MVP Tijana Boskovic Headlines FIVB WCH’s Dream Team
The recently ended Women’s WCH presented fans with masterful performances from the world’s best players.
China Follows Yingying’s 20 Points to Sweep of Dutch for Worlds Bronze
18-year old Li Yingying finally earned her time in the spotlight, racking up a match-high 20 points as China secured its second straight World Championships medal on Saturday, a bronze medal sweep of the Netherlands.
Egonu’s #FIVBWomensWCH Record 45 Points Lifts Italy Past China in 5
Paola Egonu piled up a tournament scoring record 45 points (39 kills, 5 aces and a block) and Italy bested China in kills and aces in a five-set win to earn its first World Championships finals berth since 2002.
USA Suffers Third Straight Loss at Worlds, Must Win Monday vs. Dutch
Zhu Ting led the way as China rallied for a 5-set win over the United States to open Final Six play at the World Championships leaving the Americans in a must-win situation on Monday against the Netherlands.
Italy’s Egonu Leads All Scorers Heading into #FIVBWomensWCH Final Six
The star of the show thus far in the World Championships has been Italy’s Paola Egonu. The 19-year old has notched 182 total points (150 kills, 17 blocks, 15 aces) and also ranks among the top 10 in aces and kills.
China Announces 14-Woman Roster for 2018 World Championships
Zhang Changning has been included after being sent home from the Asian Games to rehab a knee injury.
Without Leading Scorer, Thai Women Advance to Play China for Gold
The loss of one star, plus the return of another, saw Thailand into the gold medal match for the first time in tournament history.
3-Time Olympian Xu Yunli Returns to Chinese National Team Training
If Xu is able to play at the 2018 World Championships, it will provide China with badly-needed depth at middle blocker.
Zhang Changning Returns to Chinese Roster After Ankle Surgery
Zhang missed the Nations League, but is included on China’s roster for the Asian Games. So too is Yi Lingling, though she’s been moved to a different position.
#VNL Final 6: USA Sweeps Serbia to Punch Semis Bid; Brazil Wins Pool A Over China
The U.S. Women’s National Team swept Serbia to move on to the semifinals with Turkey, Brazil & China in the 2018 Volleyball Nations League.