Rexona Sesc Earns Fifth Straight Brazilian Superleague Title

Rexona Sesc Rio de Janeiro remain the Brazilian champions with a 3-2, (25-19, 22-25, 25-22, 18-25, 15-6) victory over Volei Nestle Osasco. In front of almost 13,000 fans Rexona earned their 12th overall and fifth straight Brazilian Superleague. The match went back and forth, with Osasco not giving up and making things interesting by tying …

FIVB Commission Meetings Focuses On Technology In Refereeing

The FIVB Commission meeting on January 23rd held by FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graca highlighted the success of the refereeing program at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and how technology can be used to continue it’s improvement. The merged Rules of the Game and Referring Commissions met at the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland …

Pan American Cup Gold Comes Down to Brazil vs. Cuba

U21 NORCECA Pan American Cup 2017 Keyano College – Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada May 16-21 Schedule Live Streaming Brazil earned its place in the Pan American Cup finals with a sweep of Guatemala, while Cuba advanced with a four-set win over Canada. Meanwhile, Puerto Rico sewed up fifth place in the tournament with a sweep …

Watch: Vladimir Grbic, The Play Of The 2000 Olympic Games

In the above video famed Olympic gold medalist volleyball player from the 2000 Olympic Games, Vladimir Grbić, recalls the ‘play of the games’ that he made in the volleyball tournament to secure the win for Yugoslavia. Facing Russia in the final. Grbić was forced to go the distance to retrieve a ball that had flown …

Serbia, Poland Sit Atop Pool B at 3-0

· · Three days into Pool B action of the European Women’s Qualifier in Warsaw, Poland, and Serbia and the hosts are still undefeated at 3-0. Serbia swept Cyprus and the Czech Republic made quick work of Iceland, while Poland survived a four-setter with Slovakia. Pool B play continues Saturday and Sunday.   Serbia 3, …

Tokyo 2020 Volleyball Venue Approved After ¥6.5 Billion Discount

The purpose-built Ariake Arena has been confirmed as the venue for the indoor volleyball competition at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The arena, set to be built for the Olympics, was approved by the International Olympic Committee in 2015, but was put under further scrutiny after costs for the Games began spiraling billions of …

Five Iowa Players To Try Out For U.S. National Team

Five University of Iowa volleyball players — Annika Olsen, Kasey Reuter, Reghan Coyle, Jess Janota, and Gabrielle Orr — will travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado, for the U.S. National Team Open Tryouts March 3-5. This is the first time Coyle, Janota, and Orr will make the trip to the U.S. Olympic Training Center, while Olsen …

Boskovic, Ivovic Named Best Serbian Indoor Players of 2016

Tijana Boskovic and Marko Ivovic have been named the best female and male Serbian indoor players of 2016, the organization announced in a ceremony last week in Belgrade. The 6’5″ outside hitter was named the MVP and best outside hitter of the 2016 FIVB Club World Championships at just 19 years old playing for her club …

Chinese Volleyball Prodigy Zhu Ting Vows To Be “Better”

After being named the 2016 Rio Olympic Games MVP and Best Outside Spiker, Zhu Ting still thinks she can do better. The 22-year-old Chinese volleyball star rated herself at 65 out of 100 percent, believing she still has all the room to improve. “Yes, there is room, I can be stronger,” said Zhu. ” I …