FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2019 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:43:05 GMT Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:43:05 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Q&A with Milena Rasic: Always learning something new http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80408&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 24, 2019 – Serbian middle blocker Milena Rasic took some time out to look back at the most successful year in her career in this interview with fivb.com. Rasic won gold with Serbia at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan in October before claiming victory with her club team VakifBank Istanbul at the Women's Club World Championship in December. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80408&Language=en Thu, 24 Jan 2019 16:59:41 GMT Looking back: Peru clash with Japan at the 1968 Olympic Games http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58319&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 24, 2019 – Peru and Japan women's teams have both been competing on the world stage for many decades, and their exploits at the Mexico City 1968 Olympics were highlights for them both. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=58319&Language=en Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:00:00 GMT FIVB sets out new goals in strategic plan http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80418&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 – The FIVB has updated its strategic plan, moving from the ‘9 Goal’ plan previously laid out, to 11 new and re-imagined targets that are set to bring the International Federation to the next level and achieve its vision of volleyball being the number one family sport in the world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80418&Language=en Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:55:53 GMT Tokyo World Tour stop in July to serve as Olympic test event http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80417&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 - The FIVB and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee are pleased to confirm that the Tokyo stop on the 2018/2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will also serve as the test event for the beach volleyball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80417&Language=en Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:13:34 GMT Video: The Perfect Spike http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73421&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 – At its best the spike is the perfect end to a volleyball team's attacking move. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73421&Language=en Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:55:49 GMT FIVB Athletes’ Commission meet in Lausanne http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80416&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22, 2019 - The FIVB Athletes’ Commission made further engagement and support for the players the focus during its highly productive meeting in Lausanne. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80416&Language=en Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:12:28 GMT The meteoric rise of Rebecca and Ana Patricia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80415&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22, 2019 – The first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournament in 2019 crowned Brazilians Ana Patricia Silva and Rebecca Cavalcanti as they topped the podium at the 4 -Star Dela Beach Open in The Hague, the Netherlands, in the first week of January. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80415&Language=en Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:55:36 GMT Video: The Perfect Block http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73423&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 21, 2019 – A good block is a vital weapon in any volleyball team’s armoury, and at its best it serves two purposes. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73423&Language=en Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:00:00 GMT Zhongwei to host a second event in updated 2018/2019 Beach Volleyball Calendar http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80414&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 21, 2019 - The city of Zhongwei in the Chinese province of Ningxia will return to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour when it welcomes a 2-star women's event from August 22 to 25. The event will be the second in Zhongwei in the 2018/2019 season following the tournament in September 2018 when Chinese women's pair Wen Shuhui and Wang Jingzhe won gold. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80414&Language=en Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:27:21 GMT FIVB President brings volleyball voice to the IOC Marketing Commission http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80413&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 21, 2019 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° attended the IOC Marketing Commission on Saturday, bringing volleyball’s marketing expertise to the wider Olympic family. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80413&Language=en Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:20:15 GMT FIVB President meets with newly-elected ANOCA President http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80412&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2019 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° met today with Mustapha Berraf, the newly-elected President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), alongside the FIVB Executive Vice-President and IOC Member Habu Gumel. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80412&Language=en Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:27:26 GMT Grebennikov celebrates successful year http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80411&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2019 – Jenia Grebennikov won the Best Libero award at three major international competitions in 2018 – the FIVB Volleyball Nations League, the FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships and the CEV Champions League. Make that four with the Hubert Wagner Memorial in Poland. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80411&Language=en Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:00:00 GMT Claes and Sponcil find their rhythm on the beach http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80409&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2019 – Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil have wasted no time in making their mark on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour since they teamed up at the Qinzhou 3-Star in October. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80409&Language=en Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:08:18 GMT Nawrocki: Women's World Championship in 2022 will boost Polish team http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80410&Language=en Warsaw Poland, January 18, 2018 – “Anyone who wishes the Polish women’s team to do well will enjoy this good news,” said national team coach Jacek Nawrocki after it was announced that the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in 2022 will take place in the Netherlands and Poland. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80410&Language=en Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:31:28 GMT Video: The Perfect Set http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73424&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2019 – Where would any team be without a good set? It is a crucial part of any attacking play, and without it, or a top-class setter, no team would be able to unleash their attacking players to win points. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73424&Language=en Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:35:00 GMT Watch: How national team players prepare to do battle http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73419&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2019 – What do the players do before a match? Are they relaxed? Nervous? Excited? The FIVB takes a quick peak into national team dressing rooms to see how the players gear themselves up ahead of a big match. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73419&Language=en Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:59:00 GMT Mol and Sorum lead the way in FIVB Beach Volleyball Rankings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80407&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2019 – Anders Mol and Christian Sorum’s phenomenal run of success in 2018 has been rewarded by the pair starting 2019 in first place in the FIVB Beach Volleyball Men’s World Rankings. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80407&Language=en Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:55:52 GMT Wilkerson and Bansley top women’s beach volleyball rankings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80406&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2019 – Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson have started 2019 in first place on the FIVB Beach Volleyball Women’s World Rankings. As such they are the team to beat as the world's top teams gear up for this year's next events including the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Hamburg, Germany from June 28 to July 7. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80406&Language=en Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:22:18 GMT Milena Rasic: The Silent Warrior http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80405&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2019 – A supremely gifted athlete, Milena Rasic's dominance at the middle blocker position has taken her to great heights with club and country. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80405&Language=en Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:56:31 GMT Volleyball Nations League website launched for FIVB 2019 season opener http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80393&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 15, 2019 - With 2018 behind us, focus now shifts to the current pre-Olympic year, with the FIVB season kicking off in May when the second edition of the Volleyball Nations League gets underway. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80393&Language=en Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 GMT