club Championship following their victories in Thursday's quarterfinals.

European Champions League down to last four

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 13, 2017 - Berlin Recycling Volleys caused he sensation of the week when they beat Dinamo Moscow for the second ime in a row to qualify for the Final Four of the 2017 Men's European Champions League. They...Show More Summary

No. 7 LSU, with “a pretty good resume,” primed for NCAA beach stretch run

A year ago, LSU was on the outside looking in, oh, so close to being one of the eight teams invited to the inaugural NCAA Beach Championship. This year, the seventh-ranked Tigers with a lineup dotted with freshmen, sophomores and experienced senior former indoor players, appear in pretty good shape to be in Gulf Shores […]

United States men’s volleyball team to host brazil for USAV Cup matches

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Colorado Springs, USA, April 12, 2017 - Volleyball fans can relive the excitement of last summer’s Olympic Games when the United States men’s national team hosts Brazil for two USAV Cup international matches on August 18 and 19 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Curtain raised for inaugural 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour - Malaysia Open

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Langkawi, Malaysia, April 13, 2017 – Two days away from the inaugural FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Malaysia Open and Langkawi is ready to welcome fans from across the world to witness the highly anticipated international beach volleyball tournament this weekend.

Australian and Thai duos earn top seeds at Songkhla

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Songkhla, Thailand, April 12, 2017– Chris McHugh/Damien Schumann of Australia and Varapatsorn Radarong/Tanarattha Udomchavee of Thailand gained top seeds at the SMM Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships, which will be held from April 14 to 17 at Samila Beach.

Oregon coach Matt Ulmer busy, optimistic about new challenge

Matt Ulmer’s been busy. The interim Oregon head volleyball coach has not only taken over that job, but is also directing the Ducks beach team. “I wish I could clone myself right now,” he joked. Tuesday was the first time Oregon made him available to the media since he was promoted in the wake of […]

Club thrillers keep fans on edge across the world

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 12, 2017 - More than 3,600 fans filled Minas Arena in Belo Horizonte to the rafters in the hope of seeing the home team of Camponesa Minas advance to their first Brazilian Superleague final since 2004.

Huber sets new targets with Petutschnig

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 12, 2017 – Alexander Huber of Austria starts a new journey with 24-year-old Lorenz Petutschnig, after a seven-year partnership with Robin Seidl that concluded with a ninth place finish at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Young players adopt volleyball across Nepal

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Lausanne, Switzerland, April 12, 2017 – Nepal is known for its Himalayan landscapes, its wildlife parks and temples, and for extreme mountain climbing.

Carlini gets Sullivan Award, Barton wins CC, UIC hires SIU’s Ingram

Wisconsin setter Lauren Carlini was named the 87th 2017 AAU James E. Sullivan Award winner as the most outstanding U.S. amateur athlete who also demonstrates premier leadership, character and sportsmanship at a reception Tuesday night at the New York Athletic Club. She is the first volleyball player to win the award. At the same time, the […]

Dal Zotto calls up 12 players for training camp

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 11, 2017 - The new coach of the Brazilian men's volleyball team, Renan Dal Zotto, has called up 12 players to participate in a training camp at the Volleyball Development Center (CDV) in Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro. Show More Summary

Kenya Prisons and Cameroon's Injis complete quarterfinal lineup at African Women's Club Championship

2 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Monastir, Tunisia, April 11, 2017- Kenya Prisons and Cameroon's Injis completed the quarterfinal line up at the 2017 women's African club championship after both teams secured the last two slots following the thrilling last day of the preliminary round in Monastir, Tunisia on Tuesday.

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