African Volleyball

Japanese Women Outdraw Italian Men in World Championship 1st Round

Sarina Koga and the Japanese women had almost 9,000 spectators per match in the opening round of the 2018 Women’s Volleyball World Championship tournament.

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IOC Members Unanimously Confirm Senegal to Host 2022 Youth Olympics

The IOC membership has unanimously confirmed Dakar, Senegal, Africa as the host of the 2022 Olympic Games. The vote took…

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USA, Russia, China & Italy Win With Now 3 Spots Down to 4 Nations in Pool F

The U.S. Women’s National Team rolled through Turkey in a VNL Finals rematch, as they are one of 4 still up for a top 3 spot in Pool F.

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2018 Women’s Volleyball World Championships: October 7th Daily Summary

Louisa Lippmann led Germany to the biggest upset of the tournament so far on Sunday.

Kenyan Coach Denies Pregnancy Rumors Affected His Team During WCH

This World Championship left Kenyan fans with a bittersweet taste

2018 W. World Championships Daily Summary – October 4

At the end of the day, the Netherlands, Italy, the United States and Serbia wrapped up the preliminary round with perfect 5-0 marks and pool titles.

Serbia, Brazil, Dominican Republic Close Out Pool D with Sweeps

Pool D continued its trend of sweeps on the final day of preliminary round action at the FIVB Women’s World Championships with Serbia, the Dominican Republic and Brazil coming up victorious.

Pool A: #8 Netherlands Flies into FIVB Round 2 at 5-0

8th-ranked Netherlands finished strong in pool play with a sweep of 26th-ranked Mexico and will enter the second round with an undefeated 5-0 mark. 6th-ranked Japan came in second in Pool A, wrapping play at 4-1 following its 3-0 win over 13th-ranked Germany.

2018 W. Volleyball World Championships – October 3 Summary

Eight of the 12 matches on Wednesday were decided in straight sets and five teams claimed spots in the FIVB Women’s World Championships second round.

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Dominican Republic, Brazil, Serbia Sweep Pool D Action

Brazil secured its spot in the second round, while Kazakhstan was eliminated in Pool D on Wednesday. Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Serbia all won in sweeps.

2018 W. Volleyball World Championships: October 1 Daily Summary

Sweeps were the result of the day at the World Championships on Day 3 with all three matches in Pool A and in Pool D ending in short order.

2018 W. Volleyball World Championships: September 30th Daily Summary

Maret Balkestein-Grothues led Netherlands to a 3-2 win over Japan on Sunday, giving them the Pool A lead.

More Sweeps in Pool D as Serbia, Kenya, and Puerto Rico All Win

Pool D still hasn’t seen a competitive match at the 2018 World CHampionships. That will (hopefully) change on Monday when Serbia and Brazil play.

The Dutch Outduel Japan for Pool A Supremacy

The Netherlands now have an inside track on preliminary perfection, while Mexico and Germany both bounced back with their first wins.

2018 Women’s Volleyball Championships: September 29th Daily Summary

The first day was a day of firsts in Japan, including Trinidad & Tobago’s first-ever World Championship match.

Kenya Wins First-Ever World Championship Match in Pool D

2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 29 September – 20 October Schedule Teams Pool D – Brazil, Serbia, Dominican Republic,…

Cameroon Wins Africa’s First-Ever Women’s World Champ. Match (Pool A)

Cameroon made national and continental history on Saturday morning in Yokohama, Japan.

With 16 Teams Left… Where Are They From? What Are They Ranked?

Brazil is ranked 1 in the world and is one of two teams from South America still competing in the 2018 FIVB World Championships

2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – September 18th, Daily Summary

There was only one advancement through to the finals still up for grabs on the final day of the 1st…

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