FIVB press releases All en ©2017 FIVB Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:46:00 GMT Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:46:00 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Yoandy Leal: We know how to be champions Lausanne, Switzerland, November 20, 2017 - Three-time gold medallists, in 2013, 2015 and 2016, Sada Cruzeiro of Contagem are getting ready to fly off to Poland as their quest begins for a fourth title at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship beginning December 12. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:12:41 GMT Women's World Championship venues announced Tokyo, Japan, November 20, 2017 - Six cities will host the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan from September 29 to October 20, including Yokohama, Sapporo, Kobe, Hamamatsu, Nagoya and Osaka. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:11:52 GMT President Graça looks to the future at CEV meeting Lausanne, Switzerland, November 18, 2017 - At the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Board of Administration meeting in Moscow, FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° shared his ideas and thoughts for the development of volleyball, beach volleyball and snow volleyball over the next few years. Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:34:49 GMT WATCH: What does it take to form a team? Lausanne, Switzerland, November 16, 2017 – What makes a team? In short, it’s the sum of its parts. In beach volleyball, one and one should equal one. One team. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:43:05 GMT Eyes of the world on Asia ahead of Tokyo 2020 Bangkok, Thailand, November 15, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° addressed delegates at the 22nd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) General Assembly today, highlighting the importance of the next three years in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:20:19 GMT Jordan Larson: "Fight to be the best" Colorado Springs, USA, November 15, 2017 – Jordan Larson has been a fixture with the USA women’s national team since joining it in 2009. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:09:45 GMT FIVB President unveils plans for volleyball in Asia Bangkok, Thailand, November 14, 2017 - Ahead of the 22nd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) General Assembly in Bangkok, Thailand, FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° has laid out his vision for the growth of volleyball and beach volleyball in Asia over the next eight years. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:26:58 GMT Oman building towards World Tour hosting duties Lausanne, Switzerland, November 14, 2017 – Oman boosted their beach volleyball credentials before hosting an FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournament in 2018 after Haitham al Shuraiqi and Ahmed al Hosn won silver at the Arab Beach Volleyball World Championship. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:13:17 GMT Four weeks out, fans in anticipation of star-studded Club Worlds in Poland Lausanne, Switzerland, November 14, 2017 - With exactly four weeks to go until first whistle at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship excitement is mounting in anticipation of some of the world's top stars taking to the courts of Opole, Lodz and Krakow to contest the ultimate trophy for clubs in international volleyball. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:43:53 GMT Old-timers and one rookie as 2018 World Championship takes shape Lausanne, Switzerland, November 13, 2017 - With all the drama last night in Cuba's Pinar del Rio at the extra North & Central America and Caribbean (NORCECA) qualifiers, the qualification procedure for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship wrapped up and all 24 participants are now known. Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:00:16 GMT Puerto Rico and Cuba take last available spots at 2018 Men’s World Championship Lausanne, Switzerland, November 13, 2017 – Puerto Rico and Cuba snatched the last two spots available at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria as drama unfolded on the last competition day of the last qualification tournament that took place from Friday through Sunday in Pinar del Rio. Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:49:55 GMT Puerto Rico take lead as Mexico upset Cuba in Men’s World Championship qualifiers Lausanne, Switzerland, November 12, 2017 – Puerto Rico took the top spot on the second competition day, as Mexico bounced back to upset hosts Cuba in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Qualification Tournament on Saturday. Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:09:52 GMT Puerto Rico, Cuba start with wins in World Championship qualifications Lausanne, Switzerland, November 11, 2017 – Puerto Rico and hosts Cuba shut out their opponents on the first competition day in Pinar del Rio where the last qualification tournament for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria got underway on Friday. Sat, 11 Nov 2017 03:45:57 GMT 2017/2018 World Tour calendar to download Lausanne, Switzerland November 8, 2017 - Following the release of the 2017/2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball Calendar at the World Tour Council meeting on Tuesday, a graphic calendar is available for download. Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:56:51 GMT New tournaments to take beach volleyball further than ever before Lausanne, Switzerland, November 8, 2017 - The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is increasing opportunities for fans around the world to experience first class beach volleyball by announcing the tournaments set to take place on the 2017/2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. A record number of event promoters attended the World Tour Council meeting in Lausanne on Tuesday, at which the calendar was confirmed. Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:55:44 GMT Lang Ping: “Talent and hard work are important to be successful” Lausanne, Switzerland, November 10, 2017 – For volleyball legend Jenny Lang Ping, talent and hard work were the keys to success as an athlete and as a coach. Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:50:44 GMT 2018 Men's World Championship presented in Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria, November 7, 2017 - The FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship Italy-Bulgaria 2018 was presented to members of the press at the Sofia City Art Gallery on Tuesday in the presence of FIVB 2nd Executive Vice-President Aleksandar Boricic, Bulgaria Volleyball Federation President Dancho Lazarov and Italian Volleyball Federation President Pietro Bruno Cattaneo. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:04:39 GMT World Tour update after event in Aalsmeer Lausanne, Switzerland, November 6, 2017 - Presenting another double-gender tournament, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has fully launched its 2017-2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with the third men’s event and the women’s second. Last week, the FIVB World Tour held a double-gender event in Aalsmeer, Netherlands. There is currently one remaining double-gender event listed on the 2017 portion of the 2017-2018 FIVB World Tour schedule. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 02:44:19 GMT A life in volleyball fit for a Hollywood film Lausanne, Switzerland, November 6, 2017 - Volleyball continues to play a leading role in the life of Arnold Schulz, a world champion in 1970 with the former German Democratic Republic. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:49:14 GMT Three-time Olympian Ignaczak heads social media push for Club Worlds Lausanne, Switzerland, November 3, 2017 - Three-time Olympian and world and European champion Krzysztof "Igla" Ignaczak has been named official Ambassador of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship scheduled for next month in Poland. Fri, 03 Nov 2017 21:37:05 GMT