FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2014 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:17:21 GMT Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:17:21 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Netherlands, Czech Republic climb to top of group standings http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47765&Language=en Lausanne, Switzerland, July 27, 2014 – Netherlands and Czech Republic captured leadership in Groups 2 and 3, respectively, after winning all their matches on the opening week of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47765&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:39:55 GMT Poland's Belcik states win over Peru "was our hardest game” http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47763&Language=en Lima, Peru, July 27, 2014 - Poland captain Izabela Belcik commented how on how pleased she was with the result after her team defeated hosts Peru in a hard-fought game 3-1 (25-22, 25-23, 21-25, 25-20) on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47763&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:30:32 GMT Zaroslinska leads Poland to four-set win over Peru http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47762&Language=en Lima, Peru, July 27, 2014. Poland silenced the loud cheers of more than 4,500 spectators that packed the Eduardo Dibos Stadium with a victory over host Peru in a hard-fought game won 3-1 (25-22, 25-23, 21-25, 25-20) on the final day of the 2014 World Grand Prix preliminary round on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47762&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:17:43 GMT Puerto Rico produce strong performance http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47761&Language=en Carolina, Puerto Rico, July 27, 2014 - Puerto Rico defeat Cuba 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-17) in the last match of Pool K. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47761&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:03:11 GMT Puerto Rico complete best performance in WGP pool stage http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47760&Language=en Carolina, Puerto Rico, July 27, 2014 – Puerto Rico completed its best performance in pools stage in the history of the World Grand Prix, beating Cuba 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25 -17) in the last match at the Guillermo Angulo Coliseum to finish in second place in Pool K. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47760&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:47:05 GMT I feel wonderful, coach Ivan Petkov http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47759&Language=en Mexico City, Mexico, July 27, 2014. - Bulgaria finished pool Q unbeaten as they scored their last victory over the home team in exciting four sets at Juan de la Barrera Gymnasium in Mexico City. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47759&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:28:22 GMT USA’S Dalhausser & Rosenthal Net Third 2014 FIVB World Tour Gold Medal http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47758&Language=en Long Beach, USA, July 27, 2014 - On the sixth-straight day of competition where blue skies and near-perfect weather conditions prevailed, Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal avenged a gold medal setback a week earlier to Grzegorz Fijalek and Mariusz Prudel as the Americans captured their third gold medal on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour by outlasting the Polish pair here Sunday to net the men’s gold medal at the US$1-million ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47758&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:06:26 GMT Belgium's Leys: "We have learned to solve the game" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47757&Language=en Lima, Peru, July 27, 2014 - Belgium defeated Canada in straight sets on the last day of Pool J of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47757&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:58:14 GMT Bulgaria beat Mexico to finish pool Q undefeated http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47756&Language=en Mexico City, Mexico, July 27, 2014. - Bulgaria scored a strong victory over hosts Mexico 3-1 (25-23, 25-20, 25-23, 25-21) in the closing match of Pool Q at Juan de la Barrera Gymnasium in Mexico City. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47756&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:46:15 GMT Belgium defeat Canada in straight sets http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47755&Language=en Lima, Peru, July 27, 2014 – Belgium powered passed Canada in straight sets (25-13,25-19, 28-26) in their final match of the 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix preliminary round on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47755&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:21:10 GMT Plak says goal is to make the Final Four http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47754&Language=en Carolina, Puerto Rico, July 27, 2014 – Netherlands made a clean sweep of Pool K after beating Argentina 3-0 in the Intercontinental Round of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix on Sunday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47754&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:15:45 GMT Netherlands claim Pool K with win over Argentina http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47752&Language=en Carolina, Puerto Rico, July 27, 2014 – The Netherlands beat Argentina 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 26-24) on Sunday to earn a maximum nine points in Group K. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47752&Language=en Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:03:40 GMT Canada and Poland claim the gold medals at the U21 World Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47751&Language=en Larnaka, Cyprus, July 27, 2014 - Canada’s Sophie Bukovec and Tia Miric and Poland’s Michal Bryl and Kacper Kujawiak were crowned FIVB U21 world champions on Sunday evening in Larnaka. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47751&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:49:46 GMT USA’s Ross/Walsh Jennings capture women’s gold medal on home sand http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47750&Language=en Long Beach, USA, July 27, 2014&nbsp;- Rarely able to enjoy the benefits of playing an international event on their home sand, USA’s top-seeded Olympians April Ross/Kerri Walsh Jennings made the most of it Sunday to defeat Brazil’s rapidly-improving fifth-seeded Agatha Bednarczuk/Barbara Seixas to win the women’s gold medal match at the double-gender ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball, a US$1,000,000 FIVB Grand Slam. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47750&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:19:20 GMT First FIVB title for Canada’s Bukovec/Miric at the U21 in Larnaka http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47749&Language=en Larnaka, Cyprus, July 27, 2014 - Sophie Bukovec and Tia Miric claimed their first gold on Sunday at the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships. The Canadians defeated Lithuania’s Ieva Dumbauskaite and Monika Povilaityte 2-1 (21-19, 18-21, 15-10) in their first final ever. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47749&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:41 GMT "We are looking to finish in the final four," says Kenya's Khadambi http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47748&Language=en <span style="font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;" lang="EN-US">Mexico City, Mexico July 27, 2014 - Kenya captain Brackcides Khadambi says her team is aiming for a strong performance in the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix after their 3-0 win over Algeria on Sunday. </span> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47748&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:49:13 GMT Kenya cruise by Algeria to record second win http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47747&Language=en <span style="font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;" lang="EN-US">Mexico City, Mexico, July 27, 2014 - Kenya eased past Algeria to win 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-13) at the Olympic Gymnasium Juan de la Berrera on the last day of action in Pool Q.</span> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47747&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:33:05 GMT Back-to-back Larnaka gold for Poland’s Bryl and Kujawiak http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47746&Language=en Larnaka, Cyprus, July 27, 2014 - Michal Bryl and Kacper Kujawiak won their second gold medal on Sunday in Larnaka. The Polish defeated Russian qualifiers Ilya Leshukov and Aleksandr Margiev 2-0 (21-16, 21-15) in the final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47746&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:40:08 GMT Lithuanian girls to clash with Canada for the gold medal in Larnaka http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47745&Language=en Larnaka, Cyprus, July 27, 2014 - Lithuania’s Ieva Dumbauskaite and Monika Povilaityte made it to their second final on Sunday at the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships. After winning the 2012 U19 World Championships, also in Larnaka, they will go for another gold against Canada’s Sophie Bukovec and Tia Miric. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47745&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:55:58 GMT Czech Republic captain: "It was important that we regrouped" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47744&Language=en Almaty, Kazakhstan, July 27, 2014 – Czech Republic captain Helena Havelkova reflected on her side's 3-1 (25-16, 26-24, 25-27, 25-16) win over Kazakhstan on Sunday and shared how they overcame the hosts despite difficulty. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=47744&Language=en Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:18:44 GMT