Carli Lloyd Reportedly Signed In Brazil Again, This Time With Praia

2017-2018 BRAZILIAN WOMEN’S SUPERLIGA 10/15 – 03/02 – Regular Season Official League Site Teams Schedule Power Rankings Round 1; Round 2; Round 3; Round 4; Round 5; Round 6; Round 7; Round 8; Round 9; Round 10; Round 11 Round 12; Round 13; Round 14; Round 15; Round 16; Round 17; Round 18; Round 19; Round 20; Round 21; Round 22 QF-1; QF-2; SF-1; SF-2a; SF-2b; Finals-1 Team USA’s Carli Lloyd was one of Superliga’s hottest transfers this season. …

“Players Are More Focused On New Contracts Than Finishing The Season”

Volleyball’s summer transfer season has started early this time around. So early, that it is not even summer yet, and most of the world’s top players are already on the move. While for fans this may be one of the year’s most exciting volleyball period, with all the player rumors, deals, and blockbuster transfer moves, …

Dani Lins And Sidão Give Birth To Their First Child

Brazilian national team’s starting setter and 2012 Olympic gold medalist Dani Lins has just given birth to baby Lara, her first daughter, this weekend. She commemorated the fact with fans: “I was very relaxed until getting to the hospital, then I became very nervous. I was so anxious, thinking that soon Lara would be here. …

Smilen Mlyakov Balances His Time Between Volleyball And Owning A Gym

Bulgarian Smilen Mlyakov knows how much the volleyball athlete’s life can be a financial roller coaster. Because of this, a few years ago he made the decision to invest in something to act as a plan B for him and his family. He decided that it had to be something that he liked and understood …

Symone Abbot Returns To The USA Due To A1’s Foreign Player Limit Rule

Symone Abbot is yet another victim of foreign players limit rules in domestic volleyball leagues around the world, according to Ivolleygamazine.it. Signed by Italy’s Nordmeccanica Modena in December just after graduating from Northwestern University, she had to wait until late January to join the team due to league regulations. Now, only weeks after her first practices …

“The Ref Is The Match’s MVP. My Team Was Murdered” – Krakow’s Kubacki

Poland’s PlusLiga is one of the most respected domestic volleyball leagues in world. It’s quality is so respected that other leagues around the gloe want to imitate it. Needless to say, then, a spot on it is very valuable for up and coming teams. Such is the case for AGH Krakow, who is currently battling …

José Roberto Guimarães Wins His 4th Brazilian Coach Of The Year Award

José Roberto Guimarães is a volleyball legend. He is the only coach in the sport to have won Olympic gold medals with both male and female national teams. His excellence was once again recognized by the Brazilian Olympic Committee, which awarded him its National Coach of the Year award. This is the fourth time the …

2018 Women’s VNL Week 1/Pool 2 Preview: China, DR, S. Korea, Belgium

2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League – Week 1/Pool 2 May 15th-17th, 2018 Beilun Gymnasium, Ningbo, China (capacity: 8,000) Time Zone: GMT + 8 (US Eastern Time +12) World Rankings: #1 China, #9 Dominican Republic, #10 South Korea #13 Belgium Schedule Date Local Time U.S. Eastern Time (24hr)  Host  Visitor 15 May 16:00 4:00 Belgium …

Team USA’s David Smith Talks About His Improved Play In Poland

Team USA’s current captain David Smith had a brilliant year in 2017. After leading Team USA to respectable efforts in the FIVB Grand Prix and Grand Champions Cup, he was chosen by USAV as the USA Volleyball Indoor Male Player of the Year. At the domestic level, he is leading a very young, recently formed, …

Dustin Watten Leaving Polish League

American National Team libero Dustin Watten has left Polish power Cerrad Czarni Radom, with whom he spent the last 2 professional seasons, confirming the rumors that have swirled for most of the year in Poland. He has not formally confirmed where his next stop would be, but his social media posts announcing his departure from Poland seems …