FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:28:51 GMT Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:28:51 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Brazil, Canada & Czech Republic women’s pairs pace World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77902&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 16, 2018 - Teams from Canada, Brazil and the Czech Republic are only unbeaten women’s teams in the US$800,000 Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by vodafone with 2-0 pool play records after two days of competition at Rothenbaum Stadium. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77902&Language=en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:10:30 GMT Germany building up towards Netherlands tests http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77900&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 16, 2018 – It is nearly time for Germany to fully turn their attention to the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship.&nbsp; http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77900&Language=en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:41:22 GMT Youth being served at the World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77897&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 16, 2018 -The second day of men’s competition at the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by vodafone saw the elimination of two of the more experienced teams on the international circuit with five pairs with an average of&nbsp; the 25 still in contention for the largest gold medal purse in the sport’s history. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77897&Language=en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:50:38 GMT Loiola looking for Olympic return with Hughes/Summer http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77866&Language=en <span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: x-small;">Hamburg, Germany, August 16, 2018 – Competing in the most important beach volleyball tournaments around the planet is nothing new to Brazilian star Jose Loiola, but the former player is now enjoying it from a different standpoint as he’s been traveling the world as the head coach of American team Summer Ross/Sara Hughes.</span><font style="font-family:Verdana,Arial" size="1">&nbsp;</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77866&Language=en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:03:40 GMT Polish pair improve, but Norwegians still reign http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77740&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 15, 2018 - The last time Anders Mol and Christian Sorum met Michal Bryl and Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, the Norwegians allowed their gold medal opponents at the Vienna Major just 29 points during their two-set win at the August 5 Beach Major Series event in the Austrian capital. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77740&Language=en Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:27:00 GMT Australians gain revenge in Hamburg http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77736&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 15, 2018 - After losing the gold medal match four months ago at the Commonwealth Games to Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan, Australians Mariafe Artacho and Taliqua Clancy gained revenge here Wednesday by defeating the Canadians in an opening women’s contest at the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77736&Language=en Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:07:48 GMT Keizer excited by early success after beach volleyball return http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77734&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 15, 2018 – When Sanne Keizer decided to resume her beach volleyball career last January after being away from the sport for almost four years, the Dutch Olympian had several questions to deal with. After just seven months and major success with partner Madelein Meppelink, the 33-year-old veteran has got answers for most of them. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77734&Language=en Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:40:28 GMT European men reign at World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77668&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 15, 2018 - When Sunday comes about at the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tours Finals Hamburg ’18 presented by Vodafone, men’s teams from the European continent will fill the podium at the season-ending international event at Rothenbaum Stadium. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77668&Language=en Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:56:04 GMT Italy call up 22 athletes ahead of Women’s World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77744&Language=en Rome, Italy, August 15, 2018 – “The initial list of players for the World Championship reflects the direction carried out by our work during the season,” said Italy coach Davide Mazzanti, who named 22 players for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77744&Language=en Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:01:00 GMT Pool play launches Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals in Hamburg http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77646&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 14, 2018 - The fourth edition of the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals starts here Wednesday with a 12-match pool play schedule at Rothenbaum Stadium featuring eight men and four women contests during the first of five days of competition. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77646&Language=en Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:17:23 GMT Canada to begin road to World Championship in Poland http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77667&Language=en Ottawa, Canada, August 14, 2018 - Later this month, the Canadian men’s national team will continue their preparations for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria from September 9 to 30 when they travel to Poland for the Hubert Jerzy Wagner Memorial Tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77667&Language=en Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:53:03 GMT Jose Mieles to guide Puerto Rico at Women’s World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77626&Language=en San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 14, 2018 – “We hope to start training as soon as possible and have a strong and healthy team for the World Championship,” said Jose Mieles, who was announced as Puerto Rico women's national team coach on Monday. “The objective is to advance to the second round.” http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77626&Language=en Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:38:09 GMT Volleyball mourns passing of former JVA President Masao Tachiki http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77645&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 14, 2018 – The volleyball family mourns the passing of former JVA President Masao Tachiki. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77645&Language=en Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:04:56 GMT Accreditation process opens for Men’s World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77556&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 13, 2018 – The accreditation process for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria is now officially open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77556&Language=en Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:00:00 GMT FIVB partners with p1440 to host 4-star World Tour event in Las Vegas in October http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77531&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 10, 2018 - Kerri Walsh Jennings’ concept events, implemented by p1440, which feature a professional beach volleyball tournament, live music, a health and wellness village and development experiences, are partnering for the first time with the FIVB to host a 4-star, double gender FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Las Vegas from Wednesday, October 17 to Sunday, October 21. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77531&Language=en Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:30:00 GMT FIVB World Tour season to reach climax in Hamburg http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77593&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 13, 2018 - After nearly 12 months of competition that started last September in France, the 2017-2018 international season concludes this week in Germany with the fourth annual Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by Vodafone where the men's and women's gold medallists will be awarded the largest winner's checks in the history of the sport. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77593&Language=en Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:24:35 GMT Brouwer & Meeuwsen looking for a proper end to golden season http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77553&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 11, 2018 – Seven of the ten men’s teams competing at the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by Vodafone in Hamburg this week have enjoyed the feeling of topping the podium in a World Tour event in the 2017-2018 season, but none of them has done it as much as Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen of the Netherlands. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77553&Language=en Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:10:18 GMT Myskiv and Samoday do it again, claiming second gold in second World Tour appearance! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77565&Language=en Vaduz, Liechtenstein, August 12, 2018 – Taras Myskiv and Valeriy Samoday did it again! The Russian pair repeated their feat from Ljubljana last week and went all the way from the qualifications to the top of the men’s podium at the Vaduz one-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77565&Language=en Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:19:34 GMT Latvians back on top with Moscow gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77563&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 12, 2018 – Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins won their second FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medal of 2018 when they defeated Alison Cerutti and Andre Loyola Stein in the Moscow 4-Star gold medal match on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77563&Language=en Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:18:05 GMT Ross and Hughes hit top spot in Moscow http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77564&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 12, 2018 – Summer Ross and Sara Hughes ensured that their first season together on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour has a golden glow to it when they won the final of the Moscow 4-Star tournament on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77564&Language=en Sun, 12 Aug 2018 14:31:01 GMT