FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2017 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:13:53 GMT Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:13:53 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Defying the blizzard, Spindleruv Mlyn prepares for snow volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66163&Language=en Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic, February 24, 2017 - Snow is falling and winds are whirling in Spindleruv Mlyn on the day the second stop on the 2017 CEV Snow Volleyball European Tour is about to get underway with qualification matches in both the men’s and the women’s competitions. In spite of the weather, the most popular mountain resort in Czechia is ready for some exciting action on the snow from Friday through Sunday, with as many as 47 pairs registered to participate. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66163&Language=en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:31:02 GMT World Grand Prix preparing for new era with biggest field of teams http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66162&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 24, 2017 – The FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix is embarking on a new journey, featuring a record number of 32 teams participating in the competition for the first time ever. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66162&Language=en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:02:38 GMT Australia ready to welcome back the beach volleyball world http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66159&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 24, 2017 – Australia is set to have the eyes of the beach volleyball world on it when it hosts the next two tournaments on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66159&Language=en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:00:00 GMT Beach volleyball going from strength to strength in Iran http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66161&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 24, 2017 – Last week’s successful Kish Island 3-Star FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event is a cornerstone of the Iran Volleyball Federation’s plans to develop beach volleyball at the heart of the Persian Gulf and beyond. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66161&Language=en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:41:03 GMT Watch: New format brings new challenges and opportunities http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66160&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 24, 2017 - Watch players and fans talk about the new single elimination format for 1- to 4-star events on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66160&Language=en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:41:37 GMT Langkawi to replace Selangor event in Malaysia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66164&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 24, 2017 - The 1-Star FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Malaysia from April 15-16 has been moved from Selangor to Langkawi. Langkawi, also known as Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah, is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66164&Language=en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:17:51 GMT Semifinals set at South American Club Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66158&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 24, 2017 - Defending continental champions and reigning world champions Sada Cruzeiro Contagem comfortably sailed past Bohemios Montevideo 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-12) to complete the semifinalists of the 2017 Men's South American Club Championship in the Minas Gerais city of Montes Claros. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66158&Language=en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:15:25 GMT Mexico Leagues attract huge interest as season begins http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66153&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2017 - Mexico's domestic leagues are off to a flying start in 2017, after the 4th editions of the men's and women's competitions attracted huge interest from the fans both on site and on internet coverage. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66153&Language=en Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:59:38 GMT Three close in on ticket to Women's Club Worlds http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66157&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2017 - Three teams have secured tickets to the playoffs phase of the European Women's Champions League after the midweek action in the competition, but three more spots remain open in the race for the ultimate continental club title which comes with an automatic berth at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship next May in Kobe. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66157&Language=en Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:59:31 GMT Jamie Morrison to lead Dutch women http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66156&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2017 - Jamie Morrison has been appointed as the new head coach of the women's national team of the Netherlands, the Dutch Volleyball Federation (Nevobo) confirmed today. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66156&Language=en Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:21:54 GMT Nanjing set to greet world's elite in 2017 World Grand Prix Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66041&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2017 - Nanjing, China, has been officially announced as the venue for the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals, when the top teams in Group 1 will play for gold at the FIVB’s annual competition for women's national teams. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66041&Language=en Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:55:44 GMT Watch: Heroic digs for the point http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66155&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2017 - Despite losing the first set of the Kish Island 3-Star 2017 final on Saturday, Russia's Nikita Liamin and Viacheslav Krasilnikov went on to win sets two and three against Poles Piotr Kantor and Bartosz Losiak to claim the event's gold medals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66155&Language=en Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:44:27 GMT Two down, two to go for South American Club Championship semis http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66152&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 23, 2017 - The two Argentine representatives in the competition, reigning national champions Personal Bolivar and 2015 South American champions UPCN San Juan, both qualified for Friday's semifinals of the 2017 South American Men's Club Championship in the Minas Gerais state of Montes Claros, Brazil. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66152&Language=en Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:33:04 GMT Algeria book U23 World Championship ticket http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66151&Language=en Algiers, Algeria, February 22, 2017- Algeria overwhelmed Mauritius for the second time 3-0 (25-7, 25-16, 25-16) in the play-off of the Men’s U23 African Nations Championship held at Algiers, Algeria on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66151&Language=en Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:59:00 GMT Watch: Sensational match-point rally at Kish Island http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66150&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2017 - Cole Durant and Zachary Schubert of Australia silenced the crowd as they overcame local heroes Rahman Raoufi/Bahman Salemiinjehboroun of Iran in an amazing rally to win their match in the Kish Island 3-Star 2017 Round of 32. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66150&Language=en Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:31:40 GMT Favourites off to flying start in South American Club Champs http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66149&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2017 - Hosts Montes Claros Volei have taken an early lead in pool play at the South American Men's Club Championship, after they demolished Uruguay champions Bohemios of Montevideo 3-0 (25-15, 25-9, 25-21), Tuesday night at the Tancredo Neves Gymnasium of the Minas Gerais city. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66149&Language=en Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:30:03 GMT Get to know: Beach 'Mammoth' Alison http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66042&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2017 - Get to know Rio 2016 Olympic Games beach volleyball gold medallist and world champion Alison Cerutti of Brazil. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66042&Language=en Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:15:36 GMT Beach Volleyball Technical and Referee Delegates review new measures for 2017 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66147&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2017 - Beach Volleyball Technical Supervisors and Referee Delegates were gathered in Lausanne on Tuesday to participate in a seminar focusing on measures to implement in 2017. The seminar followed on from a meeting of the Beach Volleyball Commission on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66147&Language=en Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:10:22 GMT South American Men's Clubs on the starting line http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66146&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2017 - Seven clubs are under starters orders in Montes Claros in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais, as the 31st edition of the South American Club Championship is about to get underway Tuesday evening - with a ticket to the 2017 FIVB Club World Championship, next December in Poland, also at stake. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66146&Language=en Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:49:50 GMT World Tour update after Kish Island 3-Star http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66145&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2017 - Russia claimed two podium spots on Kish Island as the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) held the second event on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour last week. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66145&Language=en Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:10:49 GMT