FIVB press releases All en ©2014 FIVB Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:59:12 GMT Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:59:12 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Year in review: Eduarda makes her mark as Brazil dominate U19 World Championships Lausanne, Switzerland, December 22, 2014 - Brazil dominated the FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships Porto 2014 as Arthur Diego Mariano Lanci and George Souto Maior Wanderley claimed the men’s gold medals and Eduarda Santos Lisboa partnered Andressa Cavalcanti Ramalho to win her second consecutive U19 title in the women’s competition. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:08:53 GMT Kotsilianos and Zoupanis win final BVA competition of 2014 Ankara, Turkey, December 21, 2014 – Georgios Kotsilianos and Nikos Zoupanis won gold as the 2014 BVA Beach Volleyball Tour came to an end with the semifinals and medal matches of the men’s indoor tournament in Ankara. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:56:29 GMT Year in review: Brazil claim record 10th World Grand Prix title Lausanne, Switzerland, December 21, 2014 - The FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix in 2014 crowned Brazil for a record tenth time. Brazil have dominated the competition in recent years, winning gold or silver in 10 of the last 11 editions of the International Volleyball Federation’s premier annual competition for women’s national teams. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:27:02 GMT Year in review: Polish pair rule on Larnaka sands once again, Canada claim first gold at U21 world champs Lausanne, Switzerland, December 20, 2014 – Age-group beach volleyball returned to Larnaka for the second time in two years as the Cyprus coastal town welcomed the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships in July. And, once again, it was Polish tandem Michal Bryl and Kacper Kujawiak who stood top of the podium after the curtain dropped on a fascinating tournament, with Canada’s Sophie Bukovec and Tia Miric taking the women’s title. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:13:04 GMT Dalhausser and Rosenthal named 2014 USA beach team of the year Colorado Springs, USA, December 20 - Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal have been named USA Volleyball‘s 2014 Beach Team of the Year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:44:35 GMT Year in review: U23 World Championships in Myslowice bring out best in Poland and Australia Lausanne, Switzerland, December 19, 2014 - Thirty-six teams per gender competed in the FIVB Beach Volleyball U23 World Championships in Myslowice, Poland from June 10-15, 2014 which saw home team Maciej Kosiak and Maciej Rudol win the men's final and Australian pair Nicole Laird and Mariafe Artacho collect gold in the women's competition. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:50:50 GMT CEV launches bidding process for Continental Olympic qualifiers Luxembourg, December 19, 2014 - The European Volleyball Confederation launched the bidding process for the organisation of the two Continental Qualification Tournaments for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games - one per gender - scheduled for early January 2016. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:27:33 GMT Olympic Volleyball Qualification format and dates confirmed for Africa Cairo, Egypt, December 18, 2014- The format and dates of the African Olympic qualifications for Rio de Janeiro 2016 was confirmed during the CAVB Zone presidents' Meeting held in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday headed by CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:17:59 GMT CEV Stars in Motion highlight clips released Luxembourg, December 19, 2014 - The fourth leg of the 2015 CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions League - Men is complete and five of the teams that will advance in the competition beyond the pool stage are now known. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:41:26 GMT VolleyWorld World Championship editions recreate excitement of Poland and Italy Lausanne, December 18, 2014 – Volleyball fans can relive all the excitement, drama, joy and despair from the men and women’s FIVB Volleyball World Championships with two souvenir editions of <i>VolleyWorld</i>, the FIVB’s official magazine online. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:59:18 GMT Dr Elwani opens the CAVB Zone Presidents' Meeting Cairo, Egypt, December 18, 2014 - CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani opened the Zone Presidents' Meeting on Thursday by sending greetings and appreciations from FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° for the work done by the zones as pillar for the confederation work. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:22:06 GMT Year in review: Second World League triumph for USA Lausanne, Switzerland, December 18, 2014 – The FIVB Volleyball World League provided thrills and spills across nine weeks of exciting action, celebrating the global impact of volleyball and the ever-growing passion for the sport. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:00:05 GMT Elwani heads zone presidents' meeting in Cairo Cairo, Egypt, December 17, 2015 – CAVB President Dr. Amr Elwani will head a one day zone presidents' meeting in Cairo on Thursday to discuss the format and dates for qualification of major tournaments, which will be held on a zonal basis, as decided by the Board of Administration. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:01:03 GMT Serbia Volleyball Federation and VIP Mobile extend partnership to 2017 Belgrade, Serbia, December 17, 2014 – The Serbia Volleyball Federation and VIP Mobile have extended their strategic partnership for a further three years until the end of 2017. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:07:06 GMT Egypt to organise 2015 Men's U21 African Nations Championship Cairo, Egypt, December 17, 2014 – The African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) have asked Egypt to organise the 2015 Men's U21 African Nations Championship from February 24 to March 2, 2015, in place of Tunisia. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:49:54 GMT Year in review: Women's Club World Championship crowns Dinamo Kazan Lausanne, Switzerland, December 17, 2014 – 2014 was a remarkable year for FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship winners Dinamo Kazan, who completed an unprecedented hat-trick by also claiming the 2014 CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions League and their fourth consecutive Russian Superleague crown. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:51:21 GMT Year in review: Belogorie Belgorod take 2014 Men’s Club World Championship Crown Lausanne, Switzerland, December 16, 2014 – Russian club Belogorie Belgorod capped off a hugely successful season when they picked up their first ever FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. It was the jewel in the crown for a side who had previously claimed both the Russia Cup and Supercup in 2014 as well as a first CEV Champions League title in a decade. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:16:13 GMT Argentina up to sixth and 14th in FIVB World rankings Lausanne, Switzerland, December 16, 2014 – Argentina’s men’s and women’s teams both improved in the FIVB Volleyball World Rankings. The men moved up to sixth from ninth, while the women rose from 19th to 14th. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:12:58 GMT FEVA join KINDER +SPORT program to promote youth sport Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 16, 2014 – The Argentine Volleyball Federation took part in the workshop "Kinder +Sport" that took place on November 17 at River Plate Club Stadium. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:10:33 GMT Volleyroos re-appoint Barnard as coach Sydney, Australia, December 16, 2014 – Mark Barnard has been reappointed as coach of the Australia senior women’s volleyball team. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:36:43 GMT