Antalya, Turkey, October 24, 2014 - After delivering an emotional opening speech to the 48 national federations in attendance at the XXXV CEV General Assembly in Antalya, CEV President André Meyer recapped facts and figures of the last 12 months with an activity report that testified the many accomplishments of Europe’s Volleyball family over the last year.
Antalya, Turkey, October 24, 2014 - CEV President André Meyer opened the XXXV CEV General Assembly on a sunny Friday afternoon at the Kempinski Hotel - The Dome in Antalya with 48 national federations in attendance, six represented by proxy and one observer to account for all 55 of the CEV members. As Turkey’s most popular holiday destination is playing host to this year’s summit of Europe’s Volleyball family, Mr Meyer delivered an emotional speech marking his thirteenth year at the helm of the European Confederation.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 24, 2014 — Completing a two-week break during the final phase of the season, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) pauses to look back on some of the significant stats from its 2014 US$9.6 million FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. Following this two-week hiatus, the FIVB returns to action on the sand in Argentina with the double-gender US$150,000 FIVB Paraná Open on October 28-November 2.
Capitol Hill, Northern Marianas, October 24, 2014 – The year 2014 was a breakthrough one on the Northern Mariana Islands in terms of development, with the small Pacific island holding three separate Cool Volley events to help introduce new youngsters to the sport.