EEVZA Beach stops in Belarus

Tuesday 13th of May 2014
EEVZA Beach stops in Belarus

Molodechno, Belarus, May 14, 2014. Stadium for beach sports to Molodechno will open for the summer season — EEVZA Beach Volleyball Tour - Belarus OPEN for men teams.

Latvia’s Plavins and Solovejs top the charts at CEV Antalya Satellite

Monday 12th of May 2014
Latvia’s Plavins and Solovejs top the charts at CEV Antalya Satellite

Antalya, Turkey, May 10, 2014. Though three teams from Austria had made the semis of the CEV Satellite in Antalya, Latvia s Martins Plavins and Aleksandrs Solovejs were the ones ultimately standing on top of the podium at the end of a tournament that was played under difficult weather conditions. Plavins and Solovejs first beat Peter Eglseer and Felix Koraimann in the semis (18-16, 15-13, 11-15, 15-9) before edging top-seeded Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst with a similar score line in the final match (11-15, 15-10, 17-15, 15-11). Bronze went to Daniel Müllner and Jörg Wutzl who routed their countrymen Eglseer and Koraimann in straight sets (17-15, 15-12, 15-12).

Latvia’s Samoilovs / Smedins claim men’s gold at FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open

Monday 12th of May 2014
Latvia’s Samoilovs / Smedins claim men’s gold at FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, May 11, 2014. Enjoying the friendliness of the people, the warmth of the temperatures, the smoothness of the imported sand and even the moderate humidity that hovered on the Playa Camarones complex, Latvia s 2nd-seeded Aleksandrs Samoilovs / Janis Smedins toppled Italy s 14th-seeded twin brothers Paolo Ingrosso / Matteo Ingrosso on Saturday to capture the men s gold medal at the double-gender US$150,000 FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open, the third event on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar.

FIVB Men’s Club World Championship title now belongs to Russia’s Belogorie Belgorod

Monday 12th of May 2014
FIVB Men’s Club World Championship title now belongs to Russia’s Belogorie Belgorod

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, May 10, 2014 – In a superb reaction, Belogorie Belgorod from Russia became the new world champion at FIVB Men s Club World Championship in Belo Horizonte, after playing an amazing volleyball to prevail over Qatar s Al-Rayyan. UPCN from Argentina edged home team Sada Cruzeiro to complete the podium.

Five European teams stay unbeaten in Puerto Vallarta Open

Thursday 8th of May 2014
Five European teams stay unbeaten in Puerto Vallarta Open

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, May 8, 2014. European teams from Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and Latvia all enjoyed the cooler temperatures and the special sand to win both of their pool play matches on Wednesday with one remaining for Thursday in the 32-team main draw at the double-gender US$ 150,000 FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open, the third event on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar.