Mitar Djuric (12) continues to lead PAOK Thessaloniki to success in the Champions League.
After two days of play, Germany sits atop Pool B at 2-0, while Belgium is undefeated in Pool D.
Friday marked the first day of action in Groups B and D at the European Championships. The Czech Republic and Germany outlasted their foes in Pool B, while Turkey and Belgium came out on top in Pool D.
The Czech Republic had a big block party, which combined with bad Turkish service, resulted in one tie and one Czech win in Istanbul.
Australia topped Turkey and China rallied past Japan to wrap Group G2 play on Sunday.
Australia defeated Japan in five sets. The loss is a big one for Japan, who now sit on the outside looking in.
China’s Chuan Jiang added another 20 points to his early outpouring, but this time it resulted in a Chinese victory.
The first day of play of the World League for Group 2 Pool C2 has concluded.
The French went 5-0 to win the pool, which took place in Lyon, France. Germany claimed the second spot at 4-1, earning its place in the European Qualifying third round.