News - FIVB

Espinho sands awaiting World Tour action
Lausanne, Switzerland, Jul7, 2017 - Espinho beach is ready and waiting for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, with Praia da Baia set to host the Espinho 2-Star men-only event from Friday, July 28 to Sunday, July 30.
Second edition of sports medicine and science handbook now available
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 27, 2017 - The second edition of the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Volleyball is now available providing a comprehensive resource for athletes, coaches, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists, and sports scientists working with athletes participating in volleyball internationally and at all levels of competition.
Nanjing unveils World Grand Prix Group 1 Finals mascot and ticket sample
Nanjing, China, July 26, 2017 - The officials of the organising committee of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 1 Finals unveiled the official mascot and ticket sample in a press conference at Nanjing Youth Convention Hotel on Tuesday.
Spaniard Navarro added to World Championship roster
Vienna, Austria, July 26, 2017 - Amaranta Navarro of Spain has been named as a replacement player for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships 2017 presented by A1 as she will play with two-time Olympian Elsa Baquerizo when the event opens play on Friday.
Ludwig & Walkenhorst chasing triple crown
Vienna, Austria, July 26, 2017 - As Vienna gears up for the beginning of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships 2017 presented by A1 on Friday, Olympic champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst will be aiming to become the first women's team to top a podium at the sport's three most prestigous events - the Olympics, the Swatch FIVB World Tour Finals and the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships.
Watch Espinho semifinals and finals live on FIVB YouTube channel
Espinho, Portugal, June 26, 2017 - The semifinals and finals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Espinho, Portugal from July 28 to 30 will be streamed live on the FIVB's YouTube page. Log on to watch all the action.
Walsh Jennings withdraws from World Championships
Vienna, Austria, July 25, 2017 - Due to a right shoulder injury suffered this past Saturday at the FIVB World Tour stop in Poland, three-time Olympic and world champion Kerri Walsh Jennings has withdrawn from the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships 2017 presented by A1 with American Nicole Branagh now playing with Emily Day.
Larissa & Talita ready for Vienna challenge
Vienna, Austria, July 25, 2017 - Less than one year after they left the Rio 2016 Olympic Games empty-handed, Brazilians Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes will have a good opportunity to erase their frustrations at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna.
President Graça congratulates World Grand Prix beginners Hungary
Lausanne Switzerland, July 25, 2017 - "Last weekend Hungary became 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 3 Champions in Canberra, Australia, and I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to all players, coaches and officials who helped the Hungarian team achieve its dream," said FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°.
World Tour update after Olsztyn, Ulsan and Agadir events
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 25, 2017 - With three events played last week in Poland, Korea and Morocco, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has now held the 18 events overall on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar.
World Grand Prix - Week 3: Brazil & Netherlands complete Final Six line-up
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - Brazil and the Netherlands claimed the last remaining tickets to the Final Six of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix as pool play wound down Sunday across the world with exciting action.
Szakmary leads newcomers Hungary to World Grand Prix Group 3 title
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - While Adenizia da Silva led title-holders Brazil to the Group 1 Finals, it was Greta Szakmary who was the star of this year´s FIVB World Grand Prix Group 3 Finals.
German women seeking World Championship gold
Vienna, Austria, July 24, 2017 - Watch out, Germany. Germany is gaining on you. When Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst cemented their spot on top of the world by winning the Rio 2016 Olympic gold medal, the Germans also established the fact that they would be the team that the rest of the world would take aim at on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
Tips from FIVB World Tour participants
Long Beach, USA, July 24, 2017 - Participants on the international beach volleyball circuit provide their tips to accommodate for those hot and sunny summer days expected for the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships to be played July 28 through August 6 in Vienna, Austria.
China´s Hanyu Yang named Women´s U20 World Championship MVP
Cordoba / Boca del Rio, Mexico, July 23- Middle blocker Hanyu Yang of China received the Most Valuable Player award after her team won the gold medal of the FIVB Women´s U20 World Championship in the cities of Cordoba and Boca del Rio, México.
World Grand Prix - Sunday highlights
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 23, 2017 - The last day of the preliminary round in the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix began with victories for Japan over Russia and Serbia over China in Hong Kong on Sunday. Sunday will also wrap up action in the Group 2 Preliminary Round, as well as in the Group 3 Finals in Canberra.
China win Women´s U20 World Championship title
Cordoba / Boca del Rio, Mexico, July 23 - China won the 19th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women´s U20 World Championship after defeating Russia 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-16) in the title match on Sunday in Cordoba, Mexico.
Stigrot: I think we're getting better and better
Richmond, Canada, July 23, 2017 - Germany won their eighth straight match after finishing pool play with a straight sets win over Peru. They will now prepare to play in the Group 2 Finals July 29-30 in the Czech Republic.
Germany wins eighth straight with victory over Peru
Richmond, Canada, July 22, 2017 - Germany will enter the Group 2 Finals riding an eight-match winning streak after beating Peru 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-23) in the final match of pool play in the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix Sunday at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
Belgium claim last European ticket to 2018 World Championship
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2017 - Belgium became the 10th and last European side to make the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship, after defeating Estonia in four sets at home in Kortrijk on the closing day of the six-team single round-robin pool of European qualifiers Round 3.