FIVB Majors Series

Kira Walkenhorst Announces She, Too, Will Be a Mother in 2018

Kira Walkenhorst (left) will join Laura Ludwig (right) in 2018 motherhood, but it shouldn’t cost the former nearly as much time off the sand.

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Alix Klineman Expected to Return from Injury at San Francisco Open

6’5″ indoor-to-beach convert Alix Klineman is expected to return to the sand next week in San Francisco.

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Walsh Jennings/Branaugh, Rosenthal/Budinger Among 4 Gstaad Wildcards

The Swatch Gstaad Major in Switzerland announced its four wildcard entries for the event, which begins on July 10. Two were awarded to American duos and two stayed home with up and coming Swiss pairs.

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Kira Walkenhorst Announces Leonie Kortzinger as Interim Beach Partner

Olympic gold medalist Kira Walkenhorst has a new partner and a new role for the 2018 beach volleyball season.

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Kira Walkenhorst Returns to Sand Training After Shoulder, Hip Surgery

Defending Olympic Champion Kira Walkenhorst is still on the hunt for her 2018 partner.

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Commonwealth Games Volleyballers Send Messages to the Queen

The English beach volleyball pair of Victoria Palmer and Jessica Grimson made history on Thursday when they won their countries’ first-ever women’s…

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Brazilian’s Taiana Lima/Carol Horta Remain Pair After Fort Lauderdale

After an incredible run at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Major, Brazilian duo, Taiana Lima/Carol Horta have decided to stick together for the remainder of the 2018 beach season. 

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USC Superduo Hughes/Claes Split, Hughes To Partner With Summer Ross

After a near five year career with Kelly Claes, Sara Hughes has decided to split from her long-time beach partner to team up with Summer Ross for the remainder of the season.


Beach Star Vitor Felipe Proposes at Brazilian Beach Tourney

Brazilian pro beach player Vitor Goncalves Felipe, who partners with Gustavo “Guto” Carvalhaes on the court, nailed down another partnership in his life on Feb. 25, proposing to longtime girlfriend Naty Taveira in front of a full stadium at the Joao Pessoa tournament.

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Inside the Numbers: A Look at the #FTLMajor Statistics

Americans were atop the leaderboard in scoring and blocking on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Fort Lauderdale Major. Bronze medallist Summer Ross was tops in both categories for the women, while Theo Brunner led the scoring for the men and gold medalist Phil Dalhausser was the top blocker.

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