FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2019 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:57:17 GMT Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:57:17 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Boys' U19 World Championship - Results and Standings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88064&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, August 21, 2019 - The 2019 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship features 20 teams playing across four pools from August 21 to 30. The pool stage of the competition takes place over the first five days of the tournament. It is followed by a rest day and four days of knockout and classification matches. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88064&Language=en Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:59:59 GMT Volleyball's new generation out to shine in first global appearance http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88214&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, August 20, 2019 - They've performed at home and excelled regionally, but volleyball's new generation of under-19-year-olds are now making their debut before a world audience over the next couple of weeks, as the 2019 FIVB Boys' U19 World Championship gets underway tomorrow in the Tunisian capital - though there's a handful of players that do have some impressive previous exposure to world-level volleyball. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88214&Language=en Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:59:28 GMT Slobodan Kovac appointed head coach of Serbia men’s volleyball team http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88198&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 20, 2019 – The Volleyball Federation of Serbia has appointed Slobodan Kovac as head coach of the men’s volleyball team for the upcoming 2019 CEV Volleyball Men’s European Championship and the European Qualification Tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in January. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88198&Language=en Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:33:03 GMT Busy week ahead for FIVB World Tour http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88118&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 19, 2019 - With three weeks of events left on the 2018-2019 international calendar, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour prepares for a busy seven days with tournaments on three continents in four countries. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88118&Language=en Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:07:45 GMT FIVB world champions Humana-Paredes & Pavan prevail on American sand http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88119&Language=en Manhattan Beach, Calif., USA, Aug. 18, 2019 - In a rivalry that has become as intriguing as the race for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan and April Ross and Alix Klineman continued to build the hype. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88119&Language=en Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:00:03 GMT Samoilovs & Smedins defend Moscow title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88079&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 18, 2019 – Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins defended their 2018 title of the Moscow four-star event on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. In the 2019 men’s final, the 18th-seeded Latvians once again defeated reigning Olympic champion Alison Cerutti, this time with his current partner Alvaro Morais Filho. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88079&Language=en Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:40:44 GMT Heidrich & Verge-Depre claim first World Tour gold as team http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88078&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 18, 2019 – Joana Heidrich and Anouk Verge-Depre are the new champions of the Moscow four-star event on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. The 15th-seeded Swiss pair won the women’s final at the Luzhniki centre court to claim the gold, their first on the Tour as a pair so far. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88078&Language=en Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:24:01 GMT Unfamiliarity no impediment as Silvestre and Platre top Knokke-Heist podium http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88077&Language=en Knokke-Heist, August 18, 2019 – Jérémy Silvestre and Timothée Platre marked their FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour debut as a pair at the Knokke-Heist 1-Star tournament by winning gold on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88077&Language=en Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:31:03 GMT Galindo sisters win first World Tour gold, at Knokke-Heist 1-Star http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88076&Language=en Knokke-Heist, Belgium, August 18, 2019 – Andrea Galindo and Claudia Galindo claimed their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour medals when they won the Knokke-Heist 1-Star gold medal match on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88076&Language=en Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:02:17 GMT Borger & Sude reminisce about Rome experiences in anticipation of World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88071&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 17, 2019 – Karla Borger and Julia Sude, currently the highest ranked German women’s pair, are keen on going back to Rome for the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals next month. The Eternal City brings back good memories for each of them, they told fivb.com at the venue of the Moscow four-star stop, where they have already reached the quarterfinals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88071&Language=en Sat, 17 Aug 2019 23:59:00 GMT Alison & Alvaro Filho to play Samoilovs & Smedins for Moscow gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88075&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 17, 2019 – Second-seeded Alison Cerutti and Alvaro Morais Filho of Brazil will face Aleksandrs Samoilovs & Janis Smedins (seed #18) of Latvia in Sunday’s men’s gold medal match at the Moscow four-star stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88075&Language=en Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:23:33 GMT Shustrov and Gusev ready to spoil hosts’ party in Knokke Heist http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88074&Language=en Knokke-Heist, August 17, 2019 – Pavel Shustrov and Alexey Gusev will try to end the hopes of Anshel Ver Eecke and Tim Lemmens - Belgium’s last remaining team in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Knokke-Heist 1-Star tournament – when they meet in the semifinals on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88074&Language=en Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:50:13 GMT Galindo sisters out to stop top seeds in Knokke-Heist http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88073&Language=en Knokke-Heist, August 17, 2019 –Andrea Galindo and Claudia Galindo will face top seeds Emi van Driel and Raïsa Schoon in the Knokke-Heist 1-Star semifinals on Sunday and in doing so try to stop them from winning a third FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medal in 2019. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88073&Language=en Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:58:06 GMT Brazilian qualifiers reach women’s final at Moscow http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88072&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 17, 2019 – Brazil’s Taiana Lima & Talita Da Rocha Antunes (seed #17), who came into the main draw from Wednesday’s qualifications, and Switzerland’s Joana Heidrich & Anouk Verge-Depre (#15) will play in Sunday’s big final of the Moscow four-star stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88072&Language=en Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:42:12 GMT World champs ready to peak again at World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88065&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 16, 2019 – Reigning world champions Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Oleg Stoyanovskiy, who were crowned in Hamburg just over a month ago, feel somewhat disappointed with their results after their triumph at the World Championship, especially with their ninth place at last week’s European Championship at home in Moscow. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88065&Language=en Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:59:10 GMT Samoilovs & Smedins stun Russian world champs on Moscow ground http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88070&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 16, 2019 – Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins delivered Friday’s biggest upset at the Moscow four-star stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, knocking the reigning world champions and number one seed in the tournament, Viacheslav Krasilnikov & Oleg Stoyanovskiy, out of the last eight on their home ground in the Russian capital. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88070&Language=en Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:28:10 GMT Cools and Van Den Vonder give 1-Star Knokke-Heist fans plenty to cheer http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88069&Language=en Knokke-Heist, August 16, 2019 – Sarah Cools and Lisa Van Den Vonder guaranteed that there would be one host team in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Knokke-Heist 1-Star tournament when they won both their matches on the opening day of the main draw on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88069&Language=en Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:35:33 GMT Ver Eecke and Lemmens enjoy home comforts at Knokke-Heist 1-Star http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88068&Language=en Knokke-Heist, August 16, 2019 – Anshel Ver Eecke and Tim Lemmens sent the home crowd into raptures of delight as they made a winning start at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Knokke-Heist 1-Star tournament on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88068&Language=en Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:59:35 GMT Menegatti and Sponcil celebrate birthdays with Moscow quarterfinal spots http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88067&Language=en Moscow, Russia, August 16, 2019 – Eight pairs earned their spots in Saturday’s women’s quarterfinals of the Moscow four-star stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and two of the players, Italy’s Marta Menegatti and USA’s Sarah Sponcil did so on their birthdays. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88067&Language=en Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:36:25 GMT Grimson and Palmer march on to Knokke-Heist main draw http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88063&Language=en Knokke-Heist, Belgium, August 15, 2019 – Jess Grimson and Victoria Palmer made it through qualifying for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Knokke-Heist 1-Star on Thursday, one of four teams per gender to reach pool play that begins on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=88063&Language=en Fri, 16 Aug 2019 03:14:35 GMT