FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2016 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sun, 01 May 2016 00:33:59 GMT Sun, 01 May 2016 00:33:59 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Daily Dig - April 30: Brazilians continue reign at Fortaleza Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60002&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 30, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60002&Language=en Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:17:35 GMT Juliana & Lima lead five Brazil women’s teams into Fortaleza Open quarterfinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60189&Language=en Fortaleza, Brazil, April 29, 2016 — Three rounds of exciting compassion-driven matches resulted in five teams from host country Brazil and one each from the Netherlands, the United States and Vanuatu emerging as the ‘elite eight’ to advance to Saturday’s quarterfinals at the FIVB Fortaleza Open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60189&Language=en Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:21:53 GMT Ahly and Carthage to vie for African Women's Club title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60188&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, April 29, 2016 – Defending champions Ahly of Egypt and Carthage of Tunisia will vie for the 2016 African Women’s Club Championship title, following their victories on Friday’s semifinal matches against Revenue Authority of Rwanda and Kenya Pipeline, respectively. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60188&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:09:00 GMT Daily Dig - April 29: Fortaleza Open down to quarterfinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60001&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 29, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60001&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:16:08 GMT Seven countries advance to men’s quarterfinals at FIVB Fortaleza Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60187&Language=en Fortaleza, Brazil, April 29, 2016 — While the names aren’t as familiar as many in their country are, host country Brazil has advanced two men’s teams to Saturday’s quarterfinals of the double-gender FIVB Fortaleza Open, the fourth event in Brazil that is part of this year’s 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60187&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:16:30 GMT FIVB President hails ties with Olympic movement http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60178&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 29, 2016 - Good relations between the FIVB and the International Olympic Committee were further consolidated following the Olympic Flame ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva on Friday when FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° joined IOC President Thomas Bach, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and a Rio 2016 Olympic Games delegation at a lunch at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60178&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:40:18 GMT President Graça attends UN Olympic Flame ceremony http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60177&Language=en Geneva, Switzerland, April 29, 2016 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° and Secretary General Fernando Lima today attended an official Olympic Flame ceremony at the United Nations Office in Geneva in the presence of IOC President Thomas Bach and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60177&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:37:17 GMT Watch Fortaleza finals on YouTube http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60176&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 28, 2016 - Fans will be able to watch the semifinals and medal matches of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Fortaleza Open live on the FIVB’s YouTube channel on Saturday and Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60176&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:46:47 GMT Japan - Keeping tradition alive http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60109&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 29, 2016 - Twelve teams will compete in FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 1 in 2016 hoping to qualify for the Finals in Bangkok, Thailand from July 6 to 10. As the competition approaches we feature Japan in the seventh of a 12-part series. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60109&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:46:02 GMT Gstaad set to host Rio draw http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=59954&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, April 29, 2017 – The Gstaad FIVB Major Series Tournament is set to be one of the most memorable events on the 2015-16 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=59954&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:10:09 GMT Brazil earns seven spots in men’s Round of 16 at FIVB Fortaleza Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60053&Language=en Fortaleza, Brazil, April 28, 2016 — Benefitting from playing in their home country in the same stadium they completed their national tour in just the prior week, Brazil’s powerful men’s teams seized the opportunity and advanced seven of their eight teams to Saturday’s Round of 16 at the double-gender FIVB Fortaleza Open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60053&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:59:31 GMT Eduarda/Elize win two pool play rounds at FIVB Fortaleza Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60052&Language=en Fortaleza, Brazil, April 28, 2016 — Brazil’s fifth-seeded Eduarda Lisboa and Elize Maia were impressive Thursday in winning their first two of three pool play matches as the women’s main draw began at this week’s double-gender $150,000 FIVB Fortaleza Open, which marks the first time since 2007 that the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour has played in Fortaleza. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60052&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:53:00 GMT Women's African Club Championship down to final four http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60051&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, April 28, 2016 - Organisers Carthage (Tunisia), Pipelines (Kenya), defending Champions Ahly and dark horses Revenue Authority (Rwanda) claimed the semifinal tickets of the 2016 Women's African Club Championship following their victories in the quarterfinal matches in Tunis, Tunisia on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60051&Language=en Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:15:51 GMT Ross among 29 Age-Group World Championships final 4 finishers in Fortaleza http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60046&Language=en Fortaleza, Brazil, April 28, 2016 - Led by one member of each gender’s top-seeded teams, nearly 30 athletes competing in this week’s FIVB Fortaleza Open in Brazil have earned their spots in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour by way of the FIVB proving grounds known as the FIVB Age Group World Championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60046&Language=en Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:15:51 GMT Daily Dig - April 28: Women join action at Fortaleza Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=59991&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 28, 2016 - All the latest news and views from the volleyball world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=59991&Language=en Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:12:54 GMT Plaque symbolises unity in goal to grow volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60024&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 28, 2016 - The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) attended a presentation of the FIVB's activities at the federation's headquarters in Lausanne on Thursday during which CEV President Boričić presented FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° with a plaque celebrating the union between the two organisations. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60024&Language=en Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:49:54 GMT CEV visit heralds new era for FIVB and its confederations http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60023&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 28, 2016 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° welcomed the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) to the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne on Thursday including CEV President Aleksandar Boricic and CEV Vice-President and Treasurer Özkan Mutlugil and staff from the different CEV departments. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60023&Language=en Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:48:42 GMT Olympic Countdown - Regla Torres leads Cuba to hat-trick http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60000&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 28, 2016 - The volleyball competitions of the 2000 Olympic Games, played according to some significant new rules, provided further heartbreak for Italy’s men but a triple crown for Cuba’s women. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60000&Language=en Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:56:19 GMT FIVB Disciplinary Panel rules on Alexander Markin http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60022&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 28, 2016 - The FIVB Disciplinary Panel issued its decision on Thursday in the case involving Mr. Alexander Markin of Russia, who tested positive for meldonium following the semifinal match against Germany at the 2016 European Olympic Qualification tournament on January 9, 2016. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60022&Language=en Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:30:06 GMT AVC Women’s Beach Tour Tuan Chau-Halong Open to kick off in Vietnam http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60021&Language=en Halong, Vietnam, April 28, 2016 - World U23 champions Mariafe Artacho Del Solar/ Nicole Laird from Australia are tipped to do well at the AVC Women’s Beach Tour 2016 Tuan Chau-Halong Open in Vietnam which is due to take place from April 28 to May 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=60021&Language=en Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:10:55 GMT