FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2017 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:21:36 GMT Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:21:36 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Five spots up for grabs at NORCECA qualifiers http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73032&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 26, 2017 – Five teams will qualify for the Italy-Bulgaria 2018, FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship when the NORCECA Continental Qualifiers take place from September 26-October 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73032&Language=en Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:12:21 GMT Karch Kiraly: “I always look ahead” http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73035&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 26, 2017 - Charles Frederick “Karch” Kiraly is undoubtedly one of the biggest legends in the history of volleyball. “King Karch” is the only player in history to have won gold both in volleyball (1984 and 1988) and beach volleyball (1996) when the sport made its debut at the Olympic Games. Kiraly is currently the coach of the USA women’s volleyball team and has led the team to spectacular success at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Italy in 2014 and a bronze medal finish at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73035&Language=en Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:16:05 GMT Azerbaijan, Italy, Russia and Serbia make EuroVolley quarterfinals unbeaten http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73034&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 25, 2017 – Azerbaijan, Italy, Russia and Serbia are the four teams that have already qualified for the quarterfinals of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship - Women by winning their respective pools. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73034&Language=en Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:42:49 GMT China and Kazakhstan complete Asia World Championship qualifiers http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73031&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 21, 2017 – China and Kazakhstan complete the quartet of teams to qualify for the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship after they both won on Sunday, day five of the Japan 2018 - AVC Qualification Tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73031&Language=en Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:20:38 GMT Korea and Thailand qualify for World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73030&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 21, 2017 – Korea and Thailand both reached the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship after they maintained their unbeaten runs on Saturday, day four of the Japan 2018 - AVC Qualification Tournament that is taking place at Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty at the Nakhon Pathom Gymnasium in Thailand. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73030&Language=en Sat, 23 Sep 2017 22:38:10 GMT Chinese Taipei stay unbeaten at Asia World Championship qualifier http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73028&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 22, 2017 – Chinese Taipei recorded their second win from two when they beat Fiji on day three of the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship - AVC Qualification Tournament that is taking place at Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty at the Nakhon Pathom Gymnasium in Thailand, on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73028&Language=en Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:25:02 GMT Belarus pull off tremendous comeback on EuroVolley opening day http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73029&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 22, 2017 – 14 of the 16 participating teams went in action on Friday as the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship - Women got underway in Azerbaijan and Georgia, with Belarus pulling off a tremendous comeback from two sets down to defeat Croatia in the most interesting match of the day. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73029&Language=en Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:24:34 GMT Thailand and China maintain winning ways in World Champ qualifiers http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73024&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 21, 2017 – Thailand and China made it two wins from two, on day two of the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship - AVC Qualification Tournament that is taking place at Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty and at the Nakhon Pathom Gymnasium in Thailand, on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73024&Language=en Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:39:29 GMT President Graça discusses “exciting” development of volleyball in Poland http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73025&Language=en Warsaw, Poland, September 21, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° has expressed his excitement about the future of volleyball in Poland after attending several meetings in the host nation of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73025&Language=en Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:27:03 GMT Better training and all-round care http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73022&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 21, 2017 - When the first international beach volleyball circuit was launched in 1989/90, it featured just three tournaments and a total prize purse of $140,000. Last season, $800,000 were up for grabs at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals alone. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73022&Language=en Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:57:58 GMT China make winning start to AVC World Champ qualifiers http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73023&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 20, 2017 – China defeated Fiji in straight-sets as the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship - AVC Qualification Tournament begun at Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73023&Language=en Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:12:36 GMT Mol leads Beach Volleyball Vikings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73021&Language=en Oslo, Norway, September 20, 2017 - After a six-season medal drought on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Anders Mol and beach volleyball players from Norway are starting to make news on the international circuit. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73021&Language=en Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:00:50 GMT Clubs learn fate in Men's Club World Championship draw http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73017&Language=en Warsaw, Poland, September 19, 2017 - Polish clubs ZAKSA Kedzierzyn-Kozle and PGE Skra Belchatow learned their fate as the draw for the pool stage of the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship was held in Warsaw on Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73017&Language=en Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:30:00 GMT Teams gear up for World Championship qualifier in Almaty http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73018&Language=en Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 19, 2017 – Coaches of Australia, China, Fiji, Chinese Taipei and hosts Kazakhstan shared their comments in a press conference ahead of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Japan 2018 Asia Qualifiers at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace Press Center on Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73018&Language=en Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:11:29 GMT Coaches ready for action in World Championship qualifier in Thailand http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73019&Language=en Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, September 19, 2017 - Head coaches from Korea, DPR Korea, Iran, Vietnam and Thailand attended the General Technical Meeting of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Japan 2018 Asian Qualifiers Pool B tournament on Tuesday. They shared their thoughts ahead of the single round-robin tournament set to take place in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand from September 20 to 24. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73019&Language=en Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:10:14 GMT Clubs set to discover path to Club World Championship glory http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73015&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 19, 2017 – The eight teams that will compete in the Poland 2017, FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship will find out who they will face in the pool stages when the draw is made at the Polsat television studios in Warsaw at 16.30 today. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73015&Language=en Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:09:39 GMT Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Libya to play for berth at African Nations Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73020&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, September 19, 2017- African giants Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Libya will compete for a place at the 2017 Men's African Nations Championship when they meet in a round-robin tournament in Tunis, Tunisia, September 20 to 23. The African Nations Championship to be held in Cairo, Egypt from October 22 to 29 also serves as a qualifier for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73020&Language=en Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:54:08 GMT Europe takes Women's U23 Worlds by storm http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73014&Language=en Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Turkey must surely be ecstatic at claiming gold at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship here on Sunday evening after defeating Slovenia in the final at Arena Stozice. After all this is only their second gold at national teams level in a world competition, following their Girls' U18 success in 2011. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73014&Language=en Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:29:34 GMT Turkey’s Hande Baladin honoured with U23 World Championship MVP award http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73012&Language=en Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 – Turkey’s Hande Baladin headlined the Dream Team for the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U23 World Championship after guiding her team to glory here in Ljubljana. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73012&Language=en Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:20:02 GMT We played like a final should be played - Turkey coach Guneyligil http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73011&Language=en Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Turkey delivered a brilliant performance in the final of the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship to shut out Slovenia for gold - though even on the other side there was satisfaction for the overall achievement despite the disappointment of the defeat. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73011&Language=en Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:47:21 GMT