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X September 6

Latvians regain winning FIVB World Tour form on Copacabana beach

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 6, 2015 - After early-season frustrations due mostly to an injury, Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins regained their winning ways on the FIVB World Tour by capturing the men’s gold medal match here Sunday morning at the US$150,000 Rio Open by defeating Markus Bockermann and Lars Fluggen of Germany in the All-European finale. In the women's competition, Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca validated their spot at the Rio Olympics by defeating newly-crowned FIVB world champions and compatriots Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas 2-1 (32-30, 18-21, 15-12).

Newly-named Brazilian Beach Volleyball Olympic team validates Rio 2016 berth

X September 6

Lang Ping guides China to fourth World Cup title

Nagoya, Japan, September 6, 2005 - Jenny Lang Ping led China to secure their fourth World Cup title and a berth in the Rio Olympic Games here on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Japan in their last match and a 10-1 win-loss record at the 2015 FIVB Women’s World Cup.

X September 5

FIVB President: Volleyball will be a huge success at Rio 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 5, 2015: FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° today expressed his confidence that volleyball and beach volleyball will be a huge success at Rio 2016 following his visit to the Brazilian capital for the Rio Open which is serving as an Olympic test event.

X September 2

Honda presents FIVB with new CR-V

Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2, 2015 - Official partner Honda Motor Europe presented the International Volleyball Federation with a stylish new CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC on Wednesday. In a ceremony at the FIVB's Lausanne headquarters, Mr Hiroshi Nomura, President of the Honda Motor Europe Switzerland branch, handed the keys to FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°.

X August 31

Russia prevail over Turkey to claim gold at Men's U23; Italy finish third

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 31, 2015 - Russia claimed the 2015 Men's U23 World Championship trophy after they beat the struggling Turkish team 3-1 (26-24, 16-25, 25-18, 26-24) in the final of the competition held at Al Nasr Hall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Monday.

Sep 5 FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° visits the Rio Open Friday ES
Sep 2 FIVB welcomes Volleyball England ES
Sep 7 VIDEO - Rio Open atmosphere ES
Sep 7 FIVB World Tour traveling to Russia for $150,000 FIVB Sochi Open ES
Sep 7 VIDEO - FIVB Beach Volleyball Director talks 2015 Rio Open & the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ES
Sep 7 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season update after FIVB Rio Open ES
Sep 6 VIDEO - Successful Smith & Stoklos remember & talk Rio 2016 ES
Sep 5 Second-straight All-European final on Copacabana ES
Sep 4 The “Lion King” still “roaring” on Copacabana ES
Sep 4 “Moving Day” features Olympic medalists ES
Sep 4 Brazil vs. Poland ends Copacabana’s opening evening ES
Sep 3 The calm before the storm ES
Sep 3 New Team, Old Player ES
Sep 3 VIDEO: Rio rehearsal ES
Sep 2 Aussies’ long trip already profitable ES
Sep 2 Brazil’s past and future advance in Rio Open ES
Sep 2 Beattie and Coutts chase Rio dream ES
Sep 2 Los Angeles launches 2024 Olympic bid ES
Sep 1 First two Rio 2016 Olympic Beach Volleyball pairs announced ES
Aug 31 The “fight for the fort” ends in Rio ES
Aug 31 FIVB World Tour heading to Brazil for FIVB Rio Open Olympic test event ES
Aug 31 Field for SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals nearly set ES
Sep 7 FIVB Men’s World Cup: A history of Russian success ES
Sep 7 France fight back to win friendly series ES
Sep 6 Getting Social At The FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Day 11 ES
Sep 6 As It Happened - FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Japan 2015 - Final Day ES
Sep 6 China beat Japan 3-1 to win fourth World Cup title ES
Sep 6 Cuba daze Korea in thrilling five-setter ES
Sep 6 USA wrap up World Cup play with rout of Dominican Republic ES
Sep 6 Brazil defeat France in first clash of double header ES
Sep 6 Boskovic scores 30 to lead Serbia in five-set win ES
Sep 6 Kenya get hard-earned tie-break win over Peru ES
Sep 6 Pasynkova-led Russia sweep Algeria to finish 9-2 at World Cup ES
Sep 5 Getting Social At The FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Day 10 ES
Sep 5 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Japan 2015 - Day 10 - As It Happened ES
Sep 5 China, Serbia remain in World Cup title contention ES
Sep 5 USA rally past Japan 3-1 for eighth win in World Cup ES
Sep 5 Kim Yeon-Koung propels Korea to 3-0 win over Argentina ES
Sep 5 China one step away from fourth World Cup title ES
Sep 5 Nikolic sparks Serbian victory over Kenya ES
Sep 5 Rodriguez and Matienzo heads Cuban 3-1 retaliation over Peru ES
Sep 5 Dominican Republic snap two-game losing streak with win over Algeria ES
Sep 4 As It Happened - FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Japan 2015 - Day 9 ES
Sep 4 Last chance in the #VabochanChallenge ES
Sep 4 Getting Social At The FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Day 9 ES
Sep 4 Three nations dominate Men’s U21 World Championship history ES
Sep 4 Russia lead World Cup title race after upset win over USA ES
Sep 4 Yuki leads Japan past Algeria in straight sets ES
Sep 4 Kim Yeon-Koung spearheads Korea’s 3-0 win over Kenya ES
Sep 4 Russia hammer USA to stay in title contention at World Cup ES
Sep 4 Puerto Rico proud to host World Championship ES
Sep 4 Tetyukhin dreams of sixth Olympics ES
Sep 4 Serbian hitters reign in straight-set win over Cuba ES
Sep 4 Sosa boosts Argentine tiebreaker victory over Peru ES
Sep 4 Yang, Zhu lift China over Dominican Republic for sixth win in a row ES
Sep 3 Brazil defeat Canada before trip to France ES
Sep 3 Olympic spots on line in third round of World Cup ES
Sep 3 Teams aim to take their game a notch higher in Komaki ES
Sep 3 Self-belief and hard work result in gold for Russia ES
Sep 2 Puerto Rico hire Molero ES
Sep 2 Peru to warm up in the Dominican Republic ES
Sep 2 Teams travel from Sendai and Okayama to Nagoya ES
Sep 2 VOTE: Rio 2016 dreams on the line ES
Sep 1 As It Happened - FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Japan 2015 - Day 8 ES
Sep 1 Getting Social at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Day 8 ES
Sep 1 #VabochanChallenge heats up ES
Sep 1 U18 world champion Egonu an ambassador for the new Italy ES
Sep 1 USA, Russia, China, Serbia keep 7-1 win-loss cards on Day 8 ES
Sep 1 Six teams confirmed for Men's Club World Championship ES
Sep 1 Boskovic and Mihajlovic steer Serbian tie-break win over Japan ES
Sep 1 USA whitewash Cuba 3-0 to lead World Cup title race ES
Sep 1 Korea’s Kims deliver big numbers in 3-1 rout of Dominican Republic ES
Sep 1 Favourites gear up for Men's World Cup ES
Sep 1 Zhu Ting comes back to help China clinch fifth straight win ES
Sep 1 Kosheleva steers Russian straight-set victory over Peru ES
Sep 1 Kenya sweep Algeria in All-African affair for first win ES
Sep 1 Canada coach Barrett: 'We are happy to arrive early' ES
Aug 31 As It Happened - FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Japan 2015 - Day 7 ES
Aug 31 Russia crowned Men's U23 World Champions ES
Aug 31 Italy claim bronze medal after four set win over Cuba ES
Aug 31 Getting Social At The FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup Day 7 ES
Aug 31 Serbia score huge upset on Russia on World Cup Day 7 ES
Aug 31 Defending champions Brazil finished fifth after Argentina victory ES
Aug 31 Nagaoka and Koga team up for Japanese 3-0 triumph over rivals Korea ES
Aug 31 China trounce winless Kenya 3-0 ES
Aug 31 Russia's history against Turkey's ambitions at Men's U23 final ES
Aug 31 Iran achieve seventh place with Korea win ES
Aug 31 Boskovic helps Serbia in 3-2 upset of Russia ES
Sep 1 Guinea hosts VCP Young Players Course ES
Sep 1 VCP Young Players Course completed in Togo ES
Sep 4 Sudan hosts Physical Preparation Technical Seminar ES
Sep 1 Shiraz welcomes Defense/Serve/Libero Technical Seminar ES
Sep 1 Middle Player Technical Seminar held in Barbados ES
Volleyball FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup Japan 2015 September 8-23 Various Japan
Volleyball FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship Mexico 2015 September 11-20 Tijuana and Mexicali Mexico
Volleyball FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship Puerto Rico 2015 September 11-19 Various Puerto Rico
Beach volleyball FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Sochi Open 2015 September 8-13 Sochi Russia
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