We talk about Volleyball being a truly international sport, but when you look at the Volleyroos about to play in the World Championships in Italy, you can see just how international and multicultural the sport, and our own team is.
Sunday marked the beginning of the FIVB Men’s World Championships and sellout crowds packed both Foro Italico in Rome (11,170) and the Palace of Sport and Culture (5000) in Varna, Bulgaria. Among those watching were the presidents of Italy and Bulgaria.
Puerto Rico will debut in the competition against Iran on September 12. It will then round off Pool D play against Poland, Bulgaria, Finland, and Cuba.
Things are definitely not looking good for current Olympic champions and World Championships runner-ups Brazil
Uberlândia Praia Clube is home to USA’s Nicole Fawcett and Carli Lloyd
Russia, the leading team in VolleyMob’s WCH Power Rankings, is the most decorated team in WCH history with 6 titles, but with no successes since 1982
Lube is a dream scenario for a player like Sander to start off his career.
The Norwegian Men’s Senior National team recently completed the first stage of qualifiers for the 2019 European Championship using a 6-2 offense, a rarity in men’s volleyball.
Tifanny really became a prominent public figure in Brazil after she broke into the country’s professional volleyball scene
Argentina will debut at the WCH against Belgium on September, 12. It will then go on to play against Italy, Japan, The Dominican Republic, and Slovenia.