FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:53:27 GMT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:53:27 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Semifinals set at Women's World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79672&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 17, 2018 - Italy suffered their first defeat in the competition after falling to Serbia and China downed the Netherlands, as the semifinals of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship were set. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79672&Language=en Wed, 17 Oct 2018 23:38:52 GMT FIVB, JVA and JADA host anti-doping programme at Women's World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79667&Language=en Yokohama, Japan, October 17, 2018 - The FIVB, Japan Volleyball Association, and the Japan Anti-Doping Agency have been working with the players and staff at the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship to continue building on the “Play Clean” movement in volleyball. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79667&Language=en Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:00:00 GMT Italy vs. Russia & The Netherlands vs. Sweden for YOG gold medals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79676&Language=en Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 16, 2018 - Teams from Italy, The Netherlands, Russia and Sweden will be competing for the gold medals at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games after Beach Volleyball pairs from the European countries posted semi-final wins here Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79676&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:08:55 GMT Teams from Kazakhstan, Czechia, Thailand and Iran succeed in Anzali qualifications http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79675&Language=en Bandar Anzali, Iran, October 16, 2018 – Four teams from four different countries - Kazakhstan, the Czech Republic, Thailand and Iran - won their qualification matches at the Bandar Anzali one-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Iran to progress to Wednesday’s main draw. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79675&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:20:22 GMT Qualifiers to open first Las Vegas World Tour event http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79632&Language=en <font style="" size="1"><font face="Verdana, Arial">Las Vegas, USA, October 16, 2018 – The city of Las Vegas is set to become the 13th location in the United States to host a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour stop as the famous resort city is the stage of the FIVB Las Vegas Open presented by p1440 from October 16-21.&nbsp;</font></font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79632&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMT Norway and Sweden stops added to World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79561&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2018 – The 2018-19 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will feature a further two tournaments, with Norway and Sweden being added to the list of hosting countries. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79561&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:00:00 GMT Dutch star Sloetjes says you have to be perfect to beat China http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79673&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 16, 2018 - Zhu Ting scored 19 points to spark China past the Netherlands 3-1 (23-25, 25-13, 25-18, 25-17) in the third round at the FIVB Women's World Championship on Tuesday night and Dutch star Lonneke Sloetjes says you have to play perfectly to beat China. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79673&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:52:16 GMT Zhu leads China to 3-1 victory over the Netherlands http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79671&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 16, 2018 - Zhu Ting scored 19 points to spark China past the Netherlands 3-1 (23-25, 25-13, 25-18, 25-17) in the third round at the FIVB Women's World Championship on Tuesday night. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79671&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:20:01 GMT Serbia coach Terzic says his team needed a challenge from a strong opponent http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79666&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 16, 2018 - Tijana Boskovic scored a match-high 29 points as Serbia beat Italy 3-1 (25-21, 25-19, 23-25, 25-23) in the third round at the FIVB Women's World Championship on Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79666&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:43:31 GMT Boskovic powers Serbia past Italy in 3-1 victory at Women's World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79635&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 16, 2018 - Tijana Boskovic scored a match-high 29 points as Serbia beat Italy 3-1 (25-21, 25-19, 23-25, 25-23) in the third round at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79635&Language=en Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:10:17 GMT FIVB signs four-year agreement with new global sponsor Ganten http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79530&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 15, 2018 – The FIVB has welcomed Ganten Water into the volleyball family, agreeing a four-year partnership with China’s leading mineral water firm, as the growing popularity of volleyball continues to attract global sponsors. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79530&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 23:59:42 GMT Netherlands, China, Serbia, Italy confirmed semifinalists at World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79565&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 15, 2018 - The Netherlands, China, Italy and Serbia have booked all four berths in the semifinals of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship after Monday play in Round 3 of the competition at Nagoya, as the defending champions USA and hosts Japan both crashed out of the medals round. It took two five-set thrillers and a couple of tournament-high scoring performances to seal the deals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79565&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 23:10:46 GMT Americans & Argentineans prevent European YOG sweep http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79631&Language=en Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 15, 2018 - A three-set quarterfinal win by Americans Devon Newberry/Lindsey Sparks followed by a victory by Argentina’s Bautista Amieva/Mauro Zelayeta here Monday prevented a sweep by European countries of the final four berths at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79631&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:44:27 GMT Italy coach Mazzanti says he expected match with Japan would be difficult http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79568&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 15, 2018 - Paola Egonu scored a match-high 36 points as Italy downed Japan 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-13) in the third round at the FIVB Women's World Championship on Monday night. Italy's coach said he knew it would be a tough match. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79568&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:50:50 GMT World Tour Caspian Sea Series on to Bandar Anzali http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79567&Language=en Bandar Anzali, Iran, October 15, 2018 – The last of three consecutive one-star events in Iran on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, dubbed the Caspian Sea Series, will take place in Bandar Anzali from Tuesday, October 16, through Friday, October 19. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79567&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:44:03 GMT Egonu sparks Italy past Japan in five-set thriller http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79564&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 15, 2018 - Paola Egonu scored a match-high 36 points as Italy downed Japan 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-13) in the third round at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Monday night. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79564&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:55:35 GMT Netherlands coach Morrison credits team's depth for 3-2 victory over USA http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79563&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 15, 2018 - Lonneke Sloetjes scored a match-high 38 points as the Netherlands stormed back to beat the United States 3-2 (30-32, 15-25, 25-22, 25-15, 15-9) in the third round at the FIVB Women's World Championship on Monday and the coach of the Dutch team credited the team's depth after the win. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79563&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:07:16 GMT Sloetjes puts on show as Netherlands charge back to beat USA 3-2 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79558&Language=en Nagoya, Japan, October 15, 2018 - Lonneke Sloetjes scored a match-high 38 points as the Netherlands stormed back to beat the United States 3-2 (30-32, 15-25, 25-22, 25-15, 15-9) in the third round at the FIVB Women's World Championship on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79558&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:37:43 GMT Party atmosphere on the sand as beach volleyball gears up for quarterfinals at Buenos Aires 2018 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79531&Language=en Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 15, 2018 - Beach volleyball has become one of the most talked about events in Buenos Aires, bringing the party to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79531&Language=en Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:50:21 GMT FIVB World Tour returns to Iran & USA http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79497&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 15, 2018 - The early season schedule on the 2018-2019 FIVB World Tour calendar continues for the third-straight week with tournaments in Iran and the United States. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79497&Language=en Sun, 14 Oct 2018 23:47:55 GMT