FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2015 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:08:59 GMT Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:08:59 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification FIVB Volleyball World League - LIVE http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54119&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2, 2015 - Follow all the action from the FIVB Volleyball World League 2015 LIVE with our text commentary. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54119&Language=en Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:44:26 GMT FIVB President applauds the Netherlands as beach volleyball embarks on new era http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54407&Language=en The Hague, the Netherlands, July 5, 2015 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graca F° applauded the Dutch hosts of the Beach Volleyball World Championships today as the sport gathers increasing momentum towards the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54407&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:44:24 GMT China coach Ping "Both teams played well" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54406&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Ningbo, China, July 5 -- China claimed the crown of Pool B of 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix on Sunday by beating Russia 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-13, 25-23) at the Beilun Sports and Art center of Ningbo city, East China</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54406&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:33:43 GMT Vansant impressive for USA in victory over Belgium http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54405&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Ankara, Turkey, July 5, 2015 - Krista Vansant has a haul of 22 points as the USA power past Belgium 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-18) who are no match for the in-form American side in Ankara. Belgium remain in third place in Preliminary Pool C after being overwhelmed by the Americans</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54405&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:27:26 GMT Dutch VIP’s over the moon with World Champs http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54404&Language=en The Hague, the Netherlands, July 5, 2015 – “Very, very proud. So impressed. Inspiring.” Dutch volleyball VIP’s are head over heals with the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships taking place in the Netherlands these past days. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54404&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:18:41 GMT Ting Zhu powers China to 3-1 win over Russia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54403&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Ningbo, China, July 5, 2015 - Ting Zhu has an impressive haul of 29 points, leading China to the top of the Pool after a 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-13, 25-23) win over Russia. Nataliya Goncharova is impressive for Russia with 26 points but it isn't enough to stop China winning in Ningbo to delight the home crowd</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54403&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:36:29 GMT Brazil and the Netherlands meet in World Champs final for the second time in history http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54395&Language=en The Hague, The Netherlands, July 5, 2015 – Can Brazil add an eleventh gold medal to their impressive FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships honour list? Or will home favourites Reinder Nummerdor and Christiaan Varenhorst be able to prevent this and claim back-to-back gold for the Netherlands? http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54395&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:32:38 GMT Brazil Coach Guimarae "We served better in 2nd and 3rd sets http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54394&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Bangkok, Thailand, July 5, 2015 – Brazil accomplished their third successive match in the first week the World Grand Prix by beating Thailand team at 3-0 set (25-23, 25-18, 25-13) in Pool A of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix at the Huamark Indoor Stadium on Sunday.</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54394&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:00:05 GMT Juciely Cristina Barreto guides Brazil to comfortable victory http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54392&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Bangkok, Thailand, July 5, 2015 - Brazil overwhelm home team Thailand with a straight sets 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-13) victory with Juciely Cristina Barreto hitting 15 points for the away side. Thailand started strongly but faded down the stretch as Brazil improve as the game wore on</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54392&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:27:17 GMT Silver medal finish boasts Fernanda & Lima’s FIVB World Tour rankings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54391&Language=en The Hague, The Netherlands, July 5, 2015 - Despite losing the women’s gold medal match at the 2015 FIVB “senior” World Championships here Saturday before a packed stadium and international television audience, Brazilians Fernanda Alves and Taiana Lima were still “big winners” at the FIVB World Tour event http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54391&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:08:35 GMT Silver medal finish boasts Fernanda & Lima’s FIVB World Tour rankings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54390&Language=en The Hague, The Netherlands, July 5, 2015 - Despite losing the women’s gold medal match at the 2015 FIVB “senior” World Championships here Saturday before a packed stadium and international television audience, Brazilians Fernanda Alves and Taiana Lima were still “big winners” at the FIVB World Tour event. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54390&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:08:00 GMT Japan Coach Manabe "We learned many things from this match" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54389&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Bangkok, Thailand, July 5, 2015 – Japan finished the first week the World Grand Prix by winning against Serbia at 3-1 set (25-22, 18-25, 28-26, 25-23) in Pool A of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix at the Huamark Indoor Stadium on Sunday.</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54389&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:50:33 GMT Koga on form in 3-1 Japan win over Serbia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54388&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Bangkok, Thailand, July 5, 2015 - Japan took the spoils in a 3-1 (25-22, 18-25, 28-26, 25-23) victory in Bangkok over Serbia as Sarina Koga leads the way for the Asian side with 23 points in Pool A of the preliminary group&nbsp;</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54388&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:16:13 GMT Home-town hero Sanderson leads Australia to fightback victory http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54387&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Melbourne, Australia, July 5, 2015 - Needing a win to stay in Group 1 of the World League next year, Australia fight back from 2-1 down with Paul Sanderson and Thomas Edgar in fine form for the home side, to take a 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 13-25, 25-21, 15-12) victory in Melbourne</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54387&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:01:58 GMT Maren Brinker leads Germany to 3-0 Pool A victory over Dominican Republic http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54385&Language=en <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="1">Ningbo, China, July 5, 2015 - Germany were in rampant form in Ningbo as they overwhelmed a Domincan Republic side who were slow out of the blocks as Maren Brinker scored 13 points for the European side to lead them to a 3-0 (25-6, 25-18, 25-23) win over the Caribbean side</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54385&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 10:26:36 GMT FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, Day 5: Brazil, China, USA all two-from-two in Group 1 to start 2015 tournament http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54384&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 4, 2015 - Brazil, China and USA each won their second match from as many starts to top Pools A, B and C respectively after Day 5 of the 2015 World Grand Prix. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54384&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:17:34 GMT Puerto Rico coach Mieles: "I'm happy with the team" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54379&Language=en Carolina, Puerto Rico, July 4, 2015 - Puerto Rico beat Poland 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 25-18) to be top of Pool K as the only undefeated team in the Pool. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54379&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 04:59:03 GMT Puerto Rico beat Poland to be top of Pool K http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54377&Language=en Carolina, Puerto Rico, July 4, 2015 - Puerto Rico beat Poland 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 25-18) to be top of Pool K as the only undefeated team in the Pool. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54377&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 04:42:50 GMT Peru captain Uribe: "Service was the main weapon for us" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54374&Language=en Trujillo, Peru, July 4, 2015 - Peru beat Cuba 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-20) on Saturday, taking Peru a step closer to the Final Four in Australia and rebounding from their first loss of the tournament the night before. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54374&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 04:32:49 GMT FIVB Volleyball World League Day 25 - USA secure top spot in Pool B, France finish Pool play with a perfect 12 wins http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54368&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 4, 2015 - France finished Pool play of the 2015 World League with their 12th win from as many games, beating Korea 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-15) in Brest, and USA secured top spot in Pool B with a 3-1 (25-20, 25-21, 22-25, 25-23) win against Poland in Krakow. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=54368&Language=en Sun, 05 Jul 2015 04:02:16 GMT