Olympic Volleyball

QUALIFIED US Womens Sitting Team Qualifies for Tokyo

<i>Lora Webster reaches for the ball during the semifinal match against Italy</i><p><b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 20, 2018)</b> – For a third straight quadrennial, …

USA Volleyball

Henkels Daughter May Be a Chip off the Block

Carl Henkel coaches his daughter, Victoria, left, and her partner Annah Legaspi, right.<p><b>SIESTA KEY, Fla. (July 20, 2018)</b> – Victoria Henkel became more …

Beach Volleyball

IOC Releases Schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

On the day Tokyo 2020 organizers announced that new Olympic venues’ construction is on track, they also revealed the competitive sporting schedule …

Volleyball

Minnesota Volleyball: Gopher Coach Hugh McCutcheon to be Inducted in International Volleyball Hall of Fame

On Thursday it was announced that Minnesota Golden Gophers volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon will be one of five inductees to the 2018 class of the …

Hall of Fame

Cuban Olympian Herrera Returns To Brazil, Signs With Pinheiros

This will be Herrera's second stint in Brazil after shining in Superliga from 2010-2014, when she led the competition in scoring for several seasons …

Volleyball

One Of The Best To Ever Play The Game, Ricardinho Announces Retirement

At 42 years old, one the best setters in the history of volleyball has decided to call it quits Current Photo via FIVB<p>At 42 years old, one the best …

Volleyball

Gophers volleyball coach McCutcheon honored

Hugh McCutcheon will be inducted into the International Volleyball Hall of Fame on Nov. 10

Hall of Fame

Cristian Savani Lands in Verona!

On July 18th Verona announced the signing of <b>Cristian Savani.</b> This signals the arrival of an outside hitter who has experience at the highest levels …

Volleyball

Italian Olympian Michal Lasko Signs With Roma Volley

An efficient scoring machine at his prime, Lasko averaged close to 5 points per set at 47% hitting in his A1 career. Current Photo via FIVB<p>Italy’s A2 …

Volleyball

Volleyball legend Kerri Walsh Jennings' top five workout songs

With five Olympic Games under her belt, Kerri Walsh Jennings has no intention of slowing down anytime soon. She'll celebrate her 40th birthday next …

Walsh

US Women to Host Japan July 27

<i>The U.S. Women's National Team will host Japan in a joint training session July 22-29, including an exhibition match on July 27 as part of the 2020</i> …

USA Volleyball

Bello brothers proud to raise profile of England beach volleyball

Nanjing, China, July 13, 2018 – The latest achievements of Brothers Javier and Joaquin Bello in the FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships …

Beach Volleyball

Five For Friday: Beach Volleyball

<i>(L-R) Nicole Branagh and KerrI Walsh Jennings compete at the Gstaad Major on July 11, 2018 in Gstaad, Switzerland.</i><p>Sara Hughes and Summer Ross, who …

Team USA

FIVB Adds World University Champs to World Tour Lineup

The addition of the World University Championships as a 1-star event on the FIVB World Tour means that a minimum of $5000-per-gender is available, as …

Volleyball

Taubaté Does Not Want Lucarelli To Participate In FIVB’s Men’s WCH

The eternal struggles between clubs and national teams go on. Current Photo via FIVB<p>It’s no secret to anyone that if Brazil has any intentions at a …

Volleyball

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay to Start in Tsunami-Hit Fukushima

With just over 740 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony, organizers have disclosed that the Olympic torch relay will begin on March 26, …

Volleyball

Long-Time German Captain Jochen Schops Retires from National Team

Schops has been named Germany's best volleyball player 3 times and was the MVP of the Polish League as recently as 2015. He'll continue to play …

Volleyball

Japan’s NT Captain Masahiro Yanagida Signs In Poland With Cuprum Lubin

Masahiro is a star in Japan, with massive social media following due to his Ikemena (handsome) status Current Photo via http://ks.cuprum.pl<p>Polish …

Volleyball

Liliana Talks About What It’s Like Having Her Baby On Tour With Her

" I always wanted both things and now I have them and I can’t be more grateful. It is tough, but it is possible!” Current Photo via FIVB<p><b>Liliana</b> …

Volleyball

Michal Ruciak Switches to Libero to Replace Watten at Czarni Radom

At 34, Polish Olympian Michal Ruciak is making the switch from outside hitter to libero for the 2018-2019 season. Archive Photo via KPS Stocznia …

Volleyball

Sara Hughes And Summer Ross Win Bronze, Their First FIVB World Tour Medal

<i>Summer Ross reacts, with Sara Hughes at net, during the main draw match against Josemari Alves and Liliane Maestrini of Brazil at the FIVB Beach</i> …

Team USA

Retired Brazilian Player Killed Under Mysterious Circumstances

Elder, who retired in 2017 after receiving an invitation to join his city's government as a sports secretary, is famous for having backed up …

Volleyball

Poland on the ropes against USA

Lille, France, July 4, 2018 - The United States of America debut in the finals of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League here on Thursday in a …

FIVB

2-Time Olympic Champion Thaisa Daher Signs With Barueri

<b>“It’s great to have Thaisa for a second year at Hinode Barueri. She is an experienced player and has had a successful career. Last season, she</b> …

Volleyball

Reid Priddy, 4x Volleyball Olympian

This week’s conversation is with Reid Priddy, a 4 time Olympian for the USA Men’s indoor volleyball team, winning Gold in 2008 and Bronze in …

USA Volleyball

VakifBank Renew Ties To Zhu, Rasic, Sloetjes And Team USA’s Robinson

In the 2017/2018 season, Turkey’s VakifBank won the Turkish Champion and Cup, CEV Champions League, and is the favorite to win the upcoming FIVB Club …

Volleyball

Kiraly Adding to His Legacy as a Coach

Karch Kiraly is one of the greatest, if not the greatest volleyball players of all time, and he is the only player to win Olympic gold medals in …

Volleyball

2018 Lady Maples Open – Golf Fundraiser for the Women’s National Team

<b>Registration link below~</b><p>The Volleyball Canada Women’s National Team (WNT) will be hosting a golf fundraiser in support of their training and …

Golf

VNL2018 - News detail - Italy (may) need win over USA to make Final Six

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 23, 2018 - After shutting out table leaders France on Saturday at home in Modena, Italy lived to fight another day in the …

FIVB

Canada's Bansley, Wilkerson earn silver at beach volleyball world tour event

Canada's Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson earned a silver medal on Sunday on the FIVB beach volleyball world tour in Ostrava, Czech …

Winter Olympics