Category: "*NEWS"

Mariusz Wlazly 2015 SportsMan of the Year

FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship MVP & gold medalist Mariusz Wlazly has been named SportsMan of the Year at the SportAccord Euronews Awards Ceremony in Sochi, Russia.

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Some Greek Volleyball Fans Behaving BADLY Again

So it happened again. This time it was NOT that serious compare to the previous incident in February where bottles, glasses and a trash can were thrown. Luckily, no one was seriously hurt. Greek fans truly <3 their home teams.

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Germany’s Team Rosters For European Games

Germany women’s and men’s Volleyball coaches Luciano Pedullà and Vital Heynen have nominated their teams for the Baku 2015 European Games. Noticeably missing from the rosters are Christiane Furst & Gyorgy Grozer.

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Ivan Zaytsev Squashes Transfer Rumors

Ivan Zaytsev reveals that he is NOT transferring to any club team for next season. He will remain in Russia and honor his contract with his club team Dinamo Moscow.

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3 Cuban Players Refuse To Play For National Team

According to a source, 3 have REFUSED to play for the National Team and they have all been excluded from the roster for the upcoming 2015 FIVB World League. Who could they be? Are you surprised at all? We’re NOT!

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Most Expensive Volleyball Lawsuit $20 Million!

This is by far the MOST EXPENSIVE VOLLEYBALL LAWSUIT we’ve ever heard, read & posted! A student is suing her school after she lost sight in one eye during gym class last year.

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Coach Includes Sergey Tetyukhin On 2015 Roster

Forty year old Sergey Tetyukhin, is part of Russia’s preliminary roster. The Russian legend last played for the National Team when Russia took gold at the 2012 Olympics.

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Saori Kimura Aims For 2016 Olympic Gold

She already won a bronze at the 2012 Olympics and Saori wants Olympic gold next year in Brazil. Will Saori and Japan achieve it? Together with Brazil, USA & China, Japan is one of the favorites to win a medal in Rio.

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Brazil’s Libero Serginho Returns To National Team

2004 Olympic gold medalist , Sergio, is on Brazil’s team roster for the 2015 season. If things go well, we will most likely see the 39 year old next year at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

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Facundo Conte Is Now An Opposite Hitter

From being an outside hitter, one of Argentina’s best players, Facundo Conte, is now playing as an opposite hitter this season. Check out Argentina’s 2015 Preliminary Team Roster!

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USA Middle Blocker Nick Vogel Retires

American middle blocker, Nick Vogel, who plays for German club team Friedrichshafen, is left with no choice but to retire from volleyball due to a serious health problem. We wish you all the best Nick! Health first before anything.

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Some Forgettable Events In The Romanian League

League officials have some explaining to do. Maybe the league needs better, stronger and more officials? Establish stricter rules and policies? Incidents like these hurt the sport.

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Iran To Allow Women To Watch Sports

FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° today welcomed the news that Iran has taken an important step towards easing the ban on women attending sporting matches in the country.

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Saori Kimura To Lead Japan In 2015

With only 3 middle blockers, we are wondering if Coach Manabe will still use THE HYBRID SYSTEM knowing that it didn’t quite work out for his team during the 2014 World Championship.

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Coach Antiga Reveals Poland’s 2015 Roster

If you’re a Wlazly, Winiarski, Bartman, Zygadlo and Ignaczak fan, you may get a bid disappointed. They have reportedly RETIRED from the National Team and therefore they have been excluded from Coach Antiga’s list for the 2015 season.

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