FIVB press releases All en ©2020 FIVB Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:34:22 GMT Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:34:22 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Grimalt and Grimalt to return to defend Doha title Lausanne, Switzerland, February 19, 2020 – Marco and Esteban Grimalt will return to Doha to defend the 4-Star Katara Open gold they won in 2019. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:22:14 GMT Kseniia Parubets shines as Champions League top scorer despite defeat Lausanne, Switzerland, February 19, 2020 – While only one of three Russian clubs advanced to the quarterfinals of the women’s CEV Champions League, key players made a mark on the individual rankings of the pool stage, which was completed on Tuesday. Kseniia Parubets topped the scorers chart on a 147-point tally. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:51:24 GMT Karina Ocasio reaches milestone in Puerto Rican league Caguas, Puerto Rico, February 19, 2020 – Opposite Karina Ocasio made history in Puerto Rican volleyball as she became just the fourth player to score 4,000 points in the country’s national league on Tuesday. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:33:27 GMT Qualifying field set for Phnom Penh stop Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 19, 2020 - The second of two Anchor Beach Volleyball Carnival events opens here Thursday with a 24-team men's qualifier to advance six pairs to Friday's money rounds at the FIVB World Tour stop. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:14:41 GMT American stars in early preparation for international season Anaheim, California, February 19, 2020 – The USA women’s national team wants to waste no time heading into the 2020 international volleyball season as head coach Karch Kiraly is already working with six players at the American Sports Centers in Anaheim, California. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:13:48 GMT Kubiak and Shimizu push Panthers to best record in Japanese Men’s V1 League Tokyo, Japan, February 18, 2020 - The Japanese Men’s V1 League is entering the Final Stage playoffs after a 27-game long regular season. Each of the ten teams in the league faced each other three times and the top five teams make the playoffs. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 18:00:00 GMT Dresdner SC and BR Volleys snatch German Cup trophies Mannheim, Germany, February 18, 2020 – Almost 11,000 spectators cheered on the women of Dresdner SC and the men of Berlin Recycling Volleys as they triumphed with the German Cup trophies at the SAP Arena in Mannheim on Sunday. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:51:33 GMT Snow Volleyball World Tour event in Erciyes - Kayseri presented in Ankara Ankara, Turkey, February 18, 2020 - The first stop on the 2020 FIVB Snow Volleyball World Tour to be held in Erciyes - Kayseri, Turkey from March 12 through 15 was presented to local media in the capital Ankara at an introductory meeting organized by the Turkish Volleyball Federation and the Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:12:35 GMT Karakurt takes VakifBank to new heights in Turkish League Istanbul, Turkey, February 17, 2020 - Turkey's 20-year-old sensation Ebrar Karakurt got the opportunity to shine over the weekend, as she helped her club of VakifBank Istanbul to widen the gap separating them from crosstown archrivals Eczacibasi VitrA in the Turkish League. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:28:35 GMT 11,000 cheer Belgium cup winners Knack Roeselare and Hermes Ostend Antwerp, Belgium, February 17, 2020 - More than 11,000 fans filled Antwerp's historical Sport Palace to watch Knack Roeselare and Hermes Rekkenshop Oostende claim the men's and women's titles in the EuroMillions Cup Finals, Sunday as the iconic venue hosted the event for the sixth time. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 15:47:52 GMT FIVB Beach Volleyball event in Yangzhou postponed Lausanne, Switzerland, February 17, 2020 - Following consultation between the FIVB, Chinese Volleyball Association and the relevant authorities, a joint decision has been made to postpone the FIVB Beach Volleyball 4-star event due to be held on 22-26 April in Yangzhou, China until after the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 15:40:01 GMT Women's beach volleyball race wide open (Part 3) Lausanne, Switzerland, February 17, 2020 - As Tokyo 2020 shuffles ever closer, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour enters a very interesting, intriguing and important few months. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:37:13 GMT Giani hails perfect 10 as Modena keep up the chase Trento, Italy, February 17, 2020 – Modena coach Andrea Giani hailed his team’s efforts after they maintained their pursuit of Perugia and Civitanova at the top of the Italy’s Superlega with a 3-1 (25-20, 21-25, 27-25, 25-22) away victory over Trentino. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:56:53 GMT Phnom Penh next stop on FIVB World Tour Lausanne, Switzerland, February 16, 2020 - After hosting a women's event the past two seasons on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh stages a men's only international tournament this week starting Thursday with the qualification round. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 19:08:47 GMT Evandro/Bruno & Agatha/Duda claim first 2020 golds Maceió, Brazil, February 16, 2020 – After skipping the first event of the Brazilian Beach Volleyball Tour in January, the teams of Evandro Gonçalves/Bruno Oscar Schmidt and Ágatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Lisboa enjoyed a perfect start to their seasons as they topped the podium at the second national tournament of the year this weekend in Maceió. Both teams are expected to be among the medal contenders at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 19:01:45 GMT Olympic champ returns to Russian Superliga Lausanne, Switzerland, February 16, 2020 – 2012 Olympic gold medallist Dmitry Ilinykh returned to the Russian Superliga after spending half a season abroad and made his first appearance with the jersey of his new club Ural Ufa. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 10:27:25 GMT Best setters of the world Lausanne, Switzerland, February 16, 2020 - One of the best setters in the world, Bruno Rezende was a gold medallist at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, and a silver medallist in 2008 in Beijing and 2012 in London. The Brazilian has led his country to victory on numerous occasions. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 09:00:00 GMT Cachopa guides Sada Cruzeiro to seventh South American title Contagem, Brazil, February 16, 2020 – Sada Cruzeiro Vôlei extended their dominance in South American volleyball on Saturday as the Brazilian powerhouse defeated Argentina’s UPCN Voley 3-1 (25-18, 14-25, 25-19, 25-23) in Contagem, Brazil, to claim their seventh continental title in front of their home fans. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 04:59:33 GMT Women’s beach volleyball race wide open (Part 2) Lausanne, Switzerland, February 15, 2020 - As Tokyo 2020 shuffles ever closer, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour enters a very interesting, intriguing and important few months. Sat, 15 Feb 2020 14:35:56 GMT Russian national team opposites engage in scoring race Lausanne, Switzerland, February 15, 2020 – Two opposites of the Russian national team engaged in a fierce scoring race as they came face to face in an all-Dinamo clash in the Russian Superliga on Friday, each reaching at least the 30-point mark in a roller-coaster five-set battle. Sat, 15 Feb 2020 08:19:05 GMT