FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2017 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:09:02 GMT Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:09:02 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Walsh Jennings withdraws from World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71159&Language=en Vienna, Austria, July 25, 2017 - Due to a right shoulder injury suffered this past Saturday at the FIVB World Tour stop in Poland, three-time Olympic and world champion Kerri Walsh Jennings has withdrawn from the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 with American Nicole Branagh now playing with Emily Day. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71159&Language=en Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:05:38 GMT Larissa & Talita ready for Vienna challenge http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=70719&Language=en Vienna, Austria, July 25, 2017 – Less than one year after they left the Rio 2016 Olympic Games empty-handed, Brazilians Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes will have a good opportunity to erase their frustrations at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=70719&Language=en Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:44:39 GMT President Graça congratulates World Grand Prix beginners Hungary http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71157&Language=en Lausanne Switzerland, July 25, 2017 - "Last weekend Hungary became 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 3 Champions in Canberra, Australia, and I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to all players, coaches and officials who helped the Hungarian team achieve its dream," said FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71157&Language=en Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:30:13 GMT World Tour update after Olsztyn, Ulsan and Agadir events http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71110&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 25, 2017 - With three events played last week in Poland, Korea and Morocco, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has now held the 18 events overall on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71110&Language=en Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:37:02 GMT World Grand Prix – Week 3: Brazil & Netherlands complete Final Six line-up http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71104&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - Brazil and the Netherlands claimed the last remaining tickets to the Final Six of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix as pool play wound down Sunday across the world with exciting action. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71104&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:30:00 GMT Szakmary leads newcomers Hungary to World Grand Prix Group 3 title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71109&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - While Adenizia da Silva led title-holders Brazil to the Group 1 Finals, it was Greta Szakmary who was the star of this year’s FIVB World Grand Prix Group 3 Finals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71109&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT German women seeking World Championship gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71107&Language=en Vienna, Austria, July 24, 2017 - Watch out, Germany. Germany is gaining on you. When Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst cemented their spot on top of the world by winning the Rio 2016 Olympic gold medal, the Germans also established the fact that they would be the team that the rest of the world would take aim at on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71107&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:16:38 GMT Tips from FIVB World Tour participants http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=70652&Language=en Long Beach, USA, July 24, 2017 - Participants on the international beach volleyball circuit provide their tips to accommodate for those hot and sunny summer days expected for the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships to be played July 28 through August 6 in Vienna, Austria. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=70652&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:15:54 GMT China’s Hanyu Yang named Women’s U20 World Championship MVP http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71106&Language=en Cordoba / Boca del Rio, Mexico, July 23- Middle blocker Hanyu Yang of China received the Most Valuable Player award after her team won the gold medal of the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship in the cities of Cordoba and Boca del Rio, México. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71106&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:57:19 GMT World Grand Prix - Sunday highlights http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71075&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 23, 2017 – The last day of the preliminary round in the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix began with victories for Japan over Russia and Serbia over China in Hong Kong on Sunday. Sunday will also wrap up action in the Group 2 Preliminary Round, as well as in the Group 3 Finals in Canberra. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71075&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT China win Women’s U20 World Championship title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71105&Language=en Cordoba / Boca del Rio, Mexico, July 23 - China won the 19th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship after defeating Russia 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-16) in the title match on Sunday in Cordoba, Mexico. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71105&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:15:30 GMT Stigrot: I think we're getting better and better http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71103&Language=en Richmond, Canada, July 23, 2017 - Germany won their eighth straight match after finishing pool play with a straight sets win over Peru. They will now prepare to play in the Group 2 Finals July 29-30 in the Czech Republic. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71103&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:07:45 GMT Germany wins eighth straight with victory over Peru http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71102&Language=en Richmond, Canada, July 22, 2017 – Germany will enter the Group 2 Finals riding an eight-match winning streak after beating Peru 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-23) in the final match of pool play in the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix Sunday at the Richmond Olympic Oval. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71102&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:45:30 GMT Belgium claim last European ticket to 2018 World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71101&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - Belgium became the 10th and last European side to make the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship, after defeating Estonia in four sets at home in Kortrijk on the closing day of the six-team single round-robin pool of European qualifiers Round 3. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71101&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:43:56 GMT Americans Brunner & Patterson preparing for Vienna World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=70733&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - As a new team on the 2017 FIVB World Tour, Theo Brunner and Casey Patterson have had a roller coaster of a season. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=70733&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:13:07 GMT Toufarova on fire in Czechs’ general rehearsal for Group 2 finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71100&Language=en Richmond, Canada, July 23, 2017 – With solid contribution from Marie Toufarova, the Czech Republic won their last FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 match before hosting the Group 2 finals in Ostrava next weekend. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71100&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:02:50 GMT We showed our spirit at the end - Karolina Bednarova http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71099&Language=en Richmond, Canada, July 23, 2017 - The Czech Republic earned a hard-fought four-set win at Canada that sends them into the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 Group 2 Finals with a 7-2 record. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71099&Language=en Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:01:25 GMT Coach Gaspar: We closed out the fifth set without problems http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71097&Language=en Varazdin, Croatia, July 23, 2017 - Croatia showed their best performance in the last game of FIVB World Grand Prix in Varazdin but lost against Puerto Rico. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71097&Language=en Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:46:30 GMT France’s Krou and Aye on top of Agadir http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71096&Language=en Agadir, Morocco, July 23, 2017 – France’s Youssef Krou and Quincy Aye triumphed with the men’s title at the Agadir stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2017. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71096&Language=en Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:39:46 GMT Agadir brings first World Tour gold to Eiholzer and Gerson http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71095&Language=en Agadir, Morocco, July 23, 2017 – Nicole Eiholzer and Dunja Gerson triumphed with their first gold from a top international competition. The second-seeded young Swiss pair maintained their winning streak throughout the entire one-star Agadir event. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=71095&Language=en Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:29:01 GMT