FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2016 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:40:26 GMT Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:40:26 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Daily Dig, February 7: Cup Finals Day Across Europe http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58795&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 7, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58795&Language=en Sun, 07 Feb 2016 22:12:27 GMT World Tour -8 – Virgen/Ontiveros take eight steps to podium http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58786&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 7, 2016 – One of the teams set for action at the season-opening FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Kish Island Open 2016 in eight days’ time will be Mexican pair Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros, and eight is the same number of tries it took the duo to claim their first podium spot. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58786&Language=en Sun, 07 Feb 2016 15:26:49 GMT Daily Dig - February 6: Cup finalists emerge across Europe http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58792&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 6, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58792&Language=en Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:47:35 GMT World Tour -9 – Ninth time lucky for Gallay/Klug http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58785&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 6, 2016 – It is now nine days until the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season-opener at the Kish Island Open. Argentine pair Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug will not be there as it will be just the men in action, but 2015 saw them claim their first World Tour medal at the Xiamen Open, where they were seeded ninth. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58785&Language=en Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:24:16 GMT Daily Dig - February 5: Six Months to Rio 2016 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58781&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 5, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58781&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:54:51 GMT VOTE: Who is the serving master? http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58788&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 5, 2016 – Was there ever any doubt about who the master of the serve was? Find out who won our final beach volleyball vote. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58788&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:50:06 GMT Blanton says it's all about being ready http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58775&Language=en Torrance, USA, February 3, 2016 - As Dain Blanton surveyed the new USA Volleyball training centre, he saw a foundation for beach volleyball players that he never had the luxury of enjoying. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58775&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:02:45 GMT Course calendar for 2016 released http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58791&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 5, 2016 - The course calendar for the 2016 season set to start on March, has been made available on the website, after its approval from the Development, Coaching and Technical Commissions last week. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58791&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:00:42 GMT Technical Supervisors and Referee Delegates complete seminar in Lausanne http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58784&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 5, 2016 - The two-day Beach Volleyball Technical Supervisor and Referee Delegate Seminar at the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne ended on Friday with discussions focused on updates to regulations and on the introduction of new technology to be used at FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour events and at the Olympic Games in 2016. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58784&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:37:47 GMT Fitness seminar held in Istanbul http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58783&Language=en Istanbul, Turkey, February 5, 2016 - As many as 240 trainers came together today at the Burhan Felek Volleyball Hall in Istanbul to attend a seminar on fitness given by Giovanni Miale, who is responsible for the fitness of the Turkey's men’s national team and also of Vak?fbank Istanbul's women's team. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58783&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:14:30 GMT Mexico City to host World Olympic Qualifier http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58782&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 5, 2016 - Four teams will head to Mexico City with dreams of securing the final place on offer at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games after the Mexican capital was chosen to host the FIVB World Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament from June 4-6. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58782&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:43:18 GMT World Tour -10 – 10 events for Emanuel/Ricardo http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58771&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 5, 2016 – There are now just 10 short days to wait until the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour officially kicks off at the Kish Island Open, the same number of events Emanuel Rego and Ricardo Santos entered in 2015. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58771&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:26:52 GMT Rio 2016 volleyball tickets still in high demand in Brazil http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58779&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 4, 2016 – Volleyball and beach volleyball are among the sports disciplines in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with the highest demands in Brazil, after half of the final major batch of tickets were sold in a span of four days. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58779&Language=en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 01:02:51 GMT Daily Dig: February 4: Brazilian Superliga continues http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58770&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 4, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58770&Language=en Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:59:47 GMT #ThrowbackThursday: The biggest crowds with the loudest fans http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58778&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 4, 2015 – If volleyball athletes on the court display some of the best action in the world, the fans in the stands help create one of sport’s most incredible atmospheres. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58778&Language=en Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:11:09 GMT Seminar focuses on a spectacular year for beach volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58777&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 5, 2016 – With the first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event this year set to take place in Kish Island, Iran from February 15-19, beach volleyball technical supervisors and referee delegates have gathered at the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne to align plans and make sure the sport continues to attract a wider audience in a key Olympic year. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58777&Language=en Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:55:58 GMT Maritza extend winning streak to lead table http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58776&Language=en Plovdiv, Bulgaria, February 4, 2016 - Reigning women’s champions of Bulgaria, Maritza Plovdiv have extended their winning streak in the National Volleyball League Demax+ to nine victories in a row, regaining control of the top spot in the standings. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58776&Language=en Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:22:59 GMT Olympic Countdown: China cherish their California girls http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58772&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 4, 2016 - The Soviet Union’s remarkable run of finishing first or second in every Olympic women’s tournament since the start came to an abrupt halt at the 1984 Los Angeles Games owing to the political boycott; but in the absence of Europe’s eastern bloc, China’s women came to the party in a big way. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58772&Language=en Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:36:11 GMT Fabiola not letting pregnancy get in the way of Olympic dream http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58769&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 3, 2016 – Brazilian setter Fabiola de Souza is not giving up on taking part in the Rio Olympic Games despite being pregnant. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58769&Language=en Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:21:01 GMT Daily Dig - February 3: Leagues at full blast across continents http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58758&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 3, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58758&Language=en Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:24:07 GMT