FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2017 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:10:28 GMT Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:10:28 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mexico claim gold medal at Boys' U19 Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66362&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 26, 2017 – Hosts Mexico breezed past Chile to claim the crown at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup with a straight-set 3-0 (25-20, 25-9, 25-20) at Nuevo Leon Gymnasium on Saturday night. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66362&Language=en Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:03:32 GMT Semifinals set in Brazil Superleague http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66361&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 26, 2017 - Ellen Braga, who came on off the bench in the first two sets and started in the other two, lifted Dentil Praia Clube Uberlandia to a deciding win over Terracap BRB Brasilia 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-14) to complete the Brazil women's Superleague semifinalists. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66361&Language=en Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:51:45 GMT Irish pair Gruzdaite/Simon-Byrne breaks ice, advance to semifinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66360&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2017 – Ernesta Gruzadaite and Ivett Simon-Byrne made another breakthrough as they advanced to the semifinal round of the Snow Volleyball Goes Europe event on Saturday at Wagrain-Kleinarl in Austria, following their debut last year as the first team from Ireland to appear on a professional snow volleyball tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66360&Language=en Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:48:31 GMT Classification matches set at Men's African Club Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66359&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, March 24, 2017 – Ahly Beni Ghazi (Libya), Bafia (Cameroon), Finances (Benin) and Espoir (DR Congo) won their matches in the playoffs for ninth to 16th place at the 2017 Men's African Club Championship in Tunis on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66359&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:39:38 GMT Germany libero Ferdinand Tille tests skills on the snow http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66358&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2017 – 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship bronze medallist Ferdinand Tille realised his dream as he got to test his skills on the snow courts of Wagrain-Kleinarl at the Snow Volleyball Goes Europe international on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66358&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:27:09 GMT Top players forced to withdraw from Australian Tour finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66357&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2017 – Injuries and illness have thrown the final day of the Australian Tour beach volleyball finals at Sydney’s Manly Beach wide open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66357&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:19:35 GMT CEV Vice President appointed as Treasurer of Turkish Olympic Committee http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66356&Language=en Istanbul, Turkey, March 25, 2017 - On Saturday, CEV Vice President and Treasurer Özkan Mutlugil was appointed as Treasurer of the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) following the TOC General Assembly held at the Olympic House in Istanbul. The Assembly re-elected Prof Dr Uğur Erdener – who is also an IOC Vice President and the President of World Archery – as the President of the Turkish Olympic Committee for another four-year term. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66356&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:02:56 GMT Pan Am Cup offers three tickets to Girls' U18 Worlds http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66355&Language=en Havana, Cuba, March 26, 2017 – The fourth edition of the U18 Girls’ Pan American Cup begins Tuesday in Havana, Cuba with 10 teams from North, Central America & the Caribbean as well as from South America vying for three spots available for the age-group FIVB World Championship to be held in Argentina from August 18 to 27. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66355&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:40 GMT Chile punch last ticket to U19 Worlds at Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66353&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 25, 2017 – Chile became the third and last team qualified to the 2017 FIVB Boys’ World Championship at the age-group Pan American Cup by advancing to the gold medal match against hosts Mexico. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66353&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:02:57 GMT Snow volleyball tournament in Austria attracts diverse participation http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66351&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2017 – After the successful three-day FIVB Volleyball Your Way Snow Festival, the snow volleyball marathon continues with a professional tournament for men and women on the spectacular Alpine slopes of Wagrain-Kleinar in Austria from March 25-26. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66351&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:02:27 GMT President Graça shines light on snow volleyball’s great potential http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66350&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2017 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° described his focus on the potential for widespread growth of snow volleyball when he attended the final day of the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Your Way Snow Festival at Wagrain-Kleinarl in Austria on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66350&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:59:59 GMT Semifinals set at Men's African Club Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66349&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, March 23, 2017 – Ahly of Egypt, Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia, Swehly of Libya and Bourj Bouaririj of Algeria made their way to the semifinals of the 2017 Men's African Club Championship in Tunisia on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66349&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:24:37 GMT Mexico, Puerto Rico claim first tickets to U19 Worlds at Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66348&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 24, 2017 – Colombia and Puerto Rico have joined Mexico and Chile as semifinalists at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup following victories over Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, respectively, on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66348&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:49:48 GMT Navarro re-elected President of Mexican Federation http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66347&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2017 - Jesus Perales Navarro was re-elected President of the Mexican Volleyball Federation for a four-year term until 2017, following the national governing body's Ordinary Assembly. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66347&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:21:10 GMT 100% for Russia and Italy as drama unfolds across Europe http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66343&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 - Russian and Italian clubs dominated midweek play and qualified all their teams to the second round of the European Men's Champions League second round Playoffs - but not before some drama played out this week. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66343&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:52:53 GMT Away wins give favourites advantage in European Champions League http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66342&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 - Dinamo Moscow, Fenerbahce Istanbul and VakifBank Istanbul all scored first-leg away wins this week that give them an advantage in the race for a berth in the Final Four of the 2017 Women's European Champions League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66342&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:08:41 GMT Akbas named to assist Japan women's volleyball team http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66341&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 - Former Turkish women's National Team coach Ferhat Akbas has been named as assistant coach of Japan, to help the hosts on their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66341&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:39:39 GMT Gabriel Garcia sets scoring record for Puerto Rico at Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66340&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 23, 2017 – Hosts Mexico and Chile advanced to semifinal spots at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup but the big news on Tuesday was the herculean effort by Gabriel Garcia who amassed 43 points in the five-set victory of Puerto Rico over Colombia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66340&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:34:22 GMT Northern Irish volleyball player making his mark in the snow http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66345&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 – Graham Bell is quickly making his mark in the snow volleyball world despite hailing from Northern Ireland, a country not overly noted for its snowy climes. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66345&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:27:28 GMT Grbic revels in first taste of snow volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66344&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 – Serbia legend Vladimir Grbic has given his thumbs up to snow volleyball after he visited the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Your Way Snow Festival in Wagrain-Kleinarl in Austria. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66344&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:55:39 GMT