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Thailand and China maintain winning ways in World Champ qualifiers
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 21, 2017 - Thailand and China made it two wins from two, on day two of the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship - AVC Qualification Tournament that is taking place at Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty and at the Nakhon Pathom Gymnasium in Thailand, on Thursday.
President Graça discusses "exciting" development of volleyball in Poland
Warsaw, Poland, September 21, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° has expressed his excitement about the future of volleyball in Poland after attending several meetings in the host nation of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men´s Club World Championship.
Better training and all-round care
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 21, 2017 - When the first international beach volleyball circuit was launched in 1989/90, it featured just three tournaments and a total prize purse of $140,000. Last season, $800,000 were up for grabs at the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals alone.
China make winning start to AVC World Champ qualifiers
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 20, 2017 - China defeated Fiji in straight-sets as the Japan 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship - AVC Qualification Tournament begun at Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty on Wednesday.
Mol leads Beach Volleyball Vikings
Oslo, Norway, September 20, 2017 - After a six-season medal drought on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Anders Mol and beach volleyball players from Norway are starting to make news on the international circuit.
Clubs learn fate in Men's Club World Championship draw
Warsaw, Poland, September 19, 2017 - Polish clubs ZAKSA Kedzierzyn-Kozle and PGE Skra Belchatow learned their fate as the draw for the pool stage of the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship was held in Warsaw on Tuesday.
Teams gear up for World Championship qualifier in Almaty
Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 19, 2017 - Coaches of Australia, China, Fiji, Chinese Taipei and hosts Kazakhstan shared their comments in a press conference ahead of the FIVB Volleyball Women´s World Championship Japan 2018 Asia Qualifiers at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace Press Center on Tuesday.
Coaches ready for action in World Championship qualifier in Thailand
Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, September 19, 2017 - Head coaches from Korea, DPR Korea, Iran, Vietnam and Thailand attended the General Technical Meeting of the FIVB Volleyball Women´s World Championship Japan 2018 Asian Qualifiers Pool B tournament on Tuesday. They shared their thoughts ahead of the single round-robin tournament set to take place in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand from September 20 to 24.
Clubs set to discover path to Club World Championship glory
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 19, 2017 - The eight teams that will compete in the Poland 2017, FIVB Volleyball Men´s Club World Championship will find out who they will face in the pool stages when the draw is made at the Polsat television studios in Warsaw at 16.30 today.
Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Libya to play for berth at African Nations Championship
Tunis, Tunisia, September 19, 2017- African giants Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Libya will compete for a place at the 2017 Men's African Nations Championship when they meet in a round-robin tournament in Tunis, Tunisia, September 20 to 23. The African Nations Championship to be held in Cairo, Egypt from October 22 to 29 also serves as a qualifier for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship.
Europe takes Women's U23 Worlds by storm
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Turkey must surely be ecstatic at claiming gold at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship here on Sunday evening after tearing Slovenia apart in the final at Arena Stozice. After all this is only their second gold at national teams level in a world competition, following their Girls' U18 success in 2011.
Turkey´s Hande Baladin honoured with U23 World Championship MVP award
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Turkey´s Hande Baladin headlined the Dream Team for the 2017 FIVB Women´s U23 World Championship after guiding her team to glory here in Ljubljana.
We played like a final should be played - Turkey coach Guneyligil
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Turkey delivered a brilliant performance in the final of the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship to shut out Slovenia for gold - though even on the other side there was satisfaction for the overall achievement despite the disappointment of the defeat.
Merciless Turkey scatter Slovenia for Women's U23 world gold
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Turkey pounded Slovenia from the service line to deny the hosts any kind of play as they sailed to a 4-0 (15-12, 15-11, 15-13, 15-8) sweep here on Sunday at Arena Stozice in the final of the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship.
This is just fantastic - Bulgaria captain Dimitrova
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Bulgaria's win over the Dominican Republic for bronze at the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship makes the Balkan team very happy for earning the country their first ever female volleyball world championship medal.
We duly followed our game plan today, Brazil captain Drussyla
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Brazil blanked Cuba in straight sets (15-12, 15-6, 15-8, 15-13) on Sunday afternoon to finish on the fifth position of the 2017 FIVB Women´s U23 World Championship here in Ljubljana. Bulgaria was the key match for Brazil´s troubles, said Brazil coach Wagner Coppini.
Bulgaria triumph over Dominicans for Women's U23 bronze
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Bulgaria outclassed the Dominican Republic 4-2 (12-15, 15-8, 15-11, 16-18, 15-11, 15-9) to earn the bronze medal of the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship here on Sunday at Arena Stozice and secure a European and especially Balkan domination of the podium.
Brazil take revenge on Cuba to capture fifth position
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - Brazil took revenge on Cuba for their unexpected pool loss by thundering past the Caribbean in straight sets (15-12, 15-6, 15-8, 15-13) on Sunday afternoon to capture the fifth position of the 2017 FIVB Women´s U23 World Championship here in Ljubljana.
I take full responsibility for my team´s performance - China coach Wu Sheng
Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 17, 2017 - China came from behind to outplay Thailand 4-2 (14-16, 12-15, 15-4, 16-14, 15-3, 19-17) at Hall Tivoli on Sunday afternoon, thus finishing on the seventh rank at 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship in Ljubljana. China have learnt a lot from this tournament said China captain Long Cheng
Brazil win record fifth title in Men´s World Grand Champions Cup
Osaka, Japan, September 17, 2017 - Brazil finished in style at the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men´s World Grand Champions Cup with a sweeping victory over Japan to collect their record fifth title at the Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium on Sunday.