Perugia Sweeps Verona to Start Round 2 Behind 16 Points From Leon
Wilfredo Leon led Perugia with 11 kills and a match-high 5 aces in Perugia’s sweep over Verona.
SuperCoppa Raises the Curtain on the Italian Season
The Italian professional volleyball season kicks off this weekend with the Italian SuperCoppa.
Serbia Makes a Statement in Front of Italy’s Home Crowd
Aleksandar Atanasijevic powered his way to 16 kills in Serbia’s commanding sweep over Italy in the World Championships Final Round.
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.
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.
Zaytsev Hits 15/17 From The Field To Lead Italy Past Belgium In Pool A
Zaytsev Has Stellar Night
Italy Sweeps Japan 3-0 In Front of Capacity Crowd to Open World Champs
The Foro Italico Center Court played as a spectacular sunset backdrop for the opening match of the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championships.
Italy Wins Another Friendly Against China Leading to World Champs.
Ivan Zaytsev led Italy with 16 points as they beat China for the second day in a row. Italy will start the World Championships on Sunday against Japan in Rome.
Juantorena Scores 16 as Italy Rushes Past China in Friendly
In Italy’s first match in a while, they started off rocky, but ultimately swept China.
Italy Announces 14-Man Roster for 2018 World Championships
Italy has whittled their roster from 16 to 14, including the elimination of an Olympic silver medalist. (Superstar Ivan Zaytsev, above, is included in the team).