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.

Moscow Grand Slam press conference

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014
Moscow Grand Slam press conference

Moscow, Russia, June 2, 2014. At the center of international multimedia news agency was held a press conference dedicated to the upcoming Moscow Grand Slam Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour. The event was attended by the tournament director Ilya Volodarsky and athlete Alexander Likholetov who will play at the tournament instead of injured Jaroslav Koshkareva.

Europeans warm up for Euro Champs by dominating Anapa medals

Sunday 1st of June 2014
Europeans warm up for Euro Champs by dominating Anapa medals

Anapa, Russia, June 1, 2014 – European teams claimed all six medals on offer at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Anapa Open to prepare for the CEV European Championships in the best way possible.

Latvians battle hard to reach Anapa Open main draw

Wednesday 28th of May 2014
Latvians battle hard to reach Anapa Open main draw

Anapa, Russia, May 28, 2014 – Ruslans Sorokins and Edvarts Buivids may have started the Anapa Open qualification round as number one seeds, but they were pushed hard by Turkey s Ersin Durgut and Engin Ozbek before reaching the main draw.