Hosts crowned winners at international tournament in Batumi

Sunday 7th of April 2019
Hosts crowned winners at international tournament in Batumi

Batumi, Georgia, April 7, 2019. The Adjarian Open Championship for girls born in 2004 and 2005 finished on Sunday at the Georgian Black Sea resort of Batumi. The competition featured as many as eight teams from across Georgia plus the Armenian national team – who made their very first appearance in the event hosted by the Georgian Volleyball Federation. 

International tournament promotes friendship among Caucasus countries

Saturday 6th of April 2019
International tournament promotes friendship among Caucasus countries
Yerevan, Armenia, April 6, 2019. The Volleyball Federation of Armenia (VFA) have joined the so-called ‘White Card’ action by sending a team to the international tournament held in the Georgian seaside resort of Batumi in conjunction with the International Day of Sport. 

KAZAN and CIVITANOVA win on foreign ground to set themselves up for a possible rematch of last year s final

Thursday 4th of April 2019
KAZAN and CIVITANOVA win on foreign ground to set themselves up for a possible rematch of last year s final

Luxembourg, April 3, 2019. Zenit KAZAN and Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA are close to delivering a repeat of the 2018 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men final. Zenit KAZAN, already champions four years running, managed to beat PERUGIA in front of almost 4,000 raucous Italian fans. A tough loss for Wilfredo Leon Venero, who moved from KAZAN to Italy. Earlier Wednesday evening, Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA proved to be in great Champions League form. Only having lost five sets up until the semi-final, they managed to claim a clean sheet against Polish hopefuls PGE Skra BELCHATOW. Ten aces in the first two sets helped them along greatly to secure a straight-set win.

Reigning champions KAZAN win an epic battle over PERUGIA to give themselves a slight edge for the second match

Thursday 4th of April 2019
Reigning champions KAZAN win an epic battle over PERUGIA to give themselves a slight edge for the second match

Luxembourg, April 3, 2019. In a meeting of greats Zenit KAZAN s top players Earvin Ngapeth and Matt Anderson got the better of PERUGIA s front runners Aleksandar Atanasijevic and Wilfredo Leon Venero. The Russian record 6-time CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men winners came out on top after a closely contested five-set match. After the final of 2017 and semi-final of last year s #CLVolleyM, Zenit KAZAN took a third win in a row against the Block Devils.

CIVITANOVA overpower Skra in first 2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men semi-final

Wednesday 3rd of April 2019
CIVITANOVA overpower Skra in first 2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men semi-final

Luxembourg, April 3, 2019. Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA brought sheer excellence to the Atlas Arena in Łódź Wednesday night, where they had PGE Skra BELCHATOW grasping at straws in the first semi-final of the 2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men. Two aces in the first five points of the match, ten aces in total in the first two sets, CIVITANOVA were flying from the get-go. After trailing in the third set, the Italians came back on top when it mattered and won the match 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-23). They have taken a big step towards the Super Finals in Berlin with a home match still remaining next week.