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Volleyball - 23 Oct 2007
Eurosport group, in collaboration with the European Volleyball Confederation, announces a new weekly Volleyball rendezvous on Eurosport 2, with the Indesit European Champion's League 2007-2008 LIVE on Wednesdays.
Volleyball - 11 Jun 2004
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10, 2004 – The International Volleyball Federation is pleased to announce that the 2006 World Championships will be the biggest World Volleyball Championships ever contested in FIVB history with an exceptional number of 165 teams (93 men’s and 72 women’s teams) already registered with eight days remaining until the late entry deadline of June 18. All five Confederations represented as follows: Twenty three teams from Africa, 33 from Asia, 57 from Europe, 39 from Norce
Volleyball - 03 Jun 2004
Twelve of the best international men’s Volleyball teams are preparing for the start of the 2004 World League, the FIVB’s premier international men’s Volleyball tournament, on Friday in six different venues around the world.
Volleyball - 09 Feb 2004
PARIS, France, 8 February 2004 – The Final Round of the 2006-2007 Men’s and Women’s European Championships will be played with 16 instead of 12 teams. This was one of the major decisions that the Board of Administration of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) took during its first 2004 meeting in Paris, France this weekend. Furthermore, the CEV BOA nominated the organizers of the Final Four tournaments of the European Cup competitions.
Volleyball - 30 Sep 2003
Restructuring sharpens competition; lifts quality; new Continental Round Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept 28, 2003 - The International Volleyball Federation’s $15 Million World League, the premier annual men’s Volleyball competition has been restructured with a new format of twelve teams to contest Intercontinental Rounds and to create an independent Continental Round with European teams, which would be played at the same time. The new format was decided at the FIVB’s World League Council, meeting
Volleyball - 21 Aug 2003
The FIVB – the world governing body for Volleyball and Beach Volleyball – has decided to authorise a new representative body to enter Argentinean teams into international competition, with immediate effect.
Volleyball - 23 May 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Friday that their premier annual competition for women, the $1 Million World Grand Prix, will go ahead as planned, but will be staged entirely in Italy to preserve the competition in the face of the Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome (SARS) crisis in some of the traditional Asian host countries.
Volleyball - 07 May 2003
Argentina has been dropped from the 2003 World League and is being replaced by Czech Republic, while China has agreed to withdraw to be replaced by Bulgaria, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has announced at their Swiss headquarters during the FIVB’ s Board of Administration meeting being held from Sunday to Tuesday.
Volleyball - 06 May 2003
The Board of Administration of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), meeting on Tuesday 6 May in Lausanne and representing 27 countries in all five continents, decided to suspend the Argentinean Volleyball Federation (FAV) until it complies with the Constitution, regulations and decisions of the FIVB through the organisation of elections for a new President and new executive officers who are not already suspended or declared ineligible by the FIVB.
Volleyball - 06 May 2003
The International Volleyball Federation Board of Administration on Tuesday decided that whenever a National Federation is unable or unwilling to organize a National League, they would accept, after a hearing with that National Federation, private promoters or other groups able to do so.
Volleyball - 07 Jun 2002
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 7 June 2002 -The FIVB (Federation Internationale de Volleyball et de Beach Volleyball) and Credit Suisse have agreed to join forces in marketing and business. The prestigious international Banking Group will become the 'Official banking partner' to the FIVB, the sport's governing body, whose mission it is to bring volleyball in all its forms to as many people as possible throughout the world.
Volleyball - 05 Apr 2002
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 5, 2002 - The FIVB Board of Administration, under the leadership of President Dr. Ruben Acosta on Friday approved the creation of an annual Clubs World Championships to form part of the international Federation's calendar from 2003.
Volleyball - 01 Mar 2002
Recife and Belo Horizonte, Brazil have been chosen to host the US$15 million 2002 World League Finals from 13-18 August 2002, the International Volleyball Federation and the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation announced Wednesday.
Volleyball - 28 Sep 2001
The FIVB World League Council, meeting in Lausanne, today confirmed that Brazil would host the 2002 World League Finals.
Volleyball - 29 Aug 2001
The Dutch Sportmarketing Company 'Rutac, sport and events', which is a full member of the Rutac Entertainment Group is now also in business in the Dutch Volleyball.
Volleyball - 01 May 2001
Sixteen national teams including Italy, triple world champion and Yugoslavia, Sydney Olympic champion, enter the lists on Friday 11 May on the occasion of the 12th edition of the World League, which has become one of the competitions with the richest ever prize money in sport history.
Volleyball - 08 Nov 2000
Commercial Deal for Rai Trade and Italian Volleyball League
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