Turkish League

Poland & China to Host 2018 Club World Championships

Poland (2017 champions Zenit Kazan above) will host the men’s championship for the 2nd-straight year, while China will host the first of at least 2 consecutive years.

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Tatyana Kosheleva Begins Rehab After Knee Surgery

Tatiana Kosheleva poses with young Japanese fans at the 2017 Grand Champions Cup.

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Galatasaray’s Neslihan Demir Announces Retirement

One of Turkey’s greatest players and Galatasaray SK Istanbul’s captain Neslihan Demir has announced her decision to retire from volleyball following the conclusion of this season.

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Galatasaray Insults Ref After Elimination, Federation Responds (VIDEO)

Turkish officials promised heavy sanctions against the team

Kosheleva Tears Knee Ligament, Thanks Fans for Support

Russian star Tatiana Kosheleva suffered a season-ending knee injury March 21, posted a thank you note to her fans the following day and has since found out the extent of her injury could keep her out up to six months.

Eczacibasi VitrA Posts Series Of Goofy Videos On Twitter

Eczacibasi VitrA in the Turkish Women’s League are the top dogs in the league following the end of the season and have advanced to the semifinals of the league where they will face off against Fenerbahce.

Buse Kayacan Talks About Violence Against Women In Turkey

Just as throughout the world, the high rate of domestic violence against women is a common problem in Turkish society

Kaliberda Phased Out, Terminated from Ziraat Bankasi Roster

Noone is irreplaceable. German outside hitter Denis Kaliberda found that out the hard way as he was phased out and…

Canada Names Coaches for Men’s Senior B, National Junior Teams

Glenn Hoag returns to the bench for Canada as an assistant on the Senior Men’s B Team.

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“I’d Like Women’s Games To Be Played In Stadiums As Well” – Natália

Stadiums are surely one of FIVB’s trump cards for the future of volleyball. They are not, however, anything new for the sport, and actually make part of Brazilian volleyball lore.

Kurek Comes Back From Injury, Starts for Turkey’s Ziraat Bankisi

Polish volleyball fans suddenly have a reason to smile.

Fenerbahce Parts Ways With Jan De Brandt Following Loss

Following the loss to Eczacibasi VitrA, Fenerbahce has decided to end their contract with the team’s head coach, Jan de Brandt. De Brandt has only been the Turkish team since June 2017. 

Serbian Olympian Jovana Vesovic Signs With Turkey’s Manisa BBSK

The 30-year-old Vesovic is a two time Olympian with Serbia in 2008 and 2012

Fenerbahce’s Ezgi Dagdelenler Suffers Season-Ending Ankle Injury

Ezgi Dagdelenler is one of Turkey’s rising stars

Oleg Antonov cuts ties with Valentia, signs with Ziraat Bankasi Ankara

Oleg Antonov, Italian national team player, leaves Italy for Ziraat Bankasi Ankara to improve their Champion’s League odds.

ASU Graduate Erica Wilson Signs With Turkey’s Manisa BB SK

The former ASU standout adds another chapter to her volleyball career

(TUR) Milos Nikic Suffers ACL Tear After Only 1 Month With New Team

The Serbian national teamer will face at least 6 months or recovery

(TUR) Dominican Olympian Signs With Turkey’s Sariyer Belediyespor

Turkish Division 2 club Sariyer Belediyespor has announced in its official Facebook page the signing of experienced Dominican player Priscilla Rivera through the end of its 2018 season.

“My Foot Injury Is Severe, Serious, And Chronic” – Bartosz Kurek

Just like in 2014, Polish superstar Bartosz Kurek is injured only a few months before the FIVB World Championship