FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:23:26 GMT Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:23:26 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Download the 2018-19 beach volleyball calendar http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78981&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 24, 2018 – Beach volleyball fans will be able to stay bang up to date with the 2018-19 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season by downloading the calendar in PDF format which shows where all the action is taking place. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78981&Language=en Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:59:59 GMT Youth Olympic Games: Canada announces beach team http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79062&Language=en Ottawa, Canada, September 24, 2018 - Volleyball Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee, is pleased to announce that a women’s beach volleyball team has been selected to represent Canada at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, October 6-18. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79062&Language=en Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:54:22 GMT 3rd Round Drawing of Lots - Results http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78982&Language=en Turin, Italy, September 24, 2018 - Brazil, USA and Russia will play in Pool I and Italy, Poland and Serbia will play in Pool J after a drawing of lots ceremony for the 3rd Round of the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship was held in Turin on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78982&Language=en Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT Russia, Poland complete World Championship final six line-up http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79050&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 23, 2018 – Russia and Poland are the last two teams to advance to the third round of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship after the matches on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79050&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:59:59 GMT Gianlorenzo Blengini : "This victory showed that I can count on all my players" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79052&Language=en Milan, Italy, September 23, 2018 – Italy beat the Netherlands 3-1 on Sunday to secure their seventh victory in eight matches this far and get an extra boost of confidence ahead of the Final Six coming up in Turin. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79052&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:58:55 GMT Renan Dal Zotto: "It is good to know that everybody in our team is ready to fight" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79051&Language=en Bologna, Italy, September 23, 2018 - Brazil came back from 0-2 to 3-2 in their last match in Pool F at the FIVB Men’s World Championship. The reigning Olympic champions edged the team of Belgium on Sunday and on Monday will travel to Turin, in order to prepare for the final and most important phase of the tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79051&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:57:20 GMT Antiga: “It’s time to analyze the mistakes” http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79049&Language=en Sofia, Bulgaria, September 23, 2018 – Bulgaria’s end to the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championship was bitter as co-hosts lost 3-2 (25-19, 25-14, 21-25, 19-25, 15-10) to Canada failing to get a revenge for the dropped five-setter four years ago in Poland. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79049&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:41:18 GMT Randazzo leads Italy in come-from-behind victory over Netherlands http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79048&Language=en Milan, Italy, September 23, 2018 – The match between Italy and the Netherlands closed the programme of Pool E in Milan. The hosts claimed a 3-1 victory (16-25, 25-20, 27-25, 25-15) much to the delight of the 12,700 fans in attendance. With a truly spectacular performance, spiker Luigi Randazzo was the man of the match as he scored 23 points to top the charts followed by a convincing Gabriele Nelli with 19. Thijs ter Horst and Michael Parkinson top scored for the Netherlands with 15 and 12 points, respectively. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79048&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:31:38 GMT A bitter end for co-hosts Bulgaria as Lions drop a five-setter to Canada http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79047&Language=en Sofia, Bulgaria, September 23, 2018 – Bulgaria’s end to the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championship was bitter as co-hosts lost 3-2 (25-19, 25-14, 21-25, 19-25, 15-10) to Canada failing to get a revenge for the dropped five-setter four years ago in Poland. The Lions fell short in their attempt for a first comeback from two sets down at a World Championship since 2006. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79047&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:11:41 GMT Outstanding Evandro takes Brazil to 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Belgium http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79046&Language=en Bologna, Italy, September 23, 2018 - As if it was a big final, but ‘only’ counting for Pool F of the second round in the FIVB Men’s World Championship, PalaDozza in Bologna hosted the last match in the group – the much anticipated clash featuring Belgium vs. Brazil. As many as 5,200 spectators watched this matchup and confirmed Bologna’s status as a city that loves volleyball. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79046&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:56:38 GMT Vital Heynen: We were amazing! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79045&Language=en Varna, Bulgaria, September 23, 2018 – Poland gets the last ticket for the Finals at the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship and will have the opportunity to defend the title in Turin! The current champions overpowered Serbia in a straight-set win 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-14) and topped the standing in Pool H! Polish victory №100 in the history of this major volleyball event left France outside the board for a spot in the third round. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79045&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:25:19 GMT The return of the Champion! Poland gets the last ticket for Turin! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79044&Language=en Poland gets the last ticket for the Finals at the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship and will have the opportunity to defend the title in Turin! The current champions overpowered Serbia in a straight-set win 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-14) and topped the standing in Pool H! Polish victory №100 in the history of this major volleyball event left France outside the board for a spot in the third round. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79044&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:02:06 GMT Lincoln Williams: "We fought back in every match at the World Championship, but we can do better and we will" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79043&Language=en Bologna, Italy, September 23, 2018 - Australia stunned Slovenia in their last match at the FIVB Men’s World Championship 2018, claiming a 3-2 victory, showing that they are able to emerge victorious in a game of nerves and with a constant exchange in the lead. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79043&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:09:03 GMT Sergei Shliapnikov: “We wanted to win and we achieved our goal” http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79042&Language=en Milan, Italy, September 23, 2018 – Russia comfortably routed Finland 3-0 on Sunday in Milan to secure their participation in the Final Six in Turin. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79042&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:33:17 GMT Luke Smith leads Australia to 3-2 win over Slovenia, Volleyroos leave the World Championship on a positive note http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79041&Language=en Bologna, Italy, September 23, 2018 – In their last match at this edition of the FIVB Men’s World Championship, Australia, who back in Poland 2014 finished the tournament in 15th place, claimed a hard-fought 3-2 (23-25, 25-20, 19-25, 25-22, 15-11) victory over the team of Slovenia and leave the tournament on a positive note. Luke Smith (21 points) was the player who contributed most to this victory, taking the initiative in important moments and showing the world that the future for Australian volleyball is bright. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79041&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:29:43 GMT Toniutti: The only thing that we can do is to cross our fingers and to support Serbia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79040&Language=en Varna, Bulgaria, September 23, 2018 – France achieved fifth win and still has a chance to qualify for the Finals at the 2018 FIVB Men’s World Championship! “Les Bleus” overpowered Argentina 3-1 (25-16, 25-20, 26-28, 25-19) and rose to the second place in Pool H with 18 points, before the last match in the Palace of Culture and Sports between Poland and Serbia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79040&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:13:28 GMT Poletaev spearheads Russian victory over Finland to secure ticket to Final Six http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79039&Language=en Milan, Italy, September 23, 2018 – Russia and Finland opened the programme of the last day of competition at the Forum di Assago in Milan, with Russia, still unbeaten in the second round, delivering an exceptional performance against the underdogs from Finland to claim a 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-22) victory to qualify for the Final Six in Turin. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79039&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:12:18 GMT John Speraw: “It’s always hard against Iran but today it was surprisingly easy” http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79038&Language=en Sofia, Bulgaria, September 23, 2018 – Despite playing with backups USA won for the eighth time in a row completing its second perfect round. The Americans managed a 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 26-24) victory over Iran in three tightly contested sets. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79038&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:08:10 GMT USA backups secure a shutout against Iran http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79037&Language=en Sofia, Bulgaria, September 23, 2018 – Despite playing with backups USA won for the eighth time in a row completing its second perfect round. The Americans managed a 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 26-24) victory over Iran in three tightly contested sets. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79037&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:41:49 GMT Show must go on! France overpowers Argentina and still has a chance to qualify for the finals! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79036&Language=en Varna, Bulgaria, September 23, 2018 – France achieved fifth win and still has a chance to qualify for the Finals at the 2018 FIVB Men’s World Championship! “Les Bleus” overpowered Argentina 3-1 (25-16, 25-20, 26-28, 25-19) and rose to the second place in Pool H with 18 points, before the last match in the Palace of Culture and Sports between Poland and Serbia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79036&Language=en Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:54:53 GMT