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Guberniya merciless also in second match up with VK Biolars JELGAVA

Tuesday 25th of November 2014
Guberniya merciless also in second match up with VK Biolars JELGAVA

Jelgava, Latvia, November 19, 2014, CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup - Men. Russia s Guberniya NIZHNIY NOVGOROD showed no mercy at all for the home heroes of VK Biolars JELGAVA scoring a second straight-set victory (25-19, 25-21, 25-16) – they had done so already two weeks ago at home – to claim a ticket to the 16th finals of the 2015 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup – Men. Sergey Savin paced Guberniya with 18 points whereas Karlis Levinskis and Rolands Ozolins top scored for the home side of JELGAVA with nine apiece.

Ukraine’s duo Popov and Denin cause sensation by winning EEVZA indoor event in Riga

Sunday 16th of November 2014
Ukraine’s duo Popov and Denin cause sensation by winning EEVZA indoor event in Riga

Riga, Latvia, November 16, 2014. Ukraine s Sergiy Popov and Oleksiy Denin caused a sensation in Riga as they edged much more experienced and decorated opponents on their way to gold at the first indoor Beach Volleyball tournament organised by the Eastern European Volleyball Zonal Association (EEVZA). This was only the third international tournament played by Popov and Denin who had already won a bronze medal at the EEVZA Tour Finals held in Batumi, Georgia in early October.

Latvia, Russia and Ukraine continue to fight for the medals at EEVZA in Latvia

Saturday 15th of November 2014
Latvia, Russia and Ukraine continue to fight for the medals at EEVZA in Latvia

Riga, Latvia, November 15, 2014. First ever stage of EEVZA beach volleyball indoor championship started on Saturday at permissions of Olympic Centre in the capital of Latvia - Riga. The first day of competition got very intense. After it half of the teams that started their way in the tournament had to finish it. Only 8 duos continued the fight for the medals in Latvia - 4 teams from Russia, 3 local Latvian couples and 1 duet from Ukraine.

Latvian duo zone in on World Tour crown

Friday 14th of November 2014
Latvian duo zone in on World Tour crown

Lausanne, Switzerland, November 14, 2014. Defending FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour champions Latvia’s Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins are leading the charge in the race for the 2014 title but the contest is still wide open with one event to go.

Inaugural EEVZA Beach Volleyball Indoor Championship coming up this weekend in Riga

Friday 14th of November 2014
Inaugural EEVZA Beach Volleyball Indoor Championship coming up this weekend in Riga

Riga, Latvia, November 14, 2014. The very first edition of the EEVZA Beach Volleyball Indoor Championship will be held this weekend in Latvia’s capital and more specifically at the O-Sands Beach Volleyball courts which are located in Riga’s Olympic Centre. The event is a single-gender tournament with participation of 16 men’s teams from six EEVZA member countries: Azerbaijan, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Ukraine.