Category: "*NEWS"

Suicide Bomber Kills 45+ At Volleyball Match

A suicide bomber killed at least 47 people at a volleyball match in Afghanistan on Sunday. The victims & their loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Olympic Champion Reid Priddy Eyes Comeback

After an ACL tear last year during the FIVB World League, 2008 Olympic gold medalist Reid Priddy plans on making a comeback with Team USA next year.

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Russia May Host 2018 FIVB Men’s World Champs

FIVB has confirmed that Japan will host the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship and now Russia has shown interest hosting the men’s competition.

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Touching The Net Is Now Illegal

The FIVB has approved a change to Rule 11.3 to apply to both Volleyball & Beach VB so that contact with the net by a player between the antennae, during the action of playing the ball, is now a fault.

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Ivan Zaytsev Is Now A Dad!

Ivan’s Russian club team,Dynamo Moscow, has confirmed the news that Ivan’s wife, Ashling, has given birth to a healthy baby boy in Moscow today.

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Rosir Calderon Can Now Play For Russia

2008 Olympic bronze medalist and one of the world’s best spikers from Cuba, Rosir Calderon, can now play for the Russian National Team if she decides to.

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Matt Anderson Takes A Break From Volleyball

SHOCKING NEWS! 2014 World League gold medalist and one of the world’s famous players Matt Anderson from Team USA temporarily quits from volleyball due to depression.

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Poland & Azerbaijan To Host European Champs

The European Volleyball Federation has just made some major announcements such as the HOSTS of the 2017 European Champs & Social Media Accounts!

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Middle Blocker Steve Brinkman Retires

Volleyball Canada extends its gratitude to Steve Brinkman for his significant contributions to the men’s National Team as he announces his official retirement from the program.

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Where Are The World Champions Playing?

Players from Team USA who won the FIVB Women’s World Championship are now overseas to start the 2014/2015 season with their club teams. Want to know where they are playing?

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Russia Is Still Europe’s #1 Team!

Just like themen’s team, the women’s team remains as THE #1 TEAM in Europe. Kosheleva and Team had a disappointing World Champs but they still remain on top!

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FIVB To Introduce LED Volleyball Nets

This could be like one of the best news ever! “LED nets will be a massive step for the commercial appeal of volleyball.” – FIVB President Graça. The FIVB is in talks to use LED nets next year. It’s like WOW!

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USA Dethrones Brazil & Regains #1 Spot

USA is back as the #1 team in the world after winning the World Championship. World Champs silver medalists China moves up to #3 and is now the highest ranked Asian team.

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Brazil Still #1, Poland Now #3

Brazil is still the world’s #1 team although they did not win a major competition this year. Brazil finished 2nd at the 2014 FIVB World League & 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship.

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Matt Anderson & Zenit Kazan Launch Zenomania

Russian club team Zenit Kazan has launched its own online game called “ZENОМАНИЯ (Zenomania)”. The video is in Russian but you can still watch it & get the idea on how it works.

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