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University sports - 12 Jul 2016 - Events
This Wednesday, 13 July, the 8th edition of the FISU World University Beach Volleyball Championship starts in Pärnu. The tournament takes place in Estonia’s Summer Capital until 17 July.
Volleyball - 01 Feb 2016 - Bidding
The FIVB has launched the bid process to select the city that will host the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship in October 2016 and a dedicated webpage with information on future hosting opportunities
Beach volleyball - 08 Jul 2015 - Events
Beach volleyball has long evolved beyond being just a fashionable sport with a relaxed party atmosphere. This game on hot sands has developed into a professional sport and has become an attractive magnet for many sports fans. This is also thanks to the extraordinary locations at which the tournaments take place.
Beach volleyball - 18 Jun 2015 - Bidding
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 15, 2015 - The International Volleyball Federation has launched the bidding process for the 2017 edition of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships. The new bidding process has been set up as part of the FIVB's ongoing commitment to promote innovation, transparency and good governance.
Volleyball - 06 Mar 2015 - Events
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 6, 2015 - The International Volleyball Federation is pleased to announce that the FIVB Volleyball World League 2015 Group 1 Finals will be played at the Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Volleyball - 23 Dec 2014 - Events
To be played between 3 and 5 January 2015 with the participation of Vakifbank SK, Volero Zurich, Azeryol Baku and Nova KBM Branik Maribor teams, the games will be played in Antalya Gloria Sports Arena
Volleyball - 03 Nov 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Cagliari, Italy, October 31, 2014 - The FIVB Volleyball World League will feature a record 32 participating countries in 2015 following the addition of Egypt, Kazakhstan, Greece and Montenegro into Group 3, confirmed at a World League Group 2 and Group 3 meeting, held in Cagliari, Italy on Friday.
Volleyball - 31 Oct 2014 - Events
Cagliari, Italy, October 30, 2014 – The key FIVB Congress Workshop, with participants being urged to participate and take advantage of the opportunities on offer, was completed ahead of the 34th FIVB World Congress which takes place in Cagliari, Italy on Friday and Saturday.
Volleyball - 11 Jul 2014 - Bidding
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 11, 2014 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is pleased to announce that the terms and conditions for organisations interested in staging an FIVB Beach Volleyball event are now available.
Beach volleyball - 12 Sep 2012 - Events
Coming up this week is the 6th World University Beach Volleyball Championship that will shake the sands of Maceió (Alagoas) in Brazil between September 12th and 16th. Some 40 pairs representing 17 countries from the Americas, Europe and Asia are confirmed to participate in this FISU event.
Volleyball - 19 Mar 2010 - Events
March 19, 2010 – Today, the Polish and Danish Volleyball Federations officially announced their unified bid for the 2013 Men’s European Volleyball Championships.
Volleyball - 08 May 2009 - Events
(Lausanne the 29 of April 2009) A cool, rainy weather did not prevent tidiness of the first<BR>WVBF Protour 2009 in Salta (Argentina), fourth stage in 2009. The tournament organized by<BR>the Argentina Volleyball and Beach volleyball Association chaired by Rodolpho Bouhid, with<BR>the support of Bernardo Pavisic, WVBF board member, saw teams from everywhere around<BR>the world.
Volleyball - 29 Apr 2009 - Events
(Lausanne 24.4.09) After the success of the African stages, the 2009 Beach Volleyball world championship Protour of the World Volleyball and Beach volleyball Federation (WVBF in the text), the only world Volleyball and Beach Volleyball institution who respects and fully implements the International Olympic Committee (IOC) fundamentals: democratic elections by secret ballots, finance transparency and development, joined South America for a step in Cochabamba (Bolivia). <BR>
Beach volleyball - 05 May 2005
Böblingen/Zurich, 04 May 2005: The cyclists have the yellow jersey, golf professionals have the green jacket and in the future the best European Beach Volleyball players will be recognisable by a black players’ shirt during competition.
Beach volleyball - 10 Feb 2005
Germany to play Switzerland at the Volkswagen Bank Beach Challenge in the Volkswagenhalle in Braunschweig
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 - 27 Apr 2004
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 27, 2004 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is delighted to announce the extension of its current agreement with IEC in Sports to cover television co-ordination and TV sales for the property of Beach Volleyball, one of two of the FIVB’s Olympic disciplines, through to the end of 2005.
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 - 04 Dec 2003
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, December 3, 2003 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) confirmed the schedule for the 2004 Swatch-FIVB World Tour on Wednesday with an increase of five events on last year.
Volleyball - 27 Nov 2003
Tokyo, Japan, November 27, 2003 – The Men’s and Women’s 2003 World Cup tournaments, which have been hosted by Japan throughout the month of November, have been called 'a truly remarkable success' by FIVB President Dr. Rubén Acosta in Tokyo on Thursday.
Beach volleyball - 23 Oct 2003
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 18, 2003 - The City of Berlin will host the 2005 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship, it was announced by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) here in Brazil on Saturday.
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 - 19 Jun 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Wednesday the dates, pools and venues for their premier annual competition for women, the $1 Million World Grand Prix, to be held in Italy this year.
Volleyball - 05 Jun 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Wednesday that the 2003 FIVB 8th Girls’ U18 World Championship will be staged in Poland in August following the withdrawal of Kenya as the hosts of one of international Volleyball’s premier youth tournaments.
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 International Volleyball Federation’s Board of Administration will decide in about three weeks on the eventual outcome of the 2003 World Grand Prix, the most important annual event for women on the international Volleyball calendar.
Volleyball - 11 Apr 2003
The International Volleyball Federation announced on Friday that while closely monitoring the situation regarding the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), there were no immediate plans to cancel any of the many international competitions on the 2003 volleyball calendar.
Volleyball - 20 Mar 2003
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2003 – Thailand will be the host country for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships U-18, presented by Swatch, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Thursday.
Beach volleyball - 23 Dec 2002
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Beach Volleyball will enjoy a record year in 2003, one year ahead of the Athens 2004 Olympics, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has announced. The season's highlight will be the World Championship in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and for the first time the World Tour will feature a 4-leg Grand Slam.
Volleyball - 19 Sep 2002
The FIVB and AVP have reached an agreement where the AVP will promote a series of 'major' FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour events in the USA including a World Tour 'Grand Slam' event in 2003, followed by two 'Grand Slam' events in 2004, FIVB officials have announced.
Beach volleyball - 02 Jul 2002
The Latvian men’s team Grinbergs/Krumins and the Italian women squad Gattelli/Perrotta claimed the title in the first CEV Beach Volleyball event of the 2002 season. In the Turkish city of Alanya these two teams were the best among a 24 teams draw.
Volleyball - 24 Jun 2002
Luxembourg / Zurich, 24th June 2002: Guest of the Croatian Volleyball Federation, the Board of Administration of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) held its session in Zagreb from 15th to 16th June 2002. In order to further progress their preparation towards the European Beach Volleyball Competitions, the CEV and the Swiss based sports marketing company Global Sports Marketing Ltd. (GSM) have agreed to join forces in marketing, promotion and organization for the future European Beach Vo
Volleyball - 21 Jun 2002
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 21 - The FIVB (Federation Internationale de Volleyball et de Beach Volleyball) and Eurosport announced on Friday that they have reached agreement over a TV partnership for the 2002 Beachvolleyball World Tour. Europe's biggest sporting channel will, as from Sunday, start regularly broadcasting most of the World Tour finals both men and women.
Beach volleyball - 06 Jun 2002
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The FIVB has announced a change of dates for the World Tour 2002 Women's event in Brazil, which will now be held in Vitoria from September 17 to 22 (instead of 26 November - 1 December ).
Volleyball - 03 May 2002
The 2003 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships are to be held October 21-26, 2003 on the one of the world's most famous beaches - Rio de Janeiro's amazing Copacabana, the President of the Brazilian Volleyball Federation has confirmed.
Volleyball - 03 May 2002
FIVB, the world's governing body for the sport of volleyball has given the green light for the proposed World Club Championship, the first edition of which is tentatively set for 2003.
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 - 20 Feb 2002
Greece and Italy have been chosen to host the Men's and Women's 2002 FIVB Beach Volleyball under-18 and under-21 World Championships this summer, senior officials of the sport's governing body announced here on Tuesday.
Beach volleyball - 18 Feb 2002
The FIVB has signed a contract for the television production and world-wide distribution of Beach Volleyball news and highlights packages with Sports TV Media Distribution, an Austrian based international television production and distribution company.
Volleyball - 16 Jan 2002
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has re-affirmed its total confidence in Argentina's capacity to organise the FIVB Congress and Men's 2002 Volleyball World Championship next September and October despite the country's current difficulties.
Volleyball - 29 Nov 2001
The teams and schedule for volleyball's premier women's annual tournament, the US$1 million World Grand Prix, was announced in Tokyo on Monday.
Volleyball - 19 Nov 2001
Madrid and Montreal have confirmed their presence among the Women tournaments of next year's Beach Volleyball World Tour, which brings up to nine the number of official Women events for 2002.
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 - 25 Apr 2001
The FIVB regrets very much to announce that the Men and Women's Open event in Rosarito, Mexico which was scheduled on 16-20 May has been cancelled upon the request of the Mexican Promoter due to budget constraints.