Russia, Serbia game aired live for “Match of the Week”
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 13, 2013 – Volleyball fans can watch Russia and Serbia kick off week three of the FIVB World League during a special, on-demand “Match of the Week” feed on FIVB Web TV. The Pool B match will air June 14 at 15:00 in Kaliningrad, Russia.
The specially selected ‘Match of the Week’ is available to the World League’s host broadcasters as well as other TV channels. The match will be aired live and on-demand on FIVB Web TV.
The FIVB launched the “Match of the Week” initiative in 2008 to further spread volleyball into regions where the sport has the potential to grow. The programme allows for broadcasters to televise for free, one match from each week of the FIVB’s premier annual tournament for men.
In total there will be seven matches - one more than in previous years - distributed by IMG free of charge to the host TV Broadcasters of the 18 participating countries. The matches will include English commentary and will be shown live and on demand on the FIVB Web TV, geo-blocked only in countries where respective rights have been sold.
In week four fans will be able to watch Bulgaria host
Argentina in Sofia (last year’s World League Finals host city) on June 22 at
17:00 in a Pool A match while week five will see Cuba take on
Russia in Pool B on June 28 in La Habana at 00:40 (+1d). Week six will
feature Serbia again, this time taking on Italy in Novi Sad on July 6 at 18:00
in Pool B. In week 7 fans will be able to watch one of the
biggest rivalries in volleyball when Brazil host USA in a Pool A match in Rio
de Janeiro on July 13 at 13:00. All times are GMT.