Pool F: #7 Italy Stays Perfect, #1 China Sends #5 Russia Packing
It’s on to the 3rd round of the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship for 7th-ranked Italy (9-0, 27 points), top-ranked China (8-1, 24 points) and the 2nd-ranked United States (7-2, 19 points). The Italians bested the Americans, who squeaked in after the Chinese knocked off the Russians Thursday night.
Pool F: #7 Italy, #1 China Qualify for 3rd Round of FIVB Worlds
7th-ranked Italy and top-ranked China qualified for 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship 3rd round action with victories on Wednesday night inside Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium. The Italians remain undefeated at 8-0 with 24 points, while the Russians stand at 7-1 with 21 points.
USA, Russia, China & Italy Win With Now 3 Spots Down to 4 Nations in Pool F
The U.S. Women’s National Team rolled through Turkey in a VNL Finals rematch, as they are one of 4 still up for a top 3 spot in Pool F.
Female World Championship Round 1 Stats Wrap-Up
2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 29 September – 20 October Schedule Teams Power Rankings Best Scorers As was expected,…
2018 W. World Championships Daily Summary – October 4
At the end of the day, the Netherlands, Italy, the United States and Serbia wrapped up the preliminary round with perfect 5-0 marks and pool titles.
2018 W. Volleyball World Championships – October 3 Summary
Eight of the 12 matches on Wednesday were decided in straight sets and five teams claimed spots in the FIVB Women’s World Championships second round.
Pool B: #19 Canada Outlasts #25 Cuba for 1st FIVB Win
19th-ranked Canada earned its first victory of the 2018 FIVB World Championship Wednesday, besting 25th-ranked Cuba in 4 sets to keep its second round hopes alive. 7th-ranked Italy swept 12th-ranked Turkey, while top-ranked China gave its young players valuable experience in a 4-set win against 17th-ranked Bulgaria.
Italy’s W Volleyball team pays tribute to Japanese volleyball cartoon
In the lead up to the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan, Italian public television broadcaster RAI with…
Serbia, Netherlands, Italy Look to Jockey for Position in #VNL Pool 13
Serbia is the hottest team coming into this group, with wins in last six matches, including a five-setter over Turkey in its last outing. While much of the focus is on Pool 14 this week with World No. 1 China, No. 2 USA, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 facing off, the results of this pool could be just as important as teams look to block each other out of the race for the Final Six and Serbia, Italy and the Netherlands still very much in the mix.
Italy Tops China 3-1; Japan Eliminates Argentina from Contention
Japan was just too much for Argentina offensively, registering 15 more kills, in a sweep, which mathematically eliminated Argentina from Final 6 contention. Paola Egonu and Miryam Fatime Sylla paced Italy with double-digit scoring efforts as the Italians issued top-ranked China their first loss in Pool 12.