FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2014 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:39:09 GMT Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:39:09 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Antigua pouch Boys' ECVA Youth title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44901&Language=en St John’s, Antigua, April 22, 2014 - Antigua and Barbuda was taken the distance by Grenada, but came away winners of the boys category of the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA) Youth Championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44901&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:50:31 GMT St Lucia steers course to win ECVA Girls' Youth Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44900&Language=en St John’s, Antigua, April &nbsp;22, 2014 - St Lucia extended their undisturbed stretch of wins by taking the &nbsp;title match in the female segment of the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA) Youth Championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44900&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:40:57 GMT Rodriguez and Haddock going for a triple in Cayman Islands http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44899&Language=en Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, April 22, 2014 – The sixth edition of the double-gender Cayman Islands Beach Volleyball Tournament marks the start of the 2014 NORCECA Circuit at Seven Mile Beach of Grand Cayman on Friday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44899&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:30:08 GMT Walkenhorst and Ludwig aiming to take final step http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44898&Language=en Berlin, Germany, April 22, 2014 – With the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour getting underway this week one team is hoping to use it as a way to build on the success of their opening season together. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44898&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:05:19 GMT World League accreditation process open to media http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44837&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 22, 2014 – Accreditation for the Intercontinental Round of the FIVB World League is now open on the FIVB’s Media Club platform. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44837&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:37:35 GMT German pair Laboureur and Sude top seeds at Fuzhou Open Women's Qualification Tournament http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44897&Language=en Fuzhou, China, April 22, 2014 - Chantal Laboureur and Julia Sude of Germany were named top seeds for the women's Qualification Tournament at the FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open following Tuesday's technical meeting. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44897&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:01:00 GMT Doprastav claims third Slovakian title in history http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44896&Language=en <font size="1" style="font-family: Verdana,Arial;">Bratislava, Slovakia, April 22, 2014 - The women´s volleyball team of Doprastav Bratislava became champion of the Slovakian Extraliga for the third time in history.&nbsp; The team from the banks of the river Danube won the final series against city archrivals Slavia Ekonomicka Univerzita Bratislava by three victories to one.</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44896&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:30:21 GMT Rabita wins sixth consecutive Azerbaijani title http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44894&Language=en <font size="1" style="font-family: Verdana,Arial;">Baku, Azerbaijan, April 22, 2014 - Rabita Baku did it again!&nbsp; The squad around head coach Eldar Yusubov has won the club’s sixth consecutive title in Azerbaijan</font> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44894&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:49:15 GMT Salvetti/Daguerre lead eight teams into men's Main Draw at FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44893&Language=en Fuzhou, China, April 22, 2014 - Back-to-back qualification tournament wins from France's Yannick Salvetti and Jean-Baptiste Daguerre, including a hard-fought three-set victory over top seeded qualifiers Vitor Felipe and Evandro Oliveira of Brazil, secured them a spot in the men's Main Draw at the FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open on Tuesday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44893&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:38:34 GMT Vital Heynen aims to win a medal in the next three years http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44889&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 22, 2014 – Germany coach Vital Heynen shares his outlook on his team in the FIVB Volleyball World League and the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship, and his high hopes for his team in the next three years – to win a medal. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44889&Language=en Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:21:48 GMT Guaynabo Mets prepare for FIVB Men’s Club World Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44885&Language=en Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, April 21, 2014 - The reigning champions of Puerto Rico’s Men's National Volleyball League Guaynabo Mets began their preparation last week for the 2014 FIVB Men’s Club World Championship, which will be held May 5 to 10 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44885&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:49:44 GMT Quarterfinal line up confirmed at Women's African Club Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44892&Language=en Carthage, Tunisia, April 21, 2014 - Algeria's GS Petroliers and Tunisia's Sfax from Pool C have joined the already qualified Carthage, Injis (Pool A), Prison, Shams (Pool B), Pipeline and FAP (Pool D) in the quarterfinal of the 2014 Women's African Club Championship following their victories on day 3 at the Sidi Bousaid and Ben Ammar Halls in Carthage, Tunisia on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44892&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:51:13 GMT Fuzhou Open starts Tuesday with men's qualifying http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44891&Language=en Fuzhou, China, April 21, 2014 - Professional beach volleyball stars including Olympic champions Kerri Walsh and Phil Dalhausser are among the athletes to participate in the FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open which starts on Tuesday with men's qualifying. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44891&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:43:00 GMT Hisamitsu Springs, Tianjin top groups in Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44890&Language=en Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, April 21, 2014 – Fired-up Hisamitsu Springs annihilated hosts Nakhonratchasima, while Chinese powerhouses Bohai Bank Tianjin thrashed KSEB in their last group round-robin preliminary encounters, to top their respective groups in the “17th Princess Cup” Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship at the Nakhonpathom Municipality Gymnasium on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44890&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:45:13 GMT Fuzhou Opens marks start of record-breaking season http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44888&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 21, 2014 – The Fuzhou Open in China marks the start of the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, a competition that will run until the Durban Open in December and features a record 10 Grand Slam tournaments and a further nine Open events. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44888&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:20:09 GMT Triple gold medalist Andrea Giani on past, present and future World Champs http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44887&Language=en Rome, Italy, April 17, 2014 – As Italy’s men’s national team warms up for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Poland 2014, they’re learning from one of the best: Andrea Giani. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44887&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:26:02 GMT Getting to know: Belgium “Yellow Tiger” Valérie Courtois http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44886&Language=en Brussels, Belgium, April 21, 2014 – Among the “Yellow Tigers” – who won a historic bronze medal for Belgium at last year’s European Championship and will compete at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship Italy 2014 – libero Valérie Courtois has a very special story to tell. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44886&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:13:51 GMT Slovakia to make the most of World League experience http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44828&Language=en Kosice, Slovakia, April 20, 2014 – This year’s edition of the FIVB World League will be one of many firsts for Slovakia. As the men’s national team gets set to take part in the tournament for the first time ever, Slovakia’s eastern city of Kosice is also gearing up to host the League’s Pool G matches in the city’s Steel Arena. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44828&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:16:40 GMT Six clubs confirm quarterfinal tickets at Women's African Club Championship http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44883&Language=en Carthage, Tunisia, April 20, 2014 – The favourites of the 2014 Women's African Club Championship continued their success on the second day of the tournament, with hosts Carthage of Tunisia, defending champions Kenya Prison and Egypt’s Shams, Cameroon’s FAP and Injis, GSP of Algeria and Kenya Pipeline securing their second wins in Carthage, Tunisia on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44883&Language=en Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:32:38 GMT 2014 FIVB World Tour debuts with Fuzhou Open http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44857&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, April 20, 2014—Pre-season training is complete, several partnerships have been switched and others are re-confirmed, as the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball launches the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour this week in Fuzhou, China. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=44857&Language=en Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:55:20 GMT