FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2017 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:43:35 GMT Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:43:35 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Poland’s Rudol celebrates successful 24th birthday http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69571&Language=en Porec, Croatia, June 27, 2017 - It will be a birthday to remember for Maciej Rudol as he celebrated as his 24th birthday here Tuesday with Polish partner Jakub Szalankiewicz by winning two men’s qualifying matches to advance to the Main Draw at this week’s US$600,000 SWATCH Major Series event in the Croatian coastal resort. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69571&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:36:35 GMT Worst match in my career so far - Kristian Cervinka http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69570&Language=en Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – Both coaches from Egypt and Czech Republic prepared solidly for this match. For some players of the Czech team, it was their worst match of their career. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69570&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:15:27 GMT Emotion needed to win against Argentina http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69568&Language=en Brno, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – In what was really an emotional match at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship, Russia gained a 3-1 victory over Argentina. Both sides paid compliments to each other after the game. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69568&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:07:45 GMT Yakovlev brings passion to Russia’s fourth win in Brno http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69567&Language=en Brno, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – With a very passionate performance by Dmitry Yakovlev, Russia achieved their fourth consecutive victory since the start of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship in Brno. This time, the European giant lost a set against Argentina in the first match of Pool F competition, but persevered to claim a 3-1 (25-23, 25-15, 27-29, 25-19) win. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69567&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:35:29 GMT Young Finns progress in Porec http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69566&Language=en Porec, Croatia, June 27, 2017 - Niina Ahtiainen and Ida Sinisalo are not familiar names on the FIVB World Tour, but the Finnish beach volleyball duo posted a fine finish here Tuesday during the women’s qualifying rounds at the $600,000 Porec Major as the Swatch Major Series event returns to the Croatian coastal resort city for the third-straight season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69566&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:15:11 GMT Mistakes in the second set cost us - Mykola Pasazhin http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69565&Language=en Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – The coach from Ukraine, Mykola Pasazhin is reviewing the second set and the Turkish coach Ali Kazim Hidayetoglu is satisfied as their match went according to plan at the Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.&nbsp; http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69565&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:05:29 GMT Work to do for Ukraine after match against Turkey http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69564&Language=en Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – With no wins thus far for Ukraine in this FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship they had their focus on this match with Turkey in Pool H.&nbsp;<div><br></div> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69564&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:04:37 GMT Poles not pleased with performance http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69563&Language=en Brno, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – Despite starting the second stage of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship with a 3-2 victory over China, Poland’s coach and captain are not very happy with the team’s performance in the match. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69563&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:30:34 GMT Italy beat USA in Pool G http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69562&Language=en České Budějovice, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – The second round of the the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship started with USA playing against Italy in Pool G. Both teams battled through with Italy celebrating a 3-0 victory (23:25, 21:25, 23:25). http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69562&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:51:24 GMT Five aces from Kwolek to keep Poland unbeaten http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69561&Language=en Brno, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – Once again, Bartosz Kwolek was the main engine of the well functioning Polish machine. With the help of five aces from the prolific outside hitter, Poland stayed unbeaten at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship, despite losing their first sets in the 3-2 (25-13, 18-25, 23-25, 25-18, 15-8) victory over China in the opening match of Pool E in Brno. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69561&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:44:48 GMT Kozuch and Ludwig team up for Porec Major http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69560&Language=en Porec, Croatia, June 27, 2017 - It has been a good five-day period for German indoor sensation Margareta “Maggie” Kozuch starting with her confirmation last week with Karla Borger to fill one of three women’s wild card berths at next month’s FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69560&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:37:08 GMT Happy with the result but need to improve our focus – Michele Totire http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69559&Language=en České Budějovice, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017 – Italy blazed through their match against USA with an easy-looking 3-0 win in Pool G. However, for Michele Totire, coach of Italy, it was not as easy as it may have looked. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69559&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:16:19 GMT Slovenia impress and Gold Coast provides wonderful home for volleyball - FIVB President Graça http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69558&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 27, 2017 - It was another fantastic weekend of volleyball as the 2017 World League Group 2 Finals came to a close on Sunday. Enthusiasm, team spirit and high-quality action was demonstrated in every match and ensured a pulsating end to the tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69558&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:23:41 GMT Berlin teammates Ter Maat & Carroll top World League Group 2 scoring stats http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69557&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 27, 2017 - Although it took him three rounds of play to get established in the Netherlands' starting lineup, Wouter Ter Maat topped the scorers ranking in Group 2 of the 2017 FIVB World League scoring 176 points in 11 matches, holding off the advances of Australia's Paul Carroll who finished the competition at 173. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69557&Language=en Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:00 GMT Krohne to lead German Federation till 2021 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69556&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 26, 2017 – Thomas Krohne will lead the German Volleyball Federation (DVV) for the next four years after he was voted in as DVV president until 2021 at the Federation’s congress in Hanover. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69556&Language=en Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:37:43 GMT Porec country quota matches feature beach volleyball elite http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69555&Language=en Porec, Croatia, June 26, 2017 - It was not a typical day of preliminary competition at a FIVB World Tour event here Monday as Beach Volleyball Olympians were playing not to be eliminated from the SWATCH Major Series event at the Valamar courts in this Croatian seaside resort. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69555&Language=en Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:35:50 GMT 2017 FIVB World Tour update after Nantong event in China http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69554&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, June 26, 2017 — The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) held the 11th event overall on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar last week, a women’s FIVB Nantong 2-Star tournament in China. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69554&Language=en Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:07:03 GMT Kochanowski aims to win World Championship gold and get some sleep! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69553&Language=en Brno, Czech Republic, June 26, 2017 – The squad representing Poland at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship in the Czech Republic has been playing together for four years in the same composition and in this period has been able to win a number of gold medals at the highest level – the U19 World Championship in 2015, the U20 European Championship in 2016, the U19 European Championship in 2015 and the European Youth Olympic Festival in 2015 – proving to be the world’s best in this generation. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69553&Language=en Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:28:09 GMT Gutierrez propels Cuba, China take last spot in Men's U21 top eight http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69548&Language=en Brno / Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 25, 2017 – Miguel David Gutierrez made a very strong showing in the crucial match between Cuba and Turkey that had to send one of these two teams among the best eight of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship. Gutierrez’s phenomenal all-round scoring performance brought him 24 points and left his Caribbean team in contention for the medals. The last spot for the next stage in Brno went to China. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69548&Language=en Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:08:41 GMT China secures top eight spot http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69552&Language=en Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 25, 2017 - The last match of the day in the Budvar Arena hosted China and Egypt in Pool D. With a second place for China and a last one for Egypt, China pressured to secure their spot in the top eight. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=69552&Language=en Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:06:21 GMT