Delicious African Nations Championships to double as World Championship qualifiers 2017-05-27T01:10:51.000000000+00:00 Cairo, Egypt, May 26, 2017 – The CAVB Board of Administration, presided over by Dr. Amr Elwani, has decided to merge the 2017 African Nations Championships for both genders with the qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB World Championships. Nothing decided as Euro qualifiers for World Champs heat up 2017-05-27T00:15:54.000000000+00:00 Lausanne, Switzerland, May 26, 2017 - All six tickets up for grabs this week in the European qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship remain available after all favourites continued their winning ways on Friday, but will settle matters on the last two days of action across the co... FIVB President Graça proposes greater collaboration with USA Volleyball in stateside presentation 2017-05-26T15:42:13.000000000+00:00 Minneapolis, USA, May 25, 2017 - As part of his visit to the USA this week, FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°yesterday presented his vision for the development of volleyball in the country to the USA Volleyball (USAV) Board of Directors and explained how the FIVB could assist with this developme... Russians seeking Moscow gold 2017-05-26T08:38:57.000000000+00:00 Moscow, Russia, May 25, 2017 - With an international Beach Volleyball event returning here next week for 10th-straight season and 12th-time since the start of the sanctioned FIVB competition in 1987, host Russia will be looking for its fifth men’s and third women’s gold medals at a World Tour eve... Asian World Champs qualifiers kick off in Bishkek 2017-05-26T01:23:44.000000000+00:00 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, May 25, 2017 - The Asian qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championship get underway on Friday with Kyrgyzstan hosting Kazakhstan and Pakistan in Bishkek for a single ticket from the Central Zone to the continent's final round. Contest for first World Champs ticket remains wide open 2017-05-26T00:51:46.000000000+00:00 Warsaw, Poland, May 25, 2017 - Though the hosts dropped a roller-coaster set to Slovakia, both Poland and Rio 2016 silver medallists Serbia are still on track for a Sunday head-to-head that barring any upsets on Saturday will determine the first ticket to the 2018 FIVB Women's World Champions... World Champs qualifiers taking shape across Europe 2017-05-26T00:15:39.000000000+00:00 Lausanne, Switzerland, May 25, 2017 - Things being to shape up across Europe as action continued on Thursday with 18 matches in six qualification pools for as many tickets to the 2018 FIVB World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria. Japan retain Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Championship title 2017-05-25T23:59:59.000000000+00:00 Ulanbaataar, Mongolia, May 25, 2017 – Japan defended their title at the 2017 Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Volleyball Championship on Friday, following their 3-1 (31-29, 16-25, 25-17, 27-25) win over Chinese Taipei. Kazakhstan, Thailand, Japan, China clinch opening days wins at Asian Women’s Club Championship 2017-05-25T23:59:59.000000000+00:00 Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, May 25, 2017 – Home team Altay VC played in front of a sellout crowd at Boris Alexandrov Sports Palace with a gripping 3-2 (21-25, 25-22, 25-19, 17-25, 15-11) win over Taiwan Power of Chinese Taipei at the SMM 2017 Asian Women’s Club Samruk Kazyna Volleyball Champions... Japan aim to defend Asian Eastern Zonal Championship title 2017-05-25T12:35:35.000000000+00:00 Lausanne, May 24, 2017 - Japan and Chinese Taipei will warm up for their 2017 FIVB World League campaigns by facing each other in the Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Volleyball Championship gold medal match in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on Thursday.