FIVB - Volleyball World League

lIST Press releaseS

  Lausanne, Switzerland, December 18, 2014 – The FIVB Volleyball World League provided thrills and spills across nine weeks of exciting action, celebrating the global impact of volleyball and the ever-growing passion for the sport.

18.12.2014 15:00:05   Year in review: Second World League triumph for USA

24.07.2014 10:52:10   World League's top four USA, Brazil, Italy and Iran contribute to Dream Team
22.07.2014 16:16:30   Andrea Zorzi: Speed is at the heart of modern volleyball
22.07.2014 15:00:52   World League performances reshuffle world ranking
21.07.2014 01:09:50   Talking Stats: USA join World League’s multiple gold medal club; Italy win back-to-back bronze
21.07.2014 00:07:58   USA upset Brazil to claim second World League title
20.07.2014 12:43:14   Stats Preview: Brazil, USA set for first-ever meeting in World League final; Italy eye fourth bronze medal
20.07.2014 00:16:51   Talking Stats: USA reach third World League final; Brazil get chance to add more silverware
19.07.2014 22:56:53   Brazil and USA book World League final date
19.07.2014 12:42:24   Stats preview: Iran take first ever meeting with USA; Brazil aim to continue semifinal winning streak
18.07.2014 23:33:36   Talking Stats: Iran guarantee top four finish for the first time; Italy keep clean win-record
18.07.2014 22:37:41   Italy v Brazil, USA v Iran in World League Semifinals
18.07.2014 13:50:39   Talking stats: Iran and Australia in critical, must-win matches to make World League semifinals cut
18.07.2014 00:09:46   Talking Stats: Brazil end losing streak against Russia; USA recover to record win in World League finals
17.07.2014 23:13:43   Brazil and Italy book semifinal spots on World League Finals Day Two
17.07.2014 12:34:32   Brazil renew rivalry with Russia; Australia test mettle on first trip to World League Finals
17.07.2014 00:27:18   Talking Stats: Russia overcome five-set losing spell; Italy end losing streak
16.07.2014 07:09:10   Russia set title defence against Iran; Italy and USA break win-record tie in World League
14.07.2014 15:21:56   FIVB World League: the grand finale to a spectacular, record-breaking edition
14.07.2014 09:47:57   Social Timeline: All eyes on Sydney for World League Group 2 Finals
14.07.2014 00:30:04   FIVB President Graça lauds success of revamped World League
09.07.2014 06:54:04   Group 2 Finals statistical preview: Teams prepare for first World League meetings in semifinals
08.07.2014 14:21:20   Upbeat Volleyroos host World League Group 2 Finals
08.07.2014 10:58:21   Statistical review: Finals line-up begins to take shape after Week 7 action
07.07.2014 09:14:12   Social Timeline: Final World League weekend full of drama
07.07.2014 00:43:27   Dramatic Intercontinental Round final day as World League Finals participants confirmed
05.07.2014 01:17:36   Serbia beat USA to keep Pool B close; Belgium clinch Final Four spot
04.07.2014 08:40:01   All East European clash in World League Match of the Week
04.07.2014 00:07:35   Brazil beat Italy to keep Group 1 Finals hopes alive
03.07.2014 13:16:05   Australia ramps up World League interest with radio campaign
03.07.2014 10:28:23   Brazil and Russia prep up and put everything at stake for last chance at Final Six
03.07.2014 09:02:00   “Nemo” ready to excite Sydney volleyball fans
02.07.2014 16:57:22   Finland aim to stage upset of Pool C leaders Belgium in Tampere
02.07.2014 15:39:22   Tickets sold out for FIVB World League in Milan for Italy and Brazil match
02.07.2014 14:46:59   Teams in Groups 1 and 2 wrap up Pool play for World League Finals
02.07.2014 11:30:32   Australian singer Bonnie Anderson headlines Volleyroos weekend
02.07.2014 10:04:37   Serbia target two imperative wins against USA
01.07.2014 14:14:34   Bulgaria coach Placi resigns, Naydenov takes over
01.07.2014 10:57:48   World League 2014: New format creates buzz
01.07.2014 09:43:52   Azzurri visit San Patrignano rehabilitation community
30.06.2014 18:18:27   Cuba prevail double five-setters in Group 3 Final Four; Iran top Pool A
30.06.2014 12:02:01   Social Timeline: Cuba wins gold in Group 3, top teams get closer to FIVB World League title
29.06.2014 22:53:57   Iran reach first final and Serbia still in contention while Cuba take Group 3 gold
28.06.2014 21:21:26   USA suffer second World League loss; Cuba and Turkey through to Group 3 final
28.06.2014 14:13:10   Russia and USA rev up for another exciting encounter in the 'Match of the Week'
28.06.2014 02:00:56   Iran continue run in World League; USA edge Russia 3-2
26.06.2014 13:57:55   Week 6 World League statistical preview: rivalries intensify and Group 3 Final Four unwraps
26.06.2014 12:19:39   25th FIVB World League: Cuba favourites to win first of three Finals in Bursa
26.06.2014 08:49:13   President Graça: World League Group 3 Finals provide "unique opportunity"
25.06.2014 09:24:00   Finland looking for more stability in home games against Canada
25.06.2014 09:08:44   World League preview: Deciding matches on week 6 schedule
24.06.2014 15:33:41   World League week 5 statistical review: Russia and Argentina extend winning streaks
23.06.2014 15:51:34   Social Timeline: Fans get louder in World League week five
22.06.2014 22:33:09   Iran claim double over Italy; Brazil and Portugal bounce back
22.06.2014 07:21:29   Bulgaria break into win column and snap USA winning streak; Russia and Argentina earn double victories
21.06.2014 07:00:45   USA win seventh straight in World League; Iran upset Italy
20.06.2014 10:47:32   'Match of the Week' action hots up as Poland host Brazil
19.06.2014 07:13:47   Statistical preview: Unbeaten USA seek to gain more ground in World League Week 5
18.06.2014 11:17:27   World League week 5: Volleyball superpowers Brazil and Russia under pressure
18.06.2014 10:07:31   Week 4 statistical review: Pool leaders Italy and France get tamed, USA remain only unbeaten team in World League
16.06.2014 10:24:40   Social Timeline: World League teams prove their strength in week four
15.06.2014 23:10:21   Final Four set for Bursa; France and Brazil bounce back following defeats
15.06.2014 06:09:36   Countdown begins to the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship
15.06.2014 06:09:36   USA stay unbeaten in World League, Russia get first win
14.06.2014 06:43:19   Iran defeat Brazil again; Germany end France's unbeaten run
13.06.2014 11:20:46   USA host Serbia in World League 'Match of the week'
12.06.2014 10:37:03   "Coaches face a major dilemma" - Andrea Zorzi
12.06.2014 09:06:53   World League statistical preview: Teams intensify bids in the tournament's fourth week
11.06.2014 17:18:41   Finland hoping to capitalise on home advantage against Australia
11.06.2014 16:23:17   Tunisia play hosts to six World League pool F matches
11.06.2014 14:56:51   Russia and Bulgaria seek to end winless streak in World League
11.06.2014 13:35:37   Bengolea misses Argentina's World League matches in Japan
11.06.2014 12:15:22   Coaching Argentina is a challenge and a duty, says a passionate Julio Velasco
11.06.2014 09:50:24   World League preview: Fightback begins for defending champions Russia in week four
10.06.2014 12:15:10   Week 3 statistical review: World League complete team showcase in bumper weekend of matches
09.06.2014 21:58:45   Social Timeline: Record-breaking match action and unique venue highlight Week 3
09.06.2014 16:01:03   Pool E carry out most five-setters on third week of World League
08.06.2014 06:58:58   Iran score shock upset against Brazil in World League
07.06.2014 20:57:30   Eternal City embraces the Azzurri ahead of Poland clash
07.06.2014 11:28:41   Italy stay perfect in World League after 3-1 win over Poland
07.06.2014 03:55:53   Setter Trinidad spearheading Spanish volleyball's push to the future
06.06.2014 16:58:23   Italy and Poland in World League 'Match of the week' spotlight
06.06.2014 13:21:09   Spain raring to go ahead of World League return
05.06.2014 18:49:08   The Czech Republic dominate Korea in World League Pool E five-set thriller
05.06.2014 14:21:26   Belgium ready to build on opening success
05.06.2014 13:24:12   World League in full swing as Group 3 action starts
05.06.2014 12:34:42   Slovakia in good mood before World League debut
05.06.2014 11:03:08   Pool G hosts Puerto Rico gear up for World League return
05.06.2014 10:43:40   Heynen brings in new faces for Germany's meeting with France in World League
05.06.2014 10:12:07   Bari prepares for Italy’s World League match against Poland
05.06.2014 09:56:44   Italians head outdoors for World League Rome clash with Poland
04.06.2014 09:59:24   Matt Anderson: a big star with a big heart
04.06.2014 09:05:13   World League preview: favourites under pressure going into week three
03.06.2014 23:38:57   Spain mixing old and young in bid to repeat success of golden era
03.06.2014 17:31:01   Andrea Zorzi: Italy on the right path
03.06.2014 14:35:21   Marcel Gil sets the pace
02.06.2014 16:49:32   World League Week 2 statistical review: Italy, France log double straight-set triumphs
02.06.2014 11:53:15   Social Timeline: World League heats up in week two
02.06.2014 08:51:23   Italy and France continue winning streak in World League
01.06.2014 07:26:43   Serbia do double over Russia; France get third win in World League
31.05.2014 02:20:53   Serbian players take time out to visit schoolchildren, orphans in Nis
31.05.2014 01:55:11   Sammelvuo hopes younger players will boost Finns in World League
31.05.2014 00:19:19   Serbia squeeze past Russia as Italy and Poland also triumph
30.05.2014 10:17:56   Pool B is the strongest group - Russia coach Voronkov
30.05.2014 02:13:00   Young Portugal star João Oliveira ready for World League test
29.05.2014 23:14:32   World League in Mexico generates huge media interest
29.05.2014 22:21:46   Brazil bounce back from disappointing opening weekend with first win
29.05.2014 19:29:59   World League ‘Match of the week’ zooms in on Serbia-Russia as all eyes turn to Brazil v Poland to open second week
29.05.2014 15:40:09   Social Timeline: FIVB World League starts strong for record holders and newcomers
29.05.2014 12:30:13   Portugal looking for new start against Czechs in World League
29.05.2014 08:58:37   World League Statistical Preview: 11 teams set for debut
28.05.2014 18:03:15   Slovakia ready for new challenge in FIVB World League
28.05.2014 17:32:22   James Blunt to headline massive Canberra volleyball weekend
28.05.2014 15:40:50   Starovic relies on support from Serbia’s seventh player – the fans!
28.05.2014 15:20:43   Brazil get set for match against Poland
28.05.2014 15:00:00   World League Week 2 Preview: Russia to begin title-defence in flood-ravaged Serbia
26.05.2014 15:59:11   World League Week 1 review: a statistical retrospect of the opening weekend
26.05.2014 11:18:13   Italy can match the best teams in the world: Travica
26.05.2014 06:51:29   France, Belgium open World League campaigns with two victories
25.05.2014 06:26:19   Italy do double over Brazil in World League opening weekend
23.05.2014 23:47:45   First World League victory for Belgium as Italy beat Brazil
23.05.2014 18:35:20   2014 FIVB World League Media Guide online
23.05.2014 18:30:21   Brazil and Italy first up in "Match of the week"
22.05.2014 23:53:52   Serbia v Iran friendly matches cancelled
22.05.2014 19:14:09   Statistical preview: Number crunching ahead of first World League weekend
22.05.2014 15:18:17   Iran national team split two practice games against Bulgaria
22.05.2014 12:54:54   Serbia and Russia Belgrade clash brought forward
22.05.2014 12:36:50   Brazil and Italy prepare for showdown in Jaraguá do Sul
22.05.2014 00:01:12   Heynen picks 14 players for World League opener
21.05.2014 11:46:53   Clash of titans heralds new FIVB World League era
21.05.2014 10:42:59   Australia looking to build up team as World League approaches
21.05.2014 10:12:44   Kovac looking to take Iran men's team to new successes
20.05.2014 15:38:33   Packed stadium as Velasco makes debut with Argentina's men's team
19.05.2014 16:14:34   Team Germany plays 14 sets in three friendlies with Belgium, wins one
17.05.2014 15:25:59   More experienced Lucarelli ready for 2014 World League
17.05.2014 14:38:28   Italian men's team ready for the challenges ahead
14.05.2014 15:09:41   France coach Tillie selects 12 players for opening round of World League
14.05.2014 05:13:36   Nikola Kovacevic confident about Serbia’s chances in 2014 World League
14.05.2014 04:07:33   Argentina set to play friendly matches with Tunisia
12.05.2014 15:12:52   Serbia win friendlies in Slovenia
08.05.2014 10:12:34   ‘Match of the week’ returns for 2014 FIVB World League season
06.05.2014 16:03:37   Canada aim to build on success
02.05.2014 16:30:54   Cuba look to fresh start with new coach and young team
02.05.2014 15:53:14   Velasco starts project in Argentina without Castellani
02.05.2014 11:22:15   Russia mounts World League defence with 10 of last year’s winners – Murilo makes comeback for Brazil
02.05.2014 09:37:23   Russia’s line-up for 2014 World League released
30.04.2014 16:18:21   Heynen announces Germany’s 22 players for 2014 World League
25.04.2014 16:48:04   Serbia name 22 player lineup for World League tournament
22.04.2014 17:37:35   World League accreditation process open to media
22.04.2014 08:21:48   Vital Heynen aims to win a medal in the next three years
21.04.2014 09:16:40   Slovakia to make the most of World League experience
18.04.2014 17:24:12   Top players on form for clubs ahead of World League
15.04.2014 07:40:36   Kovac looking forward to getting to grips with Iranian national team
01.04.2014 21:42:52   Julio Velasco holds first training session with men's national team of Argentina
05.03.2014 15:05:46   World League Finals hosts proud to stage prestigious international tournament
27.02.2014 09:33:42   Historic World League calendar to culminate in Florence, Italy
25.02.2014 18:22:29   Timings and venues confirmed for 2014 World League Intercontinental Round
06.02.2014 18:11:00   2014 World League Intercontinental Round Calendar released
06.02.2014 15:04:50   2014 World League page open with dynamic calendar available for download
01.01.2014 11:00:00   Preview 2014 - World League 25th anniversary heralds a new era
01.12.2013 17:58:46   World League expands to 28 countries



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