FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2019 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Tue, 16 Jul 2019 05:25:31 GMT Tue, 16 Jul 2019 05:25:31 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Russia, Poland, China and Turkey in the top 8 of the WU20 World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85303&Language=en Leon, Mexico, July 14, 2019 - The first round is over and the teams showed what they were capable of on the court. The leaders of Pools B and C are on their way to Aguascalientes to play the second round of the Women’s U20 World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85303&Language=en Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:46:34 GMT Japan, Italy, USA, Brazil finish top of pools at WU20 World Championship host city Aguascalientes http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85276&Language=en Aguascalientes, Mexico, July 14, 2019 – The preliminary round came to an end at the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship with Japan, Italy, United States and Brazil as the top four finishers in hosting city Aguascalientes, Mexico. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85276&Language=en Mon, 15 Jul 2019 06:04:00 GMT Russia golden again with second straight Men's VNL title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85273&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 14, 2019 – Russia successfully defended its FIVB Volleyball Nations League title by defeating USA 3-1 (25-23, 20-25, 25-21, 25-20) on Sunday, and for the second year in a row winning the gold-medal match against the host country. Last year the Russians beat host France to claim the first-ever VNL title. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85273&Language=en Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:53:51 GMT Portugal & Canada next stop for FIVB World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85264&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 15, 2019 - There is no rest for the best beach volleyball players on the World Tour as the next three weeks feature events in Europe, North American and Asia starting Tuesday with FIVB events in Portugal and Canada. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85264&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:30:24 GMT Golden day for Van Driel and Schoon in Alba Adriatica http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85265&Language=en Alba Adriatica, Italy, July 14, 2019 – Emi van Driel and Raïsa Schoon showed their potential when they won their second FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medals of the season when they beat Agata Zuccarelli and Gaia Traballi in the women-only Alba Adriatica 1-Star gold medal match on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85265&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:28:48 GMT Moiseeva and Syrtseva top the podium in Daegu http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85263&Language=en Daegu, Korea, July 14, 2019 – Alexandra Moiseeva and Ekaterina Syrtseva won their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medals when they beat Kaho Sakaguchi and Reika Murakami in the women-only 1-Star Daegu gold medal match on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85263&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:06:05 GMT Matt Anderson earns 2019 VNL MVP/Best Opposite honours http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85271&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 14, 2019 - The 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League ended on a high as reigning champions Russia successfully defended their title by defeating USA 3-1 (25-23, 20-25, 25-21, 25-20) to win gold after Poland overpowered Brazil earlier in the day to claim bronze. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85271&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:00:00 GMT Russia power past USA to win second VNL title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85232&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 14, 2019 - Russia defeated hosts the United States 3-1 (25-23, 20-25, 25-21, 25-20) to claim a historic second FIVB Volleyball Nations League title on Sunday in the 2019 VNL Finals at the Credit Union 1 Arena in Chicago. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85232&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 20:15:00 GMT Bednorz on target as Poland claim bronze http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85231&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 14, 2019 - Bartosz Bednorz scored 20 points to lead Poland to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-21) victory against Brazil and claim the bronze medals at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals at the Credit Union 1 Arena in Chicago on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85231&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 20:00:00 GMT Stars to collide in VNL championship match for Russia and USA http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85222&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 14, 2019 – Reigning FIVB Volleyball Nations League champions Russia have reached their second consecutive championship match and will face 2019 host USA on Sunday in Chicago for the opportunity to earn their second straight gold medal. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85222&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:55:00 GMT Playing behind in Gstaad sparks Klineman & Ross to gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85230&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2019 - It seemed like all April Ross and Alix Klineman had to do for a week was get behind in a match. Then, look out. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85230&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:38:03 GMT Americans Klineman & Ross top Gstaad women's podium http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85229&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2019 - In the 100th women's gold medal match between Brazil and the United States on the FIVB World Tour, Alix Klineman and April Ross from the North American country bested Maria Antonelli and Carolina Salgado from the South American nation to top the podium at the 20th annual Swatch Major Gstaad. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85229&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:52:33 GMT 20 years of Gstaad celebrated http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85228&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2019 - With the women's gold medal match here Sunday closing out six days of beach volleyball action, the week-long FIVB World Tour event also was a celebration of 20 years competition in the Swiss Alps village. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85228&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 13:30:57 GMT 100th Brazil vs. United States women's gold medal match awaits Gstaad audience http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85227&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 10, 2019 - With the Swatch Major Gstaad being the 407th women's FIVB World Tour event since the start of competition in 1992, the gold medal match here Sunday afternoon will be the 100th between the two countries on the international beach volleyball circuit. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85227&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 12:32:42 GMT Betschart & Huberli seek Swiss success in Gstaad http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85218&Language=en Gstaad, Switzerland, July 14, 2019 - The US$600,000 Swatch Major Gstaad Major concludes here Sunday as host countries favorites Nina Betschart and Tanja Huberli seek to become the first women's team from Switzerland to play for a gold medal at the 20th annual FIVB World Tour event. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85218&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 07:14:00 GMT USA and Russia emerge from epic semifinals to play for gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85217&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 13, 2019 - Just two matches remain to be played as the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League reaches its climax on Sunday after Russia and USA emerged victoriously from the semifinals at the Credit Union 1 Arena in Chicago. Russia defeated Poland 3-1 (25-19, 24-26, 25-22, 25-21), while USA overpowered Brazil in five sets 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 21-25, 25-20, 15-9) in Saturday's matches. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85217&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:57:40 GMT Japan and Italy extend winning ways in WU20 World Championship pool in Aguascalientes http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85225&Language=en Aguascalientes, Mexico, July 13, 2019 - Japan and Italy are the only two teams that remain undefeated and are one step closer to qualify into the next round of the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship in Aguascalientes, Mexico. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85225&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:30:57 GMT Pools B and C remain undecided at WU20 World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85226&Language=en Leon, Mexico, July 13, 2019 - The results of this Friday reflect the good level of the different teams participating at the U20 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Leon, Mexico. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85226&Language=en Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:25:38 GMT Anderson scores 22 to help USA to victory against Brazil http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85207&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 13, 2019 - Hosts USA defeated Brazil in five sets 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 21-25, 25-20, 15-9) in the second semifinal of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Saturday in Chicago. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85207&Language=en Sat, 13 Jul 2019 20:45:00 GMT Poletaev leads Russia to victory against Poland to extend title defence http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85209&Language=en Chicago, USA, July 13, 2019 - Reigning champions Russia defeated back-to back world champions Poland 3-1 (25-19, 24-26, 25-22, 25-21) in the first of two semifinal matches in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals in Chicago on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=85209&Language=en Sat, 13 Jul 2019 20:00:00 GMT