FIVB press releases All en ©2020 FIVB Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:34:30 GMT Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:34:30 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Full match replays - Week 2 schedule Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2020 - A second week of full match replays awaits! Join us on the Volleyball World and Beach Volleyball World YouTube channels and on Facebook for daily streams. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:59:00 GMT Sarah Pavan on a whirlwind few days, nurturing relationships and women’s beach volleyball Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2020 - In the third article of a series on world champions Sarah Pavan, Melissa Humana-Parades and their coach Scott Davenport we catch up with the team's blocker. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:13:38 GMT This week in World Tour history - March 29-April 4 Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2020 - As the world's elite players await the resumption of international beach volleyball competition, here is a look at this week in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour history since the start of FIVB-sanctioned events in 1987 for men and 1992 for women. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:22:00 GMT Loko Novosibirsk earn historic title; golden double for Dinamo Kazan Moscow, Russia, March 29, 2020 – The men’s team of Lokomotiv Novosibirsk and the women’s squad of Dinamo Kazan were named national champions of Russia for the 2019-2020 season. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:21:50 GMT Brait: “De Gennaro is the best libero in the world” São Paulo, Brazil, March 28, 2020 – Being recognized for your work is always great, but when the compliments come from a competitor it's even better. Italian Monica De Gennaro can be proud of accomplishing just that after Brazilian Camila Brait called her the best libero in the world. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 23:59:00 GMT Sisi Rondina: Chasing her dream Lausanne, Switzerland, March 28, 2020 – Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina is a 23-year-old beach volleyball player from the Philippines. Sisi is a member of her country’s national team which won bronze at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, Philippines. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 08:59:29 GMT Fawcett begins new life chapter Uberlândia, Brazil, March 27, 2020 – American opposite Nicole Fawcett, who was playing for Dentil Praia Clube, has decided to step away from the sport after 11 years playing professionally. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 22:59:00 GMT From Moscow to Punta Cana: De la Cruz enjoys unique flight Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 27, 2020 – Flying Alone or From Russia with Volleyball could be the headlines describing Bethania De la Cruz's unique homeward journey following the end of Russia's Women's Super League. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT Full match replays - The weekend programme Lausanne, Switzerland, March 27, 2020 - Get your daily dose of volleyball and beach volleyball and watch streams of classic matches on the Volleyball World and Beach Volleyball World YouTube channels and on Facebook. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Dr Gaspar putting volleyball on hold to combat COVID-19 Lisbon, Portugal, March 26, 2020 – Hugo Gaspar has spent the past few seasons combining his medical and volleyball careers, but following the coronavirus outbreak he has to prioritise his work as a doctor at the Travessa da Saúde Family Health Unit in Lisbon. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:00:00 GMT Maja Aleksic - Tips on blocking Lausanne, Switzerland, March 26, 2020 - Her country's most efficient blocker during the Preliminary Round of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League with an average of 0.89 per set, Serbia captain Maja Aleksic spoke to about the art of blocking. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 08:30:00 GMT Nwakalor sisters sharing an ambition Rome, Italy, March 26, 2020 – Linda and Sylvia Nwakalor are two sisters with the same dream, that of competing together for Italy at the very highest level. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT Beach Volleyball Major Series announcement Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2020 – In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Beach Majors Company (BMC) has notified the FIVB of its decision to cancel two Beach Volleyball Major Series events in Vienna, Austria, and Hamburg, Germany, scheduled to take place on 12-16 August and 19-23 August respectively. The FIVB was also informed that the BMC will no longer be co-organising the 5-star event in Gstaad, Switzerland, which is scheduled to take place on 7-12 July. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:32:31 GMT Art complements beach volleyball for Fernanda Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 25, 2020 – Playing beach volleyball is not Fernanda Berti's only talent. With the same hands that hit balls to the sand and block opponents at the net, the 34-year-old Brazilian has taken to expressing her creativity on canvas in her free time. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:00:00 GMT Larson on track to lead USA in quest for Olympic gold Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2020 - Jordan Larson has put her planned retirement on hold until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, now to be held next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, as she still plans to lead USA in their quest for the sole major gold medal that still eludes them, reports 1011 Now broadcaster from her hometown in Nebraska. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:00:00 GMT What would you like to see on your screen? Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2020 - Got a little time on your hands? Want to watch a fun movie? Tue, 24 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT The PlusLiga stars that shone through the season Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2020 - Poland's PlusLiga men's national championship is suspended, but here's how things stood at the moment of interruption, two weeks ago, with two rounds of play remaining in the Regular Season. Tue, 24 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT FIVB’s social media performance ranked in top 3 among International Federations Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2020 - The FIVB’s innovative digital strategy has seen the federation climb two spots to be ranked third by digital communications agency, Redtorch, in their #SportonSocial League Table 2020, which analyses International Federation’s (IF’s) performance across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 23:00:00 GMT 17-year-old Murashko named MVP of U23 Russian League Novosibirsk, Russia, March 23, 2020 – 17-year-old opposite Roman Murashko was named the Most Valuable Player of Russia’s national junior league for U23 men as his team, Lokomotiv-CIVS Novosibirsk, claimed their third consecutive championship title. Just a few months ago, the rising volleyball star from Kaliningrad was honoured on the Dream Team of the FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship in Tunisia. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:04:10 GMT Polish legend Wlazly moves on from PGE Skra Belchatow Warsaw, Poland, March 23, 2020 - Seventeen years after joining the club, Poland's legendary Mariusz Wlazly is moving on from PGE Skra Belchatow, the 36-year-old revealed in an interview with #7strefa show of the country's PolSat broadcaster. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:02:41 GMT