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Volleyball - 29 Oct 2020 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, Switzerland, 29 October, 2020 – History was made this week as Morocco’s Bouchra Hajij and Indonesia’s Rita Subowo became the first-ever women to lead the African and Asian Continental Confederations respectively.
Volleyball - 27 May 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The FIVB today launched its Athletes’ Relief Support fund to provide short-term assistance to professional volleyball and beach volleyball players who have been affected financially by the global coronavirus pandemic.
Volleyball - 18 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16 March 2019 – The body responsible for world volleyball (FIVB) has teamed up with marine conservation group the Ghost Fishing Foundation (Ghost Fishing) to launch Good Net, a project designed to recover discarded fishing nets from the world’s oceans, with many to be recycled into volleyball nets for local community use around the world.
Volleyball - 26 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
The Japan Sport Council *1 (JSC) and the Japan Volleyball Association (JVA), a member of the Sport for Tomorrow Consortium (SFTC*2) have donated 1,000 volleyballs and other volleyball equipment to the South Sudan Volleyball Federation
Volleyball - 01 Feb 2016 - Bidding
The FIVB has launched the bid process to select the city that will host the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship in October 2016 and a dedicated webpage with information on future hosting opportunities
Beach volleyball - 18 Jun 2015 - Bidding
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 15, 2015 - The International Volleyball Federation has launched the bidding process for the 2017 edition of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships. The new bidding process has been set up as part of the FIVB's ongoing commitment to promote innovation, transparency and good governance.
Volleyball - 13 May 2015 - Sponsorship
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 12, 2015 - The FIVB today renewed their partnership with Japanese company Mikasa to provide the official balls for all FIVB volleyball and beach volleyball events until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Volleyball - 06 Mar 2015 - Events
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 6, 2015 - The International Volleyball Federation is pleased to announce that the FIVB Volleyball World League 2015 Group 1 Finals will be played at the Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Volleyball - 10 Dec 2014 - Sponsorship
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 10, 2014 - DB Schenker, and its specialist group of DB SCHENKERsportsevents, entered into a two year agreement with the FIVB on Wednesday.
Volleyball - 03 Nov 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Cagliari, Italy, November 1, 2014 - The 34th FIVB World Congress came to a close in Cagliari on Saturday following two productive days of presentations, debate and discussions to review its progress under President Dr. Ary S. Graça F°’s new vision for the Federation.
Volleyball - 03 Nov 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Cagliari, Italy, November 1, 2014 - All 210 attending national volleyball federations gave a spontaneous two-minute standing ovation on Saturday as a show of support to President of the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Dr. Ary S. Graça F°’s plea to Iran to release British-Iranian detainee Ghoncheh Ghavami who has been detained for 18 weeks for trying to attend a men’s volleyball match in Tehran.
Volleyball - 03 Nov 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Cagliari, Italy, October 31, 2014 - The FIVB Volleyball World League will feature a record 32 participating countries in 2015 following the addition of Egypt, Kazakhstan, Greece and Montenegro into Group 3, confirmed at a World League Group 2 and Group 3 meeting, held in Cagliari, Italy on Friday.
Volleyball - 03 Nov 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Cagliari, Italy, October 31, 2014 – The time a FIVB President has in office was limited to two terms on the opening day of the 34th FIVB World Congress in Cagliari, Italy, bringing the federation in line with the International Olympic Committee.
Volleyball - 31 Oct 2014 - Events
Cagliari, Italy, October 30, 2014 – The key FIVB Congress Workshop, with participants being urged to participate and take advantage of the opportunities on offer, was completed ahead of the 34th FIVB World Congress which takes place in Cagliari, Italy on Friday and Saturday.
Volleyball - 11 Jul 2014 - Bidding
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 11, 2014 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is pleased to announce that the terms and conditions for organisations interested in staging an FIVB Beach Volleyball event are now available.
Beach volleyball - 12 Sep 2012 - Events
Coming up this week is the 6th World University Beach Volleyball Championship that will shake the sands of Maceió (Alagoas) in Brazil between September 12th and 16th. Some 40 pairs representing 17 countries from the Americas, Europe and Asia are confirmed to participate in this FISU event.
Volleyball - 21 Nov 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The United Nations (UN) and the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) today signed a two-year partnership agreement seeking to support the attainment and awareness of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as well as to further harness the power of volleyball to bring about positive social change worldwide.
Volleyball - 27 Apr 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 22, 2010 – The SWATCH FIVB World Tour is gearing up for another record breaking season of global television coverage with 55 broadcast companies across the world preparing to showcase the premier Beach Volleyball competition in the world, featuring top players from all corners of the globe to 139 territories.
Volleyball - 28 Sep 2009 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, September 28, 2009 - The FIVB is extremely proud to report that its inaugural year in partnership with leading sports, entertainment and media company IMG has returned record-breaking television numbers for the 2009 SWATCH FIVB World Tour and the 2009 SWATCH FIVB World Championships in Stavanger, Norway.
Volleyball - 08 May 2009 - Events
(Lausanne the 29 of April 2009) A cool, rainy weather did not prevent tidiness of the first<BR>WVBF Protour 2009 in Salta (Argentina), fourth stage in 2009. The tournament organized by<BR>the Argentina Volleyball and Beach volleyball Association chaired by Rodolpho Bouhid, with<BR>the support of Bernardo Pavisic, WVBF board member, saw teams from everywhere around<BR>the world.
Volleyball - 23 Dec 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Lugano, Thursday, December 11, 2008 - the Congress of the World Volleyball and Beach volleyball federation (WVBF), unanimously approved the resolution inviting the WVBF board of administration to implement all necessary measures to obtain the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) recognition for the Olympic sport of Volleyball and for its disciplines specially the Beach Volleyball.
Volleyball - 06 Mar 2008
IEC in Sports has extended its agreement with the Asian Volleyball Federation (AVC) until 2013, to handle worldwide broadcast distribution of its events.
Volleyball - 23 Oct 2007
Eurosport group, in collaboration with the European Volleyball Confederation, announces a new weekly Volleyball rendezvous on Eurosport 2, with the Indesit European Champion's League 2007-2008 LIVE on Wednesdays.
Volleyball - 19 May 2006
Lausanne, 18 May 2006 – After three full days of meetings, the annual session of the FIVB’s Executive Committee ended on an upbeat note, with all the delegates showing a desire to go the extra mile to develop and promote the sport in its World Championship year.
Volleyball - 05 Dec 2005
Lausanne, 1 December 2005 – The International Volleyball Federation is pleased to announce that the rights to the 2006 FIVB World Championships have been added to its invitation to tender for the broadcasting rights in Brazil published earlier this month.
Beach volleyball - 15 Dec 2004
Zurich, 15 December 2004: Beverage Partners Worldwide (a joint venture of Nestlé and Coca-Cola and in charge of the NESTEA ice tea brand as well as the Ready-To-Drink NESCAFÉ) had looked for the perfect platform for quite some time to transport its NESTEA ice tea brand further into the public mind.
Beach volleyball - 02 Dec 2004
Böblingen / Zurich, 2. December 2004: A young dynamic sport and a youthful car with the shot of refreshing lifestyle. A trendy sport and a classy brand name find each other. The Beach Volleyball European Championship Tour and the smart brand tie the knot- all this sounds like a promising relationship.
Volleyball - 03 Sep 2004
The English Volleyball Association (EVA) has appointed Goodform Ltd, the specialist sports sales and marketing company, to prepare a new marketing strategy for the sport in England.
Volleyball - 11 Jun 2004
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10, 2004 – The International Volleyball Federation is pleased to announce that the 2006 World Championships will be the biggest World Volleyball Championships ever contested in FIVB history with an exceptional number of 165 teams (93 men’s and 72 women’s teams) already registered with eight days remaining until the late entry deadline of June 18. All five Confederations represented as follows: Twenty three teams from Africa, 33 from Asia, 57 from Europe, 39 from Norce
Volleyball - 18 May 2004
The FIVB announces the decision of its President Dr Ruben Acosta Hernandez to resign as a member of the International Olympic Committee as he has now passed his 70th birthday, in line with IOC rules.
Beach volleyball - 17 May 2004
Roseto di Abruzzi, 14 May 2004: Even the name fits perfectly with the product: Eurosport will broadcast this year’s beach volleyball European Championship Tour.
Volleyball - 27 Apr 2004
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 27, 2004 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is delighted to announce the extension of its current agreement with IEC in Sports to cover television co-ordination and TV sales for the property of Beach Volleyball, one of two of the FIVB’s Olympic disciplines, through to the end of 2005.
Volleyball - 20 Apr 2004
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 19, 2004 - The FIVB has been officially notified of the formal constitution at the weekend of a new national federation to run volleyball and beach volleyball in Argentina in full conformity with the rules and Code of Conduct of the sport’s world governing body.
Volleyball - 09 Feb 2004
PARIS, France, 8 February 2004 – The Final Round of the 2006-2007 Men’s and Women’s European Championships will be played with 16 instead of 12 teams. This was one of the major decisions that the Board of Administration of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) took during its first 2004 meeting in Paris, France this weekend. Furthermore, the CEV BOA nominated the organizers of the Final Four tournaments of the European Cup competitions.
Volleyball - 28 Jan 2004
Acapulco (Mexico), January 27, 2004 – The process towards the final reintegration of Argentina in the International Volleyball Federation advanced another step Tuesday in Acapulco.
Volleyball - 27 Jan 2004
Acapulco (Mexico), January 26, 2004 – The FIVB Board of Administration considered in Acapulco that East Timor presently fulfilled all the conditions for its affiliation to the governing body of Volleyball worldwide. The final decision will be made on the occasion of the FIVB Congress next May in Portugal, which will thus welcome the 218th country or territory of the world’s largest sports organisation.
Beach volleyball - 23 Oct 2003
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 18, 2003 - The City of Berlin will host the 2005 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship, it was announced by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) here in Brazil on Saturday.
Volleyball - 30 Sep 2003
Restructuring sharpens competition; lifts quality; new Continental Round Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept 28, 2003 - The International Volleyball Federation’s $15 Million World League, the premier annual men’s Volleyball competition has been restructured with a new format of twelve teams to contest Intercontinental Rounds and to create an independent Continental Round with European teams, which would be played at the same time. The new format was decided at the FIVB’s World League Council, meeting
Volleyball - 21 Aug 2003
The FIVB – the world governing body for Volleyball and Beach Volleyball – has decided to authorise a new representative body to enter Argentinean teams into international competition, with immediate effect.
Volleyball - 11 Jul 2003
The FIVB’s Executive Committee, meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, today responded favourably to the moves by Argentinean regional federations and volleyball players to set up a new national federation, in conformity with the FIVB Constitution, Code of Conduct and decisions, with a view to Argentina being readmitted to international competitions as soon as possible.
Volleyball - 19 Jun 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Wednesday the dates, pools and venues for their premier annual competition for women, the $1 Million World Grand Prix, to be held in Italy this year.
Volleyball - 05 Jun 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Wednesday that the 2003 FIVB 8th Girls’ U18 World Championship will be staged in Poland in August following the withdrawal of Kenya as the hosts of one of international Volleyball’s premier youth tournaments.
Beach volleyball - 03 Jun 2003
Together with the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), GSM wishes to elevate the spectacle on sand onto a new platform in Europe.
Volleyball - 02 Jun 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) launched the SWATCH-FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with aplomb on Monday, together with the Mayor of Berlin, new title sponsors SWATCH, the German Volleyball Federation and organisers of the Berlin Beach Volleyball Grand Slam to celebrate a new era in this booming sport.
Beach volleyball - 29 May 2003
The International Volleyball Federation has reached an agreement with Eurosport, Europe’s leading sports TV station, to provide live coverage of the 2003 Swatch-FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
Volleyball - 27 May 2003
Nautica Enterprises, Inc. (NAUT) today announced that it will be playing a major role in the world of professional beach volleyball with the recent addition of the top men's and women's AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) volleyball players to its sponsorship roster.
Volleyball - 23 May 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Friday that their premier annual competition for women, the $1 Million World Grand Prix, will go ahead as planned, but will be staged entirely in Italy to preserve the competition in the face of the Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome (SARS) crisis in some of the traditional Asian host countries.
Volleyball - 12 May 2003
It is with great pleasure that the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has received the decision by the general assembly of Argentinean sports authorities to nominate a reorganisation committee, which will be presided, for the interim, by Dr. Rodolf M. Casamiquela.
Volleyball - 08 May 2003
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Wednesday from its Swiss headquarters that Argentinean sports authorities have been asked once more to take immediate action to solve the problem of the irregular situation of Argentinean Volleyball.