FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:00:08 GMT Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:00:08 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Brazil in VNL starting blocks http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74263&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 26, 2018 - Brazil coach Jose Roberto Guimaraes underlined the importance of a strong start in this year's inaugural edition of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League when he confirmed the names of eight more players joining his squad for 2018 on Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74263&Language=en Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:09:43 GMT German men dominate Langkawi qualification round http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74163&Language=en Langkawi, Malaysia, April 26, 2018 – German pairs Max-Jonas Karpa/Milan Sievers and Paul Becker/Eric Stadie ruled the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 1-star Malaysia Open with double straight-set wins at Pantai Cenang on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74163&Language=en Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:53:23 GMT Australian, Japanese, Latvian and Dutch women's pairs reach Langkawi main draw http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74225&Language=en Langkawi, Malaysia, April 26, 2018 – Australia’s Brittany Kendall/Stefanie Weiler, Japan’s Chiyo Suzuki/Reika Murakami, Latvia’s Agnese Caica/Marta Ozolina and the Netherlands’ Katja Stam/Julia Wouters scored double victories in the qualification round on Thursday to secure spots in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Malaysia Open main draw. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74225&Language=en Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:51:39 GMT Karpol awarded national honour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74164&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 26, 2018 – Nikolay Karpol has received one of Russia’s highest state awards after he was presented with the “Hero of Labour” award from Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74164&Language=en Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:03:03 GMT First May weekend to feature 54 countries, 323 teams, 646 players http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74293&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 26, 2018 - With more than a half-million US dollars in prize money being awarded, the busiest weekend in the history of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will occur during the first six days of May when a total of 54 countries will have 323 men's and women's teams competing at four different beach volleyball tournaments. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74293&Language=en Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:18:18 GMT 416 stars light up the Women's VNL galaxy http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74064&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2018 - All 16 teams in the inaugural women's 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League have registered their players ahead of the brand new competition that kick-starts this year's exciting volleyball season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74064&Language=en Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:53:11 GMT Blengini ready for VNL and pressure of hosting World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74101&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2018 – Gianlorenzo Blengini is counting down the days until he is reunited with his Italy squad ahead of what will be a busy few months. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74101&Language=en Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:23:48 GMT USA field mix of experience and youth for VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74098&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2018 - With under a month to go, USA released their wide roster of 26 players for the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Nations League, setting up a team that combines years of experience on the world's courts with a youthful players that will hopefully bring a renewed vitality to the side. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74098&Language=en Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMT Langkawi welcomes return of World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74099&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2018 – The Malaysian island of Langkawi is set to welcome the return of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in 2018 following last year’s successful staging of the 1-star Malaysia Open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74099&Language=en Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:27:26 GMT Huntington Beach prepares to welcome 23 countries http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74139&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2018 - A total of 23 countries will be competing in next week’s FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour stop in the United States as 140 teams are scheduled to compete in the $300,000 Huntington Beach Open next to the pier in "Surf City USA". http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74139&Language=en Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:06 GMT Russia call up six Olympic champs for 2018 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74100&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 24, 2018 – Six gold medallists from the London 2012 Olympic Games, including Dmitriy Muserskiy, are among the 30 players on the extended roster of the Russian men’s national team for the upcoming 2018 season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74100&Language=en Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:52:11 GMT Duda finding home away from home alongside Agatha http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74096&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 24, 2018 – Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa has already packed a lot into her 19 years, and has already achieved a number of beach volleyball milestones that reflect a maturity well above her short time as a professional. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74096&Language=en Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:02:17 GMT Two-time Olympic winner Fabi ends her playing career http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74066&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 24, 2018 – The playing career of two-time Olympic champion Fabiana de Oliveira came to an end on Sunday, as 38-year-old Fabi announced her retirement at the end of the Brazilian Superliga season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74066&Language=en Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:24:44 GMT Argentina in preparation for men’s and women’s VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74097&Language=en San Juan, Argentina, April 24, 2018 – The Argentinean city of San Juan is preparing to host one of the tournaments in the inaugural men's FIVB Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74097&Language=en Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:30:20 GMT Tickets sales in full swing as Volleyball Nations League debut approaches http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73990&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 23, 2018 - Excitement is building for the start of the Volleyball Nations League next month, with ticket sales for the FIVB’s brand new event in full swing. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73990&Language=en Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:14:33 GMT Serbia always aim for gold - Dusan Petkovic http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74060&Language=en Belgrade, Serbia, April 23, 2017 - Serbia's Men's National Team made their first gathering of the season this past weekend, ahead of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League and 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship as they head to both competitions aiming for the highest possible distinctions. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74060&Language=en Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:19:12 GMT World Tour moves from Xiamen to Langkawi http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74059&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 23, 2018 - The third of three stops in Asia starts Thursday as the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour returns to Malaysia for the second straight season with a men's and women's international beach volleyball event featuring competitors from 29 countries. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74059&Language=en Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:45:38 GMT Xiamen champions Stoyanovskiy & Velichko make their mark on the FIVB World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74058&Language=en Xiamen, China, April 22, 2018 – In an all-Russian final at the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open, it was Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Igor Velichko who snatched gold over Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Nikita Liamin, 2-0 (21-18, 21-19). http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74058&Language=en Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:19:56 GMT Back to Back Gold for Pavan & Humana-Paredes http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74057&Language=en Xiamen, China, April 22, 2018 - Canada’s Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes sweep gold at the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open defeating USA’s Brittany Hochevar and Kelly Claes, 2-0 (21-19, 21-14). http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74057&Language=en Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:19:02 GMT Gold Medal Day in Xiamen http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74056&Language=en Xiamen, China, April 22, 2018 - The men’s gold medal match will be an all-Russian affair between Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Nikita Liamin and Russia’s Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Igor Velichko on the final day at the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=74056&Language=en Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:49:21 GMT