FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2014 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:41:18 GMT Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:41:18 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification FIVB Men's World Championship - Day 20 - Live http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49430&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 18, 2014 - Round 3 of the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship is completed today with France and Iran meeting in Pool G and hosts Poland and Russia in Pool H. Our live commentary has all the news from Katowice and Lodz. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49430&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:34:32 GMT Vissotto proves worth as role player for Brazil http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49437&Language=en Lodz, Poland, September 18, 2014 – Brazilian Leandro Vissotto just knows when to step in for Brazil and have been the role player to help his team in their matches in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49437&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:03:14 GMT Final group stage matches put teams in must-win situations http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49435&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 18, 2014 – France, Iran, Russia and hosts Poland will switch their performances to high gear as they aim for the three remaining semifinals berths in the final group stage matches of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship on Thursday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49435&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:00:06 GMT Watch the best rallies of the FIVB Men’s World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49432&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 18, 2014 – As the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Poland 2014 reaches its peak this weekend, the FIVB is taking a look back at some of the best rallies of the tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49432&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:10:22 GMT Palaflorio ready for World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49431&Language=en Bari, Italy, September 18, 2014 - The city of Bari will be hosting first and second round matches of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, which takes place from September 23 to October 12. The first match at the Palaflorio venue takes place on Tuesday, September 23 and sees China take on Puerto Rico.<br> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49431&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:03:13 GMT Brazil record 73rd straight-sets win http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49429&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 17, 2014 – Brazil earned a record of 73 straight-set victories after defeating Russia 3-0, in their rematch in Pool H of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49429&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:15:35 GMT Brazil punch ticket to Final Four Round http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49433&Language=en Lodz and Katowice, Poland, September 17, 2014 – Three-time defending champions and top world-ranked Brazil beat reigning Olympic champions Russia on Wednesday to become the first team with a granted spot in the semifinals of the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49433&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:18:48 GMT Brazil punch ticket to Final Four Round http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49426&Language=en Lodz and Katowice, Poland, September 17, 2014 – Three-time defending champions and top world-ranked Brazil beat reigning Olympic champions Russia on Wednesday to become the first team with a granted spot in the semifinals of the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49426&Language=en Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:18:27 GMT FIVB Men's World Championship - Day 19 - As It Happened http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49415&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 17, 2014 - Round 3 of the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship continued on Wednesday with matches between Germany and Iran in Pool G and Brazil and Russia in Pool H. Relive the day here. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49415&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:57:53 GMT Energized Germany power past Iran http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49424&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 17, 2014 – The German team that played on Wednesday at Spodek Arena was the other side of the coin compared to the one subdued by France one night earlier as they corrected all their mistakes. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49424&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:40:57 GMT Lipe: "Murilo and Wallace are important for the team" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49428&Language=en Lodz, Poland, September 17, 2014 – Felipe Fonteles modestly represented his team to the press conference after Brazil defeated Russia in straight sets to qualify to the semifinals of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Atlas Arena on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49428&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:40:07 GMT Grozer’s masterpiece carries Germany to victory http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49423&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 17, 2014 – Germany bounced back from an awful first outing in Pool G of the FIVB Men’s World Championship to score a dominant victory over Iran in straight sets (25-15, 25-21, 25-19) at Spodek Arena of Katowice on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49423&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:20:51 GMT Brazil come back in style for 3-0 victory over Russia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49422&Language=en Lodz, Poland, September 17, 2014 – Brazil are back on the winning track after beating Russia in straight sets (25-22, 25-20, 25-21) in the second match of the third round in Pool H of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Atlas Arena on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49422&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:02:13 GMT French players with double reason to celebrate http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49420&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 17, 2014 – Last night the members of France National Team taking part in the FIVB Men’s World Championship had a double motive to celebrate following their 3-0 victory over Germany. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49420&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:27:55 GMT Iran nearing 50th set win; Russia to break losing run with Brazil http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49418&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 17, 2014 – A straight-set win by Iran over Germany will earn them another achievement of winning their 50th set, while Russia aim to stop their string of misfortunes against Brazil at the third round of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship on Wednesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49418&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:31:07 GMT Second round of CEV Continental Cup to be completed this weekend http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49417&Language=en Luxembourg, September 17, 2014 - The 2nd Round of the 2014-2016 CEV Beach Volleyball Continental Cup will be completed this weekend with three tournaments which will decide which countries win the remaining slots in the 3rd Round and keep their dreams of qualifying for the Beach Volleyball tournament of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro alive. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49417&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:36:37 GMT Rouzier leads by example http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49416&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 17, 2014 - Frenchman Antonin Rouzier was the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship's top scorer at the end of Round 2, with 182 points and an average of 20.2. He also tops his team in another category: Age. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49416&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:32:03 GMT Sign language teacher wins social media contest in Bari http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49414&Language=en Bari, Italy, September 17, 2014 - With six days remaining before the Palaflorio and Bari welcome six of the teams participating in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, the organisers have announced the winner of this summer's social media contest. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49414&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:44:48 GMT France get second win on Germany after 48 years; Poland win three tiebreakers in a row http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49413&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, September 16, 2014 – France waited 48 years to get their revenge over Germany, while Poland defeated Brazil to win their third five-set match in the third round of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49413&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:07:32 GMT Over 12,000 watch Poland win against Brazil http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49411&Language=en Lodz and Katowice, Poland, September 16, 2014 – Home favourites Poland and steady France opened the crucial Final Six Round of the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship with victories over three-time defending champions Brazil and Germany, respectively, on Tuesday night. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=49411&Language=en Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:47:52 GMT