FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2020 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:38:45 GMT Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:38:45 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Snow Volleyball Festival a hit on the Swiss Alps http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90418&Language=en Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon, January 18, 2020 - The snow volleyball court was packed as members of the Olympic Movement joined young people and families from Switzerland and around the world at the FIVB’s Snow Volleyball Festival in the mountain region of Villars-sur-Ollon earlier today. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90418&Language=en Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:33:14 GMT What to expect at Snow Volleyball Festival: the world’s coolest new winter sport! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90416&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2020 - This weekend, Snow Volleyball Festival will take over Bretaye, in the mountainous region of Villars-sur-Ollon, where everyone will have a chance to try out the new and exciting sport of snow volleyball. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90416&Language=en Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:45:20 GMT Giba set to show off skills at Snow Volleyball Festival http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=89829&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2020 – Volleyball superstar Gilberto ‘Giba’ Amauri Godoy Filho will be among the famous faces showing off their snow volleyball skills at the Snow Volleyball Festival in Bretaye in the region of Villars-sur-Ollon this weekend. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=89829&Language=en Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:00:00 GMT Muller & O'Dea capture New Zealand's first-ever World Tour gold medal http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90417&Language=en Rarotonga, Cook Island, January 17, 2020 - New Zealand now has a gold medal winning team on the FIVB World Tour as Griffin Muller and Sam O'Dea posted a pair of wins here Friday over teams from the United States to capture the gold medal at the inaugural VolleyFest Cook Islands. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90417&Language=en Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:53:41 GMT Successful Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 across the globe http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90415&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2020 – From January 5-12, the highly-anticipated Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 events were successfully held across all five Continental Confederations with packed stadiums, exceptional broadcasting technology, and spectacular performances bringing the best of volleyball to fans all over the world. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90415&Language=en Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:42:05 GMT Kiwis Muller & O'Dea net final VolleyFest Cook Islands semifinal berth http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90414&Language=en Rarotonga, Cook Islands, January 16, 2020 - Griffin Muller and Sam O'Dea of New Zealand secured the final semifinal berth here Thursday afternoon to set the field for Friday's final four matches at the inaugural VolleyFest Cook Islands. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90414&Language=en Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:26:45 GMT Monsters of the vertical jump - Best of the Volleyball World 2019 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90411&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2020 - Let's take a look back at volleyball in 2019! Enjoy watching the most sensational champions of the vertical jump, including Dimitry Volkov of Russia, Yuji Nishida of Japan, and Ben Patch of the United States, as they fly high above the net to score point after point! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90411&Language=en Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:00:00 GMT Piccinini is back! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90413&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2020 - Italian club team UYBA Volley just announced that the 41-year-old Francesca Piccinini has joined their squad for the second half of the Italian League. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90413&Language=en Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:09:46 GMT Snow Volleyball Festival moves to Bretaye, in the region of Villars-sur-Ollon http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90412&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2020 - Following a meeting with Lausanne Inspiration 2020 Association – organiser of Lausanne en Jeux! – , the FIVB has agreed to move the Snow Volleyball Festival (that was due to be held in Lausanne on 18-19 January), to Bretaye, in the region of Villars-sur-Ollon. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90412&Language=en Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:08:59 GMT Americans, Japanese & Kiwis net pool titles at VolleyFest Cook Islands http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90410&Language=en Rarotonga, Cook Island, January 15, 2020 - Two teams from the United States along with pairs from Japan and New Zealand each won two matches here Wednesday at the inaugural VolleyFest Cook Islands to capture their pools and advance to the quarter-finals at this week's FIVB World Tour event. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90410&Language=en Wed, 15 Jan 2020 23:59:59 GMT The Ishikawa siblings - Young, talented & dangerous! http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90408&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 15, 2020 - There is so much volleyball talent in this family! Enjoy watching highlights of Yuki and Mayu Ishikawa competing on the world stage in 2019. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90408&Language=en Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:47:47 GMT Ross and Klineman named USA’s top side http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90405&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 14, 2020 – April Ross and Alexandra 'Alix' Klineman have been rewarded for another memorable year by being named 2019 USA Volleyball’s Women’s Beach Co-Players of the Year. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90405&Language=en Tue, 14 Jan 2020 23:08:37 GMT Australian pairs net VolleyFest Cook Islands qualifying wins http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90407&Language=en Rarotonga, Cook Islands, January 14, 2020 - Two teams from Australia posted qualifying wins here Tuesday to advance to the main draw at this week's FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event on this South Pacific island. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90407&Language=en Tue, 14 Jan 2020 22:59:09 GMT Girls' U18 and Boys' U19 national team players shine at Japanese High School Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90406&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 14, 2020 - The All-Japanese High School Championships were played in the Tokyo suburb of Chofu at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza with five-time champs Higashi Kyushu Ryukoku claiming victory in the girls' tournament and Kyoto’s Higashiyama High School in the boys' this weekend. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90406&Language=en Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:00:35 GMT Patry calls on France to maintain form after booking Tokyo 2020 spot http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90403&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 13, 2020 – Jean Patry says that France will need to maintain top form after they secured their place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by winning the CEV Men's Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90403&Language=en Mon, 13 Jan 2020 23:59:59 GMT Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 - Results http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90254&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 13, 2020 - The Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification took place from January 5 to 12 in Egypt, China, Germany, Canada and Chile. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90254&Language=en Mon, 13 Jan 2020 23:59:58 GMT Women's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 - Results http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=89748&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 13, 2020 - From January 5 to 12, the Women's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 was held in Cameroon, Thailand, the Netherlands, the Dominican Republic and Colombia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=89748&Language=en Mon, 13 Jan 2020 23:59:58 GMT Cook Islands welcome World Tour to South Pacific http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90402&Language=en Rarotonga, Cook Islands, January 13, 2019 - This week's FIVB World Tour event here at the Cook Islands Volleyball Beach Courts at the village settlement in Nikao is not only a new tournament on the 2019-2020 international beach volleyball calendar, it also marks the first competition in the South Pacific outside of Australia. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90402&Language=en Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:29:11 GMT Tokyo 2020 highlight of Beach Volleyball 2020 season http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90267&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 13, 2020 – Following a very successful 2019 for beach volleyball, fans have even more to look forward to 2020 with the Tokyo Olympic Games and the ongoing 2019-2020 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90267&Language=en Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:10:58 GMT Last Daruma dolls go to Canada, Venezuela and Iran http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90390&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, January 12, 2020 – Iran, Venezuela and Canada grabbed the last three available tickets to the men’s Olympic volleyball tournament at Tokyo 2020. On Sunday, these three teams triumphed as winners of their respective continental Olympic qualifiers to receive their Daruma dolls, symbolizing their right to play at the 2020 Games. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=90390&Language=en Sun, 12 Jan 2020 23:59:59 GMT