FIVB press releases All en ©2014 FIVB Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:06:21 GMT Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:06:21 GMT OrdinaSoft RSS 2.0.10 builder, v1.0 Japan beat hosts Thailand to retain Asian Girls’ U17 crown Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, October 19, 2014 – Japan successfully defended their Asian Girls’ U17 Volleyball Championship crown to win their sixth title in total and fifth in a row after brushing off hosts Thailand in a thrilling four-set final in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:42:32 GMT China upsets Korea in Asian volleyball clash Manama, Bahrain, October 19, 2014 - Six-time champions South Korea suffered a shock defeat to China in the 17th Asian Men’s Under-20 Volleyball Championship on Sunday in Bahrain. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:15:49 GMT Over 1,400 youngsters at Buenos Aires Volley All Festival Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 19, 2014 – A Volley All Festival was held at the Rosedal park in Buenos Aires on Sunday with over 1,400 children participating. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:17:29 GMT Peru to meet Argentina for the gold at U20 Final Four Lima, Peru, October 19, 2014 – Peru swept Dominican Republic 28-26, 25-17, 25-13 in 69 minutes to remain undefeated at the U20 Final Four Women’s Gatorade Cup in front of about 3,000 spectators at Eduardo Dibos Coliseum on Saturday night. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:12:20 GMT China and Korea clash top of agenda on day 3 of Asian U20 Championships Manama, Bahrain, October 19, 2014 - Bahrain volleyball fans will have only just regained their breath after the thrill and intensity of Saturday night’s four-set scrap between Iran and Qatar when another potential blockbuster unfolds on Sunday. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:38:07 GMT Japan, hosts Thailand set up final showdown in Asian Girls’ U17 Championship Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, October 18, 2014 – Invincible Japan made a step closer to winning their sixth Asian titles following their scintillating straight-set victory over China, as hosts Thailand made much of an impact to advance to the final for the first time after stunning Korea in hard-fought five-set thriller in the 10thAsian Girls’ U17 Volleyball Championship on Friday. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:23:05 GMT Iran, Qatar match highlights day two of Asian U20 Championships Manama, Bahrain, October 18,2014 - Iran and Qatar played the best match of the tournament so far, while hosts Bahrain made it two wins from two starts on day two of the 17th Asian U20 Volleyball Championships. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:59:29 GMT Marte Hoffiz to preside Dominican Hall of Fame induction ceremony Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, October 18, 2014 – FIVB First Executive Vice President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz will preside over the Dominican Republic Sport Hall of Fame induction ceremony to take place on Sunday in Santo Domingo. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 01:06:11 GMT Peru overcome Cuba to stay undefeated at U20 Cup Lima, Peru, October 17, 2014 – Hosts Peru overcame Cuba in four sets (23-25, 25-20, 25-14, 25-13) to claim their second victory in as many days in the U20 Final Four Women’s Gatorade Cup at Eduardo Dibos Coliseum on Friday. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:14:41 GMT Day two set to begin at Asian U20 Men’s Championship Manama, Bahrain, October 18,2014 - China, Chinese Taipei, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will all get their first taste of action at the Asian U20 Men’s Volleyball Championships when day two action kicks off today. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:12:44 GMT Hosts Thailand up against Korea, Japan set cup 2012 final rematch with China in semi-finals of Asian Girls’ U17 Championship Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, October 17, 2014 – Invincible Japan took little time to dismantle New Zealand in a lop-sided battle on Friday to set up clash of the Titans with world champions China, as hosts Thailand take on Korea in the semifinals of the 10th Asian Girls’ U17 Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:02:16 GMT Peru and Dominican Republic open with victories Lima, Peru, October 16, 2014 – Hosts Peru and Dominican Republic claimed victories in the opening day of the U20 Gatorade Final Four Women’s Cup at Eduardo Dibos Coliseum on Thursday. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:19:47 GMT MVP Hill shares World Championship glory Lausanne, Switzerland, October 17, 2014 - The 17th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship, which saw the United States claim the title of world champions for the first time in the history of the competition, also turned the spotlight on Kimberly Hill. The 24-year-old was rewarded for her outstanding performances with the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and Second Best Outside Spiker awards. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:49:35 GMT Hong Kong outclass India in playoff of Asian Girls’ U17 Championship Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, October 16, 2014 – Fast-improving Hong Kong pulled off a convincing straight-sets (25-15, 29-27, 25-12) victory over India as the 10th Asian Girls’ U17 Volleyball Championship continued in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Thursday. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:33:29 GMT Watch: Hill, Zeng lead teams during impressive FIVB Women's WCH final Lausanne, Switzerland, October 15, 2014 – Years of training and a full month of competition led up to a historic gold medal for Team USA on Sunday, as they took on the Chinese women in a four-set match filled with some of the best rallies of the competition. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:35:40 GMT Beach Volleyball Commission maps out road ahead Lausanne, Switzerland, October 17, 2014 - The FIVB Beach Volleyball Commission discussed proposals for the future of the sport in a two-day meeting at the headquarters of the International Volleyball Federation in Lausanne on Wednesday and Thursday. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:45:33 GMT Peru host U20 Final Four Gatorade Cup Lima, Peru, October 15, 2014 – Once again the Eduardo Dibos Coliseum of Lima will host an international volleyball competition when the national female teams of hosts Peru, Argentina, Cuba and Dominican Republic battle at the Gatorade Cup U20 Final Four from October 16-19. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:19:03 GMT Japan aim to make it three in a row at 17th Asian Men's U20 Championship Manama, Bahrain, October 16, 2014 - Japan’s quest for a third consecutive title starts with a match against Kuwait on Friday, the opening day of the 17th Men’s U20 Asian Volleyball Championships in Bahrain. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:07:45 GMT Palestine secures funding for future stars Jerusalem, Palestine, October 16, 2014 – The Palestine Volleyball Federation has continued its efforts to maximise development in the country after receiving a grant from the Papal Agency for Middle East relief and development. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:07:50 GMT Volleyball Tracking System offers new insight for fans Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16, 2014 – Fans can relive the excitement of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship with a different insight thanks to the innovative new Volleyball Tracking System. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:04:57 GMT