Paddy Murphy appointed a BVF Honorary Vice President

The Board of Administration of the British Volleyball Federation (BVF) recently appointed Mr Paddy Murphy as their Honorary Vice President in recognition of his considerable roles within the BVF over many years of involvement. Mr Paddy Murphy portrayed together with BVF President Richard Callicott OBE “Your loyalty to the cause and the expertise and energyContinue reading “Paddy Murphy appointed a BVF Honorary Vice President”

Lëtz Volleyball Academy starts with a bang!

Luxembourg is the latest addition to the countries where the CEV School Project is helping inspire youngsters to play the game. The Luxembourg Volleyball Federation (FLVB) recently signed the relevant agreement with the CEV – thus joining an ever-growing number of National Federations that are using this programme to grow the next generation of VolleyballContinue reading “Lëtz Volleyball Academy starts with a bang!”

School Project in full swing in Greenland despite pandemic-related restrictions

The CEV School Project has reached as far north as you possibly can – namely Greenland or Kalaallit Nunaat, the world’s largest island, which has a population of some 56,000 inhabitants. A country so big that you have to fly from city to city, with three quarters of the actual area covered with ice –Continue reading “School Project in full swing in Greenland despite pandemic-related restrictions”

SCA confirms dates and venues of age-group championships

Even though the resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic continues to challenge the world, Volleyball does not stop to thrive across Europe and this applies to the Small Countries Association (SCA) as well. The SCA have just confirmed plans for the delivery of their U19 Women and U20 Men Championships for the spring of 2022. TheContinue reading “SCA confirms dates and venues of age-group championships”

Partners hail output and legacy of historic CEV School Project

The partners of the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball – Grow with it’ co-funded by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ programme reconvened on Friday morning – though only virtually, due to travel restrictions imposed by the resurgence of the pandemic – to review the timeline and achievements of the project. The meeting, originally dueContinue reading “Partners hail output and legacy of historic CEV School Project”

Scottish Volleyball to engage youngsters through CEV School Project

Scottish Volleyball have drafted a very comprehensive and ambitious plan to deliver activities run in conjunction with the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball – Grow with it’ as they aim to make Volleyball more accessible and sustainable in Scotland. They are due to work with some 40 schools, thus engaging almost 1,000 students throughout the schoolContinue reading “Scottish Volleyball to engage youngsters through CEV School Project”

Volleyball Ireland win Good Governance Award

Volleyball Ireland have become the first sporting body to win the Annual Report accolade at the Good Governance Awards. The Awards which celebrate Governance excellence in the non-profit sector have attracted high profile entries from the likes of the Marie Keating Foundation, Concern Worldwide and Oxfam Ireland, as well as 15 entries from other NationalContinue reading “Volleyball Ireland win Good Governance Award”

Some 2,700 Icelandic children involved in School Project activities in October alone

As many as 2,717 children joined the activities run by the Icelandic Volleyball Association (BLI) this past October in conjunction with the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball, grow with it’. With 11 events delivered across the country, the BLI managed to reach 55 schools and to involve 14 Volleyball clubs in their efforts to growContinue reading “Some 2,700 Icelandic children involved in School Project activities in October alone”

School Project involves 775 Icelandic kids in early October alone

The Icelandic Volleyball Association (BLI) have started to run more and more actions in conjunction with the CEV School Project, which they are delivering in close collaboration with the CEV, the Icelandic Olympic Association (ISI), UMFI and many clubs from across the country. October has been a very busy and productive month for the IcelandicContinue reading “School Project involves 775 Icelandic kids in early October alone”

XLII CEV General Assembly – President Boričić hails progress in growing European Volleyball at all levels

The representatives of as many as 51 National Federations – with another four represented by proxy – came together on Saturday in Katowice for the XLII CEV General Assembly. It was a very much-needed and refreshing opportunity to come together after the whole world has been navigating difficult times, thus reviewing the latest achievements ofContinue reading “XLII CEV General Assembly – President Boričić hails progress in growing European Volleyball at all levels”