Yuji Nishida

Cameroonians Apologize + More Teams React To WCH Eliminations

Eight teams were sent home at the end of the WCH’s first phase

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Nishida and Conte Make History with 30+ Point Outputs in Same Match

For the first time since rally scoring was instituted at the World Championships in 2002, two players have scored 30+ points in the same match. Fuji Nishida is the youngest to achieve as such.

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Argentina Advances Despite Loss to Japan; Italy Moves to 5-0 in Pool A

Japan defeated Argentina in five sets, but missed out on a spot in the second round on point totals (6-5) to the Argentines. The day’s other match planted Italy firmly atop the group at 5-0 as the host nation edged Slovenia in four sets after dropping the opener.

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Japanese Men Appear on Taiiku-Kai TV before World Champs

In the run up to the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championships, the Japanese men’s national team has gone on…

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Japan Men’s World Champs Roster Revealed

On August 28th, the Japanese Volleyball Association (JVA) held a press conference at the Ajinomoto National Training Center in Tokyo…

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Canada Closes Out VNL with Sweep; Serbia Wins Fifth Straight

Graham Vigrass turned in a match-high 18 points and the Canadians strong-armed Japan in blocks and aces in a sweep to round out their VNL campaign. Top scorer Drazen Luburic poured in 28 points and Serbia owned the net in a four-set win over host China on Sunday.

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Serbia, China End Final Six Hope for Canada, Japan with Victories

A sweep at the hands of Serbia eliminated Canada from its outside shot at Final Six contention. Japan also was knocked out of the race as Chuan Jiang carried China to a four-set win over Japan with a 26-point effort.

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2018 Men’s #VNL Pool 18 Preview: Canada, China, Japan, Serbia

2018 FIVB MEN’S VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE – WEEK 5/POOL 18 June 22nd-June 23rd, 2018 Jiangmen Sports Hall, Jiangmen, China (seats…

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France Leads Four Teams at 8-2 Atop #VNL Standings Through Day 10

After 10 matches, four teams stand at 8-2, but Finals host France boasts the top spot in the standings with 25 points. Poland, Brazil and the United States follow.

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