FIVB press releases http://www.fivb.org All en ©2014 FIVB press@fivb.org webmaster@fivb.org Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:23:43 GMT Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:23:43 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Favourites Brazil and Russia begin victorious on World Champs Day 3 http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48883&Language=en Katowice and Gdansk, Poland, September 1, 2014 - Heavy favourites World No 1 Brazil and No 2 Russia opened their 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship campaigne in the right track as both giants set the first victory against Germany and Canada respectively in the third day of the competition's Pool B and C in Katowice and Gdansk on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48883&Language=en Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:09:12 GMT “I feel very well because we won," says Korea, Park Chul-Woo http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48882&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 1, 2014 Korean Coach, Park Kiwon: “We didn`t play very well today, we started and finish slowly, I didn`t like it. Our mental preparation wasn't good in this match. This competition is important for our players because they can improve, we will try to play our best in next games. I think organization in Katowice is perfect”. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48882&Language=en Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:07:09 GMT Zhong Weijun: Mistakes prevented us to win in straight sets http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48880&Language=en Gdansk, Poland, September 1, 2014 – China held their ground in a tough challenge by Egypt in the third match of the opening day in Pool C of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Ergo Arena on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48880&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:44:13 GMT FIVB Men's World Championship - Day 3 - Live http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48855&Language=en Katowice, Poland, August 31, 2014 - Follow the action from day three of the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship Poland 2014 as Pool B and Pool C begin their battles in Gdansk and Katowice. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48855&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:25:54 GMT Korea claim the victory over Tunisia in a long four sets struggle http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48878&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 1, 2014- After long four sets battle, Korea claimed a 3-1 (24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 25-18) victory over more experienced Tunisian team. The battle between two continents, full of unexpected twists, exhausted both teams, but satisfied spectators in Spodek sports hall. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48878&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:44:22 GMT “I would like to thank our fans” Tuomas Sammelvuo http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48875&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 1, 2014- Finland team beat Cuba 3-2 in the second match of the Pool B in Katowice. Finland came back from a long journey as they were losing 0-2. However 3000 Finnish fans in Spodek didn’t lose faith, made an amazing atmosphere on the tribunes. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48875&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:35:11 GMT China prevail in thrilling fourth set clash with Egypt http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48874&Language=en Gdansk, Poland, September 1, 2014 – China seized victory in the thrilling fourth frame (25-20, 25-20, 23-25, 33-31) in the third match in Pool C of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Ergo Arena on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48874&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:25:21 GMT Superb Pekka Ojansivu powers popular Finland past Cuba http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48870&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 1, 2014 - Ojansivu Olli-Pekka's superb performance led World No 26 Finland to rebound from 2 sets behind and win a grueling five setter against world No 7 Cuba 3-2 (18-25, 21-25, 27-25, 25-23, 15-12) in front of excited crowd mostly supporting the winners at Spodek Hall in Katowice, Poland on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48870&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:08:26 GMT "We played with intensity and focus", says Aleksiev http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48869&Language=en Gdansk, Poland, September 1, 2014 – Bulgaria steadily skimmed in straight sets against an unfocused Mexican squad in the second match in Pool C of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Ergo Arena on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48869&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:04:10 GMT Bulgaria seize straight sets victory over Mexico http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48867&Language=en Gdansk, Poland, September 1, 2014 – Bulgaria drained Mexico in straight sets (25-16, 25-17, 25-21) to earn their opening day victory in Pool C of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Ergo Arena on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48867&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:34:22 GMT The World Championships lands in schools, the training course for teachers begins. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48865&Language=en Milan, Italy, September 1, 2014 - School teachers in Lombardia learn about volleyball: from September 2 to September 4, “Centro Fipav Pavesi“ of Milan hosts a training course for teachers entirely dedicated to volleyball, towards the FIVB Women’s World Championships Italy 2014, with the final phase will take place in Milan from 8th to 12th October. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48865&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:28:12 GMT "It’s just the first step in a very long tournament," Says Brazil coach, Bernardinho http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48864&Language=en Katwice, Poland, September 1, 2014- Brazil coach, Bernardo Rezende: After all the talks about pressure and about winning and being one of the favourites we needed to play with open mind and we started strong and just kept playing. It was important to start the tournament well. We put the pressure on the other side and we played consistently, we need to improve some elements. We won with competitive team with potential which can play better. But it’s just a first step in the very long tournament http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48864&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:18:49 GMT Voronkov: "Muserskiy was definitely the star in this match" http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48862&Language=en <span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: x-small;">Gdansk, Poland, September 1, 2014 – Russia defeated Canada in straight sets to start a positive run in Pool C of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Ergo Arena on Monday.</span> http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48862&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:53:00 GMT Brazil open World Champs campaign with victory over Germany http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48861&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 1, 2014- Defending Champions and World No 1 Brazil open their 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship campaign in the right foot after they beat Germany 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-17) in their opening Pool B encounter in front of a passionate crowd at Spodek Hall in Katowice, Poland on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48861&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:53:40 GMT Muserskiy makes difference in Russian victory over Canada http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48860&Language=en Gdansk, Poland, September 1, 2014 – Russia outmanoeuvred a persistent Canadian team in straight sets (25-21, 25-19, 25-21) in the opening match of Pool C of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship at the Ergo Arena on Monday. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48860&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:19:39 GMT Cameroon captain compares team's volleyball passion to Poland’s http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48859&Language=en Wroclaw, Poland, September 1, 2014 – Following a twenty-year absence, Cameroon have now qualified to the World Championship for the second successive tournament and their captain says that despite the fact the event is being held in Poland, their passion is level to that of the host nation. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48859&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:58:27 GMT Defending champions and Olympic monarchs in action on Day Three http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48858&Language=en Katowice, Poland, September 1, 2014 – Day Three at the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championships visits the cities of Katowice and Gdansk as the volleyball festival continues displaying exciting shows of athleticism surrounded by the enthusiasm of loyal fans. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48858&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:51:02 GMT Harbour Raiders and Nelson Pine share honours at New Zealand National Club Volleyball Championships http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48854&Language=en Tauranga, New Zealand, August 31, 2014 - A third consecutive title for champions Richmond Mall Nelson Pine, and a first ever title by Auckland's Harbour Raiders women was the outcome of a successful National Club Volleyball Championships held in Tauranga, New Zealand, over the last four days. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48854&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:34:45 GMT FIVB breaks new frontiers in presentation and hospitality http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48853&Language=en Warsaw, Poland, August 31, 2014 – August 30, 2014, will remain a memorable day in the history of volleyball as the National Football Stadium in Warsaw hosted the opening match of the 2014 Men's Volleyball World Championship. Following a dazzling opening ceremony, hosts Poland delivered the perfect start for their fans as they overcame powerhouse Serbia in straight sets (25-19, 25-18, 25-18) in front of 62,000 spectators. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48853&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:08:20 GMT Positive signs for Puerto Rico according to star player Héctor Soto http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48850&Language=en Krakow, Poland, August 31, 2014 - Even though the match ended up in straight sets for France, both coaches and captains from the Europeans and from Puerto Rico agreed that it was a leveled game overall in the end of Day 1. http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=48850&Language=en Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:25:20 GMT