Perugia Block Devils Fight Late for 5-Set Champions League Bronze

2018 CEV European Men’s Volleyball Champions League Bronze Medal Match Sir Safety Perugia (ITA) def. Zaksa (POL) 3-2 (17-25, 29-27, 19-25, 25-23, 15-7) Sir Safety wins Champions League bronze medal May 13th, BasketHall, Kazan, Russia Match Summary Match Stats In a match where the Polish team Zaksa looked absolutely dominant for periods, Italian champions Sir …

Sladjana Eric Signs In Modena To Replace Injured Raffaella Calloni

Raffaella Calloni’s season-ending ACL tear during one of the team’s practice was a real blindside hit for Nordmeccanica Modena. This late into the season, the team wasn’t presented with too many options as how to replace her. First, it tried snapping Agnieszka Kakolewska away from Poland’s Lodz, with no success. It then set its eyes …

“I Showed My Coaching Plans To Over 20 Players Already” – Vital Heynen

The Polish male volleyball national team is one of the best in the world. In its history, it has won Olympic gold in 1976, European gold in 2009, and two World Championships, in 1974 and 2014. Thus, the current world champions are eager to defend their title at this year’s WCH. Poland’s run towards repeating …

A Super-Team Brewing In Paris?

The French Men’s Domestic League has grown a lot in the last couple of years, perhaps as a testament to the recent success the French Men’s national team has experienced in the international scene. This, together with the fact that Paris will host the 2024 Olympic Games, has motivated French clubs to cause an upheaval …

Balkan Countries Sign Historic Volleyball Cooperation Agreement

According to the FIVB, the Presidents of The Bosnian, Croatian, and Montenegrin Volleyball federations have signed a historic cooperation agreement in Saravejo this week aiming to promote volleyball education for children, coaches, and referees. The project will consist of sports training, seminars, workshops and frequent tryouts for young volleyball players, as youngsters will participate in …

Final Rounds Of CEV U18 Men’s Euro Championships Determined

The Final Round pools for the 2018 CEV U18 Men’s Volleyball European Championship have been determined after the Drawing of Lots. The final round of the tournament will be held in Zlin, Czech Republic and Puchov, Slovakia from April 7-15. The Drawing of Lots divided the remaining 12 teams into two pools of 6. The 12 teams …

Poland’s Paradox: Easier To Sell Expensive Tickets Than Cheap Ones

We have reported recently that Krakow will host the Hubert Jerzy Wagner Memorial tournament, men’s volleyball’s most prestigious friendly competition, for the fourth time in a row. This time around, though, Polish volleyball authorities have stated that it has set out to promote full attendance at Tauron Arena, as sometimes was not the case in …