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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 - 20 Apr 2004
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 19, 2004 - The FIVB has been officially notified of the formal constitution at the weekend of a new national federation to run volleyball and beach volleyball in Argentina in full conformity with the rules and Code of Conduct of the sport’s world governing body.
Beach volleyball - 24 Feb 2004
Nike, the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories, has partnered with the International Volleyball Federation to be the exclusive competitive apparel supplier for the 2004 Swatch-FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour the FIVB announced on Tuesday.
Beach volleyball - 17 Feb 2004
Skoda Auto Deutschland and Global Sports Marketing agree on partnership for top European Beach Volleyball Event.
Beach volleyball - 10 Feb 2004
Beverage Partners Worldwide (Europe) AG, a joint venture company of Coca-Cola and Nestlé, and its Ice Tea brand Nestea is now Official Partner of the Beach Volleyball European Championship Tour 2004.
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 - 28 Jan 2004
Acapulco, Mexico, January 27, 2004 – The FIVB Board of Administration discussed the necessity of expanding the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne by the construction of a new building. The Board members agreed to this, but plan this course of action only if the city of Lausanne accepts to sell the plot of land adjoining the current offices.
Volleyball - 28 Jan 2004
Acapulco (Mexico), January 27th, 2004 – Mr. Bruno Grande, Swatch head of Olympic Sports, announced that the world’s leading watch-making company will intensify its partnership with the FIVB for the promotion of the 2004 Swatch-FIVB World Tour.
Volleyball - 28 Jan 2004
Acapulco (Mexico), January 27, 2004 – The process towards the final reintegration of Argentina in the International Volleyball Federation advanced another step Tuesday in Acapulco.
Volleyball - 27 Jan 2004
Acapulco (Mexico), January 26, 2004 – The FIVB Board of Administration considered in Acapulco that East Timor presently fulfilled all the conditions for its affiliation to the governing body of Volleyball worldwide. The final decision will be made on the occasion of the FIVB Congress next May in Portugal, which will thus welcome the 218th country or territory of the world’s largest sports organisation.
Volleyball - 27 Jan 2004
Acapulco (Mexico), January 26, 2004 - The FIVB Board of Administration unanimously approved the accounts of the International Volleyball Federation for the year 2003 and congratulated its President, Dr. Rubén Acosta, for the total clarity and transparency of the financial report.
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.
Volleyball - 26 Nov 2003
Luis Moreno, ex-president of the South American Confederation was found to be an unworthy member of the FIVB and was expelled from the sport by the FIVB Executive Committee Members
Volleyball - 06 Nov 2003
Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 6, 2003 – The first round of the FIVB World Cup of Women’s Volleyball has produced exceptional television ratings both in the Tokyo area and throughout the country, officials from the host broadcasters FUJI TV have confirmed.
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 - 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 - 11 Jul 2003
The FIVB’s Executive Committee, meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, today responded favourably to the moves by Argentinean regional federations and volleyball players to set up a new national federation, in conformity with the FIVB Constitution, Code of Conduct and decisions, with a view to Argentina being readmitted to international competitions as soon as possible.
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.
Beach volleyball - 03 Jun 2003
Together with the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), GSM wishes to elevate the spectacle on sand onto a new platform in Europe.
Volleyball - 02 Jun 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) launched the SWATCH-FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with aplomb on Monday, together with the Mayor of Berlin, new title sponsors SWATCH, the German Volleyball Federation and organisers of the Berlin Beach Volleyball Grand Slam to celebrate a new era in this booming sport.
Beach volleyball - 29 May 2003
The International Volleyball Federation has reached an agreement with Eurosport, Europe’s leading sports TV station, to provide live coverage of the 2003 Swatch-FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
Volleyball - 27 May 2003
Nautica Enterprises, Inc. (NAUT) today announced that it will be playing a major role in the world of professional beach volleyball with the recent addition of the top men's and women's AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) volleyball players to its sponsorship roster.
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 - 12 May 2003
It is with great pleasure that the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has received the decision by the general assembly of Argentinean sports authorities to nominate a reorganisation committee, which will be presided, for the interim, by Dr. Rodolf M. Casamiquela.
Volleyball - 08 May 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Wednesday from its Swiss headquarters that Argentinean sports authorities have been asked once more to take immediate action to solve the problem of the irregular situation of Argentinean Volleyball.
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 Board of Administration of the International Volleyball Federation, meeting at its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland on 5 May, unanimously decided to suspend, with immediate effect, Mr. Luis Moreno as President of the South American Volleyball Confederation (CSV) and from all his positions in Volleyball organised at national, continental and world level.
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 - 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.
Beach volleyball - 28 Apr 2003
The International Volleyball Federation has reached agreement to extend its partnership with IEC in Sports to cover television coordination and TV sales for the property of Beach Volleyball, one of two of FIVB’s Olympic disciplines.
Volleyball - 28 Apr 2003
Senior International Volleyball Federations officials gathered on Sunday at FIVB headquarters in Lausanne for the FIVB World Vision 2008 meeting, the first of a series of high level policy meetings that continue to May 6 under the chairmanship of FIVB President Dr. Rubén Acosta.
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 - 09 Apr 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has reached agreement to extend its partnership with the IEC in Sports for the 2003 World Grand Prix season.
Volleyball - 01 Apr 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has commissioned an independent survey on preferred styles of beach volleyball attire in order to assess the preference of players, coaches and the general public of this ever growing sport.
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.
Volleyball - 27 Feb 2003
Lausanne, Switzerland, Feb. 27, 2003 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and SWATCH, the world’s leading designers and manufactures of timing devices and wristwatches, have signed a major sponsorship agreement whereby SWATCH becomes
Volleyball - 20 Feb 2003
The Executive Committee of the Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB) on Thursday decided to expel former president of the Argentine Volleyball Federation, Mario Goijman for repeated and serious breaches of the FIVB Constitution and Code of Conduct, and for violations of the organizations agreement of the 2002 Men’s World Championship hosted in October 2002 in Argentina.
Volleyball - 19 Feb 2003
The Executive Committee of the International Volleyball Federation on Wednesday gathered here ahead of a meeting at the sport’s governing body’s headquarters on Thursday called to rule on the matter of charges against the former president of the Argentine Volleyball Federation, Mario Goijman.
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 - 23 Sep 2002
The Federation International de Volleyball on Friday signed a major agreement with their long-term partners and suppliers, the Japanese ball manufacturers, Mikasa. The partnership has now been extended up to an including the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
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.
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.
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 ).