FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2019 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sat, 23 Feb 2019 21:36:05 GMT Sat, 23 Feb 2019 21:36:05 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Thai tandem reaches Phnom Penh semifinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80517&Language=en Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 23, 2019 – Thailand’s Tanarattha Udomchavee and Rumpaipruet Numwong rallied from a set down to beat the Czech Republic’s Martina Bonnerova and Martina Maixnerova 2-1 (22-20, 11-21, 11-15) to advance to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Phnom Penh 2-star semifinals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80517&Language=en Sat, 23 Feb 2019 16:38:27 GMT Simon Hirsch: We have the quality http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80515&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2019 – Germany’s opposite striker Simon Hirsch believes his team has the quality to compete against the world’s best in this year’s FIVB Volleyball Nations League and even make the finals. And that has nothing to do with his great sense of humour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80515&Language=en Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:48:21 GMT Take and Kusano lead pack of Japanese teams at Phnom Penh http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80516&Language=en Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 22, 2019 – Takemi Nishibori and Ayumi Kusano led the four Japanese teams that advanced to the Round of 16 at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Phnom Penh 2-star on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80516&Language=en Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:29:33 GMT Laird and Palmer make main draw on debut http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80514&Language=en Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 21, 2019 – Australia’s Nikki Laird and Becchara Palmer celebrated their debut as partners with qualification for the main draw at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Phnom Penh 2-star. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80514&Language=en Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:03:27 GMT Meliha Ismailoglu: VNL silver just the first step for Turkey http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80511&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2019 – Meliha Ismailoglu is confident that Turkey's silver medal finish at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in 2018 will be a springboard to more glory in the years ahead. The outside spiker talked to fivb.com about her brave, young team's progress to the podium last year. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80511&Language=en Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:07:06 GMT Men's VNL Dream Team 2018: Where are they now? http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80505&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 21, 2019 - As the second edition of the FIVB Men's Volleyball Nations League approaches, let's take a look back at the Dream Team of the inaugural edition in 2018 and find out what the stars of that competition, in which Russia beat hosts France in the final to earn the title, are up to nowadays. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80505&Language=en Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:55:15 GMT Dalhausser and Lucena lead the field in Doha http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80513&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 20, 2019 – Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena have been seeded number one for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 4-Star Katara Open in Doha that runs from March 12-16. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80513&Language=en Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:20:40 GMT Bulgaria eager to play in the big leagues again http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80512&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 20, 2019 – After a successful season in 2018, the Bulgarian women’s national team are about to make their debut in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in about three months time, thus returning to the highest level of annual FIVB competition, where they feel they belong. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80512&Language=en Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:44:17 GMT Montreux Masters a prelude to the VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80510&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 20, 2019 - The 2019 Montreux Volley Masters, entering its 34th year as a pre-season preview to every FIVB season is once more on the forefront, leading up to the 2019 FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League: five of this year's eight Montreux Masters entrants will utilise this competition as a buildup to the VNL. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80510&Language=en Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:59:07 GMT Five seasoned players to watch at Men’s VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80504&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 19, 2019 – The FIVB Volleyball Nations League reached a spectacular climax in its inaugural edition last year with a star-studded men's finals in Lille, France where Russia emerged as the tournament winners. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80504&Language=en Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:36:56 GMT 100-day countdown begins for gripping 2019 Men's VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80487&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 19, 2019 - Today marks 100 days out from the start of the second edition of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League, due to kick off May 31 - June 2 with action across the world in four pools of four teams each. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80487&Language=en Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:58:13 GMT One top-ranked German team remains intact for 2019 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80509&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, February 19, 2019 - While attention on women's beach volleyball in Germany has focused on the retirement of Kira Walkenhorst that resulted in the formation of three new partnerships, the pairing of Victoria Bieneck and Isabel Schneider has remained intact entering the 2019 portion of the 2018-2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80509&Language=en Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:08:05 GMT VNL highlights: Top 5 spikes of the 2018 Women's Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80508&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 19, 2019 – Coming up in about three months time, the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League is expected to offer a fresh refill of exciting performances on volleyball courts all over the world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80508&Language=en Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:06:08 GMT Hanke and Kastner put friendship on hold ahead of VNL duties http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80506&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 19, 2019 – Denise Hanke and Pia Kastner, who are set to team up for Germany in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL), will need to put their friendship aside on Sunday when they meet across the net in the German DVV Cup Final. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80506&Language=en Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:35:43 GMT Phnom Penh hosts first World Tour event in six weeks http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80499&Language=en Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 18, 2019 - After a six-week break in the action, the international circuit resumes play here Thursday where 39 teams from 20 countries have entered the second annual Anchor Beach Volleyball Carnival. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80499&Language=en Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:13:10 GMT Club action heats up across the globe as FIVB season nears http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80502&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 18, 2019 - Club competitions across the world begin to heat up as the highly anticipated 2019 FIVB season draws ever nearer, set to kick off in just three months' time with the second edition of the Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80502&Language=en Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:35:44 GMT Bangkok World Tour event cancelled http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80503&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 18, 2019 - The International Volleyball Federation confirms the cancellation of the Bangkok FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in April as a result of financial difficulties faced by the promoters. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80503&Language=en Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:30:20 GMT South American Club Championships to be held in Brazilian state of Minais Gerais http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80501&Language=en Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 17, 2019 - The South American Volleyball Confederation (CSV) has confirmed that the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil will host a third consecutive edition of the South American Club Championships in 2019. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80501&Language=en Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:53:34 GMT Zhana Todorova: VNL is where we belong http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80494&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 16, 2019 – Zhana Todorova, one of the rising stars in the world of women’s volleyball, is already looking forward to her team’s debut in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League. As Bulgaria celebrated with the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup trophy in 2018, their libero topped the best receivers chart of the tournament in Peru, but as she told fivb.com, the biggest reward for their effort was the right to play in the VNL. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80494&Language=en Sat, 16 Feb 2019 10:07:35 GMT Shlyapnikov to lead Russia training programme http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80495&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, February 15, 2019 - Sergey Shlyapnikov is taking charge of Russia's long-term programme leading up to the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship which they will host at home, the All-Russia Volleyball Federation has announced. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80495&Language=en Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:58:40 GMT