FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Fri, 25 May 2018 11:13:21 GMT Fri, 25 May 2018 11:13:21 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Patch holds firm as US see off Argentina http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75229&Language=en Ningbo, China, May 25 - Benjamin Patch's match-leading 23 points helped the United States get their 2018 FIVB Men's Volleyball Nations League campaign under way with a gritty 3-2 (25-27, 24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 15-10) victory over Argentina on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75229&Language=en Fri, 25 May 2018 12:45:11 GMT Brazilian wild card duos win Miguel Pereira qualifications http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75228&Language=en Miguel Pereira, Brazil, May 24, 2018 – Two men’s qualification matches were played on Thursday at the Miguel Pereira one-star event on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and two Brazilian wild card duos emerged victorious to join the main draw line-up. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75228&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 18:26:23 GMT USA take lead after sensational Week 2 of VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75227&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, May 24, 2018 - USA lead a group of five teams at the top of the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League standings - though after a week there's not a single side left undefeated. The reigning world champions, alongside Brazil, Serbia, Turkey and the Netherlands are all on 5-1 records, with the Americans enjoying a slight lead on points. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75227&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 18:23:57 GMT Boz brilliance leads Turkey to huge win over Argentina http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75225&Language=en Ankara, Turkey, May 24, 2018 - Meryem Boz's virtuoso display helped hosts Turkey seal a straight-sets win 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-19) over a struggling Argentina side, who remain without a victory and a point in the FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75225&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 17:46:02 GMT Boskovic overpowers China and lifts Serbs to clean sweep http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75224&Language=en Macao, China, May 24, 2018 - Tijana Boskovic's 32 points - including five big blocks - ensured Serbia made it a clean sweep of the second round of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League with a 3-1 (21-15, 25-23, 25-21, 25-17) victory over arch-rivals China on Thursday night. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75224&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 17:03:32 GMT Majestic performances lead Brazil to huge win over Dominican Republic http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75220&Language=en Ankara, Turkey, May 24, 2018 - Adenizia Da Silva and Amanda Francisco produced majestic performances to inspire Brazil to a fifth successive women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League win after they crushed the Dominican Republic in straight sets 3-0 (25-20, 25-10, 25-13) in Ankara. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75220&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 14:50:03 GMT Chatchu-On thrills as Thais deliver the goods against Poland http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75219&Language=en Macao, China, May 24, 2018 - Thailand's Chatchu-On Moksri's 26 points helped her side deliver on the potential they had shown all week in registering a 3-2 (25-22, 21-25, 25-23, 21-25, 16-14) win over Poland in second-round action at the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75219&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 14:29:37 GMT Superb Sloetjes leads Dutch to impressive win over Japan http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75217&Language=en Toyota, Japan, May 24, 2018 - Lonneke Sloetjes executed another outstanding performance to engineer a comfortable 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-21) win for The Netherlands over the Pool 5 hosts Japan at the first-ever women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75217&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 14:11:25 GMT Lozano glad with home start for China http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75216&Language=en Ningbo, China, May 24, 2018 – China coach Raul Lozano is pleased that his squad will play on home soil against strong squads Argentina, Bulgaria and the United States in the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Nations League from May 25 to 27. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75216&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 14:03:08 GMT Ortolani and Sylla star as rejuvenated Italy stun Korea http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75215&Language=en Suwon, South Korea, May 24, 2018 - Spectacular performances from Serena Ortolani and Miryam Fatime Sylla led a rejuvenated Italy to an upset victory over Korea in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75215&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 13:58:56 GMT Bruno to return to Pedro partnership as Brazil teams switch personnel http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75214&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, May 24, 2018 – Reigning Olympic champion Bruno Schmidt is set to return to play alongside former partner Pedro Solberg following a series of changes in the make-up of Brazil’s men’s teams that is likely to result in four new pairings. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75214&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 12:05:16 GMT Powerful Voronkova leads Russia to comeback victory over slumping Germany http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75211&Language=en Suwon, South Korea, May 24, 2018 - Irina Voronkova produced a powerful all-round performance to lead Russia to a hard-fought 3-1 (19-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-23) comeback victory over a gallant Germany in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75211&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 11:25:49 GMT Brilliant Bartsch-Hackley delivers again as USA records another sweep to top VNL standings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75210&Language=en Toyota, Japan, May 24, 2018 - Michelle Bartsch-Hackley provided a real masterclass in power and precision as the United States overwhelmed Belgium 3-0 (25-11, 25-18, 25-17) with an awe-inspiring team performance in the inaugural women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75210&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 10:29:33 GMT Joan Powell Named 2018 USA Volleyball Frier Recipient http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75209&Language=en Dallas, USA, May 23, 2018 - USA Volleyball honoured Joan Powell with its Harold T. Friermood “Frier” Award, the highest honour bestowed by the national governing body, during the Dorothy C. Boyce Awards Recognition Banquet on Wednesday evening in Dallas. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75209&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 06:20:48 GMT Teams ready for first-ever VNL tournament in Poland http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75223&Language=en Katowice, Poland, May 24, 2018 – Representatives of the four national teams who are about to start the FIVB Volleyball Nations League tournament in Poland gathered at a media meeting at the iconic Spodek Hall in Katowice, where hosts Poland won the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship four years ago. The Polish tournament will start in Katowice on Friday and move to Krakow’s Tauron Arena for the following two days. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75223&Language=en Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:21 GMT Alikaya magic guides Turkey to crucial 4-set win over Dominican Republic http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75204&Language=en Ankara, Turkey, May 23, 2018 - Gamze Alikaya's wonderful individual performance inspired Turkey to a rare home victory as they saw off the Dominican Republic in four sets 3-1 (25-20, 17-25, 25-20, 25-19) in the women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League at the Baskent Volleyball Hall in Ankara. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75204&Language=en Wed, 23 May 2018 18:25:21 GMT Captain Liu delivers as China see off Thailand http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75198&Language=en Macao, China, May 23, 2018 - China looked to captain Liu Xiaotong and she duly delivered with 17 points and, just as important, a calming presence as the world's number one ranked team downed a spirited Thailand 3-1 (25-23, 26-24, 22-25, 25-17) at the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League in Macao. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75198&Language=en Wed, 23 May 2018 16:28:24 GMT Monique masterclass seals fourth straight win for Brazil http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75195&Language=en Ankara, Turkey, May 23, 2018 - Monique Marinho Pavao was the star of the show as Brazil continued their hot streak in the women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League after battering South American rivals Argentina in straight sets 3-0 (25-9, 25-21, 25-14) in Ankara. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75195&Language=en Wed, 23 May 2018 14:36:31 GMT Super Shinnabe leads Japan to victory over Belgium http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75192&Language=en Toyota, Japan, May 23, 2018 - Propelled by sensational performances from Risa Shinnabe and Sarina Koga, Japan posted their first win at home in the inaugural women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-19) victory over Belgium on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75192&Language=en Wed, 23 May 2018 14:05:33 GMT Brilliant Kim guides confident Korea to rare win over Russia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75191&Language=en Suwon, South Korea, May 23, 2018 - Another standout performance from Kim Yeon Koung guided Korea to a rare triumph over Russia as the hosts notched their fourth straight victory of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=75191&Language=en Wed, 23 May 2018 14:05:22 GMT