FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2019 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:30:40 GMT Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:30:40 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Álvaro unites with Alison for Xiamen event http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80625&Language=en Vitória, Brazil, March 20, 2019 - On the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, Álvaro Filho is moving forward on the FIVB World Tour as the Brazilian will be playing with Alison Cerutti at an international Beach Volleyball event next month in Xiamen, China. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80625&Language=en Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:20:52 GMT Rome announced as host of 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80624&Language=en Rome, Italy, March 20, 2019 – Rome was today announced as the host city of the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships. The Championships form a central part of the joint 2019-2022 strategy from the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), the Italian Volleyball Federation (FIPAV) and the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), with the aim to develop beach volleyball in Italy and bring flagship beach volleyball events to the country each year. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80624&Language=en Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:19:27 GMT Pleumjit and Wilavan inspire with humility and leadership http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80622&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2019 – Pleumjit Thinkaow and Wilavan Apinyapong took some time out to talk to fivb.com about their humble beginnings, leading Thailand in reaching its Olympic dream and creating a legacy in their country. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80622&Language=en Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:11:01 GMT Volleyball recognised in 2019 IOC Women and Sport Awards http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80621&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2019 - The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) 2019 Women and Sports Awards winners were announced last night and volleyball was once again at the forefront of sporting development and empowerment around the world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80621&Language=en Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:17:01 GMT Snow volleyball: from small beginnings to global growth http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80620&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 19, 2019 - The discipline of snow volleyball continues to go from strength to strength, with the inaugural FIVB Snow Volleyball World Tour just around the corner. However, the history of snow volleyball stretches back many years as an amateur sport, and is now coming to the public eye on a professional level. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80620&Language=en Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:12:09 GMT Snow Volleyball site launched ahead of World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80596&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 19, 2019 - With the 2019 FIVB Snow Volleyball World Tour set to begin at the end of the month, the FIVB launches today the dedicated section on the website where fans and participants alike can follow the stars of the tour and get all the details of each competition. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80596&Language=en Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:48:12 GMT Travis Mewhirter: Why wouldn’t I give snow volleyball a try? http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80590&Language=en Wagrain, Austria, March 19, 2019 – One of four players teaming up to represent the United States in the men’s tournament at the first two stops on the inaugural FIVB Snow Volleyball World Tour, Travis Mewhirter is looking forward to the events in Wagrain, Austria from March 28-31 and Plan de Corones / Kronplatz, Italy from April 4-7. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80590&Language=en Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:35:00 GMT Another Brazilian shakeup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80618&Language=en Vitória, Brazil, March 18, 2019 - In less than a year, there has been another breakup of a highly-ranked Brazilian men's team as Alison Cerutti and André Loyola Stein have ended their partnership after a 17th-place finish last week at the Katara Beach Volleyball Cup in Doha, Qatar. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80618&Language=en Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:19:15 GMT Hamburg ready to host an amazing 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80617&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, March 18, 2019 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° today addressed German media at the kick-off press conference in Hamburg, the host city of the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships which is set to begin on June 28. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80617&Language=en Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:21:31 GMT Clubs hit Playoffs as Leagues go down to the wire http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80616&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 18, 2019 - As domestic and international club leagues enter their playoffs phases across the globe, the world's volleyball superstars continue to thrill fans in a preview of what's to follow later this year when they join their National Teams for a highly anticipated FIVB season which begins in May with the Volleyball Nations League.<br> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80616&Language=en Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:53:58 GMT FIVB World Tour returns to SE Asia for next month http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80615&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 18, 2019 - After events in Australia and Qatar the past two weeks, the FIVB World Tour returns to southeast Asia for the next month starting with a men's tournament in Cambodia for the second-time this season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80615&Language=en Sun, 17 Mar 2019 23:41:35 GMT Siem Reap next Cambodian site on FIVB World Tour calendar http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80614&Language=en Siem Reap, Cambodia - The third of four stops in Cambodia on the 2018-2019 FIVB World Tour calendar begins here Thursday as the event features four men's teams that have captured gold medals this season on the international Beach Volleyball circuit. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80614&Language=en Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:06:13 GMT Good Net Volleyball Sustainability Project launched on Copacabana Beach http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80603&Language=en Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 16, 2019 - The body responsible for world volleyball (FIVB) has teamed up with marine conservation group the Ghost Fishing Foundation (Ghost Fishing) to launch Good Net, a project designed to recover discarded fishing nets from the world’s oceans, with many to be recycled into volleyball nets for local community use around the world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80603&Language=en Sat, 16 Mar 2019 23:59:59 GMT Grimalt and Grimalt make it two gold in two weeks with Doha victory http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80613&Language=en Doha, Qatar, March 16, 2019 – Marco and Esteban Grimalt won their second FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medal in two weeks when they beat Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena in the Doha 4-Star Katara Cup on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80613&Language=en Sat, 16 Mar 2019 16:09:59 GMT FIVB President discusses development of volleyball with President of the Dominican Republic Olympic Committee http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80612&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 15, 2019 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° welcomed Mr. Luis Mejía Oviedo, IOC Member and President of the Dominican Republic Olympic Committee, to the FIVB HQs today. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80612&Language=en Fri, 15 Mar 2019 19:07:18 GMT Retirement definitely on hold as Dalhausser and Lucena reach Doha 4-Star final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80611&Language=en Doha, Qatar, March 15, 2019 – Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena reached their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medal match in over a year when they defeated Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira at the Doha 4-Star Katara Cup on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80611&Language=en Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:07:32 GMT All you need to know about snow volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80593&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 15, 2019 – “Snow volleyball is a young and up-and-coming discipline. It is expected to experience a steady, continuous growth in the years to come, which could ultimately lead to its inclusion in the programme of the Winter Olympic Games, thereby following a path similar to what happened to beach volleyball in the 1990s,” says the first paragraph of the first edition of Snow Volleyball - Rules of the Game for 2018-2020. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80593&Language=en Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:01:00 GMT All five continents represented in Plan de Corones/Kronplatz entry line-up http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80610&Language=en Plan de Corones/Kronplatz, Italy, March 15, 2019 – With less than three weeks to go to the start of the second event on the inaugural FIVB Snow Volleyball World Tour, the entries have been finalized with teams from all five continents having registered to give the snow courts in Italy a try. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80610&Language=en Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:34:27 GMT Spain reaps benefits from FIVB’s coaching support for beach volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80605&Language=en Lorca, Spain, March 15, 2019 – Spain’s youth and high performance beach volleyball programmes have enjoyed support from the FIVB Development Projects Platform with the country’s leading teams participating in full-year training at the International Beach Volleyball Center in Lorca. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80605&Language=en Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:02:24 GMT Ahmed counting down to World Champs debut http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80608&Language=en Doha, Qatar, March 15, 2019 – Ahmed Tijan and Cherif Younousse have made major strides in the 18 months in which they have played together on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and now they are ready to make another impression, at the Hamburg 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80608&Language=en Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:41:42 GMT