Gold for Russia at EuroVolleyU17W

Wednesday 25th of April 2018
Gold for Russia at EuroVolleyU17W

Sofia, Bulgaria, April 21, 2018.  The team of Russia seized probably their most important victory – the one in the final match of the 2018 CEV U17 Volleyball European Championship – Women. The players headed by Svetlana Safronova took a 3-1 win over Italy to emerge as the strongest team in Europe in this age group. Both Russia and Italy showed great Volleyball skills in the final match – long rallies and intense play but eventually the Russians were more concentrated in the decisive moments. The Azzurrine go home with the silver medals, while Turkey finished in third place after a 3-1 win over Bulgaria.  Romania outclassed the team of Belarus to finish the competition in fifth place. The players headed by Marius Macarie claimed a 3-0 victory over their opponents and leave the competition on a positive note. Germany secured their spot in the 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival due to take place in Baku after a 3-2 win over the team of Slovenia after coming back from two sets down. 

Xiamen champions Stoyanovskiy & Velichko make their mark on the FIVB World Tour

Wednesday 25th of April 2018
Xiamen champions Stoyanovskiy & Velichko make their mark on the FIVB World Tour

Xiamen, China, April 22, 2018. In an all-Russian final at the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open, it was Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Igor Velichko who snatched gold over Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Nikita Liamin, 2-0 (21-18, 21-19).

Russia and Bulgaria qualify for the semis,Slovenia continue in EuroVolleyU17W

Thursday 19th of April 2018
Russia and Bulgaria qualify for the semis,Slovenia continue in EuroVolleyU17W

Sofia, Bulgaria, April 18, 2017. Russia and Bulgaria are the two teams from Pool I to qualify for the semifinals of 2018 CEV U17 Volleyball European Championship – Women. The Russian team needed 67 minutes to seize a victory over Hungary and this way to secure their spot in the semis of the competition and Bulgaria started well in their match vs. Serbia and despite having lost the third set, the players of Stojan Gunchev took a 3-1 win. Russia meet the team of Turkey in a battle for a place in the final, while Bulgaria will have to play with the unbeaten favorite from Pool II - Italy. On Wednesday, Slovenia took a very important win over Belarus (3-1) to continue their journey at the #EuroVolleyU17W after making sure they will finish among the top eight teams from the competition. 

CLF4Kazan official website online, media accreditation now open

Wednesday 18th of April 2018
CLF4Kazan official website online, media accreditation now open

Kazan, Russia, April 17, 2018. The official website of the men’s CEV Volleyball Champions League Final Four due to take place in Kazan, Russia on May 12-13 is now online! Please check the web address http://finalfour.zenit-kazan.com/en to retrieve additional information about the ‘Volleyball party of the year’! 

Sergey Tetyukhin - Love what you do and do what you love

Wednesday 18th of April 2018
Sergey Tetyukhin - Love what you do and do what you love

Belgorod, Russia, April 16, 2018. Volleyball legend Sergey Tetyukhin will retire at the end of the current season – but he already found a way to bid farewell to international Volleyball in the best way after last week he helped Belogorie BELGOROD claim the 2018 CEV Volleyball Cup – Men trophy from the final match with Ziraat Bankasi ANKARA of Turkey. It is time to sit down with Sergey and to listen to what a real Volleyball legend has to share with his fans after an incredibly successful career lasting more than 20 years.