FIVB Celebrates 400k Instagram Followers Milestone

The FIVB invests heavily on social media platforms in order to spread the reach of volleyball. These actions are the results of the institution’s self proclaimed long term goal to make volleyball the number one family sport entertainment in the world. According to the institution, this ultimate goal will be reached by working on nine …

Former Cuban NT Captain, Rolando Cepeda, Released From Finnish Prison

The former Cuban men’s volleyball national team captain, Rolando Cepeda has been released from a Finland prison after serving a rape sentence. Cepeda was jailed in September 2016 for the crime that took place in July of the same year. The incident took place during the FIVB World League tournament in Tampere. There were three …

Japanese Women Announce Roster for Volleyball Nation’s League

On April 17th, the Japanese Volleyball Association held a press conference to announce their 18-player women’s roster for the 2018 Volleyball Nations League. Women’s national team coach Kumi Nakada, said that the Japanese women will compete in three competitions this year, the Volleyball Nations League, the Asian Games in August and then the FIVB Women’s …

Atanasijević and Podraščanin On Perugia For Two More Seasons?

Italian volleyball blogger Gian Luca Pasini has recently stated that Sir Safety Perugia has reached a two-year contract extension agreement with the team’s Serbian duo of Aleksandar Atanasijević and Marko Podraščanin. The 26-year-old Atanasijević has been with Perugia since 2013, while the 30-year-old Podraščanin joined the club in 2016. Both are important members of the Serbian …

Bulgarian Elitsa Vasileva Recovering from Shoulder Surgery

Bulgarian women’s national team star Elitsa Vasileva had arthroscopic surgery on her right shoulder on March 21, the first step in her recovery from the injury suffered in the Russian Superliga playoffs. The 6-4 1/2 outside hitter posted a positive note to her fans, even joking about the reasoning for her injury. She later posted …

Thomas Edgar Pens Emotional Letter To Fans After Injury

Thomas Edgar had to sit out of JT Thunder’s mot important match of the season after suffering an ankle injury. As a result, his team was not able to use his absurd offensive fire power, which saw him score 48 and 50 points in a single match already this season, to its credit and ended …

CEV Crowns Its First European Snow Volleyball Champions

CEV crowned its first European Champions this weekend, as Russia’s Ruslan Daianov and Taras Myskiv took men’s gold and Lithuania’s Monika Povilaityte and Ieva Dumbauskaite won the women’s title. Daianov and Myskiv achieved their feat after dropping only one set in the six matches they contested in the tournament, finishing their quest for gold with …

VolAlto Caserta Apologizes To Volley Soverato For Stolen Towels

The following is certainly of the most unpredictable stories we’ve ever published here on VolleyMob. It took place this weekend between two female Italian A2 teams, as Volley Soverato’s staff penned a letter to VolAlto Caserta’s president, Nicola Turco, expressing their dismay at the state Soverato’s players left their arena’s changing rooms after the match-up …

Natalia Goncharova Laments Lack Of Competition In Russian Superleague

Dynamo Moscow had an easy season in the Russian Superleague. It went 16-2 in the regular season, good enough for a second seed behind Dynamo Kazan. In the playoffs, it went 2-0 against Leningradka at the round of 8, 2-0 against Yenisey in the semis, and 3-0 against rivals Dynamo Kazan at the finals for …

Vasileva Talks About Her Recovery, Hopes To Make It To 2018 FIVB WCH

Bulgaria’s most important player, Elitsa Vasileva, has  gone through surgery in her right shoulder on March 21 to recover from an injury suffered in the Russian Superliga Playoffs. She has been already ruled out of the FIVB Nations League and knows that as of right now, chances of her helping the Bulgarian national team in …