Lausanne, Switzerland, May 29, 2017 - With six teams qualified this past weekend from Europe for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship, 15 spots remain up for grabs for the next edition of the flagship FIVB tournament which will be jointly hosted by Italy and Bulgaria next year.
KAZAKHSTAN SECURE BERTH FOR 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL ROUND QUALIFIERS
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, May 29, 2017 - Kazakhstan stamped their authority over the Central Asian Zonal Qualification Tournament for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship following their impressive 3-1 (27-25 21-25 25-19 25-14) victory over hosts Kyrgyzstan in their last match at the packed 1,000-seater Gazprom Gym in Bishkek on Sunday.
SIX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRANTS EMERGE FROM EUROPE
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 28, 2017 - France, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Russia and Finland all claimed tickets to the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship Sunday night, as Round 2 of the European qualifiers wound down with some amazing matches across the continent. Serbia had already claimed the first of the six available direct tickets on Saturday, with a day to spare in the competition.
FIVB PRESIDENT GRAÇA ENDS SUCCESSFUL USA VISIT AT THE USA VOLLEYBALL OPEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Minneapolis, USA, May 28, 2017 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° brought his visit to the US full circle on Saturday when he attended the country’s 2017 Volleyball Open National Championships - the largest national championships in any sport in the USA, and one which President Graça has competed in four times and won twice.
ALL THE LATEST FROM THE EUROPEAN WOMEN'S QUALIFIERS
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 26, 2017 – The second round of European qualifying for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship, which takes place in Japan in 2018, is underway and runs through to June 4.
RELENTLESS SERBIA POWER THROUGH TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Warsaw, Poland, May 28, 2017 - Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallists Serbia demolished Poland 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-15) Sunday evening to claim the first ticket to the 2018 FIVB Women's World Championship in Japan after topping Pool B with a remarkable absolutely perfect record.
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 24, 2017 - Thirty-six teams will begin their 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League campaigns from June 2 to 4, with Finland taking on Slovenia in Group 2 Pool A2 in the first match on day one in Korea.
Moscow, Russia, May 25, 2017 - With an international beach volleyball event returning here next week for 10th-straight season and 12th-time since the start of the sanctioned FIVB competition in 1987, host Russia will be looking for its fifth men’s and third women’s gold medals at a World Tour event featuring the planet’s elite competitors.
Colorado Springs, USA, May 27, 2017 - Less than a month after her split with Rio Olympic bronze medal partner April Ross, Kerri Walsh Jennings has announced that she and Nicole Branagh have entered a FIVB World Tour event in Croatia next month followed by scheduled stops in Switzerland and Austria.