Category: "South America"

Mari Steinbrecher Will NOT Play for Germany

FINALLY! Mari has spoken about the rumors from a long time ago if she was indeed invited to play for Germany after being cut from the Brazilian National Team in 2012.

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Brazil’s GIBA Top 10 Volleyball Plays

Here’s a great video featuring one of the best volleyball players of all time & he’s none other than Brazil’s GIBA aka Gilberto Amauri de Godoy Filho.

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Brazilian Libero FABI Retires!

SHOCKING! After 13 years with Team Brazil, 2 time Olympic Champion & one of the world’s best liberos FABI officially RETIRES from the National Team.

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Velasco On Coaching Conte & Argentina

A MUST READ INTERVIEW! Coach Julio Velasco took the biggest challenge and duty of his career – guiding his native Argentina in their first test – the FIVB Volleyball World League

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Brazilians Embrace Futevolei

The sport of volleyball continues to evolve and this time it’s getting more popular on the beaches of Brazil. It’s called FUTEVOLEI (foo-chee-volley). See pics of the sport’s famous move called the “Shark Attack”!

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Murilo Endres & Brazil Are Training HARD

Coach Rezende is getting his team ready for the upcoming World League and CBV has released a few pictures of Bruno Rezende and Team working and training HARD.

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Facundo Conte & Argentina VS Tunisia

Enjoy this FULL MATCH VIDEO of Facundo Conte, Luciano De Cecco & Argentina versus Tunisia during a friendly match from a few days ago as a preparation for the World League.

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Leandro Vissotto Criticizes Korean League

B U R N! The 2012 Olympic silver medalist tells globoesporte.globo.com that the Korean League is NOT IDEAL for any high level players because of their extreme training sessions.

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Thaisa Menezes On Fame & Volleyball

In an interview released by fivb.org, the 2 time Olympic Champion Thaisa Menezes reveals the price of being famous and of course some highlights of her volleyball career.

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Coach Velasco Cuts Ivan Castellani From Team

The 23 year old opposite hitter has been excluded from Coach Julio Velasco’s preliminary roster for the 2014 FIVB World League which starts later this month.

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Superliga Abolishes 21 Pt System

According to a source that the Brazilian Superliga will NO LONGER use the 21 point system starting next season (2014/2015) and will go back to the 25 point scoring system.

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Andre Heller Retires From Volleyball

After 24 years playing volleyball including 12 amazing years with the Brazilian National Team, 2004 Olympic gold medalist and middle blocker Andre Heller has retired from volleyball.

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Peru Congratulates Angela Leyva

When we say Peru, we mean the ENTIRE country is jumping over the moon after their very own volleyball star Angela Leyva won Volleywood’s 2013 WORLD Female IDOL!

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Argentina Fires Coach Javier Weber

The Argentine Volleyball Federation (FeVA) has announced that Javier Weber will no longer coach the Argentina men’s team from 2014. Who will replace him?

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Brazil’s Best Player Thaisa

Brazilian middle blocker and 2 time Olympic Champion, Thaisa Menezes, was chosen by the Brazilian Olympic Committee as The Best Volleyball Player of 2013.

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