FIVB press releases All en ©2020 FIVB Sun, 20 Sep 2020 14:21:43 GMT Sun, 20 Sep 2020 14:21:43 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Nouh Al-Jalbubi: Sand and success Lausanne, Switzerland, September 20, 2020 – Nouh Al-Jalbubi carries Omani pride with passion and drive into world beach volleyball, a decade on from the country’s hosting of the Asian Beach Games in the capital city of Muscat. Sun, 20 Sep 2020 18:00:00 GMT Olympic highlights for this week in history Lausanne, Switzerland, September 20, 2020 - Memorable beach volleyball moments featuring Olympic competition and qualification highlight this week in history for the September 20-26 time period. Sun, 20 Sep 2020 10:00:00 GMT New European women’s champions set to be crowned Jurmala, Latvia, September 20, 2020 – There will be a new European women’s champion team when Joana Heidrich and Anouk Verge-Depre take on Cinja Tillmann and Kim Behrens in the CEV European Championships gold medal match at Jurmala Beach on Sunday having won their semifinals on Saturday. Sun, 20 Sep 2020 08:32:56 GMT Full steam relaunch for Italian women's league Lausanne, Switzerland, September 19, 2020 - Thirteen teams are all lined up this weekend to celebrate the relaunch of what is arguably the top women's national club competition in the world, as the 2020-21 season kicks off in Italy with the start of the Women's A1 League. Sat, 19 Sep 2020 03:00:00 GMT Bruno leads Taubate to victory on club debut Taubate, Brazil, September 19, 2020 – Brazil national team captain Bruno Rezende had a promising debut with new club Taubate Funvic as the 34-year-old setter led the reigning Superliga champions to a comfortable win in their first match of the 2020 Paulista Championship on Friday evening. Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:00:00 GMT Makroguzova and Kholomina aiming for new Jurmala joy at Euro Champs Jurmala, Latvia, September 19, 2020 – Nadezda Makroguzova and Svetlana Kholomina remain on course for more success on Jurmala Beach after they reached the CEV European Championships women’s quarterfinals on Friday. Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:30:00 GMT Spotlight on Turkey in Volleyball World YouTube replays Lausanne, Switzerland, September 18, 2020 - Turkey's top matches in the 2016 and 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix feature this weekend in the Volleyball World YouTube replays, highlighting the country's top players against some of the best of the rest of the world. Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:00:00 GMT Star-studded women’s Superliga set to begin in Russia Moscow, Russia, September 18, 2020 – With the first two matches scheduled on Friday, the new season in the women’s Superliga of Russia is set get underway. A number of Russian and foreign stars are ready to shine in the battles for the national crown. Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:35:09 GMT Beach volleyball full match replays return with 2018 World Tour Finals Lausanne, Switzerland, September 18, 2020 - Three matches from the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals feature as beach volleyball full match replays across the FIVB channels this weekend. Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:00:00 GMT August Highlights: Revisit last month's top stories Lausanne, Switzerland, September 18, 2020 - Volleyball fans across the world follow what's happening globally in the sport - and here's a look back at what was trending in August. Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:00:00 GMT FIVB announces cancellation of FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland, September 17, 2020 – The FIVB has announced the cancellation of the FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2020 following the decision of the FIVB Board of Administration. Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:03:35 GMT Qualification process for 2021 FIVB Volleyball Age Group World Championships updated Lausanne, Switzerland, September 17, 2020 – The FIVB Board of Administration has approved the updates to the qualification processes for the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Age Group World Championships. Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:55:58 GMT Chileans ecstatic about first women's World Tour medal Santiago, Chile, September 17, 2020 – After earning their spot in the men's beach volleyball elite over the last decade, Chile made a significant step towards accomplishing the same among the women last weekend when the country won its first-ever FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour medal with a female team. Thu, 17 Sep 2020 09:00:00 GMT King Of The Court Breer taking 'good vibes' into European Championship Jurmala, Latvia, September 16, 2020 - King Of The Court hero Florian Breer is hoping that he and Marco Krattiger can take their ‘good vibes’ from their victory in Utrecht into the CEV European Championships in Jurmala this week. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 23:00:00 GMT Kravcenoka and Graudina hit form early at European Championships Jurmala, Latvia, September 16, 2020 – Defending champions and local favourites Anastasija Kravcenoka and Tina Graudina showed their growing confidence among beach volleyball’s leading teams when they topped their pool at the CEV European Championships on Wednesday. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 20:08:48 GMT Brazilian beach stars back to action in Saquarema Saquarema, Brazil, September 16, 2020 – After six months of wait, beach volleyball restarts in South American on Thursday with the opening event of the 2020-2021 Brazilian circuit season taking place in the coastal city of Saquarema. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 18:03:05 GMT Dinamo Moscow & Tulitsa Tula only unbeaten teams in Russia Cup Moscow, Russia, September 16, 2020 – Dinamo Moscow and Tulitsa Tula remained the only two unbeaten teams in the competition as the first stage of the women’s 2020 Russia Cup took place at four venues over six days and determined the 12 participants still in contention for the prestigious trophy. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 10:59:24 GMT Semenov & Leshukov upset world champs in Anapa Anapa, Russia, September 16, 2020 – Konstantin Semenov and Ilya Leshukov upset reigning world and national champions and defending national cup holders Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Oleg Stoyanovskiy in the 2020 Russia Cup final in Anapa on Monday. Nadezda Makroguzova and Daria Rudykh claimed the trophy in the women’s tournament. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:59:45 GMT The Game Plan – Introducing Volleyball England’s new strategy Loughborough, England, September 15, 2020 - Clubs, volleyball pathways and a suite of enhanced products and services are at the heart of Volleyball England’s new 10-year strategy to strengthen the sport in England. Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:35:38 GMT Team of the Week: Rossi and Carambula Lausanne, Switzerland, September 15, 2020 – Few beach volleyball players are automatically associated with a unique play, but when the name Adrian Carambula is mentioned it immediately brings to mind one of his favourites serves – the sky ball. Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:00:00 GMT