Closing ceremony caps three historic days for Faroese Volleyball family

Thursday 26th of May 2016
Closing ceremony caps three historic days for Faroese Volleyball family

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, May 26, 2016. Three days of international Volleyball competition drew to a close on Wednesday night in the Faroese capital with Cyprus topping the final charts after edging the home team in the ‘grand finale’ to claim the only ticket at stake to progress to the second stage of the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship qualification process. However, the Faroese players could be happy with what they did on home soil – by recording two wins and one 3-1 loss to Cyprus, they did enough to move on to the Finals of the CEV Volleyball European Championship – Small Countries Division taking place next year in Luxembourg.

Other Brazilian pairs seeking Moscow success

Wednesday 25th of May 2016
Other Brazilian pairs seeking Moscow success

Moscow, Russia, May 25, 2016. While the spotlight in the men’s competition focuses on the Brazilian Olympic pairs of Alison Cerutti/Bruno Oscar Schmidt and Evandro Goncalves/Pedro Solberg, two other teams from the South American country will be battling for men’s podium spots in the US$800,000 Moscow Grand Slam.

Not just another Beach Volleyball tournament for Birlova & Ukolova

Wednesday 25th of May 2016
Not just another Beach Volleyball tournament for Birlova & Ukolova

Moscow, Russia, May 25, 2016. As the FIVB World Tour returns to the Russian capital for the ninth-straight year, this year’s US$800,000 Moscow Grand Slam is not just another international Beach Volleyball event featuring the best players on the planet, including host country participants Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Ukolova.

Duda seeks winning at three levels

Tuesday 24th of May 2016
Duda seeks winning at three levels

Moscow, Russia, May 24, 2016. With the planet’s best Beach Volleyball players competing this week in the second big event on the 2015-2016 FIVB World Tour calendar, one player will have the opportunity to accomplish something that no other competitor in the history of the sport has achieved by winning gold medals at three different levels of competition for FIVB-sanctioned events.

Kotsilianos/Zoupanis let the good times roll in Moscow

Tuesday 24th of May 2016
Kotsilianos/Zoupanis let the good times roll in Moscow

Moscow, Russia, May 24, 2016. For Georgios Kotsilianos and Nikos Zoupanis, the “good times” continue as the Greek pair qualified for only the second time for a FIVB World Tour Grand Slam or SWATCH Major Main Draw by winning two matches Tuesday at the US$800,000 Moscow Grand Slam.