Volleyball

Volleyball England secure £1 million funding over past 18 months to help sport's development

By Paul Osborne

Volleyball England has received £1 million of funding ©Volleyball EnglandVolleyball England has secured £1 million ($1.57 million/€1.27 million) of external funding which will be spread across the clubs, members and the wider volleyball community, and help build a new beach volleyball centre in Oxford.

Rio 2016 volleyball test event in doubt after corruption allegations involving FIVB President

By Nick Butler

Ary S Graça has consistently denied all allegation concerning his time at the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation ©Getty ImagesInternational Volleyball Federation (FIVB) President Ary S Graça has strongly denied allegations that he illegally channeled funds to family and friends between 2010 and 2013 while he was head of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV).

DB Schenker signs two-year partnership with FIVB

By Paul Osborne

DB Shencker has been named the official logistics and freight forwarding supporter of the FIVB ©FIVBDB Schenker has been named official logistics and freight forwarding supporter of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), it was announced today.

Germany withdraw from FIVB World League to focus on European Games

By Nick Butler

Germany, pictured celebrating their 2014 FIVB World Championship bronze medal, have withdrawn from the FIVB World League in order to focus on Baku 2015 ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany has withdrawn its men's team from next year's International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League.

IOC President condemns suicide attack that kills dozens at volleyball tournament in Afghanistan

By Paul Osborne

A suicide attack has killed dozens of people at a volleyball match in Afghanistan ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has condemned the suicide attack that killed more than 40 people at a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan.

Woman arrested in Iran for watching volleyball freed on bail

By Duncan Mackay

Ghoncheh Ghavami, arrested for attending an FIVB World League match in Iran, has been released on bail from jail in Tehran ©FacebookA woman jailed for watching an International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League match in Iran has been released from prison on bail, her family have revealed.

Sports Minister convenes emergency meeting of Polish Volleyball Federation to discuss corruption scandal

By Nick Butler

Sports and Tourism Minister Andrzej Biernat has called for an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Polish Volleyball Federation Andrzej Biernat has called for an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Polish Volleyball Federation Andrzej Biernat has called for an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Polish Volleyball Federation Andrzej Biernat has called for an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Polish Volleyball Federation ©TwitterPolish Sports and Tourism Minister Andrzej Biernat has called for an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Polish Volleyball Federation (PZPS) following the arrest of the body's President over corruption allegations.

Polish volleyball head arrested over World Championship corruption allegations

By Nick Butler

Mirosław Przedpełski pictured attending the World Championships in Poland ©FIVBA recommendation that the President and vice-president of the Polish Volleyball Federation (PZPS) be removed from their positions has been made by the body's Executive Committee, following their involvement in a corruption scandal. 

Iran lose right to host 2015 Boys' Under-19 World Volleyball Championships as FIVB get tough over ban on women

By Duncan Mackay

Iran Volleyball FederationIran has been stripped of the right to host the 2015 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Boys' Under-19 World Championships, it was revealed today. 
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