FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2017 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:19:52 GMT Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:19:52 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sokolova looks back on glittering career http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73116&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 19, 2017 - Twice a world champion and a two-time silver medallist at the Olympic Games, Lyubov Sokolova spoke to fivb.com about her successful career, her love of volleyball and her hopes for the future. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73116&Language=en Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:46:18 GMT Dalhausser: "I'm constantly trying to get better" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73113&Language=en Colorado Springs, USA, October 19, 2017 - Phil Dalhausser is a three-time Olympian with a gold medal and the most FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour post-season awards for any athlete, current or past. In the United States, he is one of only five beach athletes to attend three or more Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73113&Language=en Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:01 GMT Cameroon celebrate first African Nations title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73118&Language=en Yaounde, Cameroon, October 18, 2017 – The Cameroon women’s team etched their name in history at the weekend when they picked up their first ever title at the African Nations Championship in Yaounde and qualified for the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in 2018. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73118&Language=en Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:01:01 GMT Trinidad & Tobago make history with qualification for Japan http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73112&Language=en Port of Spain, Trinidad, October 17, 2017 – Trinidad & Tobago became the first ever country from the Lesser Antilles to qualify for an FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship on Saturday by claiming a place in the top two at the Group C NORCECA Continental Championship tournament which also served as a qualifier for next year's World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73112&Language=en Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:59:04 GMT CEV Champions League gets underway http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73115&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 17, 2017 – A new edition of the CEV Champions League begins on Tuesday with Russia’s Zenit Kazan set to begin their title defence later in the competition. The European champions will also participate in the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship in Poland from December 12 to 17. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73115&Language=en Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:52:16 GMT World Tour update after Qinzhou event http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73110&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 17, 2017 - Holding both men's and women's competitions, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has fully launched a new season of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with the men’s second event and the women’s season-opener. Last week, the 2018 FIVB World Tour held a double-gender event in Qinzhou, China. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73110&Language=en Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:44:20 GMT Lineup complete for Japan 2018 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73106&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 - With all the drama of the South American qualifiers this past weekend in Arequipa and the last ticket awarded to Argentina, the lineup of 24 teams to compete for the ultimate trophy in world volleyball is now complete with the conclusion of the qualifying process for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship which will be held in Japan 29 September - 20 October next year. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73106&Language=en Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:00:00 GMT Volleyball Nations League: A new league is born http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73097&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 – The volleyball community was quick to react to the announcement of the Volleyball Nations League on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73097&Language=en Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT Argentina earn place at Japan 2018 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73108&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 – Argentina booked their ticket for Japan 2018 as they topped the final standings of the South American qualification tournament for one spot at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73108&Language=en Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:54:35 GMT Dominican Republic, Mexico top NORCECA qualifiers for Japan 2018 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73107&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2017 - The Dominican Republic and Mexico topped the two groups of the North & Central America and Caribbean qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship, where they are joined by Puerto Rico and Trinidad & Tobago as the four tickets up for grabs had been already decided with a day to spare in the two round-robin tournaments. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73107&Language=en Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:36:41 GMT All NORCECA tickets claimed for 2018 Women's Worlds http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73101&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 15, 2017 - All four tickets up for grabs this weekend at the North & Central America and Caribbean (NORCECA) qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship were punched with a day to spare as the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico made Japan 2018. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73101&Language=en Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:58:52 GMT Sivolap/Velichko rally past Virgen/Ontiveros to win first World Tour title at Qinzhou Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73100&Language=en Qinzhou, China, October 15, 2017 – Russia’s 15th seeds Maxim Sivolap/Igor Velichko rallied past Mexico’s fourth seeds Juan Virgen/Lombardo Ontiveros in a three-set thriller on Sunday morning to capture their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title at the Qinzhou Open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73100&Language=en Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:53:11 GMT Artacho/Clancy crowned at Qinzhou Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73099&Language=en Qinzhou, China, October 15, 2017 – Australian fifth seeds Mariafe Artacho and Taliqua Clancy crushed Polish dark horses Kinga Kolosinska and Katarzyna Kociolek in straight sets here Sunday morning to claim their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title at the Qinzhou Open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73099&Language=en Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:51:17 GMT Argentina reach out for spot at Japan 2018 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73098&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 15, 2017 – Argentina placed themselves well within reach of last South American spot at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in 2018 after mastering a second straight-setter at the qualification tournament in Arequipa, Peru. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73098&Language=en Sun, 15 Oct 2017 07:40:25 GMT Cameroon win African Championship en route to World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73102&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 14, 2017 – Cameroon delighted their home fans when they won their maiden African Women’s Championship title on Saturday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 29-27) victory over Kenya at the Palais des Sports in Yaounde. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73102&Language=en Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:52:32 GMT Fourneyron named chair of Independent Testing Authority http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73104&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 14, 2017 – Former volleyball player Dr. Valerie Fourneyron has been appointed as Chair of the newly formed Independent Testing Authority that has been established to assist International Federations and Major Event Organizations that wish to delegate their anti-doping programs to an external, independent, body. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73104&Language=en Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:14:04 GMT Sivolap/Velichko to meet Virgen/Ontiveros in Qinzhou Open men’s final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73096&Language=en Qinzhou, China, October 14, 2017 – Russia’s 15th seeds Maxim Sivolap/Igor Velichko upset third seeds Nadir Diaz Gomez Nivaldo and Bayard Sergio Reynaldo Gonzalez of Cuba in the men’s semi-finals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Qinzhou Open here Saturday afternoon to meet Mexico’s fourth seeds Juan Virgen/Lombardo Ontiveros in Sunday’s final. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73096&Language=en Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:11:23 GMT Polish dark horses Kolosinska/Kociolek reach Qinzhou Open women’s final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73095&Language=en Qinzhou, China, October 14, 2017 – Poland’s 30th seeds Kinga Kolosinska and Katarzyna Kociolek stunned second seeds Brooke Sweat and Summer Ross of the United States in straight sets Saturday afternoon to set up a women’s final clash with Australian fifth seeds Mariafe Artacho/Taliqua Clancy at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Qinzhou Open. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73095&Language=en Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:44:35 GMT Favourites open NORCECA qualifiers for Japan 2018 with ace parties http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73094&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 14, 2017 - All the favourites got off to straight-set wins on the opening day of the North & Cenetral America and Caribbean (NORCECA) qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship, 29 September - 20 October in Japan. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73094&Language=en Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:12:47 GMT The Hague to welcome first World Tour event in 2018 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73111&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 13, 2017 - The fourth stop on this season's FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will be at the Dela Beach Open in The Hague, Netherlands from January 3 to 7, 2018. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=73111&Language=en Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:00:00 GMT