CEV official statement following Board of Administration decision

The CEV declares all Russian and Belarusian national teams, clubs, officials, Beach and Snow Volleyball athletes not eligible to participate in European competitions. The decision comes into force with immediate effect and until further notice. Following the initial decision adopted by the CEV to remove official events from Russia, the CEV Board of Administration haveContinue reading “CEV official statement following Board of Administration decision”

Must-follow School Project webinars coming up soon!

The CEV Technical and Development Department has finalised plans for the delivery of another two webinars run in conjunction with the School Project ‘Play Volleyball – Grow with it’. It is yet another great opportunity for coaches and physical education teachers working at the entry level of the game to hone their skills with theContinue reading “Must-follow School Project webinars coming up soon!”

Lazzarini to lead Sammarinese Volleyball family for another three years

The Sammarinese Volleyball Federation (FSPAV) held their General Assembly this past January 31 at the headquarters of the San Marino National Olympic Committee. FSPAV President Lazzarini (third from left) together with the other members of the Board of Administration The attendees confirmed Mr Gianluigi Lazzarini as the organisation’s President by acclamation. The delegates cast theirContinue reading “Lazzarini to lead Sammarinese Volleyball family for another three years”

Beach Volleyball Development In Gibraltar Accelerates With FIVB Coaching Support

Gibraltar national beach volleyball teams aiming to compete in more international competitions The Gibraltar Volleyball Association (GVA) has been utilising FIVB coaching support to improve its national beach volleyball teams while also increasing participation in the sport at the grassroots level. The GVA benefitted from three months of coaching support in 2019 and 12 monthsContinue reading “Beach Volleyball Development In Gibraltar Accelerates With FIVB Coaching Support”

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”

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”

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”

Iceland triumph at SCA U19 Women’s Championship on home soil

The home favourites of Iceland claimed on Sunday the Small Countries Division (SCA) U19 women’s title following a dramatic 3-2 victory (26-24, 17-25, 25-20, 18-25, 15-10) in the last matchup of the tournament where they beat the Faroe Islands. The match lasted for 141 minutes to cap an event that has coincided with the returnContinue reading “Iceland triumph at SCA U19 Women’s Championship on home soil”

Faroe Islands and Iceland to lock horns for SCA women’s U19 title

The hosts from Iceland do not seem to leave any chance to their opponents at the Small Countries Division (SCA) U19 Women’s Championship that they are contesting on home soil. The Faroese team will play Iceland on Sunday for the gold medal at the SCA U19 Women’s Championship On Saturday, the home side stormed toContinue reading “Faroe Islands and Iceland to lock horns for SCA women’s U19 title”