FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2018 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:52:04 GMT Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:52:04 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Stats Review: A phenomenal World Championship in numbers http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79816&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 22, 2018 - From Mexico setter's Sashiko Sanay's first serve against Cameroon at 13:10 on 29 September to Italy's Myriam Sylla's unfortunate net touch attacking error on 20 October at 21:48 to bring the grand final to an end, the phenomenal 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship has gone down in history for a number of records. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79816&Language=en Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMT Serbian supporters give world champions warm welcome in Belgrade http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79821&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 22, 2018 – Serbian supporters celebrated the return of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship winners in Belgrade on Sunday. There were loud cheers and applause from fans, families and members of the press when the Serbian team arrived at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla airport. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79821&Language=en Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:55:00 GMT Mexico returns to FIVB World Tour this week in Chetumal http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79820&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 22, 2018 - For the first time in three seasons, the FIVB World Tour returns to Mexico in Chetumal as the Yucatán Peninsula city of 150,000 inhabitants hosts the planet's "elite" women's beach volleyball players starting Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79820&Language=en Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:24:13 GMT Social Media review: Emotions run high as Serbia win first World Championship title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79819&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 22, 2018 – The culmination of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan was one of the most thrilling finales in the sport, with Serbia marching to a brilliant 3-2 (21-25, 25-14, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12) triumph over Italy. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79819&Language=en Mon, 22 Oct 2018 03:04:19 GMT Bansley & Wilkerson triumphant in Las Vegas final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79818&Language=en Las Vegas, USA, October 21, 2018 – Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson came out on top in the all-Canadian gold medal match at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Las Vegas Open presented by p1440 on Sunday and won their first title in the 2018-2019 World Tour season. Bansley and Wilkerson needed all three sets in a 2-1 (21-17, 17-21, 15-9) victory to take down Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan in the final game of the event held at the American resort city. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79818&Language=en Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:19 GMT Mol & Sørum lead European podium in Las Vegas http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79817&Language=en Las Vegas, USA, October 21, 2018 – Anders Mol and Christian Sørum topped the first-ever all-European FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour podium on American soil as the Norwegians defeated Poland’s Grzegorz FIjalek and Michal Bryl in straight sets 2-0 (21-13, 21-17) to claim the gold medal of the Las Vegas Open presented by p1440 on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79817&Language=en Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:47:52 GMT Pavan/Melissa & Bansley/Wilkerson secure first all-Canadian final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79814&Language=en Las Vegas, USA, October 20, 2018 – Sarah Pavan/Melissa Humana-Paredes and Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson are set to star the first-ever all-Canadian gold medal match of the FIVB World Tour as both teams have advanced to the final of the Las Vegas Open presented by p1440. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79814&Language=en Sun, 21 Oct 2018 04:25:19 GMT Mol/Sørum & Fijalek/Bryl meet in another final in Las Vegas http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79813&Language=en Las Vegas, USA, October 20, 2018 – Just two months after they met at the final of the FIVB 2018 World Tour Finals in Hamburg, Norway’s Anders Mol and Christian Sørum and Poland’s Grzegorz Fijalek and Michal Bryl are set to compete for another gold medal at the FIVB Las Vegas Open presented by p1440. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79813&Language=en Sun, 21 Oct 2018 01:40:22 GMT Serbia conquer the peak in historic World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79809&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 20, 2018 - Serbia wrote history today at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball World Championship when they beat Italy in the final at Yokohama, while China swept the Netherlands for a consolation bronze. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79809&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:59:26 GMT Paolo Nicolai aiming to improve world’s fastest serve http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79812&Language=en Las Vegas, USA, October 20, 2018 – About three months ago, Paolo Nicolai shocked the beach volleyball world when he recorded the fastest serve ever registered in the sport, hitting the ball at impressive 119 km/h during the World Tour Gstaad Major. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79812&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:43:15 GMT Boskovic leads 2018 World Champs Dream Team as MVP http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79810&Language=en Yokohama, Japan, October 20, 2018 – Serbia opposite Tijana Boskovic was named Most Valuable Player of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in front of an 11’500-strong crowd on Saturday evening in Yokohama Arena. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79810&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:59:29 GMT Serbia captain Ognjenovic says team has 'special energy' after winning World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79811&Language=en Yokohama, Japan, October 20, 2018 - Tijana Boskovic scored 26 points to lead Serbia to a 3-2 (21-25, 25-14, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12) win over Italy in the final of the FIVB Women's World Championship on Saturday night and the Serbia captain said the team had something special. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79811&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:51:15 GMT Boskovic shines as Serbia beats Italy in five-set thriller to win World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79808&Language=en Yokohama, Japan, October 20, 2018 - Tijana Boskovic scored 26 points to lead Serbia to a 3-2 (21-25, 25-14, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12) win over Italy in the final of the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Saturday night. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79808&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:58:15 GMT Zhu vows to improve after China claim bronze medal http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79807&Language=en Yokohama, Japan, October 20, 2018 - Li Yingying scored a match-high 20 points as China defeated the Netherlands 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-14) in the third-place match at the FIVB Women's World Championship on Saturday night and China's captain believes the team can get better. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79807&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:34:10 GMT China claim bronze medal as Li stars in win over Netherlands http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79806&Language=en Yokohama, Japan, October 20, 2018 - Li Yingying scored a match-high 20 points as China defeated the Netherlands 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-14) in the third-place match at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Saturday night. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79806&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:49:28 GMT FIVB World Cup to return to Japan in 2019 ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79735&Language=en Yokohama, Japan, October 20, 2018 – Japan will continue its proud record of organising top-class FIVB volleyball events when the country hosts the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup, less than a year before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79735&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:08:42 GMT USA & Brazil claim Las Vegas Open first quarterfinal spots http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79805&Language=en Las Vegas, USA, October 19, 2018 – Beach volleyball teams from the United States and Brazil were the first to claim their spots in the women’s quarterfinals of the Las Vegas Open presented by p1440, the four-star World Tour event at the American resort city. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79805&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 05:30:30 GMT Seven countries march into Las Vegas’ men’s quarterfinals http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79804&Language=en Las Vegas, USA, October 19, 2018 – Eight teams from seven different countries remain alive as the men’s tournament of the FIVB Las Vegas Open presented by p1440 ended its second day at the American resort city on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79804&Language=en Sat, 20 Oct 2018 04:54:05 GMT Serbia, Italy set up first ever all-European World Championship final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79792&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, October 19, 2018 - Serbia outshone the Netherlands and Italy stunned China after phenomenal fourth and fifth sets in Friday's semifinals to set up a historic all-European final at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Yokohama, as Paola Egonu smashes the all-time scoring record in the competition. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79792&Language=en Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:59:59 GMT FIVB President shares the new FIVB mentality with the Japanese broadcasting companies http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79800&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, October 19, 2018 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°’s busy schedule continued this week as he met with key Japanese TV executives from NTV, TBS and Fuji TV, to discuss the future of volleyball and share the FIVB’s new mentality, which is based on the latest sports innovation and technology. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=79800&Language=en Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:30:00 GMT