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.
Pool B: #7 Italy Topples #1 China, Finishes Pool Play at 5-0
7th-ranked Italy rallied all the way back for a 3-1 upset victory after dropping the opening set to top-ranked China. The Italians complete pool play with a perfect 5-0 mark, while the Chinese drop to 4-1 heading to the second round of FIVB World Championship action.
After Historic Run, Stephane Antiga Resigns as Canadian Head Coach
After a two-year run that included leading Canada to an all-time best finish at the 2017 World League, Stephane Antiga has resigned as the head coach of the VolleyMaples.
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.
China Sweeps Turkey in First Major Match of Pool B
Zhu Ting led China to another 3-0 win, while Bulgaria and Italy also picked up sweeps.
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.
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China, Italy, Turkey All Grab Sweeps to Open Pool B
Xinyue Yuan (#1) led all players from all pools with 7 blocks on day 1 of the 2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championships.
Volleyball Canada Announces Team for 2018 Youth Olympic Games
Canada will only send a girls’ team to the tournament: the pair of Erika Vermette/Dana Roskic, who finished 5th at the 2018 U18 FIVB Beach Championships.
MEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD, DAILY SUMMARY
Bartosz Kurek led Poland into the Third Round with a 21 performance over Serbia that included 5 aces.
USA Stays Perfect; Canada Finishes 2nd in Pool G But is Eliminated
Dan McDonnell moved to the outside for the United States in their 3-0 sweep over Iran. The United States are a perfect 8-0 so far in the World Championships.
MEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND, DAILY SUMMARY
John Gordon Perrin is now the top-scorer of the World Championships. He led all players with 31 points against Iran on Saturday.
USA Clinches Spot in Round 3 With “Monstar” Performance in Pool G
Aaron Russell put in a stellar performance against Bulgaria to clinch a spot in Round 3.
Marisa Field Retires From Canadian National Team
Canada is going into the WCH without Marisa Field
MEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, DAILY SUMMARY
Aleksandar Atanasijevic tied a point-scoring record against France on Friday.
USA Pulls a Bit Further Away at The Top, Bulgaria Rolls in Pool G
Micah Christenson set an efficient offense, and Matt Anderson led the scoring in a 3-0 win over Canada.
Volleyball Canada Announces Women’s Roster for World Championships
A group of talented newcomers will join the returning veterans for Marcello Abbondanza’s Canadian team.
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