Lausanne, Switzerland, October 22, 2014 – It had been 16 years since China last stepped foot on the podium at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship, but their success at Italy 2014 earlier this month offers much encouragement for coach and volleyball legend Jenny Lang Ping and the young stars now under her guidance.
Moscow, Russia, October 21, 2014 - Russian star Sergey Grankin has been inducted into the elite Sergey Tetyukhin Club, whose members have at least 200 official caps with the men’s national team, after it was confirmed he reached the historic milestone in the fifth-place playoff at the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Poland.
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 22, 2014 - With the benefit of hindsight, it is now clear just how important Mariusz Wlazly’s return from injury ahead of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship was. His contribution to his team’s World Championship success was recognised when he received the Best Opposite and Most Valuable Player awards from the hands of FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°.
Ankara, Turkey, October 21, 2014 – Turkish Ac?badem Volleyball League champions Vak?fBank added another title to their name on Tuesday as they clinched the Women’s Spor Toto Champions Cup with a straight sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-23) win over Teledünya Super Cup finalists Fenerbahçe Grundig in Ankara, Turkey.
Manama, Bahrain, October 22, 2014 - Qatar and Chinese Taipei both picked up vital wins to complete the quarterfinal line-up at the 17th Asian Men’s U20 Volleyball Championship in Manama, Bahrain on Tuesday.
Manama, Bahrain, October 20, 2014 – Reigning champions Japan and fellow east Asians Thailand ensured their place in the quarterfinal of the 17th Asian Men’s U20 Volleyball Championship on Monday as the tournament continued in Bahrain.
Lima, Peru, October 20, 2014 – Peru gave their fans a reason to celebrate as their women’s junior national team clinched gold medal in the U20 Women’s Final Four Gatorade Cup with a 3-1 (25-19, 25-21, 17-25, 25-17) victory over Argentina at Eduardo Dibos Coliseum on Sunday.
San Jose, Costa Rica, October 20, 2014 – A Level I Coaches Course jointly organised by the Costa Rica Volleyball Federation together with the Dominican Republic Regional Development Volleyball Center is currently being held in San Jose, Costa Rica.