FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2014 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:42:31 GMT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:42:31 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification "The Legend of the Flying Volleyball Player" returns to Milan http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47467&Language=en Milan, Italy, July 23, 2014 - "The Legend of the Flying Volleyball Player", starring Andrea Zorzi and Beatrice Visibelli, returns to Milan. The play, which is directed by Nicholas Zavagli, will be staged at the Teatro Dal Verme in via San Giovanni al Muro on September 26 and 27. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47467&Language=en Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:57:22 GMT Cypriot talent Leonidou (13) debuts at U21 World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47464&Language=en Larnaka, Cyprus, July 23, 2014 - “It’s the participation that counts, not the result”, big words from the youngest player of the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Champions in Larnaka, the 13-year old Evita Leonidou, on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47464&Language=en Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:39:47 GMT World Championship brings out the fan in Professor Fermeglia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47451&Language=en Trieste, Italy, July 23, 2014 – The countdown to the volleyball highlight of the year, the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, has started in Trieste, one of six cities where the Championship will stop later this year. World-class volleyball is returning to the city which hosted one of the first-round pools of the men’s competition in 2010. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47451&Language=en Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:10:24 GMT ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball, a $1,000,000 FIVB Grand Slam in Long Beach http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47462&Language=en Long Beach, Calif., July 22, 2014 — Returning to the United States for the second straight year after an absence of a decade, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will again showcase in spectacular fashion its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour this week at the double-gender ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball, a US$1,000,000 FIVB Grand Slam. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47462&Language=en Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:58:30 GMT Finding Stars on Alamitos Beach http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47458&Language=en Long Beach, Calif., July 22, 2014 - When a father was entering the Alamitos Beach venue with his daughter for this week FIVB World Tour here Tuesday, the young girl asked if they would see any “stars” at the event where the world’s best Beach Volleyball players are gathering this week for the US$1-million ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47458&Language=en Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:05:31 GMT Venezuela organises Level II Coaching Course in Caracas http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47455&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2014 – The Volleyball Development Centre of Venezuela organized a Level II Coaching Course from July 4 to 16 in Caracas. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47455&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:27:48 GMT St Kitts hosts VCP Teachers Course in Basseterre http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47454&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2014 – The St Kitts Amateur Volleyball Association ran a VCP Teachers Course from July 7 to 11 in Basseterre under the instruction of Tony Westman of Sweden and with the help of National Federation President Glenn Quinlan and seminar coordinator Toni Henry. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47454&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:25:48 GMT 17th Asian Women's U19 Volleyball Championship prepares for semifinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47453&Language=en Taipei, Chinese Taipei, July 22, 2014 - The quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Women's U19 Volleyball Championship were played out at the Taipei University Gymnasium, following a one-day break. Korea took a tough win against the hosts, while Japan, China and Thailand all enjoyed straight set victories to enter the semifinals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47453&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:00:08 GMT Polish U21 world champions to defend their title in Larnaka http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47452&Language=en Larnaka, Cyprus, July 22, 2014 - Katarzyna Kociolek and Jagoda Gruszczynska will be defending their title this week at the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships in the Cypriot resort Larnaka. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47452&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:45:00 GMT Andrea Zorzi: Speed is at the heart of modern volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47382&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 22, 2014 - After the end of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League, former Italian champion Andrea Zorzi talked about the difference between his generation and the new generation of volleyball players present at this year’s Finals in Florence, Italy. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47382&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:16:30 GMT Brazzaville runs VCP Young Players Course http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47442&Language=en Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, July 22, 2014 - A VCP Young Players Course began on Monday, July 21, in Brazzaville, the capital city of the Republic of the Congo, where 19 young students and players and national team coaches are attending the five-day course. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47442&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:49:27 GMT World League performances reshuffle world ranking http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47423&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 22, 2014 – The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League has resulted in a reshuffle of the senior men’s world ranking, with Serbia gaining three positions to move up from ninth to sixth, while other countries making significant gains include Belgium, the Netherlands and Portugal. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47423&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:00:52 GMT Algeria to host Women's U18 and U23 African Nations Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47392&Language=en Cairo, Egypt, July 22, 2014 - The African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) has announced that Algeria will host the 2014 Girls' Youth (U18) African Nations Championship and the first ever Women's U23 African Nations Championship from September 5-15, 2014. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47392&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:59:22 GMT Talking Stats: 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour—July 21 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47422&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2014 — Pulling off an amazing FIVB The Hague Transavia Grand Slam last week in the Netherlands played in three cities with a FIVB Grand Slam record $US1,000,000 purse, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) is backing up sterling performance with a second $1,000,000 tournament in the United States. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47422&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:28:16 GMT 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour update after 10 events http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47421&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2014 — Using three venues for the first time during last week’s stop in the Netherlands, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will now present the second of two FIVB Grand Slams with record US$1,000,000 purses on the calendar of its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47421&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:20:33 GMT Social Timeline: The Netherlands put on a Grand Slam show http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47387&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 22, 2014: The Hague Transavia Grand Slam was the next stop on the FIVB World Tour, and while it was the first Grand Slam to ever have a million-dollar purse, it was also a rehearsal for the 2015 Beach Volleyball World Championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47387&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:40:16 GMT Anti-Doping Outreach Programme visits U21 World Championships in Larnaca http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47417&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 22, 2014 - A third session of the Anti-Doping Outreach Programme will take place at the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships in Larnaca, Cyprus, from July 25-26. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47417&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:17:09 GMT Qualification system for 2015 European Games confirmed http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47416&Language=en Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, July 21, 2014. The inaugural European Games will be held from June 12-28, 2015. Volleyball and beach volleyball are two of the 18 sports confirmed for the 2015 competition programme and are set to be among the major highlights of the event taking place in Azerbaijan’s capital city, Baku. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47416&Language=en Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:22:57 GMT South American Beach Tour: Colombia and Brazil celebrate in Playa Blanca http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47389&Language=en Playa Blanca, Colombia, July 21, 2014 - Colombian pair Claudia and Andrea Galindo won the female branch of the 9th and final stage of the 2014 South American Beach Volleyball Tour in Playa Blanca, Colombia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47389&Language=en Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:05:48 GMT Social Timeline: World League Finals leads to USA gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47388&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2014: The eyes of the volleyball world were on Florence, Italy this week, as six teams came together in the FIVB World League Finals looking for gold. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47388&Language=en Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:29:37 GMT