FIVB press releases All en ©2020 FIVB Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:17:05 GMT Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:17:05 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Full match replays - Get the weekend programme Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3, 2020 - A second week of full match replays is in full swing! Join us on the Volleyball World and Beach Volleyball World YouTube channels and on Facebook for daily streams. Fri, 03 Apr 2020 23:59:00 GMT Karpol dynasty - 51 seasons at Uralochka and counting (Part 1) Ekaterinburg, Russia, April 3, 2020 – Nikolay Karpol’s 51 years as head coach of one team, Uralochka, is considered by many the world record in volleyball and even in all professional team sports. While the legendary specialist has been hinting at a possible oncoming retirement, the Karpol dynasty era at the glorious club from Ekaterinburg looks set to continue for years to come. Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:03:55 GMT Zhu Ting’s story set to inspire future superstars Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3, 2020 – China’s Zhu Ting is one of eight international sporting stars to feature in a book aimed at inspiring young children to follow their sporting dream. Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:30:00 GMT Weber departs from Club Bolivar to coach Taubate Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 3, 2020 – Javier Weber’s time at Club Bolivar Voley came to an end after 13 seasons as the former Argentinean player departed from the team to become the new head coach of Brazil’s EMS Taubate Funvic. Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:00:00 GMT Hill aiming for glorious end to international career Lausanne, Switzerland, April 2, 2020 – USA outside hitter Kimberly Hill is having to extend her international career by a year to make the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games her national team farewell. Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:00:00 GMT Watch great Egonu spikes! Lausanne, Switzerland, April 2, 2020 - Paola Egonu really knows how to spike! The Imoco Volley Conegliano star scored 33 points in total against Eczacibasi Vitra Istanbul to help her club to victory in the final of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship in December. Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:00:00 GMT Athletes working from home and a dog plays volleyball Lausanne, Switzerland, April 1, 2020 – Many countries are now under lockdown as a method to curb the spread of COVID-19, and while it is a challenge for everyone to spend long periods of time at home, these volleyball and beach volleyball athletes have been showing us how to keep in shape. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 05:50:58 GMT Herrera tops 2019-2020 Argentinean League stats Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 1, 2020 – Opposite Jesus Herrera left his mark in just his second season playing in Argentina as the 24-year-old Cuban topped three statistical categories in the country’s national league as the 2019-2020 season came to an end early due to the coronavirus pandemic. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:13:48 GMT FIVB Mourns Passing of Kij Pluckcha-oom Bangkok, Thailand, March 31, 2020 - The FIVB is deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Mr Kij Pluckcha-oom, a loyal and distinguished member of the Volleyball Family and Honorary President of the Thailand Volleyball Association (TVA). Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:15:49 GMT Playing and singing Team Slaes, aka Claes and Sponcil Lausanne, Switzerland, March 31, 2020 – The life of a team competing on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour usually includes a lot of travelling, training and playing, but there is some downtime too. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:10:01 GMT Player of the Week: Yuji Nishida Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2020 - We are excited to announce that Yuji Nishida is the Player of the Week. Look out for great video on the FIVB's social media channels as we celebrate the first ever #FIVBPOTW. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:00:00 GMT FIVB confirms further changes to its events calendars Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2020 – The FIVB has announced further changes to its volleyball, beach volleyball, and snow volleyball event calendars, following the evaluation and reassessment of its events in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:00:12 GMT Koroleva, Startseva sign with Russian champs for two more years Kazan, Russia, March 30, 2020 – Two of Dinamo Kazan’s star players, Evgeniya Startseva and Irina Koroleva, have signed with the club for two more years. A few days earlier, Croatian international Samanta Fabris did too. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:12:45 GMT Sarah Pavan on a whirlwind few days, nurturing relationships and women’s beach volleyball Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2020 - In the third article of a series on world champions Sarah Pavan, Melissa Humana-Parades and their coach Scott Davenport we catch up with the team's blocker. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:13:38 GMT This week in World Tour history - March 29-April 4 Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29, 2020 - As the world's elite players await the resumption of international beach volleyball competition, here is a look at this week in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour history since the start of FIVB-sanctioned events in 1987 for men and 1992 for women. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:22:00 GMT Loko Novosibirsk earn historic title; golden double for Dinamo Kazan Moscow, Russia, March 29, 2020 – The men’s team of Lokomotiv Novosibirsk and the women’s squad of Dinamo Kazan were named national champions of Russia for the 2019-2020 season. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:21:50 GMT Brait: “De Gennaro is the best libero in the world” São Paulo, Brazil, March 28, 2020 – Being recognized for your work is always great, but when the compliments come from a competitor it's even better. Italian Monica De Gennaro can be proud of accomplishing just that after Brazilian Camila Brait called her the best libero in the world. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 23:59:00 GMT Sisi Rondina: Chasing her dream Lausanne, Switzerland, March 28, 2020 – Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina is a 23-year-old beach volleyball player from the Philippines. Sisi is a member of her country’s national team which won bronze at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, Philippines. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 08:59:29 GMT Fawcett begins new life chapter Uberlândia, Brazil, March 27, 2020 – American opposite Nicole Fawcett, who was playing for Dentil Praia Clube, has decided to step away from the sport after 11 years playing professionally. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 22:59:00 GMT From Moscow to Punta Cana: De la Cruz flies home Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 27, 2020 – Flying Alone or From Russia with Volleyball could be the headlines describing Bethania De la Cruz's unique homeward journey following the end of Russia's Women's Super League. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT