FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2017 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:41:33 GMT Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:41:33 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Snow volleyball tournament in Austria attracts diverse participation http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66351&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2017 – After the successful three-day FIVB Volleyball Your Way Snow Festival, the snow volleyball marathon continues with a professional tournament for men and women on the spectacular Alpine slopes of Wagrain-Kleinar in Austria from March 25-26. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66351&Language=en Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:02:27 GMT President Graça shines light on snow volleyball’s great potential http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66350&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2017 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° described his focus on the potential for widespread growth of snow volleyball when he attended the final day of the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Your Way Snow Festival at Wagrain-Kleinarl in Austria on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66350&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:59:59 GMT Semifinals set at Men's African Club Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66349&Language=en Tunis, Tunisia, March 23, 2017 – Ahly of Egypt, Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia, Swehly of Libya and Bourj Bouaririj of Algeria made their way to the semifinals of the 2017 Men's African Club Championship in Tunisia on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66349&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:24:37 GMT Mexico, Puerto Rico claim first tickets to U19 Worlds at Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66348&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 24, 2017 – Colombia and Puerto Rico have joined Mexico and Chile as semifinalists at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup following victories over Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, respectively, on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66348&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:49:48 GMT Navarro re-elected President of Mexican Federation http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66347&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2017 - Jesus Perales Navarro was re-elected President of the Mexican Volleyball Federation for a four-year term until 2017, following the national governing body's Ordinary Assembly. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66347&Language=en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:21:10 GMT 100% for Russia and Italy as drama unfolds across Europe http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66343&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 - Russian and Italian clubs dominated midweek play and qualified all their teams to the second round of the European Men's Champions League second round Playoffs - but not before some drama played out this week. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66343&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:52:53 GMT Away wins give favourites advantage in European Champions League http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66342&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 - Dinamo Moscow, Fenerbahce Istanbul and VakifBank Istanbul all scored first-leg away wins this week that give them an advantage in the race for a berth in the Final Four of the 2017 Women's European Champions League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66342&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:08:41 GMT Akbas named to assist Japan women's volleyball team http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66341&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 - Former Turkish women's National Team coach Ferhat Akbas has been named as assistant coach of Japan, to help the hosts on their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66341&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:39:39 GMT Gabriel Garcia sets scoring record for Puerto Rico at Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66340&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 23, 2017 – Hosts Mexico and Chile advanced to semifinal spots at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup but the big news on Tuesday was the herculean effort by Gabriel Garcia who amassed 43 points in the five-set victory of Puerto Rico over Colombia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66340&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:34:22 GMT Northern Irish volleyball player making his mark in the snow http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66345&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 – Graham Bell is quickly making his mark in the snow volleyball world despite hailing from Northern Ireland, a country not overly noted for its snowy climes. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66345&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:27:28 GMT Grbic revels in first taste of snow volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66344&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 – Serbia legend Vladimir Grbic has given his thumbs up to snow volleyball after he visited the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Your Way Snow Festival in Wagrain-Kleinarl in Austria. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66344&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:55:39 GMT Video: Saxton in beast mode on the block http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66339&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23, 2017 – Canada's Camille Saxton was on fire on the block during her 2-0 (21-18, 21-16) semifinal win with Julie Gordon against Australia's Louise Bawden and Nicole Laird at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Sydney event at Manly Beach on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66339&Language=en Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:20:56 GMT Australians beat New Zealand in first Four Nations Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66338&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 21, 2017 – The Australian combination of Damien Schumann and Chris McHugh have won the inaugural men’s Four Nations Cup at Sydney’s Manly Beach, beating New Zealand 2-0 in the final. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66338&Language=en Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:07:49 GMT Chile improve to 2-0 at U19 Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66337&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 22, 2017 – It was a day full of emotions at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup as two of the three matches held at Nuevo Leon Gymnasium went to the limit of five sets on Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66337&Language=en Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:52:11 GMT FIVB President to visit snow volleyball festival http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66346&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, Austria, March 22, 2017 – FIVB president Dr. Ary S. Graça F° will attend his first snow volleyball event when he travels up the Austrian Alps to Wagrain-Kleinarl this week. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66346&Language=en Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:56:37 GMT Video: What a Rally! Sun shines on Del Solar’s fantastic finish http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66335&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2017 – Mariafe Artacho Del Solar and Jessyka Ngauamo of Australia have shown absolute tenacity on court when they outmaneuvered Shepparton 1-Star’s silver medallists Kim Behrens and Anni Shumacher of Germany 2-0 (21-19, 21-17) in the semifinal of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Sydney 2-Star at Manly Beach on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66335&Language=en Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:29:22 GMT Slovenian ski jumpers try out Snow Volleyball http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66332&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 21, 2017 – A trio of Slovenia’s leading ski jumpers were able to try their hand at snow volleyball during the Kranjska Gora tournament that took place over the weekend. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66332&Language=en Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:10:48 GMT Puerto Rico, Chile and Mexico open with victories at U19 Pan Am Cup http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66330&Language=en Monterrey, Mexico, March 21, 2017 – Puerto Rico, Chile and hosts Mexico started off on the right foot by claiming opening day victories at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup, a qualifier that offers three tickets to the age-group 2017 FIVB World Championship on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66330&Language=en Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:22:33 GMT Alekno to promote healthy lifestyle in new role http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66329&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 21, 2017 - Former head coach of the Russian men's National Team Vladimir Alekno has been named to the country's Civic Chamber after President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday appointing 40 members. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66329&Language=en Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:24:40 GMT World Tour update after Sydney http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66327&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, March 21, 2017 — The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) held the fourth event on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar last week, third women’s event and three countries earned podium placements in Australia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=66327&Language=en Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:48:49 GMT