FIVB press releases All en ©2017 FIVB Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:48:12 GMT Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:48:12 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Fromm leads Germany to a 3-0 victory over Canada Richmond, Canada, July 21, 2017 – Maren Fromm scored 14 points as Germany breezed past hosts Canada 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-20) in a Group 2 match in the FIVB World Grand Prix on Friday. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:47:43 GMT USA's Murphy: We had to fight a lot to achieve the victory Cuiabá, Brazil, July 21, 2017 – In a breath-taking match USA overcame Belgium 3-1 (25-14, 16-25, 25-19, 26-24) as the struggling reception of North Americans was compensated by a good service and block. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:04:59 GMT Zehra Gunes pumps up Turkey at Women’s U20 World Championship Cordoba/Boca del Rio, Mexico, July 21, 2017- Zehra Gunes is a name that stands out of the list of players from Turkey that qualified to the semifinals at the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship to take place on Saturday at the City of Cordoba, Mexico. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:52:38 GMT USA triumph over Belgium in a four-set match Cuiaba, Brazil, July 21, 2017 - USA claimed a 3-1 (25-14, 16-25, 25-19, 26-24) victory over Belgium to improve to a 6-2 record in the World Grand Prix 2017 campaign. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:59:40 GMT Germany stun Estonia but drop point in race for World Championship ticket Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2017 - Germany dealt Estonia their first defeat in the tournament leaving Belgium the only undefeated team after three legs, but the point they dropped in their 3-2 (25-21, 25-22, 21-25, 23-25, 15-11) win could prove the final blow in their aspirations for a ticket to the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship, as Day 3 wrapped up of the last European qualification tournament.<br> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:52:31 GMT Brazil's Guimareas: "Now it is time to do our best" Cuiabá, Brazil, July 21, 2017 –&nbsp; Brazil overcame the Netherlands 3-1 (25-17; 25-14; 18-25; 25-19) on home soil on Friday. <br><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:30:25 GMT 18 points from Rosamaria take Brazil to a 3-1 win over the Netherlands Cuiabá, Brazil, July 21, 2017 – On a warm Friday afternoon Brazil beat the Netherlands in four sets (25-17; 25-14; 18-25; 25-19) in front of the home crowd. <br> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:10:07 GMT Today we played our best, say Argentina coach Orduna Varazdin, Croatia, July 21, 2017 - Argentina won against Croatia after losing first set 3-1 (26-28, 25-19, 25-16, 25-13) as coach Orduna substituted some of his players. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:38:05 GMT My team showed that we are better than Bulgaria - Javier Gaspar Varazdin, Croatia, July 21, 2017 – Despite the jetlag, Puerto Rico managed to show Bulgaria that they are the better team, according to coach Javier Caspar, who spoke after his team’s 3-1 victory over the southern European side in an FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 fixture played in Croatia. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:10:06 GMT Sosa inspires Argentina to victory over Croatia Varazdin, Croatia, July 21, 2017 - Argentina defeated hosts Croatia 3-1 (26-28, 25-19, 25-16, 25-13) recovering after dropping first set to celebrate their first win in the World Grand Prix this season. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:01:14 GMT Swiss pairs break men’s seeding in Agadir Agadir, Morocco, July 21, 2017 – Two Swiss teams managed to break the seeding in the first round of the men’s main draw at the Agadir stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2017. Mirco Gerson followed in the footsteps of his younger sister Dunja from earlier on Friday and qualified for Saturday’s quarterfinals at Plage Jour et Nuit on Morocco’s Atlantic coast. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:58:23 GMT Six countries advance to Olsztyn women’s quarterfinals Olsztyn, Poland, July 21, 2017 - Eight women’s teams from six countries earned quarterfinal berths here Friday after winning elimination matches at the $300,000 the Warmia Mazury Olsztyn Open as the FIVB World Tour returns to the Lake Ukiel venue for the third-straight season. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:05:00 GMT Ross seeks another World Championship Long Beach, USA, July 21, 2017 - As one of six FIVB world champions in the women’s field for the 2017 edition of the prestigious event, April Ross is hoping that her bi” right toe has healed from a dislocation and feels that she and her new America partner Lauren Fendrick have started to "figure some things out" as a team. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:00:53 GMT Dynamics feel good for Canadians Pedlow & Schachter Long Beach, USA, July 21, 2017 - As Sam Schachter stated, "We are getting better and better, and we believe in ourselves!" Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:37:21 GMT Zhu Ting: Japan put pressure on us Hong Kong, China, July 21, 2017 - China confidently beat Japan 3-1 (25-19, 25-20, 33-35, 25-21) in their first match in Pool G of the FIVB World Grand Prix. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:25:49 GMT Enright and Santana lead Puerto Rico to comeback win against Bulgaria Varazdin, Croatia, July 21, 2017 - Stephanie Enright and Daly Santana were the main engines that powered Puerto Rico to a 3-1 (17-25, 25-16, 25-18, 28-26) victory over Bulgaria in the second FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 encounter between these two teams. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:20:08 GMT Watch Olsztyn semifinals and finals live on YouTube Olsztyn, Poland, June 21, 2017 - The semifinals and finals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Olsztyn, Poland from July 19 to 23 will be streamed live on the FIVB's YouTube page for all fans to watch the action as it happens. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:05:00 GMT World Grand Prix - Friday highlights Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2017 - This week's action in the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix began with victories for Brazil against Belgium and USA against the Netherlands in Cuiaba, Brazil on Thursday evening. Week 3 continues with matches on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including the Group 3 Finals in Canberra, Australia on Saturday and Sunday. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:00 GMT FIVB looking to inspire future generations after successful week in China Nanjing, China, July 21, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° completed a productive week in China by meeting the Governor of Jiangsu Province, Lan Shaomin, and other province officials to discuss the future of volleyball in the region. The delegation discussed further opportunities to develop the sport, which included new hosting opportunities for major events as well as creating a volleyball “hub”. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:55:00 GMT Difficult Dominican win in front of Thai crowd Bangkok, Thailand, July 21, 2017 – The fans in Thailand created a difficult environment for the Dominican Republic for their FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 match against the home team, but the good serving helped the Caribbean squad emerge victorious, according to the coaches and the captains after the game. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:52:41 GMT