Asian Volleyball

India National-Level Volleyball Player Dies During Match

Indian volleyball player Showkat Ahmad Dar, viewed as the top junior prospect in the Indian region of Kashmir, died on Sunday during a match.

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Tickets for 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championships Go on Sale Today

While tickets have been open to Japanese fans for a few weeks, the rest of the world gained access to the ticketing portal on Saturday. The Yokohama Arena (above) will host the final.

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United States Falls in 4 to Japan in Friendly Match

Madi Kingdon Rishel goes up for a block with Chiaka Ogbogu in the third set of Friday’s friendly match against Japan. Kindgon Rishel had 16 points in a 3-1 defeat for the United States.

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Superliga Champions Uberlândia Accepts Invitation For 2018 Club WCH

Carli Lloyd, Nicole Fawcett, Fernanda Garay, and Fabiana Claudino will be spearheading the team

Iran Sends Female Referee to Asian U20 Men’s Volleyball Championships

Three female referees, including one from Iran (middle), are working matches at the 2018 U20 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship in Bahrain.

Saeid Marouf Suffers Knee Injury; Expected to Miss Asian Games

More will be known after results from an MRI, but Marouf is expected to miss the upcoming Asian Games.

3-Time Olympian Xu Yunli Returns to Chinese National Team Training

If Xu is able to play at the 2018 World Championships, it will provide China with badly-needed depth at middle blocker.

Zhang Changning Returns to Chinese Roster After Ankle Surgery

Zhang missed the Nations League, but is included on China’s roster for the Asian Games. So too is Yi Lingling, though she’s been moved to a different position.

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IOC Releases Schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Loretta Race contributed to this report. On the day Tokyo 2020 organizers announced that new Olympic venues’ construction is on track,…

International Volleyball Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Induction Class

Current Minnesota head coach Hugh McCutcheon is being inducted for his work with the U.S. Men’s National Team and U.S. Women’s National Team, which he led to gold at the 2008 Olympics and silver at the 2012 Olympics, respectively.

Venezuelan Star Ernardo Gomez Signs In Israel To Play 19th Pro Season

Venezuelan star Ernardo Gomez has announced in his official Instagram account that he is leaving Greece’s Iraklis Chalkida to sign in Israel with Hapoel

Asian Women’s Club Champ. – No Drama in the First Day of Playoffs

Taylor Sandbothe scored 13 points for Supreme Chonburi in a 3-0 sweep of Paykan Tehran VC in the quarterfinals. She led the match with 5 blocks to help her team reach the semifinals.

U.S. Women’s National Team Will Host Japan in Friendly on July 27th

Tustin High School will play host to the match between Japan and the U.S., which marks 2 years until the start of the 2020 Olympic Games.

Asian Women’s Club Champ. – NEC Red Rockets Top Seed Going Into Playoffs

Nanami Hirose has led the NEC Red Dragons of Japan to a first place finish in Pool A and the top seed in the playoffs at the Asian Women’s Volleyball Club Championships. They will face the winner of the Lanka Lions and CMFC in the quarterfinals.

#VNL Semifinals: Russia Makes Quick Work of Brazil to Set Finals Date with France

Russia found balance offensively and stifled the Brazilian attack to move on to the Gold Medal match.

#VNL Semifinals: Boyer Helps France Stop U.S. Men’s Rally for Finals Berth

Stephen Boyer’s 31 point outburst led France past the United States despite a comeback effort from the Americans.

#VNL Final Six Day 3: France & Russia Win Pools with Sweeps of Serbia & USA

France’s serve and attack sliced through Serbia as they join Russia as Pool winners on the day with the semifinals next.

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