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Women's World Championship venues announced
Tokyo, Japan, November 20, 2017 - Six cities will host the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan from September 29 to October 20, including Yokohama, Sapporo, Kobe, Hamamatsu, Nagoya and Osaka.
President Graça looks to the future at CEV meeting
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 18, 2017 - At the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Board of Administration meeting in Moscow, FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° shared his ideas and thoughts for the development of volleyball, beach volleyball and snow volleyball over the next few years.
WATCH: What does it take to form a team?
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 16, 2017 - What makes a team? In short, it´s the sum of its parts. In beach volleyball, one and one should equal one. One team.
Eyes of the world on Asia ahead of Tokyo 2020
Bangkok, Thailand, November 15, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° addressed delegates at the 22nd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) General Assembly today, highlighting the importance of the next three years in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Jordan Larson: "Fight to be the best"
Colorado Springs, USA, November 15, 2017 - Jordan Larson has been a fixture with the USA women´s national team since joining it in 2009.
FIVB President unveils plans for volleyball in Asia
Bangkok, Thailand, November 14, 2017 - Ahead of the 22nd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) General Assembly in Bangkok, Thailand, FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° has laid out his vision for the growth of volleyball and beach volleyball in Asia over the next eight years.
Oman building towards World Tour hosting duties
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 14, 2017 - Oman boosted their beach volleyball credentials before hosting an FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournament in 2018 after Haitham al Shuraiqi and Ahmed al Hosn won silver at the Arab Beach Volleyball World Championship.
Four weeks out, fans in anticipation of star-studded Club Worlds in Poland
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 14, 2017 - With exactly four weeks to go until first whistle at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship excitement is mounting in anticipation of some of the world's top stars taking to the courts of Opole, Lodz and Krakow to contest the ultimate trophy for clubs in international volleyball.
Old-timers and one rookie as 2018 World Championship takes shape
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 13, 2017 - With all the drama last night in Cuba's Pinar del Rio at the extra North & Central America and Caribbean (NORCECA) qualifiers, the qualification procedure for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship wrapped up and all 24 participants are now known.
Puerto Rico and Cuba take last available spots at 2018 Men´s World Championship
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 13, 2017 - Puerto Rico and Cuba snatched the last two spots available at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men´s World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria as drama unfolded on the last competition day of the last qualification tournament that took place from Friday through Sunday in Pinar del Rio.
Puerto Rico take lead as Mexico upset Cuba in Men´s World Championship qualifiers
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 12, 2017 - Puerto Rico took the top spot on the second competition day, as Mexico bounced back to upset hosts Cuba in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men´s World Championship Qualification Tournament on Saturday.
Puerto Rico, Cuba start with wins in World Championship qualifications
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 11, 2017 - Puerto Rico and hosts Cuba shut out their opponents on the first competition day in Pinar del Rio where the last qualification tournament for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men´s World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria got underway on Friday.
2017/2018 World Tour calendar to download
Lausanne, Switzerland November 8, 2017 - Following the release of the 2017/2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball Calendar at the World Tour Council meeting on Tuesday, a graphic calendar is available for download.
New tournaments to take beach volleyball further than ever before
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 8, 2017 - The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is increasing opportunities for fans around the world to experience first class beach volleyball by announcing the tournaments set to take place on the 2017/2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. A record number of event promoters attended the World Tour Council meeting in Lausanne on Tuesday, at which the calendar was confirmed.
Lang Ping: "Talent and hard work are important to be successful"
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 10, 2017 - For volleyball legend Jenny Lang Ping, talent and hard work were the keys to success as an athlete and as a coach.
2018 Men's World Championship presented in Bulgaria
Sofia, Bulgaria, November 7, 2017 - The FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship Italy-Bulgaria 2018 was presented to members of the press at the Sofia City Art Gallery on Tuesday in the presence of FIVB 2nd Executive Vice-President Aleksandar Boricic, Bulgaria Volleyball Federation President Dancho Lazarov and Italian Volleyball Federation President Pietro Bruno Cattaneo.
World Tour update after event in Aalsmeer
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 6, 2017 - Presenting another double-gender tournament, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has fully launched its 2017-2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with the third men´s event and the women´s second. Last week, the FIVB World Tour held a double-gender event in Aalsmeer, Netherlands. There is currently one remaining double-gender event listed on the 2017 portion of the 2017-2018 FIVB World Tour schedule.
A life in volleyball fit for a Hollywood film
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 6, 2017 - Volleyball continues to play a leading role in the life of Arnold Schulz, a world champion in 1970 with the former German Democratic Republic.
Three-time Olympian Ignaczak heads social media push for Club Worlds
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 3, 2017 - Three-time Olympian and world and European champion Krzysztof "Igla" Ignaczak has been named official Ambassador of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship scheduled for next month in Poland.
Keizer returns to beach volleyball with new partner Meppelink
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 3, 2017 - Dutch player Sanne Keizer is motivated as she returns to beach volleyball with new partner Madelein Meppelink.