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”

Technological Advances Transform Field of Play

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been a celebration of volleyball and beach volleyball, with the spectacular Maracanãzinho and Copacabana Beach venues taking player and spectator experiences to new levels. And technology is playing its role too. Arguably the most visible change to how volleyball and beach volleyball are played since the Olympic Games inContinue reading “Technological Advances Transform Field of Play”

Alison & Bruno validate World Championship with Olympic gold

The mission is complete for Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt as the Brazilians validated their success from winning the 2015 FIVB World Championships to capture the Beach Volleyball gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games here early Friday morning with a two-set victory over Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai of Italy. Played inContinue reading “Alison & Bruno validate World Championship with Olympic gold”

German Women gain glory, Copacabana gold

It’s the morning after and the followers of Beach Volleyball around the world are still in “awe” of the performance by Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany in dominating the top two-seeded women’s pairs in the Rio 2016 Olympic competition to spoil what was to be a Brazilian beach party on the sands ofContinue reading “German Women gain glory, Copacabana gold”

Summer tournament at Birżebbuġa courts

The first National Beachvolley Cup will be held between June 19 and July 24, the Malta Volleyball Association (MVA) announced this week. The competition, to be staged at the beach-games courts in Birżebbuġa, will include matches for men, women and Under-23 girls. MVA president Jesmond Saliba emphasised the significance of this new competition. “The tournamentContinue reading “Summer tournament at Birżebbuġa courts”

Scotland sweeps the board as the sun sweeps the sky

Scotland wins two gold medals in sunny Perth and invents a new tradition in volleyball. The Miedzybrodski clan (Robin and Shauna) have two gold medals to take home to their five month old daughter and Scotland also won two silvers and one bronze. Perhaps most importantly we saw some good performances from young contestants asContinue reading “Scotland sweeps the board as the sun sweeps the sky”

Perth holds volleyball’s face to the sun so it will never see the shadows

What has happened today in Perth is beyond any volleyball dream. The harmonious mix of three disciplines of the game under the bright blue skies of Perth with hundreds of people actively participating in the Scottish Open and supporting our new generation of beach volleyball athletes is the highlight of a successful year for ScottishContinue reading “Perth holds volleyball’s face to the sun so it will never see the shadows”

SCD European Beach Volleyball Finals, Scotland

Scottish Volleyball will play host to the inaugural SCD Beach Volleyball Finals from 3rd to 5th June alongside the ever popular Scottish Open Volleyball Tournament, which celebrates it’s 30th tournament this year. With the recent news of Beach Volleyball’s involvement in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the SCD Zonal Events have allowed our athletes to haveContinue reading “SCD European Beach Volleyball Finals, Scotland”

World experts to present at SVA Conference

The Stronger Clubs and Coaching Conference day aims to inform, empower and tie together everything you need to know about volleyball clubs. With tailorable content and world experts, this leading conference equips you with the know-how to succeed as a club in the coming years and beyond. Athanasios Papageorgiou a Lecturer of Volleyball at GermanContinue reading “World experts to present at SVA Conference”

Cyprus Boys lose out to Finland

It was going to happen one day. The winning streak of Georgios Chrysostomou and Pantelis Christidis (pictured) came today to an end, but not without a fight. The home crowd favourites finished the 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship in 10th place, after losing their second round match against the Finns Santeri Siren andContinue reading “Cyprus Boys lose out to Finland”