2014 World League page open with dynamic calendar available for download
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 6, 2014 – Following the release of the FIVB World League Intercontinental Round calendar, the FIVB is pleased to announce the opening of the 2014 FIVB World League page on FIVB.org.
The 2014 FIVB World League section will provide all
the latest news and information in the lead-up to the tournament as well as match results and analysis during the Intercontinental Round and Final matches. Background information on the teams and personalities involved in addition to photos
from every match will also be included here.
Nine time World League winners Brazil will begin their bid for this year’s World League title on the first weekend of pool play when they take on last year’s bronze medallists, Italy. Olympic champions and defending World League title holder Russia will take on Serbia in their first away match of the tournament in the second weekend of the Intercontinental Round.
Russia became the third country after Brazil and Italy
to win three or more World League titles after an impressive 3-0 (25-23, 25-19,
25-19) win over nine-time winners Brazil in the 2013 FIVB Volleyball World
League final in Mar del Plata, Argentina.