FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sat, 23 Jun 2018 08:35:47 GMT Sat, 23 Jun 2018 08:35:47 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification One home team per gender still in contention for Ostrava semifinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76261&Language=en Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 23, 2018 – Rounds 2 and 3 of single elimination at the four-star Ostrava stop on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour are to take place on Saturday to determine the best four teams in each gender, which will battle it out for the medals on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76261&Language=en Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:56:00 GMT Watch: The power of control! Kelsey, Lonneke, Zhu, Tatiana, Milena http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76228&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - Watch Kelsey Robinson, Lonneke Sloetjes, Zhu Ting, Tatiana Kosheleva and Milena Rasic in the Power of Control ahead of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League Women's Finals in Nanjing, China from June 27 to July 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76228&Language=en Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:01:00 GMT Watch: The highest serve with Zhu Ting http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76164&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - Watch the highest serve with Zhu Ting as China prepare for the Women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals in Nanjing, China from June 27 to July 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76164&Language=en Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:00:00 GMT Watch: Magic bounce with Kelsey Robinson and Lonneke Sloetjes http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76162&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - Watch the magic bounce with Kelsey Robinson (USA) and Lonneke Sloetjes (Netherlands) as the two players prepare for the Women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals in Nanjing, China from June 27 to July 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76162&Language=en Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:59:30 GMT Watch: Exploding power spikes with Eda Erdem http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76163&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - Watch exploding power spikes with Eda Erdem as the Turkish captain prepares for the Women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals in Nanjing, China from June 27 to July 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76163&Language=en Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:59:00 GMT Watch: Impossible Jump with Lonneke Sloetjes http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76230&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - Watch Impossible Jump Lonneke Sloetjes ahead of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League Women's Finals in Nanjing, China from June 27 to July 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76230&Language=en Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:53:49 GMT Race for the medals heats up at 1-Star Manavgat Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76262&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 22, 2018 - Teams from the Netherlands, Brazil, Denmark and Spain will play for the medals in the men’s competition at the 1-Star event in Manavgat on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76262&Language=en Sat, 23 Jun 2018 09:40:31 GMT Four left for one ticket to 2019 Women's VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76260&Language=en Lima, Peru, June 22, 2018 - Puerto Rico take on Colombia and Bulgaria clash with hosts Peru as the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup comes down to the semifinals on Saturday. The winner of the VCC advances to next year's FIVB Volleyball Nations League, replacing Argetina who were relegated this year. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76260&Language=en Sat, 23 Jun 2018 08:29:38 GMT Semifinals set in Men's Challenger Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76259&Language=en Matosinhos, Portugal, June 22, 2018 - Portugal play Cuba and the Czech Republic meet Estonia Saturday in the semifinals of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup, where it's come down to the last four in the race for one single ticket available to the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76259&Language=en Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:29:58 GMT Muserskiy top scores from the bench as Russia secure Finals spot http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76253&Language=en Modena, Italy, June 22, 2018 – Two of Europe’s heavyweights came face to face in the final leg of the round robin, but only Russia will be smiling tonight as they took a comfortable straight sets victory 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-20) against Italy and now lead the head-to-head 31-26. That win, and the three points that come with it, means they leapfrog the USA into second position and are now guaranteed a spot at the finals in Lille. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76253&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:19 GMT Boyer the man as star opposite drives France clear at the top http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76249&Language=en Modena, Italy, June 22, 2018 - “The first game is always difficult, but this weekend is great preparation for the finals as we play three great teams. The team is feeling good and we are in a good way for Lille.” The words of top scoring Stephen Boyer as France take their eleventh win 3-2 (25-21, 23-25, 26-28, 25-20, 15-12). With their two sets in the bag, their opposition from the United States of America get the single point they needed to secure their place at the finals as well. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76249&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:50:13 GMT Hughes and Ross win all-American nail-biter on way to Ostrava last 16 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76248&Language=en Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 22, 2018 – After many exciting battles on the four sand courts in Ostrava on Friday, the last 16 per gender at the four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour have emerged. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76248&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:48:25 GMT Kazemi thrills local fans in Iran's win over Korea http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76247&Language=en Tehran, Iran, June 22, 2018 - An energetic effort from Saber Kazemi overwhelmed Korea and provided plenty of cheer for enthusiastic local fans in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76247&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:33:46 GMT Clutch Karlitzek inspires Germany to comeback win over Bulgaria http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76241&Language=en Tehran, Iran, June 22, 2018 - A clutch fifth set performance from youngster Moritz Karlitzek inspired Germany to a comeback victory over Bulgaria to start the fifth phase of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76241&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:25:41 GMT Jiang Chuan the man as China dent Japan's fading hopes http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76237&Language=en Jiangmen, China, June 22, 2018 - China staged a form reversal with star opposite spiker Chuan Jiang's 26 points leading the way to a 3-1 (25-16, 25-21, 18-25, 25-22) victory over Japan that was a huge blow to their rivals' hopes of sneaking through to the finals of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76237&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:46:35 GMT Russian Olympians lead Singapore Open women’s field http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76236&Language=en Sentosa, Singapore, June 22, 2018 - Led by two-time Russian Olympians Ekaterina Birlova/Evgeniya Ukolova, six women’s pairs claimed pool play titles here Friday to advance to the elimination rounds unbeaten in the US$50,000 Singapore Open presented by Neo Group. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76236&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:20:04 GMT Wallace passes 200-point milestone in Brazil's 3-0 sweep over Australia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76235&Language=en Melbourne, Australia, June 22, 2018 - Wallace de Souza took his individual points for the men's FIVB Volleyball Nations League past the 200 milestone when he led Brazil to an confidence-restoring 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-19) sweep against Australia on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76235&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:11:48 GMT Hasegawa and Futami - aiming at Tokyo, but enjoying the trip http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76234&Language=en Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 22, 2018 – After a few weeks away from the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Japan’s Azusa Futami and Akiko Hasegawa reappeared at the Ostrava four-star stop and have won three matches while enjoying the unique setting of the Lower Vitkovice industrial heritage site during their first ever visit to the Czech Republic. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76234&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:26:59 GMT Bieniek on song as Poland end losing streak by beating Argentina http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76232&Language=en Melbourne, Australia, June 22, 2018 - Mateusz Bieniek and Jakub Kochanowski combined for 31 points as Poland snapped their recent losing streak with a hard-fought 3-0 (26-24, 25-20, 29-27) victory over Argentina in the last preliminary round of the men's FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76232&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:45:27 GMT Lisinac the star as finals-focused Serbs block out all distractions http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76229&Language=en Jiangmen, China, June 22, 2018 - Serbia strengthened their claim for a place in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League finals with a comfortable 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-17) victory over Canada on Friday that leaned heavily on the influence of middle blocker Srecko Lisinac and his 16 points. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76229&Language=en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:40:12 GMT