Japan Claims Asian Boy’s U19 Championships, Staying Undefeated

Japan, who remained undefeated throughout the competition, wins the SMM 11th Asian Boys’ U19 Volleyball Championship with a 3-0, (25-17, 25-18, 25-19) victory over Korea. In their journey to becoming the champions, Japan stayed undefeated in all contests played – even remaining perfect in sets without dropping a single one. For Japan, Kento Miyaura recorded …

Konstantin Shumov Continues 2017 with Rennes Volley 35

Finnish professional volleyball player Konstantin Shumov has been signed to a new club team in France, Rennes Volley 35.  According to Ouest France, Rennes Volley 35  in the French Pro B League decided to sign him outside of the free transfer period on a medical waiver. Originally born in Moscow, Soviet Union, Shumov has played professionally since 2004 where he …

BYU All-American Jake Langlois Signs First Professional Contract

BYU All-American Jake Langlois, who really came into his own as a senior while Ben Patch was injured, has signed his first professional contract with Gi Group Monza of the Italian Serie A League. Langlois recorded a career-high 435 points last season, including 350 kills in 95 sets played for the Cougars. He also chipped in …

7 Blocks from Tommi Siirla Sets Up Finland-Czech Battle For Group F

2018 FIVB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – WOMEN’S EUROPEAN QUALIFIER May 23 to June 4 Results Pool F in CZE Matches W L Pts. 4 0 12 3 1 10 3 1 7 1 3 4 1 3 3 0 4 0 Pool F, like so many of the other pools, will come down to the wire …

France Sweeps Pool A, Punches Ticket to World Championships

2018 FIVB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – MEN’S EUROPEAN QUALIFIER May 23 to June 4 Results Pool A Final Standings Matches W L Pts. 5 0 15 4 1 12 3 2 9 2 3 6 1 4 3 0 5 0   France punched its ticket to the FIVB World Championships with a sweep of Germany …

Montenegro Names Rovcanin, Nikola Lakcevic Top Players of 2016

Montenegro has named Milana Rovcanin and Nikola Lakcevic as their top female and male players of 2016. The pair were honored late last month in a ceremony in Podgorica that was attended by the president of the CEV – Aleksandar Boricic. Rovcanin plays in the domsetic league for Luka BAR and also as a member of the …

Australia Battles Through Portugal In Five On Day 1 Of World League

2017 FIVB WORLD LEAGUE June 2 to July 9 Schedule Teams Event Page The first day of the World League has come to a close for the teams of Group 2 Pool B2. Australia came out on top over Portugal in a difficult five-set match up. Slovakia dominated their match over Japan with a three-set …

Lang Ping To Continue With Chinese Women’s Team In New Role

The Chinese women’s national team promotes Lang Ping as the programs chief coach. Ping helped lead the squad to the top of the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The chief coach position was designed specifically for Ping in which she will focus on making plans for the team with the overall goal to …

WATCH: 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals

Throw it back to July 2016 where Bangkok, Thailand hosted the FIVB World Grand Prix and Brazil took home the stunning victory.The above video captures it all. It shows some of the highlights from the games, some of the excitement from the crowd, and even a great display of the opening ceremonies. Back in July …

Dynamo Moscow Grabs Fifth, NEC Red Rockets Take Seventh at Club Worlds

2017 FIVB Women’s Club World Championship May 9-14, 2017 Kobe, Japan Schedule Live Streaming Fifth-place match Dynamo Moscow def. Volei Nestle Osasco 22-25, 25-19, 27-25, 25-18   Seventh-place match NEC Red Rockets def. Hisamitsu Springs 25-16, 25-23, 25-22   On the final day of competition at the FIVB Women’s Club World Championships each team had …