After more Cuban defections, Puerto Rico’s favored status for this weekend’s NORCECA Challenge Cup has grown.
Volero Zurich is trying to beef up its 2018 CEV Champions League roster.
Heidy Casanova caught the attention of the volleyball world by refusing to return to Cuba with the national team staff after the end of the 2017 FIVB Women’s U23 World Championships in Slovenia
June was filled with beach volleyball on both the AVP and FIVB Tours, while the indoor focus turned to the FIVB Men’s World League and women’s Pan American Cup and Montreaux Masters tournaments.
The Cuban women’s U23 team was in Ljubljana, Slovenia in Sepember for the World Championships, but it returned home with two less players.
Turkey stops Slovenia’s Cinderella Run, takes home the gold medal. Bulgaria wins bronze.
Brazil, Slovenia, Bulgaria, and China all play very effectively and remain unbeaten after the second day of play in Ljublijana
Twelve teams from five continents are competing for the Women’s U23 crown. Today, all favorites opened with wins
Elena Pietrini and Vielka Michelle Peralta Luna starred as Italy and the Dominican Republic registered sweeps of Cuba and Egypt.
The Dominican Republic sailed past Cuba with help from more than 30 Cuban miscues, while Italy dominated Egypt in all phases of the game in a sweep to open Pool H play on Tuesday.