“I Did Not Have Enough Help From The Coach In The Games” – Russia’s Irina Koroleva After Her Team’s Worst Ever WCH Finish
There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Russia’s recent 8th place finish at the FIVB WCH was beyond disappointing
USA, Russia Get Sweeps; Thailand Wins Crucial Match to Open Pool C
A balanced American offense saw 4 players score in double figures as they earned an opening win over Azerbaijan.
Turkey Wins Gloria Cup In Dominating Fashion
Although it suffered a scare at the first set of the game, Turkey had no trouble defeating Italy 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-18 and 25-21) to win the Gloria Cup crown this Sunday
Paola Egonu’s 31 Leads Italy Past Turkey at Rabobank Super Series
19-year old Paola Egonu put up the first 30+ point match of the 2018 Rabobank Super Series.
Dutch Women Roll Through Italian Reserves Lineup on Day 2 of Rabobank
Led in scoring by middle blocker Yvon Belien, the Dutch women moved to 2-0 in the tournament with a win over Italy’s 2nd team.
Greece Edges Hungary to Keep Pace with Russia, Croatia in Pool A
Russia and Croatia held rankings in a pair of sweeps, while No. 23 Greece took No. 17 Hungary in a five-set affair.