Serbia Clinches Spot in Round 3, Poland Takes Another Hit in Pool H
Srecko Lisinac and Serbia defeated Argentina to solidify their spot at the top of Pool H.
Bratoev: “Americans Were Like Monstars from Space Jam”
Bulgarian outside hitter Valentin Bratoev described his team’s effort with a classic pop culture reference: “The Americans were like Monstars from Space Jam, we didn’t have Buggs Bunny and Michael Jordan.”
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.
Russia Issues Host Italy First Loss in 5 Sets; Finland Eliminated
Russia topped Italy in five sets to hand the hosts their first loss of the FIVB World Championships. Meanwhile, Finland was eliminated from the race for the title with a four-set loss to the Dutch.
Alexis Mathews Makes Move To Germany
The 6’3″ 27-year-old middle blocker is transferring out of Philippines’ Cignal HD Spikers after having also enjoyed stints in Romania and Finland.
Alex Holston And Jennifer Cross Sign With Bulgarian Champions Maritza
Maritsa is gearing up for its season
Marisa Field Retires From Canadian National Team
Canada is going into the WCH without Marisa Field
Brazil Secures F6 Spot And Belgium Keeps Its Hopes Alive – WCH Pool F
Brazil is gritting and grinding its way through the WCH
Sivula: Finland “Played Good Volleyball for Only 20 Minutes” vs. Dutch
Outside hitter Urpo Sivula lamented that “Finland played good volleyball only for 20 minutes and this is not enough when you are competing in a World Championship,” after the team’s 3-1 loss to the Netherlands which knocked the Finns out of contention.
Michal Kubiak Misses Friday’s Match Against Argentina with Illness
This was just one piece of a match full of drama – on the court, and off it.