Valeriy Samoday

3 Russians, Americans, Brazilians Highlight Yangzhou Men’s Round of 16

Nine of the top 10 seeds moved on to the men’s Round of 16 at the Yangzhou Four Star. Three American teams rounded out the field, which also includes three Russians and three Brazilians.

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Flint/Day, Kolinske/Evans Through to Yangzhou Main Draw

Men’s teams from seven countries, including two Russians, and women’s teams from five countries, including three Brazilians and two Americans, are through to the Yangzhou Main Draw after Wednesday’s qualifying.

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WATCH LIVE: Bourne/Crabb vs. Myskiv/Samoday in Qinzhou 3-Star Final

Ninth-seeded Americans Trevor Crabb/Tri Bourne will face Russia’s Taras Myskiv/Valeriy Samoday in the men’s gold medal match, in a rematch of a Pool H meeting. The tournament marks Bourne’s return to the FIVB stage just a month after making his first AVP appearance in 18 months away with an autoimmune disorder.

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Americans Wheeler/Dykstra, Russians Myskiv/Samoday Take Vaduz Gold

It wasn’t an easy road for Allie Wheeler/Lara Dykstra, but the Americans won their first World Tour medal as a pairing on Saturday. Meanwhile, Russians Taras Myskiv/Valeriy Samoday won their second straight gold.

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Valeriy Samoday Celebrates Comeback After 4 Years With Ljubljana Title

The recently ended FIVB World Tour One-Star event in Ljubljana was full of stories

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Qualifiers Samoday/Myskiv Claim Ljubljana One Star Gold

Russians Valeriy Samoday/Taras Myskiv climbed their way from the qualifying rounds to the top of the podium in Ljubljana with seven wins, while Swiss pair Esmee Bobner/Zoe Verge-Depre captured the women’s gold.

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Reigning European Snow Volleyball Champion Doing Very Well On The Sand

Taras Myskiv (2) has just won his first FIVB World Tour Event after winning two silvers earlier into the season

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Cuba Yoandry Leal Cleared for Brazil; Poland Still Waits for Leon

The FIVB Executive Committee is meeting this week in Marrakesh, Morocco, with major news and announcements are expected – including…

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