FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:36:19 GMT Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:36:19 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification FIVB President meets high-ranked Russian officials http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78286&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 20, 2018 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° held a number of high-level meetings in Moscow, Russia following the national men’s team win in the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78286&Language=en Mon, 20 Aug 2018 22:47:16 GMT “Queens of the net” back at the Montreux Masters http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78257&Language=en Montreux, Switzerland, August 20th - The “Filenin Sultanları”, the “Queens of the net” how the team is called in Turkish, are the team of the last three years. While the Türkiye Kadınlar Voleybol 1. Ligi, Turkey’s top league, has been considered as one of the best national club leagues in the world for more than a decade, the women’s national team has not been able to meet the high expectations of Turkish Volleyball fans for a long time. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78257&Language=en Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:55:31 GMT Numbers to remember this past season - 20, 21 & 22 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78251&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 20, 2018 - The final chapter for the 2017-2018 FIVB World Tour calendar has been written and the only numbers of significance for the 32nd men's and 27th women's international Beach Volleyball competition are 20, 21 and 22. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78251&Language=en Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:55:27 GMT Agatha is no ordinary volleyball player http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78248&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 19, 2018 – Agatha Bednarczuk, World Champion, Olympic silver medalist and now Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by Vodafone gold medalist, is no ordinary volleyball player. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78248&Language=en Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:26:53 GMT Third-time “the charm” for Agatha in Hamburg http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78244&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 19, 2018 - After placing second in her last two appearance on the River Elbe, Agatha Bednarczuk finally captured the top spot on the podium in Germany’s second largest city here Sunday as she and Eduarda “Duda” Lisboa defeated a team from the Czech Republic to win the gold medal at the US$800,000 Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by vodafone. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78244&Language=en Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:13:51 GMT Artacho & Clancy’s “dream” season ends in World tour Finals bronze http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78243&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 19, 2018 - The 2017-2018 international Beach Volleyball season will be a memorable one for Mariafe Artacho and Taliqua Clancy as the Australians ended their first full-season together on the international circuit by capturing the women’s bronze medal here Sunday afternoon at the US$800,000 Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by vodafone. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78243&Language=en Sun, 19 Aug 2018 14:27:19 GMT “They’re living the dream” http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78239&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, Aug. 18, 2018 - Ssshhh, don’t wake these guys up. They’re living the dream. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78239&Language=en Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:18:13 GMT Mol & Sorum surpass Beach Volleyball legends in winning World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78238&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 18, 2018 -The “hottest” and “youngest” Beach Volleyball team on planet earth surpassed several legends of the sport here Saturday evening as Anders Mole and Christian Sorum of Norway captured their fourth-straight gold medal by winning the men’s finale at the US$800,000 FIVB World Tour Finals at Rothenbaum Stadium. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78238&Language=en Sat, 18 Aug 2018 22:53:41 GMT China honors the Montreux Masters for the 26th time http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78258&Language=en Montreux, Switzerland, August 18th - The Volleyball titans from the Middle Kingdom are set to make their 26th appearance at the Montreux Volley Masters – a record in the history of the most prestigious invitational tournament in women’s Volleyball. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78258&Language=en Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:22:09 GMT Australians & Brazilians net women World Tour Final pool crowns http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78207&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 18, 2018 - Topping the women’s pools at the Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals presented by vodafone were Mariafe Artacho/Taliqua Clancy of Australia and Maria Antonelli/Carolina Salgado of Brazil as both teams won matches here Saturday mid-day to advance to the semi-finals at the US$800,000 event. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78207&Language=en Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:12:32 GMT Reunited in Hamburg at the World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78200&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 18, 2018 - On the two-year anniversary of their Beach Volleyball gold medal triumph in the Rio 2016 Olympics, Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst were reunited here Friday in front of the media in their hometown at the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by vodafone. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78200&Language=en Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:40:09 GMT Laboureur & Sude bounce back in Hamburg http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78070&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 17, 2018 - After a disappointing setback in their first match Thursday at the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by vodafone, Germans Chantel Laboureur and Julia Sude have regained control in their quest for a “final four” berth at this week’s US$800,000 event at Rothenbaum Stadium. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78070&Language=en Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:35:00 GMT Canada travel to Turkey and Italy to prepare for Women's World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78025&Language=en Ottawa, Canada, August 17, 2018 - Canada’s national team is heading to Turkey to ramp up preparation for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan from September 29 to October 20. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78025&Language=en Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:21:25 GMT Norway & Poland net men’s World Tour Finals pool titles http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78003&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 17, 2018 - The pairs of Anders Mol/Christian Sorum of Norway and Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak of Poland captured pool titles here Friday mid-day to advance to the semi-finals of the US$800,000 Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by vodafone. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=78003&Language=en Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:01:51 GMT Galaxy of MVP stars in World Championship teams http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77530&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 17, 2018 - With just over three weeks before the start of the event, the 24 participating teams at the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship are putting the final touches to their preparations for the competition. The team lists are available on fivb.com and feature volleyball stars from across the globe, who will keep fans thrilled throughout the 21-day tournament in Italy and Bulgaria. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77530&Language=en Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:00:30 GMT FIVB launches Development Projects Platform for National Federations http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77938&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 17, 2018 - Open to all affiliated national federations, the 2018 FIVB Development Projects Platform was launched today. The new platform provides national federations with the oppotunity to apply for dedicated coaching support, volleyball equipment and e-learning resources. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77938&Language=en Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT Young German guns eyeing the next step http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77986&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 17, 2018 – The great week Clemens Wickler and Julius Thole are enjoying at the $800,000 Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by Vodafone means a lot more for Germany than just the opportunity of fighting for a medal in the country’s home sand. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77986&Language=en Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:09:15 GMT Brazil, Canada & Czech Republic women’s pairs pace World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77902&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 16, 2018 - Teams from Canada, Brazil and the Czech Republic are the only unbeaten women’s teams in the $800,000 Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by Vodafone with 2-0 pool play records after two days of competition at Rothenbaum Stadium. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77902&Language=en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:10:30 GMT Germany building up towards Netherlands tests http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77900&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 16, 2018 – It is nearly time for Germany to fully turn their attention to the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship.  http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77900&Language=en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:41:22 GMT Youth being served at the World Tour Finals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77897&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, August 16, 2018 - The second day of men’s competition at the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by Vodafone saw the elimination of two of the more experienced teams on the international circuit with five pairs with an average age of 25 still in contention for the largest gold medal purse in the sport’s history. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=77897&Language=en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:50:38 GMT