IOC Athletes’ Committee Supports Alterations of RUSADA Plan

The athletes’ commission includes double pole vault Olympic gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva, who was forced out as the head of RUSADA in 2017 for criticizing WADA’s original punishment of the organization.

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Russian Teams In Super League Required To Have Social Media Presence

According to, the Russian Volleyball Federation (VFV) has made changes to marketing rules in relation to the Russian Championship….

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USOC Chairman Larry Probst to Step Down at End of 2018

United States Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst will step down at the end of 2018, the organization announced Monday.

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Ariake Arena in Tokyo On-Track for December 2019 Opening

The Ariake Arena, #8 on the map above, is one of 6 new permanent venues being constructed for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Kansas St. Proposes New Volleyball Arena as Part of $210 Million Plan

Kansas State’s $210 million Master Facilities plan includes a new $17.5-million purpose-built volleyball facility.

8 Reasons Why Women Coaches Matter

Nicole M. LaVoi PhD offers up some evidence-based reasons why women in sport leadership positions matter.

FIVB Will Announce Hosts for 2022 World Championships in November

The FIVB has begun accepting bids to host the next edition of the men’s and women’s World Championships, which will be held in 2022.

Division I Volleyball Receives C Grade for Hiring Female Coaches

University of Florid head coach Mary Wise was the only female head coach at the 2018 NCAA Divsiion I Women’s Indoor Volleyball final 4 last season.

How To Coach While Considering the Changing Athlete Mentality

The increasing discussions regarding the “change of the athlete mentality,” has resulted in many coaches feeling overwhelmed with what to do, who to talk to, and what to implement to advance their athlete’s abilities and talents.

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Oakland, California School District Cuts Boys Volleyball

Boys’ volleyball is one of 10 sports being dropped by the district.

Indian Men’s Volleyball Pro League Will Launch in February

The new Indiana professional indoor men’s volleyball league will launch in February of 2019, and will be broadcast nationally by…

Japan: BananaLemon to sing V.LEAGUE theme in 18-19

On Sunday July 22nd at the Japanese V.LEAGUE’s Summer Festival 2018, held in Daiba on Tokyo’s waterfront, the V.LEAGUE announced…

China Set to Host Six Legs of 2019 VNL Tournament

China, which hosted the women’s finals and two other legs of the inaugural Volleyball Nations League tournament this summer, has been chosen to host three stops per gender in 2019.

Cal to Build New Beach Volleyball Facility

As part of a $30 million athletics construction package, Cal will build a new beach volleyball facility with permanent spectator seating in addition to a major renovation to its beach volleyball stadium.

New Mexico Administration Advances Plan to Drop Beach Volleyball

Beach volleyball is one of 4 sports scheduled to be phased out as a result of a $1.9 million deficit-reduction plan

Perugia Raises Top Season-Ticket Prices by 40% After Leon Signing

Perugia also won their first-ever Italian Championship last year, and new stars and new heights come with new prices. The club has responded to an outcry from fans over the increase.

SAB Volley Legnano Appears to Have Folded from Italian Serie A League

The side did not submit an application to play in Serie A in 2018-2019 after suffering major penalties for financial mismanagement last season.

Study: Fatigue Increases Risk of ACL Injury

The risk of ACL injury increases for young athletes with fatigue, new research presented on Thursday by the American Orthopaedic…

FIVB Installs Cameras on Top of Nets for Men’s VNL Final 6

The cameras, highlighted above, are small, and will be used only for television (not for replays).

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