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President Graįa praises role of technical innovation in refereeing as FIVB Commissions begin
Looking back: Poland complete incredible run to Menīs U21 gold
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2018 - The Polish wonder team scored another spectacular success at the FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship in the Czech Republic in 2017.
Video: The Perfect Block
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2018 - A good block is a vital weapon in any volleyball teamīs armoury, and at its best it serves two purposes.
2017 Review: Turkey enjoy Womenīs U23 World Championship success
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2018 - Turkeyīs victory at the FIVB Volleyball Womenīs U23 World Championship was, in more ways than one, historic.
#TBT: Brazilīs top of the podium finish at Barcelona 1992
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2018 - Relive the key moments in Brazilīs spectacular gold medal triumph at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games.
Video: The Perfect Set
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2018 - Where would any team be without a good set? It is a crucial part of any attacking play, and without it, or a top-class setter, no team would be able to unleash their attacking players to win points.
2017 Review: Argentina win first World Championship title at U23s in Egypt
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2018 - Argentina are widely regarded as one of the key nations in volleyball. The country has hosted World Championships and enjoyed considerable success on the international scene. It was on August 25, 2017 at the FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship in Cairo, Egypt, however, that the South American country won its first ever world title. And it did so in style, defeating defending champions Russia in the final.
2017 Review: China confirm rank at World Grand Champions Cup
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2018 - One thing is certain since the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Womenīs World Grand Champions Cup in Japan: China are the team to beat in women's international volleyball.
Watch: How national team players prepare to do battle
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2018 - What do the players do before a match? Are they relaxed? Nervous? Excited? The FIVB takes a quick peak into national team dressing rooms to see how the players gear themselves up ahead of a big match.
2017 Review: Brazil claim fifth World Grand Champions Cup title
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2018 - Brazil have enjoyed considerable success at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup. And the South American country's performances in September earned coach Renan Dal Zotto's men a fifth title in 2017 - the fourth in a row.
Menīs Club World Championship medallists make strong start to new year
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2018 - Zenit Kazan, Cucine Lube Civitanova and Sada Cruzeiro Voleiīs podium-finishing performances in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Menīs Club World Championship in Poland boosted their momentum as they resumed their respective national league campaigns.
France coach Tillie feeling positive about 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 15, 2018 - France had an up-and-down record in 2017, winning the FIVB Volleyball World League but falling short of their expectations in the European Championship and the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup, but coach Laurent Tillie is keen to look ahead to the possibilities of 2018 rather than dwell on last yearīs disappointments.
Looking back: Poland and Hungary earn Group 2 and 3 honours in 2017 World Grand Prix
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 15, 2018 - In recent years, any talk about Polish volleyball has usually been about the menīs team. The FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship title won on home soil in 2014 fuelled an already intense passion for the sport in Poland.
Video: The Perfect Spike
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 15, 2018 - At its best the spike is the perfect end to a volleyball team's attacking move.
FIVB on Instagram celebrates 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 15, 2018 - Celebrating 5,645,001 likes in 2017, the FIVB's Instagram account highlights the best of volleyball and beach volleyball around the world.
Scorching competition at Waikato Beach Volleyball Open
Lake Karapiro Domain, New Zealand, January 14, 2018 - The competition was as fierce as the summer conditions at this weekendīs Waikato Beach Volleyball Open, the second event in the Volleyball New Zealand National Beach Tour. The menīs Commonwealth Games trial also concluded ahead of the Games in April, where beach volleyball will be making its debut.
Latvians gain beach volleyball entry in FIVB World Tour record book
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 14, 2018 - While Alix Klineman of the United States was making a splash on the international beach volleyball circuit by winning a gold medal in her first-ever FIVB World Tour appearance, Latvians Martins Plavins and Edgars Tocs also entered their names in the record book by winning gold at the Dela Beach Open January 7 in their first event together.
Watch: Ngapeth stuns fans with phenomenal footwork
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 12, 2018 - France superstar Earvin Ngapeth has once again stunned the volleyball world with some incredible defending in his latest appearance on Wednesday in Piacenza.
2017 Review: Record 12th World Grand Prix title for Brazil
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 12, 2018 - The last of 25 editions of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix featured Brazil as winners of a 12th title. In all, the South Americans have claimed 19 medals in the competition, which was first held in 1993. In 2018 the competition will be replaced by the women's tournament in the FIVB's new flagship event, the Volleyball Nations League.
Z Team meets Scott-Arruda
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 12, 2018 - Get to know the Tuskers as Olympic legend Danielle Scott-Arruda extends a helping hand in this series for the Olympic Channel.