FIVB World Grand Prix

VolleyMob Year in Review: August 2017

August was jam packed with international beach volleyball on the AVP and FIVB Tours as well as in world championships, while the college season geared up.

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VolleyMob Year in Review: July 2017

July brought the women’s World Grand Prix, the culmination of the men’s World League and several AVP and FIVB beach titles en route to the Beach World Championships slated for the end of the month.

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VolleyMob Year in Review: June 2017

June was filled with beach volleyball on both the AVP and FIVB Tours, while the indoor focus turned to the FIVB Men’s World League and women’s Pan American Cup and Montreaux Masters tournaments.

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VolleyMob’s Year in Volleyball: February 2017

With international volleyball heating up, coaching hires on all levels and much more, it was the Ohio State men who dominated the headlines with a record win streak, which reached 40 matches in February 2017.

FIVB Hawk-Eye System Does More Than Line Challenges for Fans & Coaches

Since the adoption of the Challenge System for major FIVB events in 2012, fans have been more engaged with the…

Doping Accusation Against Italy’s Miriam Sylla is Dropped

Just like with Serbia’s Ana Antonijevic, Myriam Sylla’s clenbuterol charges were dropped due allegations of food contamination. Both players stayed at the same hotel and ate at the same restaurants on the same dates for the 2017 Grad Prix in Nanjing, China, a country with a history of clenbuterol meat contamination.

Second Player Fails Doping Test at Grand Prix; Could Food Be to Blame?

Ana Antonejivic (#7) celebrates after China’s bronze medal win at the FIVB World Grand Prix.

Italian Miriam Sylla Fails 2017 FIVB Grand Prix Doping Test

The opposite hitter was flagged with the use of the stimulant clenbuterol

Hannah and Paige Tapp on USA Experience

Hannah Tapp and Paige Tapp have been providing double trouble on the volleyball court for a number of years—first for…

More FIVB World Grand Prix

World Grand Prix Draws In Over 275,000 Fans

With the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix over and done, we took a look at the attendance for the competition.

World League & World Grand Prix To Have New Name/Format For 2018

In 2018, the men’s World League and the women’s World Grand Prix will be called by a different name with…

Grading Brazil’s top Players at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix

VolleyMob grades Brazil’s most important players’ performance at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix

What Brazil’s 12th World Grand Prix Title Means for the National Team

Not all celebrations are equal in Brazil’s tumultuous volleyball world.

Tijana Boskovic Ends World Grand Prix Finals Series With 100 Points

During the finals of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix, Serbia’s Tijana Boskovic turned on the ignition, putting down 100 points on the way to a third place finish over China.

Brazil Wins 19th Medal At World Grand Prix, Sets Record

The Brazilian women’s national team made history at the FIVB World Grand Prix this year, as they won their 12th gold medal, while also becoming the team with the most medals in the history of the event with 19. 

VolleyMob’s 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix Dream Team

Unencumbered by the FIVB rules, VolleyMob has selected their Dream Team for the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix. 

FIVB Names 7 to World Grand Prix Dream Team

2017 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WORLD GRAND PRIX Group 1 July 7th – August 6th FIVB World Grand Prix Round 3 Pool I1 Cuiaba,…

Final Prize Money Table from 2017 World Grand Prix

With the conclusion of the FIVB World Grand Prix with Brazil‘s win over Italy in 5 sets in Nanjing today….

Brazil Defends Grand Prix Crown with 5-Set Championship Win vs. Italy

Brazil wins their second-straight World Grand Prix title after a five-set match with Italy.