Asian Volleyball

American Coach Air Padda Involved In Controversy In The Philippines

This is not the first time the coach has been linked to controversy.

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Final Predictions and Schedule, 2018 Women’s Volleyball World C’Ship

This is what my face looked like while trying to pick the outcome of the match between Serbia and Italy.

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Hill Stars as USA Clinches Fifth Place at #FIVBWomensWCH

Kim Hill stepped into the spotlight in the match, racking up 25 points as the United States ended the World Championships with a four-set win over Japan and fifth place out of the 24-team field.

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Egonu’s #FIVBWomensWCH Record 45 Points Lifts Italy Past China in 5

Paola Egonu piled up a tournament scoring record 45 points (39 kills, 5 aces and a block) and Italy bested China in kills and aces in a five-set win to earn its first World Championships finals berth since 2002.

Serbia Earns Title Shot Behind Boskovic’s 29 Points vs. Dutch

Serbia was back to full strength on Friday and rode a 29-point effort by star opposite Tijana Boskovic to a four-set win over the Netherlands to earn a spot in the Saturday’s championship match.

Gallery 2 in Tokyo’s Shinjuku is Japan’s Best Volleyball Store

Before coming to Japan for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship, I was trying to find some store where…

Japanese partners are not meeting W World Champs Expectations

With the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan reaching its conclusion this weekend in Yokohama. It is time…

Matchups for Semi-Finals at Women’s Volleyball World Championships Set

China and Italy will face off in one semi-final. That’s a rematch of a 3-1 win by Italy in the opening round of play, where Paola Egonu scored 29 points.

China Owns the Net, Rallies Past Dutch in 4 Sets in Pool H Finale

Sloetjes piled up a match-high 26 points, but it was not enough to help the Dutch to victory as China boasted the advantage in every statistical category in rallying for the four-set win.

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Inspired By Brazilian Star, Alyssa Valdez Talks Future In Politics

Considering the fact that Alyssa has over 1.6 million followers on twitter alone, getting elected should be easy for the Philippine phenom.

Valentin Bratoev Makes Move To Play In Japanese League

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Italy Survives Five Setter with Japan to Claim Semifinals Spot

Italy stayed perfect on the World Championships with its 10th straight victory to eliminate Japan from contention on Monday as 19-year old Paola Egonu turned in a match-high 36 points.

China Still Hasn’t Committed to Li Yingying as a Starter in Big Matches

China coach Lang Ping has been waiting until crunch time to put her young dynamic hitter Li Yingying into matches, even though it’s clear their outcomes improve with her on the court.

Boskovic Piles Up 24 Points in Return, Paces Serbia to Sweep of Japan

Serbia snapped its two-match losing skid on Sunday with a sweep of Japan to open Pool G play in the Final Six at the FIVB Women’s World Championships.

USA Suffers Third Straight Loss at Worlds, Must Win Monday vs. Dutch

Zhu Ting led the way as China rallied for a 5-set win over the United States to open Final Six play at the World Championships leaving the Americans in a must-win situation on Monday against the Netherlands.

China, the US, and the Darkhorse Dutch in Pool H (Predictions)

China and the United States will open up Pool H with their 4th meeting of the summer.

A Host and 2 Juggernauts in Pool G at the Women’s World Championships

Italy and their libero Beatrice Parrocchiale (above) have owned the 2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championships so far.

Italy’s Egonu Leads All Scorers Heading into #FIVBWomensWCH Final Six

The star of the show thus far in the World Championships has been Italy’s Paola Egonu. The 19-year old has notched 182 total points (150 kills, 17 blocks, 15 aces) and also ranks among the top 10 in aces and kills.

2018 Women’s Volleyball World Championships: Oct. 11 Daily Summary

The draw for the 3rd round of the FIVB Women’s World Championship features Italy, Japan and Serbia in Pool G and Netherlands, China and the United States in Pool H. Matches are set to begin on Oct. 14 in Noppon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan.

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