SCD Beach Volleyball Championship in Vaduz approaching deciding stage

The first of three tournaments on schedule for the Beacharena 2017, the Small Countries Division Beach Volleyball European Championship, is coming to the decisive phase – with teams playing in a double elimination format in the men’s competition. As for the women, so far they have been contesting matches for the pool phase. The LiechtensteinerContinue reading “SCD Beach Volleyball Championship in Vaduz approaching deciding stage”

Wind the name of the game in Larnaca

Wind, wind, wind. That was the main talking point of the first day of play in the 2017 CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite, held in Larnaca. Nearly all the players who spoke to the press earlier today were worried about the heat, but it was the wind, which affected the majority of the eight qualifying matches.Continue reading “Wind the name of the game in Larnaca”

San Marino’s Tabarini celebrates Beach Volleyball comeback at SCD event in Vaduz

Francesco Tabarini (pictured) and Matteo Zonzini are set to represent San Marino this  weekend at the second stop of the Beach Volleyball Tour organised by the CEV Small Countries Division (SCD) in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. The tournament in the alpine principality will run from Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6. Lorenzo Benvenuti and Matteo ZonziniContinue reading “San Marino’s Tabarini celebrates Beach Volleyball comeback at SCD event in Vaduz”

Wild-card holders from Germany and England take top honours at SCD event in Portrush

Teams from Germany and England took the top honours from a zonal Beach Volleyball tournament organised by the Northern Ireland Volleyball Association (NIVA) and CEV Small Countries Division (SCD) at Portrush, a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Max Betzien and Nils Ehlers from Germany joined the competition upon receiving a wildContinue reading “Wild-card holders from Germany and England take top honours at SCD event in Portrush”

Germany and England reign supreme in Portrush

Teams from Germany and England took the top honours from a zonal Beach Volleyball tournament organised by the Northern Ireland Volleyball Association (NIVA) and CEV Small Countries Division (SCD) at Portrush, a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Max Betzien and Nils Ehlers from Germany joined the competition upon receiving a wildContinue reading “Germany and England reign supreme in Portrush”

SCD Beach Zonal Event – Edinburgh, Scotland

The 2017 SVA and SCD Beach Season kicked off this weekend at Portobello, Edinburgh with a Women’s Zonal Event. The Competition started out on Friday night with the Scottish teams battling it out to get into Round 2 on the Friday night and then Round 3 on the Saturday. With lots of exciting juniors onContinue reading “SCD Beach Zonal Event – Edinburgh, Scotland”

Scottish Beach players make history on FIVB World Tour

There was only one team rejoicing at the weather forecast for Sydney’s Manly Beach on Friday, and Scots Lynn Beattie and Melissa Coutts made the most of it with a thrilling first round win, the first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour win ever recorded by Scotland. The promise of rain and wind sounded very similarContinue reading “Scottish Beach players make history on FIVB World Tour”

FIVB President Graça looks forward to exciting new year

Volleyball and beach volleyball had a wonderful year in 2016. Now it is time for us to do even better.  Please accept my best wishes for the year ahead on behalf of all of us at the FIVB. With the FIVB Volleyball World Championships in Japan and Italy and Bulgaria in 2018 and the TokyoContinue reading “FIVB President Graça looks forward to exciting new year”

Fasten your seat belt and get ready for exciting 2017 Beach Volleyball season!

It’s the time of the year where temperatures are falling well below zero in many countries but fans can already start looking forward to an exciting 2017 CEV Beach Volleyball season with the major highlight coming up in August when Latvia’s most popular seaside resort, Jurmala (see picture) will be hosting the CEV Beach VolleyballContinue reading “Fasten your seat belt and get ready for exciting 2017 Beach Volleyball season!”

2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball calendar announced

The calendar of the 2017 edition of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour was confirmed at a meeting of the World Tour Council on Wednesday with highlights including the 2017 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna, Austria from July 28 to August 6, Swatch Major Series events in Fort Lauderdale, Poreč, Gstaad and Hamburg, aContinue reading “2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball calendar announced”