Pass me the ball – 123,500 people play Volleyball on Olympic Day in Latvia

Friday 23rd of September 2016
Pass me the ball – 123,500 people play Volleyball on Olympic Day in Latvia

Riga, Latvia, September 23, 2016. Today more than 123,500 people all around Latvia took part in the annual Olympic Day, this year with a focus on Volleyball. At 10:00 all of the country united in a brief morning workout that continued with a series of sports activities, including Volleyball matches and various competitions involving Volleyball as well. It was all about Volleyball and embracing a healthy lifestyle in Latvia on September 23.

Road to EuroVolleyM – Latvia cause sensation by ending Slovakia’s winning streak

Thursday 22nd of September 2016
Road to EuroVolleyM – Latvia cause sensation by ending Slovakia’s winning streak

Luxembourg, September 22, 2016. The second stage of the qualifying process to the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Men re-started on Thursday with three matches across two pools. Ukraine opened the programme of Pool C in Antwerp, cruising to a 3-1 victory over their neighbours from the Republic of Moldova. Latvia caused a sensation later in the afternoon when actions resumed in Pool D in Rovinj by stamping a 3-1 victory over Slovakia to end the winning streak of their opponents and re-open the fight for first place in the group.

Poland hope to book a spot in EuroVolley Finals in front of home crowd

Thursday 22nd of September 2016
Poland hope to book a spot in EuroVolley Finals in front of home crowd

Bielsko-Biala, Poland, September 22, 2016. After claiming three straight victories in Hungary, Poland women’s national team are the heavy favourites to earn a ticket to the EuroVolley Final Round on home soil this weekend when they contest the second round robin tournament on schedule for the second round – Pool C qualifier to the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women.

Ukraine take lessons from first round robin, go for three wins in Belgium

Wednesday 21st of September 2016
Ukraine take lessons from first round robin, go for three wins in Belgium

Kozani, Greece, September 20, 2016. Ukraine men’s national team played 15 sets this past weekend in Kozani, Greece in the first of two round robin tournaments on schedule for the second round of qualifiers – Pool C to the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Men. Ukraine eventually claimed one victory out of three matches and upon completion of the tournament the players and coaching staff stayed on in northern Greece in order to prepare for the second round of matches that will take place this coming weekend in Merksem / Antwerp, Belgium.

Record-breaking participation for CEV Youth Summer Festival in Kyiv

Monday 19th of September 2016
Record-breaking participation for CEV Youth Summer Festival in Kyiv

Kyiv, Ukraine, September 19, 2016. A CEV Youth Summer Festival was held earlier this month in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv in conjunction with the international tournament named after Yurii Zatvornytskyi. As many as 195 teams took part in the event, thus setting an all-time record for a mass-participation tournament in Ukraine. The matches contested by teams in the U14, U16 and U18 age categories were all played at Gidropark from September 9 to 11.