European volleyball

Slovenia, Belgium Cruise, Portugal Outlasts Israel in Pool C

A pair of sweeps put Belgium and the home team Slovenia in the driver’s seat at 2-0 after two days of competition in Pool C.

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Dutch Survive Second Set Scare, Top Pool B at 3-0

The Netherlands continues to succeed at home in Koog aan de Zaan, registering a 3-0 win over Greece to remain atop Pool B.

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Germany, Turkey and France Sweep Pool A Day 2

Germany topped Azerbaijan, Turkey edged out a feisty Icelandic team and the home French side dominated Ukraine in Day 2 action.  

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Tatiana Kosheleva To Stay In Turkey, Transfer To Galatasaray

Despite reports indicating she’d land in Japan, star Russian outside hitter Tatiana Kosheleva will be staying in Turkey for next season, transferring to Galatasaray from Eczacibasi.

Serbia, Poland Sit Atop Pool B at 3-0

Serbia swept Cyprus and the Czech Republic made quick work of Iceland, while Poland survived a four-setter with Slovakia.

Spain Outlasts Sweden, While Finnish and Czechs Roll in Pool F

2018 FIVB World Championship – Men’s European Qualifier May 23 to June 4 Results It took five sets for No….

Kosovo Makes International Debut on Pool D Opening Day

Hungary, Russia and Estonia came through Day 1 of Pool D play unscathed as expected, on a historic day for the Kosovo national team.

Namir Abdel-Aziz Puts On a Show in Dutch Pool B Victory

Greece provided the drama on Day 2 of Pool B competition in Koog aan de Zaan, Holland, on Wednesday, staving off Austria in five sets, while Slovakia and the host Dutch team cruised to sweeps.

Polish, Serbian Women Remain Undefeated in European Qualifying

No. 2 Serbia, No. 15 Slovakia and No. 9 Poland all won in sweeps on Day 2 of play in Warsaw, Poland.

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Swiss Pull Upset, Serbia and Croatia Win in Qualifying Pool E

The 33rd-ranked Swiss upset No. 22 Denmark in four sets, while Serbia recorded a sweep of Belarus and Croatia held on for a four-set win over Norway.  

Israeli Men Provides Thrills in Qualifying Pool C

After quick victories for Belgium and Slovenia, the third match of the pool brought the excitement as No. 29 Israel topped No. 25 Latvia in a five-setter that came down to the wire at 16-14 in the fifth set.

Favorites Dominate in European Qualifier Pool A

Turkey, Germany and France got a leg up in the pool with sweeps on Day 1 of the competition

Russia, Poland Punch Tickets to U20 Women’s World Championships

Both teams went undefeated to book trips to Mexico for the championships alongside Italy and Serbia, who were already qualified due to FIVB ranking.

Serbia & Poland Roll To 3 Set Wins At Women’s European Qualifier

The first day of Pool B in Poland at the 2018 FIVB World Championship Women’s European Qualifier concludes with the Czech Republic, Serbia and Poland coming out on top with wins.

Pool B Concludes Day 1 With Four Set Wins At Men’s European Qualifier

The first day of the 2018 FIVB World Championships Men’s European Qualifier has concluded for Pool B – which started one day before the other pools.

BYU’s Miki Jauhiainen To Play For Finland’s National Team

Current BYU men’s volleyball middle blocker Miki Jauhiainen has been selected to play for the 2017 Finnish National Team this summer. Jauhiainen…

No Zaytsev, Biraelli, Juantorena for Italy at 2017 World League

Emanuele Birarelli (center) and Osmany Juantorena (right) won’t be on the 2017 World League roster, but the world’s best young setter Simone Giannelli (left) will be.

Final Pools Confirmed For FIVB Boys U19 World Championships

The pools for the FIVB Boys U19 Volleyball Championships have been officially confirmed with Poland looking to defend their previous…

2015 European MVP Kosheleva Expected to Sign With NEC Red Rockets

Russian  Tatiana Kosheleva, Europe’s best outside hitter, will be playing next season for the NEC Red Rockets of the Japanese…