France continued their superb form in the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League by claiming their 15th consecutive win with victory over hosts Brazil in the opening game of the final event at the Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro.
Hosts and hot favourites Brazil begin their pursuit of a record 10th International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League title when they take on France on the opening day of the event at the Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday (July 15).
International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) President Ary S. Graça has revealed the governing body are attempting to bring another major volleyball tournament to London, with the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships one possible option.
FIVB President Graça reveals new LED net ready for competition and predicts explosion in volleyball post-Rio 2016
International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) President Ary S. Graça has predicted the world will be in for a big surprise when their LED net is unveiled later this year before use at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Dutch suffer Beach Volleyball World Championships men's final heartbreak as Brazil claim dramatic three set win
Brazil's Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt broke Dutch hearts at the end of a thrilling three-set men's Beach Volleyball World Championship final here tonight, saving six match points before beating Reinder Nummerdor and Christian Varenhorst.
Barbara and Agatha crowned women’s beach volleyball world champions after victory in all-Brazilian final
Barbara Sexias de Freitas and Agatha Bednarczuk won the Beach Volleyball World Championships for the first time after they were victorious in the all-Brazilian final here tonight.
Brazil secure second Rio 2016 spot after two pairs advance to women's Beach Volleyball World Championship final
Brazil secured a second Rio 2016 Olympic beach volleyball berth after two of their pairings advanced to the final of the Beach Volleyball World Championship here today.
German's Holtwick and Semmler breeze through at Beach Volleyball World Championship, while Brazilians dominate semi-final line-ups
Germany’s Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler reached the semi-final phase of the Beach Volleyball World Championship for the first time in their career after a busy day of action in The Netherlands which saw last 16 and quarter-final matches held in both the men’s and women’s competition.
Filho claims revenge as Dutch defending champions bow out of home Beach Volleyball World Championships
Brazil’s Alvaro Filho claimed revenge over defending men's champions and home favourites Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwse in the last 32 of the Beach Volleyball World Championship in The Netherlands, two years on from suffering defeat at their hands in the final.
Three Dutch men's pairings advance to Beach Volleyball World Championships last 32 in front of home crowd
Three Dutch men’s pairings advanced to the knock-out phase of the Beach Volleyball World Championships, in front of their home crowd in The Netherlands, as the pool phase came to a close.
Defending champions Brouwer and Meeuwsen reach knock-out stage of Beach Volleyball World Championships after second victory
Defending men's world champions Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen secured their second win of the Beach Volleyball World Championships in front of their home crowd in The Netherlands.
Cuba’s men claimed a shock victory over Poland of the second day of the Beach Volleyball World Championships in The Netherlands.
The United States’ newly-formed duo Nick Lucena and Theodore Brunner got their Beach Volleyball World Championships campaign off to a winning start with a 2-0 win against Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Yakovlev and Alexey Kuleshov in Amsterdam.
International Volleyball Federation President welcomes relaxing of Iran's ban on women attending sporting events
International Volleyball Federation President (FIVB) President Ary S. Graça has welcomed the announcement that a ban preventing women from attending sporting matches in Iran is set to be relaxed.
Ghoncheh Ghavami, the British-Iranian woman jailed for attending a men's volleyball match in Iranian capital Tehran, will not have to return to prison as an appeals court have dismissed the charges against her, according to her brother Iman.