European Cups DOL sets stage for exciting season ahead

Friday 13th of June 2014
European Cups DOL sets stage for exciting season ahead

Luxembourg, Luxembourg, June 12, 2014. The Drawing of Lots for the 2015 CEV Volleyball Cup and the 2015 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup in both genders, which took place on Thursday morning at the premises of the CEV Head Office in Luxembourg, provided for many interesting clashes across Europe. The drawing was conducted by the European Cups Commission President and CEV Board of Administration member Riet Ooms in the presence of Giuseppe Cormio, General Manager of CMC RAVENNA, in the role of a neutral observer.

Latvian qualifiers upset home team Losiak/Bryl to top the pool

Friday 13th of June 2014
Latvian qualifiers upset home team Losiak/Bryl to top the pool

Myslowice, Poland, June 13, 2014 - Latvian qualifiers Edvarts Buivids and Pekmanis Reinis upset the Polish team Bartosz Losiak and Michal Bryl early on Friday to top their pool at the FIVB Beach Volleyball U23 World Championships in Myslowice.

FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour resumes at FIVB Moscow Grand Slam

Wednesday 11th of June 2014
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour resumes at FIVB Moscow Grand Slam

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10, 2014 — Russia remains on the world stage this week as the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will see its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour present the double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Moscow Grand Slam. The FIVB World Tour is in Russia for the 15th time for men and the 13th time for a women s tournament.

Samoilovs and Smedins - silver medalists this year as well

Sunday 8th of June 2014
Samoilovs and Smedins - silver medalists this year as well

Cagliari, Italy, June 8, 2014. A screenwriter would hardly cope with the task of writing the plot of a more dramatic match than the final of this year s CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship played on Sunday in Cagliari where Latvians took the silver medals for the second year in a row.

Samoilovs and Smedins still lack rhythm of the game, but keep on winning

Friday 6th of June 2014
Samoilovs and Smedins still lack rhythm of the game, but keep on winning

Cagliari, Italy, June 5, 2014. The last round of pool Play at Poetto beach provided Beach Volleyball fans with a show that did already set the tone for the remainder of the tournament and especially for the weekend where the medals will be at stake. Actually two matches drew much attention on the side courts where German teams put on a close fight against two of the "hottest" contenders for the gold medal. In the end, first-seeded Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Janis Smedins of Latvia and 2013 European champions Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira got the upper hand to keep a perfect record of three wins in as many matches and by-pass the first round of the elimination phase coming up on Friday.