Nishida and Conte Make History with 30+ Point Outputs in Same Match
For the first time since rally scoring was instituted at the World Championships in 2002, two players have scored 30+ points in the same match. Fuji Nishida is the youngest to achieve as such.
2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – September 18th, Daily Summary
There was only one advancement through to the finals still up for grabs on the final day of the 1st…
Argentina Advances Despite Loss to Japan; Italy Moves to 5-0 in Pool A
Japan defeated Argentina in five sets, but missed out on a spot in the second round on point totals (6-5) to the Argentines. The day’s other match planted Italy firmly atop the group at 5-0 as the host nation edged Slovenia in four sets after dropping the opener.
USOC Responds to WADA Recommendation to Reinstate RUSADA
the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), led by newly-appointed CEO Sarah Hirshland, released a statement expressing its hopes that WADA will make a decision that restores athletes’ confidence in the international anti-doping system, as well as the Olympic and Paralympic movements.
Iran Rallies for 5-Set Win, Poland Hangs on In 4 in Pool D Finale
Iran nailed down its spot as the No. 2 team coming out of Pool D with a five-set comeback win over Finland. Meanwhile Poland snatched up its fifth-straight win, topping Bulgaria in four sets.
Getting Social: Volleyball Moments of the Week
From behind the scenes work to locker room celebrations and off court activities, VolleyMob will feature a weekly roundup of social media moments from across the volleyball universe throughout 2018.
Teruel Player Vinicius Silva Found Dead At Only 26 Years Of Age
Teruel mourns the tragic death of its young player
Italian Olympian Giulia Rondon Announces Retirement
Just a few weeks before her 31st birthday, Italian setter Giulia Rondon took to her official Instagram account to announce to her fans her retirement from volleyball
Italy Announces Youth-Filled Women’s WCH Roster
The Italian Volleyball Federation has announced in its official website its female roster for the 2018 Women’s FIVB World Championship
Former Stanford Star Ivana Vanjak Headlines German Women’s WCH Roster
The German Volleyball Federation has announced in its official website its female team for the FIVB 2018 Women’s World Championship