FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2016 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sat, 02 Jul 2016 09:40:32 GMT Sat, 02 Jul 2016 09:40:32 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mamma knows best as Ranghieri and Carambula head to Rio http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63172&Language=en Porec, Croatia, July 2, 2016 – For Mirta Ranghieri the next few months will prove to be an exciting time as like many parents out there she is all set to head to Rio de Janeiro to watch her child in action at the 2016 Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63172&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 11:31:40 GMT Egypt miss out on complete turnaround against Korea http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63169&Language=en Seoul, Korea, July 2, 2016 – Korea have been taking full advantage of the home ground at the FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 Group 2 tournament in Seoul so far. Led by Jae-Duck Seo, the hosts managed to secure their second win at home. The 3-2 (26-24, 25-20, 23-25, 28-30, 15-13) victory over Egypt was also Korea’s second in their eight games since the start of the season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63169&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 11:03:48 GMT Brouwer and Meeuwsen serve up glorious rally http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63167&Language=en Porec, Croatia, July 2, 2016 – Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen came up with a huge play during their match against Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst on Day 4 of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Porec Major Series tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63167&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 10:16:37 GMT German women making history in Porec http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63166&Language=en Porec, Croatia, July 2, 2016 - Friday was a historical day at the US$800,000 Porec Major for German Beach Volleyball as three women’s teams from the European country advanced to a FIVB World Tour “final four” for the first-time since the start of internationally-sanctioned events in 1987. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63166&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 07:12:30 GMT US experience beats out Bulgaria's youth http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63165&Language=en Dallas, USA, July 1, 2016 - USA managed to add another win to their tally in FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 Group 1. In front of the home crowd in Dallas, the Americans mastered a 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 27-25, 25-21) victory over Bulgaria. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63165&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 05:50:08 GMT Serbia suffer first loss and Canada remain undefeated as race for finals continues http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63163&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2, 2016 – Serbia suffered their first defeat of the season, leaving all options open in the home stretch of FIVB World League Group 1 ahead of the finals, while Germany and Slovenia qualified to meet in the final of Group 3. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63163&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 05:17:59 GMT US block party quiets Sokolov and Bulgaria http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63161&Language=en Dallas, USA, July 1, 2016 – The United States’ tough blocking and receiving won out against Bulgaria’s hard hitting as the Americans took a 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 27-25, 25-21) victory in FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 pool play on Friday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Arena in Dallas. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63161&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 05:06:42 GMT Santilli: We have to learn http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63155&Language=en <div><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Dallas, USA, July 1, 2016 – Russia defeated Australia 3-0 on Friday. The coach of the loosing side admitted it was tough because some important players were missing.</font></div> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63155&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 03:17:47 GMT Russia overpowers Australia in straight sets http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63153&Language=en <span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial;"><font size="2">Dallas, USA, July 1, 2016 – Russia used powerful serving and blocking to defeat Australia 3:0 (25-19, 26-24, 25-12) on Friday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Arena.</font></span> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63153&Language=en Sat, 02 Jul 2016 02:04:11 GMT Germany and Slovenia facing each other on World League Group 3 final match http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63152&Language=en Frankfurt am Main, Germany, July 1, 2016 – Home team Germany and European vice-champions from Slovenia will enter Fraport Arena in Frankfurt on Saturday for their last clash: as a common goal, to get the top of the podium at FIVB World League Group 3, which means a ticket for Group 2 in the next season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63152&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 23:46:56 GMT Ngapeth feels fully accomplished tonight http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63151&Language=en Nancy, France, July 1, 2016 - France mastered a straight-set 3-0 (25-19, 28-26, 25-20) victory over Belgium at the FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 Group 1 tournament in Nancy. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63151&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 23:31:16 GMT France reaching out to finals with shutout against Belgium http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63150&Language=en Nancy, France, July 1, 2016 - Earvin Ngapeth is back with a shining performance for France as his team shut out Belgium to take revenge for that 2-3 loss on June 19 in Sydney. The French opened their FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 Group 1 tournament in Nancy with a 3-0 (25-19, 28-26, 25-20) victory over their neighbour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63150&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 23:05:22 GMT Sotirios Drikos, Greece coach: “Slovenia was the best team today" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63148&Language=en Frankfurt am Main, Germany, July 1, 2016 – After a short but anyway tough match to qualify for the final, Slovenia and Greece sent coaches and captains to share their comments after the semifinal which qualify Slovenia to face Germany on Saturday final of FIVB World League Group 3 here in Frankfurt. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63148&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 22:33:31 GMT Saeid Marouf: The substitutions gave us the victory http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63147&Language=en Tehran, Iran, July 1, 2016 - Iran achieved an incredible comeback from two sets down to deliver to Serbia their first defeat in FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 after beating them by 3-2 (16-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-23, 16-14) to please the 12,000-strong home crowd. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63147&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 22:23:04 GMT Lorca training centre welcomes national teams in July http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63125&Language=en Lorca, Spain, June 30, 2016 – The Beach Volleyball Training Centre in Lorca, Spain is looking forward to welcoming national teams from Spain, Tunisia, Russia and Egypt in July, in the immediate build-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The training centre provides ideal conditions for the world’s top beach volleyball athletes with highlights including four outdoor beach volleyball courts, a residence for athletes, a gym, kitchen, dining hall and library. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63125&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 22:11:30 GMT Vice-European Champion follows the home heroes into the final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63146&Language=en Frankfurt am Main, Germany, July 1, 2016 – The decision, which team will win the FIVB World League Group 3 final, will be done between Germany and Slovenia after a straight 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-16) victory of the Vice-European Champion versus Greece on Friday. Best scorer of the match was Mitar Tzourits from Greece who contributed 13 points, on the other side it was Mitja Gasparini with the most points (12). http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63146&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:59:14 GMT Mousavi's eight blocks bring Serbia's winning streak to an end http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63145&Language=en Tehran, Iran, July 1, 2016 – A stunning all-round performance by Seyed Mohammad Mousavi, who scored 17 points for Iran, broke Serbia's winning streak by contributing to a 3-2 (16-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-23, 16-14) victory over the southern European opponent. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63145&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:15:01 GMT Francisco Santos: This could have gone either way http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63144&Language=en Tampere, Finland, July 1, 2016 – Portugal defeated Finland in five sets 3-2 (22-25, 25-21, 19-25, 26-24, 15-12) in the second match of World League Group 2 Pool I on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63144&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 20:48:05 GMT Portugal defeat Finland in five sets http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63143&Language=en Tampere, Finland, July 1, 2016 - Alexandre Ferreira scored 21 points as Portugal defeated Finland by 3-2 (22-25, 25-21, 19-25, 26-24, 15-12) in their FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 Pool I2 encounter on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63143&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 20:23:14 GMT “We never played against a team so high in the world ranking” says Chien-Chen Chen, Chinese Taipei captain http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63142&Language=en Frankfurt am Main, Germany, July 1, 2016 – Coaches and captains gave their statements to the press after the match Germany – Chinese Taipei that qualified the home team to the final on Saturday here at Fraport Arena. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=63142&Language=en Fri, 01 Jul 2016 20:09:05 GMT