FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2019 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:55:10 GMT Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:55:10 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Straight-set day at Gothenburg as men’s semifinalists emerge http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=81015&Language=en Gothenburg, Sweden, April 20, 2019 – The four semifinalists at the one-star stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Gothenburg emerged after a busy competition day in the men’s main draw at the indoor Beach Center. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=81015&Language=en Sat, 20 Apr 2019 21:17:04 GMT Pool winners move on to women’s semis in Gothenburg http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=81012&Language=en Gothenburg, Sweden, April 20, 2019 – All teams that won the four pools on Friday emerged victorious from their quarterfinal matches on Saturday as well to advance to Sunday’s women’s semifinals at the one-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Sweden. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=81012&Language=en Sat, 20 Apr 2019 21:11:10 GMT Your one-stop guide to the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80651&Language=en Hamburg, Germany, April 20, 2019 - For the second time in the history of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, Germany will be the host country for the prestigious event at Hamburg's 13,200-seat Am Rothenbaum Stadium and you can get all the latest information from fivb.com's pages dedicated to the event. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80651&Language=en Sat, 20 Apr 2019 17:30:00 GMT Two Dutch pairs straight into Gothenburg quarterfinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80987&Language=en Gothenburg, Sweden, April 19, 2019 – Two teams from the Netherlands and one each from Norway and Ukraine won their pools at the women’s draw of the one-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Gothenburg, advanced directly to the quarterfinals and are waiting to find out the names of their opponents to emerge from the first elimination round on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80987&Language=en Fri, 19 Apr 2019 21:14:26 GMT Fierce tie-break battles continue into Gothenburg men’s main draw http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80986&Language=en Gothenburg, Sweden, April 19, 2019 – With pool play in the men’s main draw of the one-star stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Gothenburg underway on Friday, the percentage of matches resolved in tie-breaks went even higher. After eight of the 12 qualification matches on Thursday got extended beyond two sets, as many as six of the eight first-leg games on the first main draw day at the indoor Beach Center were decided in three sets of play. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80986&Language=en Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:12:37 GMT Irina Voronkova: VNL – great joy for fans and players http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80981&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 19, 2019 – In the last week of the preliminary round in the women’s 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League, Russia will entertain the Netherlands, Thailand and defending title-holders USA at the Palace of Sports in Ekaterinburg. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80981&Language=en Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:54:02 GMT Germans, Italians, Poles, Russians win men's qualifications in Sweden http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80984&Language=en Gothenburg, Sweden, April 18, 2019 – Teams from Germany, Italy, Poland and Russia mastered two victories each in Thursday’s qualifications to grab the four vacant spots in the men’s main draw of the one-star stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Gothenburg. It was a long day of tough battles at the indoor Beach Center, with as many as eight of the 12 qualifications matches resolved after three sets of play. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80984&Language=en Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:33:47 GMT Tie-breaks decide Gothenburg women’s qualifications http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80983&Language=en Gothenburg, Sweden, April 18, 2019 – All four qualification entries into the women’s draw of the one-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Gothenburg were decided in tie-breaks. Emerging victorious from the tough sand battles at the indoor Beach Center in the Swedish city were pairs from Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and USA. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80983&Language=en Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:54:59 GMT USA teams set to head to U21 World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80978&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 18, 2019 – Two women’s teams and two men’s teams will represent the USA at the Udon Thani 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championship when it runs from June 18-23 in Thailand. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80978&Language=en Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:31:04 GMT McKibbin brothers pick top 10 snow volleyball plays http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80977&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 18, 2019 – Missing snow volleyball already? The United States’ Riley and Maddison McKibbin put together this awesome list of plays from the inaugural FIVB Snow Volleyball World Tour and it is a great reminder of their astonishing run in Kronplatz, Italy. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80977&Language=en Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:30:21 GMT Italy release wide roster ahead of 2019 Women's VNL http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80976&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 17, 2019 - Head coach Davide Mazzanti has released at a Press Conference today the list of 30 players on Italy's wide roster ahead of the 2019 FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80976&Language=en Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:28:16 GMT Kim Yeon-Koung embraces commitment to excellence http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80842&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 17, 2019 – Korean national team and Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul star Kim Yeon-Koung sat down with fivb.com to talk about embracing her role as leader in the national team, learning from her overseas experience and helping to develop her country’s next generation of players. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80842&Language=en Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:03:43 GMT Van de Vyver’s dream picks http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80937&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 16, 2019 – In line with other interviews ahead of the second edition of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League, Ilka Van de Vyver was asked to select six volleyball players (past or present) she would like to have as teammates on her ideal squad. The captain and setter of the Belgian national team provided a detailed answer, and even pointed to the exact club where she sees this fantasy unfold. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80937&Language=en Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:28:53 GMT Dates of 2020 Olympic tournaments unveiled http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80904&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 2019 – With 465 days to go before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the organizing committee has announced the competition schedule for the record 33 sports, including beach volleyball and volleyball, featured at the major quadrennial event to be held in the Japanese capital from July 24 to August 9 next year. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80904&Language=en Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:25:09 GMT Canada women’s team technical staff revealed http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80902&Language=en Ottawa, Canada, April 16, 2019 - Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce the staff that will join head coach Tom Black, previously named assistant coach, Ben Josephson, and assistant/NexGen coach Shannon Winzer for the upcoming international season, with key events including an Olympic qualification tournament in Russia from August 2 to 4. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80902&Language=en Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:05:00 GMT Giba and IBB Polonia London - volleyball champions of England http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80936&Language=en London, United Kingdom, April 16, 2019 - The final English Volleyball Super League match of the season concluded in a very successful manner on Sunday. Home team - IBB Polonia London despite the knowledge of a guaranteed first place position, fought hard against Sheffield Hallam and, just like two years ago, beat their rivals and stamped their authority on the match winning 3-1 (25-15, 24-26, 25-18, 25-23) and adding the final three points to the league table. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80936&Language=en Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:01:00 GMT Argentinians and Peruvians lead the way as South America wraps U21 qualifying http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80900&Language=en Asuncion, Paraguay, April 15, 2019 – Argentina’s men and Peru’s women won gold as the South American Volleyball Confederation (CSV) completed their qualifying programme for the Udon Thani, FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80900&Language=en Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:37:16 GMT Brazil announces 11 members of men’s national team http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80903&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 15, 2019 – The Brazilian volleyball federation (CBV) announced three more members of the men’s national team on Monday who will join the eight players announced on April 12. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80903&Language=en Mon, 15 Apr 2019 11:58:25 GMT Sweden hosts first FIVB World Tour event http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80851&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 15, 2019 - A week after its 1,000th Beach Volleyball tournament in Thailand, the FIVB welcomes Sweden as the 51st country to host a World Tour event as the international circuit returns to Europe after eight weeks of competition in Asia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80851&Language=en Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:09:06 GMT Club leagues titles keep coming in ahead of FIVB season start http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80852&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 14, 2019 - Yet more titles have been decided the past week as club leagues around the world begin to wind down, just in time for the world's elite players to join their national teams ahead of the exciting season starting on May 21 with the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=80852&Language=en Sun, 14 Apr 2019 22:44:15 GMT