Volleyball

Poland send home fans wild as book ticket into Volleyball World Championship final alongside Brazil

By Paul Osborne at the Spodek Hall in Katowice

Poland stormed into the final of the Volleybal World Championships in Katowice as they sealed a 3-1 victory over Germany in front of a packed out Spodek Hall ©Getty ImagesPoland sent their almost 11,000-strong fan club wild here this evening as they booked a one-way ticket to the final of the Volleyball World Championship with a superb 3-1 victory over Germany.

Teams gear up for Super Saturday at Volleyball World Championship

By Paul Osborne at the Qubus Hotel in Katowice

Teams have taken a rest day to prepare for semi-final action at the Volleyball World Championships ©Getty ImagesAfter a day of much needed rest, players will go to bed tonight dreaming of glory as they get set for a fierce Saturday of semi-final action at the 2014 Volleyball World Championship here.

Hosts Poland and France complete semi-final line-up at Volleyball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Poland celebrates after coming through a five-set thriller with Russia in Łódź ©Getty ImagesHosts Poland created history by becoming the first side ever to win four consecutive five-set matches at the Volleyball World Championships with their victory over Olympic champions Russia to ensure progress to the semi-finals where they will be joined by France, who also came through a five-setter against Iran.

Germany and Brazil secure semi-final spots at Volleyball World Championship

By Gary Anderson

Brazil defeated big rivals Russia to secure a semi-final berth in Poland ©Getty ImagesGermany and Brazil have secured their places in the semi-finals of the Volleyball World Championship after securing impressive wins over Iran and Russia in Poland tonight.

Poland record historic victory over Brazil in opening fixture of Round III at Volleyball World Championship

By Paul Osborne

Poland have recorded a historic win over Brazil at the Volleyball World Championships ©Getty ImagesHosts Poland have pulled off a historic victory at the 2014 Volleyball World Championship by recording a first Championship victory over Brazil in more than 40 years.

Hosts Poland seal hard-fought victory over France to secure berth in Round III of Volleyball World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Poland secured a berth in the third round of the Volleyball World Championships with a hard fought victory over France ©Getty ImagesA hard-fought victory over pool leaders France has given hosts Poland a berth in the third round of the Volleyball World Championships as pool play comes to a close.

Brazil, Russia and France book spots in third round of Volleyball World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Brazil are one of three teams to book a spot in the third round of the Volleyball World Championships in Poland ©Getty ImagesBrazil, Russia and France sealed their spots in the third round of the Volleyball World Championships today in Poland following emphatic wins on the penultimate day of Round II pool play.

Hosts Poland back on track with win over Italy at Volleyball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Polish fans inside the Atlas Arena in Łódź celebrate after watching their side defeat Italy ©Getty ImagesPoland got their Volleyball World Championship campaign back on track but did not have it all their own way against Italy, while Brazil recorded win number 100 in the tournament's history.

Brazil open Round II with 99th win at Volleyball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Brazil picked up their 99th win in World Championship history with victory over Bulgaria tonight ©Getty ImagesReigning champions Brazil continued their quest for a fourth consecutive title by cruising passed Bulgaria in straight sets on the opening night of Round II at the FIVB Volleyball World Championships, recording their 99th win in the tournament's history.
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