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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 2019 – With 465 days to go before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the organizing committee announced on Tuesday 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Langkawi, Malaysia, April 14, 2019 – Daniil Kuvichka and Anton Kislytsyn outplayed Andrey Bolgov and Vladislav Ermilov in the all-Russian finale of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Langkawi 1-star on Sunday.
Langkawi, Malaysia, April 14, 2019 – The United States’ Lara Dykstra and Cassie House won their second straight FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title, following their three-set win at the Langkawi 1-star on Sunday.
Langkawi, Malaysia, April 13, 2019 – Two Russian pairs made it to the final four of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Langkawi 1-star, following their straight-set quarterfinal victories on Saturday.
Langkawi, Malaysia, April 13, 2019 – The United States’ Lara Dykstra and Cassie House secured their spot in the semifinals with a straight-set win over their compatriots Audrey and Nicole Nourse in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Langkawi 1-star.
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 12, 2019 – With a total of 924 (or an average of 17.11 per set) running sets, Ilka Van de Vyver topped the best setters chart of the preliminary round in the women’s 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League. Unimpressed by her own individual achievement, the Belgian playmaker looks forward to the second edition of the competition with a positive mindset, hoping her team will seize the opportunity to reach a good result.
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 12, 2019 – Cameroon defeat Italy, Argentina win two bronze medals, Brazil in fifth place... Most people would not believe the phrase is about a winter sport, unless they followed the first two events of the inaugural 2019 FIVB Snow Volleyball Word Tour, co-organized with the CEV.
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