FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2014 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:21:11 GMT Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:21:11 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Japan's style is great promotion for volleyball: Belgian coach http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48550&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2014 – Japan beat Belgium 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-15) on the fourth day of the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48550&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:53:50 GMT Japan, Brazil set up title showdown in World Grand Prix http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48549&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2014 – The host Japan and nine-time title winners Brazil collected respective victories at Ariake Collesium here on Saturday to set up a title showdown in the final round of the 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48549&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:07:48 GMT Japan beat Belgium in three sets; gunning for gold http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48548&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2014 – Japan beat Belgium 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-15) on the fourth day of the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48548&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:52:04 GMT FIVB Volleyball World Championship trophies stolen http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48545&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 23, 2013 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is working with Brazilian authorities to recover the trophies of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s and Women’s World Championships after they were stolen in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48545&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:24:08 GMT Ludwig and Sude set up Brazil versus Germany final http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48546&Language=en August 23, 2014 – Laura Ludwig and Julia Sude battled back from being set point down seven times in the opening set of their Stare Jablonki Grand Slam semifinal to beat Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves and reach the gold medal match on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48546&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:09:51 GMT I'm happy we can still win the tournament: Ze Roberto http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48542&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2014 – Brazil defeated Russia 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-21) on the fourth day of the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Saturday. Brazil coach Ze Roberto was please to stay in with a chance of winning the tournament. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48542&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:50:57 GMT Brazil raise record to 3-1 with victory over Russia http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48541&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2014 – Brazil defeated Russia 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-21) on the fourth day of the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48541&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:16:14 GMT Referees develop chemistry in Nanjing http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48540&Language=en Nanjing, China, August 23, 2014 - At the end of each night, long after the last beach volleyball matches have ended, all of the referees voluntary gather in the lobby of their hotel. They sit back and relax, swap stories and loudly laugh at each other’s jokes. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48540&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:45:27 GMT It was an amazing match: China coach Lang Ping http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48539&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2014 – China beat Turkey 3-2 (25-22, 18-25, 22-25, 25-23, 21-19) on the fourth day of the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Saturday. Both coaches were impressed with the match. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48539&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:31:53 GMT FIVB Women's team wrap up Grand Prix, turn focus to World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48538&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 23, 2014 – As the top women’s volleyball teams in the world wrap up their FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix run, fans can expect all teams to be at the top of their game, when the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, begins in just one month’s time. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48538&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:20:17 GMT Youth Olympic Games women’s elimination schedule set http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48537&Language=en Nanjing, China, August 23, 2014 - With several of the top women’s teams at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games winning pools as expected, a pair from the Czech Republic faces the difficult task of reaching the quarter-finals after entering the competition with a fourth-place finish at the recently-completed FIVB under-19 world championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48537&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:14:12 GMT China come back to win five-set thriller against Turkey http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48536&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2014 – China beat Turkey 3-2 (25-22, 18-25, 22-25, 25-23, 21-19) on the fourth day of the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Saturday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48536&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:13:29 GMT Men’s opening Youth Olympic Games elimination schedule set http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48535&Language=en Nanjing, China, August 23, 2014 - With the completion of the draw to set the 24-team men’s Beach Volleyball single-elimination bracket for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, a potential second-round match might feature two of the world’s top young teams when play continues here Sunday at the Nanjing Sports Park Complex. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48535&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:30:21 GMT Nanjing Youth Olympic women's bracket field confirmed http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48534&Language=en Nanjing, China, August 22, 2014 - Led by the winning pairs from of the six pools, a total of 24 women’s teams have been confirmed for play in the single-elimination phase of the Beach Volleyball competition at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games being played at a venue in the Nanjing Sports Park Complex. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48534&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:21:09 GMT Men's Youth Olympic teams confirmed for elimination bracket play http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48525&Language=en Nanjing, China, August 22, 2014 - The 24 teams advancing to the men’s single-elimination bracket for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games have been confirmed as pairs from all five FIVB confederations will be represented when bracket plays begins Sunday at the Beach Volleyball venue in the Nanjing Sports Park Complex. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48525&Language=en Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:52:52 GMT Double the fun when Brazil meets Germany as Stare Jablonki Grand Slam heads to a climax http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48499&Language=en August 22, 2014 – There is the possibility of an all-Brazilian or an all-German women’s final at the Stare Jablonki Grand Slam on Saturday after two sides from each country advanced to the semifinals on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48499&Language=en Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:01:12 GMT Gstaad gold medallists eyeing more glory http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48498&Language=en August 22, 2014 – Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler have their eyes set on another set of gold medals after they reached the Stare Jablonki Grand Slam semifinals on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48498&Language=en Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:39:34 GMT Patterson and Gibb rediscovering previous best http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48497&Language=en August 22, 2014 – Casey Patterson and Jacob Gibb ensured that they made it through to the Stare Jablonki Grand Slam second elimination round when they defeated FIVB Beach Volleyball world champions Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48497&Language=en Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:33 GMT 2015 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 1 pools confirmed http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48496&Language=en Tokyo, Japan, August 22, 2014 - A draw for the Group 1 pools of the 2015 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix was held at a meeting of the World Grand Prix Council in Tokyo today, where the 2014 Group 1 Finals are taking place this week. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48496&Language=en Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:43:37 GMT Japan guarantee top three finish; Brazil keep title chase on track http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48495&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, August 22, 2014 – With two more matches remaining in the Final Six, Japan are already guaranteed of their first-ever top three finish in the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, while Brazil are still in the running for the title in Tokyo, Japan. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48495&Language=en Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:02:42 GMT