FIVB press releases All en ©2020 FIVB Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:26:04 GMT Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:26:04 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Croatia to host the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Challenger Cup 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland, January 24, 2020 – The FIVB is delighted to announce the city of Zadar, Croatia as hosts of the 2020 Women’s Volleyball Challenger Cup. After an open and transparent bidding process which closed on December 18, 2019, Croatia becomes the next country to host the prestigious Volleyball Challenger Cup in 2020, after Peru hosted in 2018 and 2019. The competition will take place at the Krešimir Ćosić Hall from June 24-28, 2020. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:00:20 GMT Montreux Volley Masters 2019-2020 <p style="margin: 0px; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;">Montreux, December 2019 – 2019 year is celebrating a beautiful 34th edition which gathered 7 out of the best women’s volleyball teams and the national Swiss team in front of 10'000 spectators. The latter enjoyed the quality of the show and the atmosphere in the hall and in the public and restoration area with several food trucks and bars under a ball-shaped dome.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:26:58 GMT From fact to fiction, volleyball anime Haikyu!! returns Lausanne, Switzerland, January 24, 2020 - On January 11th, the highly popular Japanese manga series “Haikyu!!” returned to Japanese television networks. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:00:00 GMT Pavan and Humana-Paredes to lead Canadian teams in 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland, January 23, 2020 – Reigning FIVB Beach Volleyball world champions Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes have been rewarded for an outstanding 2019 by being named by Volleyball Canada as one of the two female senior Canadian teams for 2020. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:36:34 GMT Evandro on service records, evolution and his inspiration Lausanne, Switzerland, January 23, 2020 – Evandro Goncalves recently took some time off from his busy schedule for an interview with the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV). A world champion in Vienna in 2017, Evandro will be in Doha, Qatar with Bruno Schmidt for the first 4-star event on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in 2020. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 02:00:00 GMT Volleyball Nations League Finals: World class volleyball in Turin again Turin, Italy, January 22, 2020 – After hosting the 2015 Men’s European Volleyball Championship Final and the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Finals, PalaAlpitour is ready to stage more world class volleyball: coach Blengini’s “Azzurri” await their five challengers for the 2020 VNL. Tickets will be available from February. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:00:00 GMT FIVB President meets with President of Lega Pallavolo Serie A Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22, 2020 – FIVB President, Dr. Ary S. Graça F°, welcomed the President of the Lega Pallavolo Serie A, Diego Mosna, at the FIVB headquarters this week. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:30:00 GMT Julius Brink: It was a dream come true Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22, 2020 – Olympic beach volleyball players Julius Brink and Madelein Meppelink will now be able to add OLY lettering to their names thanks to an initiative led by the World Olympians Association (WOA) and supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:00:00 GMT Grbic and Giba receive Olympic honours Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22, 2020 – Volleyball superstars Vladimir Grbic and Gilberto ‘Giba’ Amauri de Godoy Filho visited the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne on Tuesday to add their signatures to a wall of Olympians. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:30:00 GMT Oceania host successful World Tour event Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22, 2020 – A truly historic FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event was successfully staged in the Cook Islands last week, making it the first time that the Oceania Zonal Volleyball Association (OZVA) has hosted an event on the Tour outside of Australia. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:42:13 GMT Snow Volleyball Commission outlines plans for the future Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22, 2020 – The FIVB Snow Volleyball Commission discussed its strategy for the future when it met for the first time at the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne this week. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:39:20 GMT Egypt and Sudan book second round tickets at 2020 Continental Cup Massawa, Eritrea, January 22, 2020 - Egypt and Sudan women's beach volleyball teams captured second round tickets to the 2020 CAVB Beach Volleyball Continental Cup after they finished first and second respectively at the Women's Pool 7 tournament held at Gesgum Beach in Massawa, Eritrea. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 00:14:06 GMT Rwanda and Egypt men's teams through to second round of CAVB Continental Cup Massawa, Eritrea, January 21, 2020 - Rwanda and Egypt men's beach volleyball teams captured second round tickets to the 2020 CAVB Beach Volleyball Continental Cup at Gesgum Beach in Massawa, Eritrea in CAVB Men's Pool 6 this weekend. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:26:04 GMT FIVB President impresses at Snow Volleyball Festival Lausanne, Switzerland, January 21, 2020 - FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça Fᵒ took to the snow volleyball court this weekend where he participated in an exhibition match alongside volleyball legends. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:25:24 GMT Georg Grozer: The Endgame Lausanne, Switzerland, January 21, 2020 - Prior to the start of the European Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournament over a week ago, opposite hitter Georg Grozer said it would be the last time he would play for Germany if they did not qualify for the Olympics. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:26:14 GMT Young Serbian star Bozidar Vucicevic powers ACH Volley Ljubljana to Slovenian Cup title win Ljubljana, Slovenia, January 20, 2020 – Young Serbian player Bozidar Vucicevic scored a match-high 22 points to help ACH Volley Ljubljana win the Slovenian Cup men's title at the Sports Hall Kamnik this weekend. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:55:42 GMT Drews and Jack lead JT Marvelous and Denso to Japanese Women’s V1 semifinals Lausanne, Switzerland, January 20, 2020 - Going into the final day of the Japanese Women’s V1 League Playoffs Final 8 on Sunday, six teams (three in each of the two groups) were still alive to make the semifinals. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:46:26 GMT FIVB celebrates World Snow Day with successful conclusion of Snow Volleyball Festival Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon, January 19, 2020 - Hundreds of young children and families celebrated World Snow Day with the FIVB as Snow Volleyball Festival drew to a successful close earlier today. Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:49:43 GMT FIVB World Tour looks ahead to Cambodian stops in February Lausanne , Switzerland, January 19, 2020 - After gold medal wins for Iranian and New Zealand pairs at the last two events, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will take a break for two weeks before resuming action in Cambodia where the Southeast Asia country will host men's and women's tournaments in February. Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:01:17 GMT Snow Volleyball Festival a hit on the Swiss Alps Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon, January 18, 2020 - The snow volleyball court was packed as members of the Olympic Movement joined young people and families from Switzerland and around the world at the FIVB’s Snow Volleyball Festival in the mountain region of Villars-sur-Ollon earlier today. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:33:14 GMT