FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:53:59 GMT Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:53:59 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Ulsan ready to welcome World Tour for second time http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76600&Language=en Ulsan, Korea, July 18, 2018 – Ulsan is ready to host its second event on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, as the Tour stays in Korea after stopping at Daegu last week. The first stop in Ulsan was successfully held exactly a year ago. This year’s women-only one-star tournament on Jihna Beach will take place from July 19 through 22. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76600&Language=en Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:32:18 GMT Wheelan and MacNeil claim surprise win over China's Liu and Li http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76599&Language=en Haiyang, China, July 18, 2018 – Canada’s Cameron Wheelan and Jake MacNeil opened the qualification round at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Haiyang Open on Wednesday with a surprise 2-0 (21-18, 21-12) win over China’s Chuanyong Liu/Ming Li. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76599&Language=en Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:34:35 GMT Kelvin Lau: From part-time coach to full-time beach volleyball athlete http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76584&Language=en Haiyang, China, July 18, 2018 – Hong Kong’s Pui Lam Wong/Tsz Ho Kelvin Lau may have gotten an early exit in the qualification round in their very first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 3-star event in Haiyang, but the pair celebrates going from part-time to full-time beach volleyball athletes. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76584&Language=en Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:59:16 GMT Haiyang ready for next 3-star stop on World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76555&Language=en Nanjing, China, July 17, 2018 – The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour stops in Haiyang this week from July 18 to 22 for the seventh event in China on the FIVB's 2017-2018 beach volleyball calendar. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76555&Language=en Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:30:00 GMT More VNL magic on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76556&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 17, 2018 - Just under two months of outstanding volleyball action ended with Russia taking gold at the inaugural 2018 Volleyball Nations League Men's Finals in Lille, France on July 8. Join us now on the FIVB's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for highlights from an unforgettable competition. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76556&Language=en Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:00:00 GMT Asian events in China and Korea next on FIVB World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76554&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 16, 2018 - With the top players on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour from Europe competing in their continental championships in the Netherlands, the international circuit will focus this week's action on two events in Asia with China and Korea hosting tournaments. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76554&Language=en Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:36:36 GMT Canadians Humana-Paredes & Pavan dethrone Germans in Gstaad http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76550&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 15, 2018 - Chantal Laboureur and Julia Sude had match point and a 15-14 lead in the third and deciding set to have an opportunity to win their second-straight Gstaad Major title, but Canadians Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan scored the last three points of the match to dethrone the Germans as the beach volleyball champions in the Swiss Alps Village. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76550&Language=en Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:12:04 GMT Shekunov and Veretiuk earn top podium finish at U19 World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76553&Language=en Nanjing, China, July 15, 2018 – Russia’s Denis Shekunov/Dmitrii Veretiuk progressed all the way from the qualification round to claim the title in the FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championship at the Tangshan International Beach Sports Park on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76553&Language=en Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:20:00 GMT Bocharova and Voronina claim U19 World Championship women’s title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76552&Language=en Nanjing, China, July 15, 2018 – Russia’s Mariia Bocharova/Maria Voronina overcame a tough challenge from the Netherlands’ Raisa Schoon/Emi van Driel to capture the FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championship women’s title at the Tangshan International Beach Sports Park on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76552&Language=en Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:15:04 GMT Bell and Ngauamo cruise to Daegu gold without losing a set http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76551&Language=en Daegu, Korea, July 15, 2018 – Top-seeded Phoebe Bell and Jessyka Ngauamo lived up to their status and won the title at the Daegu one-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. The young Australians did so in particularly emphatic fashion, without dropping a single set along the way. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76551&Language=en Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:37:35 GMT FIVB gold for Norwegians Mol & Sorum at Gstaad Major http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76549&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2018 - Anders Mol and Christian Sorum became the third youngest men’s team to win an FIVB event here Saturday as the Norwegians became the first pair from the Scandinavian country in over 20 years to win a World Tour gold medal by defeating Spaniards Adrian Gavira and Pablo Herrera in the finals of the $600,000 Gstaad Major. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76549&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 18:42:04 GMT Can Brazil or Germany prevent an All-Canadian Gstaad finale? http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76546&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2018 - The Canadian women’s pairs of Melissa Humana-Paredes/Sarah Pavan and Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson are on track to meet in an FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medal match after each team posted quarterfinal wins here Saturday over teams from the United States and the Czech Republic. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76546&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 17:11:02 GMT Two wins on Saturday propel Doerfler and Wiesmeyr to Daegu semis http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76545&Language=en Daegu, Korea, July 14, 2018 – Austria’s Anja Doerfler and Stephanie Wiesmeyr were the lowest seeded pair that qualified for the semifinals of the Daegu one-star stop on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and the only one having to win two matches on Saturday to advance to last four. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76545&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:42:38 GMT Russians and Germans set up all-European men’s final at Nanjing http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76548&Language=en Nanjing, China, July 14, 2018 – Russia’s Denis Shekunov/Dmitrii Veretiuk and Germany’s Lukas Pfretzschner/Filip John succeeded in their respective semifinal matches to set up an all-European men’s final at the FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships Tangshan International Beach Sports Park on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76548&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:20:12 GMT Dutch and Russian duos reach U19 World Championship women’s final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76547&Language=en Nanjing, China, July 14, 2018 – The Netherlands’ Raisa Schoon/Emi van Driel and Russia’s Mariia Bocharova/Maria Voronina will meet in the women’s final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships, following their victories on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76547&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:16:07 GMT Mol & Sorum seek to end Norway’s FIVB beach drought http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76544&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2018 - Anders Mol and Christian Sorum of Norway will be seeking to snap a 20-season victory drought for their country on the FIVB World Tour as the young Scandinavians advanced to the gold medal match at the US$600,000 Gstaad Major here Sunday with a three-set win over Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb of the United States. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76544&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:22:16 GMT First part of Gstaad women’s semifinal set http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76543&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2018 - It will be Canada vs. Brazil in the first women’s semi-final at the $600,000 Gstaad Major after beach volleyball pairs from the North and South American continents won quarterfinal matches here on Saturday morning. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76543&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:52:28 GMT Youth vs. age in Gstaad men’s semifinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76542&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2018 - For the second-straight week on the FIVB World Tour, a player over the age of 40 will be competing in a men’s semifinal as 42-year old Jake Gibb and his American partner Taylor Crabb challenge an up-and-coming Norwegian tandem with a combined age of 43 here Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76542&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 10:25:40 GMT Players beat the heat in Nanjing http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76541&Language=en Nanjing, China, July 14, 2018 – Germany’s Lukas Pfretzschner/Filip John of Germany, the Netherlands’ Raisa Schoon/Emi van Driel and Spain’s Daniela Alvarez/Tania Moreno were able to beat the heat in Nanjing with an even hotter game as they all advanced to the semifinals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76541&Language=en Sat, 14 Jul 2018 10:22:40 GMT Italy, Norway, Spain and USA seek Gstaad men’s gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76540&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 13, 2018 - With a Brazilian men’s team not qualifying for the semifinals for the first-time in Gstaad since the start of competition here in 2001, pairs from Italy, Norway, Spain and the United States will vie for the podium places after winning quarterfinal matches on Friday afternoon at the $600,000 Gstaad Major. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=76540&Language=en Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:38:40 GMT