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terça-feira, 27 de junho de 2017

GUTIERREZ PROPELS CUBA, CHINA TAKE LAST SPOT IN MEN'S U21 TOP EIGHT

FIVB PRESIDENT GRAÇA DISCUSSES "NUCLEUS PROJECT" AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GERMAN VOLLEYBALL FEDERATION
 
Hannover, Germany, June 24, 2017 – Speaking at the General Assembly of the German National Volleyball Federation, FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° laid out plans for further innovation focusing on the FIVB’s “Nucleus Project” – the new strategy for raising the professional standard of volleyball.
SCORING TRIO LEAD SLOVENIA TO SECOND STRAIGHT WORLD LEAGUE GROUP TITLE WIN
 
Gold Coast, Australia, June 25, 2017 – Slovenia’s scoring trio Tine Urnaut, Mitja Gasparini and Klemen Cebulj steered the team’s sensational winning run in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League Group 2 - their second straight group title since their debut last year.
 
SH. H. WEN & X. Y. XIA TRIUMPH IN CHINESE SHOWDOWN FOR GOLD IN NANTONG
 
Nantong, China, June 25, 2017 – Shuhui Wen and Xinyi Xia defeated Xinxin Wang and Chen Xue, 2-0 (21-18, 21-14) in an all-China final at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Silk Tour Nantong Open.
 
GUTIERREZ PROPELS CUBA, CHINA TAKE LAST SPOT IN MEN'S U21 TOP EIGHT
 
Brno / Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 25, 2017 – Miguel David Gutierrez made a very strong showing in the crucial match between Cuba and Turkey that had to send one of these two teams among the best eight of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship. Gutierrez’s phenomenal all-round scoring performance brought him 24 points and left his Caribbean team in contention for the medals. The last spot for the next stage in Brno went to China.
 
FOUR COUNTRIES NET WILD CARD SLOTS FOR FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2017 - The FIVB announced here Friday that teams from Austria, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands have received wild card entries for the international federation’s Beach Volleyball World Championships to be played July 28 through August 6 in Vienna, Austria.
 
FIVB CELEBRATES OLYMPIC DAY AND POSITIVE ROLE OF SPORT IN CREATING FAIRER SOCIETY
 
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2017 - The FIVB today joined millions of people around the world in celebrating Olympic Day and the positive role sport can play in creating a fairer and more peaceful society.