After today’s games, 8 teams were sent home from the women’s WCH. This means that we won’t be able to see some exciting players in the tournament anymore.
The 2nd-ranked United States outlasted a tough 5th-ranked Russia squad to finish Pool C action with a 5-0 mark inside Kobe Green Arena Thursday. The loss drops the Russians to 4-1 at the FIVB World Championship.
One of Japan’s most important players of the last decade, the now retired Saori Sakoda is present at this year’s WCH in a different role
As part of the run-up to the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan, host broadcaster Tokyo Broadcasting System…
The Asian Games was the perfect event for some teams to make the final adjustments towards this year’s WCH. For fans, it was an amazing opportunity to have a close look at what the continent’s best players had to offer.
Zhu Ting and China were unstoppable as they won all 8 of their Asian Games matches in 3-0 sweeps.
The loss of one star, plus the return of another, saw Thailand into the gold medal match for the first time in tournament history.
All four matches ended in 3-0 sweeps, with only 4 of those 12 sets seeing the losing team push even into the 20s before defeat.
Led by 7 kills from Yuki Ishii (#7), Japan had a clinical display of international volleyball to close pool play in Jakarta.
It took 3 games and a very fragile opponent, but the volleyball crazy Philippine fans finally celebrated a win at the 2018 Asian Games women’s volleyball competition