Korean Volleyball Association raided over embezzlement allegations

By Paul Osborne

The offices of the Korean Volleyball Association have been raided following allegations that executives have embezzled funds ©KVAMarch 10 - The Korean Volleyball Association (KVA) is the second office to be raided over allegations that executives have embezzled funds, as the ongoing investigation into alleged corruption in sport continues across South Korea.

Pools decided for 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Italy

By Paul Osborne

The Drawing of the Lots for the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championships took place at the Farnese Theatre in Parma today ©2014 FIVBMarch 10 - Russia will begin begin the defence of their title in Verona, after being drawn into Pool C for the 2014 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Championship.

Italy will host best Women's World Championship, says FIVB President Graça

By Emily Goddard

Ary Graça with Italian Volleyball Federation President Carlo Magri at the drawing of the lots ceremony for the 2014 FIVB Women's World Championship ©International Volleyball FederationMarch 10 - Ary Graça, President of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), has spoken of his confidence in Italy's ability to host the "best Women's World Championship" of all time when it hosts the 2014 edition later this year.

Tokyo, Koszalin and Samokov to host 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals

By Emily Goddard

The Ariake Coliseum was a sell out when Japan hosted South Korea in the FIVB World Grand Prix 2011 preliminary round ©FIVBMarch 7 - Tokyo, Koszalin and Samokov have today been revealed as the host cities of the 2014 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Grand Prix Finals.

Volleyball needs better role in Olympic Movement, claims President

By Nick Butler at the Radisson Blue Paradise Hotel in Sochi

President Ary Graca described this morning how he plans to raise the profile of volleyball within the Olympic Movement ©FIVBFebruary 10 - Ary Graça, President of the International Federation of Volleyball (FIVB), has outlined plans to modernise the sport and expand its profile within the Olympic Movement.

FIVB President addresses students at Russian International Olympic University

By Gary Anderson

February 7 - FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça visited the RIOU to deliver a guest lecture ©FIVBInternational Volleyball Federation (FIVB) President Ary S. Graça gave a special guest lecture to students at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in an address designed to pass on knowledge and experience to future leaders of sport.

Volleyball World Championships taking shape as European qualification comes to an end

By Gary Anderson

January 6 - Serbia were one of six Euroepan teams to qualify for the men's 2014 Volleyball World Championships this weekend ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe line-ups for both the men's and women's 2014 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Championships are taking shape after the final rounds of European qualification concluded this weekend, with the Netherlands being the biggest name to miss out.

FIVB Sports Events Council approves new four-year volleyball calendar

By Gary Anderson

December 14 - The calendar for major volleyball tournaments through to 2017 has been approved by the Sports Events Council of FIVB ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Federation of Volleyball's (FIVB) Sports Events Council today approved a new four-year events calendar through to 2017 and which will now be considered by the governing body's Executive Committee tomorrow (Sunday) in Lausanne.

FIVB Volleyball World League expands to 28 teams for 2014

By Paul Osborne

The FIVB World League Council announced that the 2014 Volleyball World League will expand from 18 teams to 28 ©FIVBDecember 1 - The International Federation of Volleyball (FIVB) World League will be expanding from 18 teams to 28 when the premier annual men's volleyball event gets underway in 2014.
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