BEACH VOLLEYBALL


Fakel NOVY URENGOY feel ready to host Galatasaray in Challenge Cup semis

Monday 27th of March 2017
Fakel NOVY URENGOY feel ready to host Galatasaray in Challenge Cup semis

Novy Urengoy, Russia, March 27, 2017. Fakel NOVY URENGOY will be hosting Turkey’s Galatasaray HDI ISTANBUL this coming Wednesday, March 29 in the first round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup – Men semi-finals. Galatasaray progressed to the semis after edging Israel’s Maccabi TEL-AVIV in the quarterfinals whereas Fakel easily beat Norway’s Viking TIF BERGEN.

Dinamo, Fenerbahce and VakifBank hold upper hand in 1st round of Playoffs 6

Thursday 23rd of March 2017
Dinamo, Fenerbahce and VakifBank hold upper hand in 1st round of Playoffs 6

Luxembourg, March 23, 2017.  The Playoffs 6 in the women’s competition are now half completed and we are only three matches from knowing the teams who will compete for the most prestigious club prize in Treviso at the end of April.  Whilst Wednesdays match was a bit one-sided as Dinamo MOSCOW beat Liu Jo Nordmeccanica MODENA in straight sets, the two matches that followed were anything but. First Fenerbahce SK ISTANBUL scrapped through to win 15-12 in the fifth set away at Eczacibasi VitrA ISTANBUL, then VakifBank ISTANBUL came from a set down to win in four against Volero ZÜRICH.

Zenit KAZAN, Belogorie and Cucine Lube move on to Playoffs 6

Wednesday 22nd of March 2017
Zenit KAZAN, Belogorie and Cucine Lube move on to Playoffs 6

Luxembourg, March 22, 2017. After Dinamo MOSCOW and BERLIN Recycling Volleys achieved this feat on Tuesday night, three more standout teams progressed to the Playoffs 6 of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Men on Wednesday. Zenit KAZAN and Belogorie BELGOROD proved once again too strong for Knack ROESELARE and Zaksa KEDZIERZYN-KOZLE, respectively as Italy’s Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA secured their spot in the next round by taking two sets from their rematch with PGE Skra BELCHATOW.

Belogorie edge Polish champions to shape up derby with Zenit KAZAN in Playoffs 6

Wednesday 22nd of March 2017
Belogorie edge Polish champions to shape up derby with Zenit KAZAN in Playoffs 6

Kedzierzyn-Kozle, Poland, March 22, 2017. Belogorie BELGOROD rallied on Wednesday night to their second 3-1 victory (25-22, 20-25, 26-24, 25-21) in as many matches with Zaksa KEDZIERZYN-KOZLE to secure their spot in the Playoffs 6 of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Men and play there arch-rivals Zenit KAZAN.

Zenit KAZAN thrash Knack ROESELARE again to comfortably progress to Playoffs 6

Wednesday 22nd of March 2017
Zenit KAZAN thrash Knack ROESELARE again to comfortably progress to Playoffs 6

Kazan, Russia, March 22, 2017. Four-time gold medal winners Zenit KAZAN whitewashed Knack ROESELARE in the Playoffs 12 of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Men for the second time in a row (3-0; 25-19, 25-16, 25-20) and did not provide any opportunity to the Belgian reigning national champions to stay alive in the race for a spot in the next stage of the competition.