An adjustment to the rule will have the winners of the Challenger Cup go directly to the 2019 Volleyball Nations League.
When it was announced before the beginning of the Volleyball Nations League that free live streams of matches would no…
The Italian National Team has announced their roster for Week 5 of the Volleyball Nations League. How will they fare without Osmany Juantorena against the top 3 teams in the tournament?
Todor Skrimov will be continuing his career in Italy with Callipo Vibo Valentia. Skrimov was sidelined this past weekend with a calf injury against France in the Volleyball Nations League.
The battle for the Final Six is very much alive with only four teams mathematically eliminated: Iran (4-7), Argentina (2-10), China (2-10) and South Korea (1-11).
Six starters scored, led by Matt Anderson’s 18 points, as the United States finished off a perfect 3-0 week at home in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
Offense was key for Serbia as the team’s 44-37 edge in kills was the difference in a sweep of Poland decided by just six points.
Canada opted not to play many of its starters and came up just short in a five-setter against first place France, which won its sixth straight VNL match. Thirty-three errors proved to be too much to overcome as Brazil fought valiantly before falling to Bulgaria in five sets for the team’s third-straight loss in Varna.
In a match that featured three deuce sets, 15 blocks were not enough to lift Argentina past Japan, which won its second five-set affair of the week. Romanas Shkulyavichus and Dmitriy Muserskiy scored in double digits to lead Russia past Germany in a sweep.
Even with Chuan Jing back in the lineup and scoring 17 points, China was no match for South Korea on Sunday as the Koreans earned their first VNL win with a home sweep. In a tight match, it was a handful of Italian errors that spelled the difference in a 3-1 Australian victory.