BEACH VOLLEYBALL


Estonia ready to host historic FIVB World League tournament

Wednesday 7th of June 2017
Estonia ready to host historic FIVB World League tournament

Tallinn, Estonia, June 7, 2017. The Estonian men’s national Volleyball team’s busy summer continues with hosting a 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League Group 3 tournament from Friday to Sunday in Kalev sports hall.

Russia and Greece book tickets to Youth Continental Cup Final

Sunday 4th of June 2017
Russia and Greece book tickets to Youth Continental Cup Final

Moscow, Russia, June 4, 2017. The very first event on schedule for the qualifying stage of the 2017-2018 CEV Youth Beach Volleyball Continental Cup came to a close on Sunday in Moscow. Russia and Greece progressed to the final stage of the competition scheduled for 2018 after finishing first and second in the boys’ and girls’ tournaments. The CEV Youth Beach Volleyball Continental will eventually determine the European contingent for the Beach Volleyball competition of the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Dalhausser & Lucena out-last host Russians for Moscow gold

Sunday 4th of June 2017
Dalhausser & Lucena out-last host Russians for Moscow gold

Moscow, Russia, June 4, 2017. Americans Phil Dalhausser (pictured) and Nick Lucena capped “four perfect days in Moscow” Sunday evening by claiming their sixth FIVB World Tour gold medal since August 2015 by defeating Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Nikita Liamin of host Russia in the men’s final at the Vodny Stadium Beach Sports Centre.

Azerbaijan and Russia secure tickets to 2018 World Championship as 2nd Round nears conclusion

Saturday 3rd of June 2017
Azerbaijan and Russia secure tickets to 2018 World Championship as 2nd Round nears conclusion

Luxembourg, June 3, 2017. Azerbaijan and Russia join Serbia as the next teams to secure their tickets to next year’s FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship in Japan.  As predicted, Pool E came down to Azerbaijan’s match against the Netherlands.  Despite being pushed close in the first (30-28), the sets got progressively easier for the home team - winning the second 25-22 and the third 25-13.  While over in Pool A Russia are undefeated after four matches, and now cannot be caught which guarantees their place at next year`s premier event.

“Experienced” Americans versus “new” Russians for men’s Moscow gold

Saturday 3rd of June 2017
“Experienced” Americans versus “new” Russians for men’s Moscow gold

Moscow, Russia, June 3, 2017. It will be a “new” Russia team of Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Nikita Liamin challenging the “experienced” American pair Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena for the gold medal at this week’s US$150,000 FIVB World Tour event in the Russian capital after both tandems won a pair of matches Saturday.