Belarus, Germany, Finland, Italy, Turkey advance to U20 men’s continental finals

Monday 30th of April 2018
Belarus, Germany, Finland, Italy, Turkey advance to U20 men’s continental finals

Luxembourg, April 29, 2018.  Belarus, Germany, Finland, Italy and Turkey became the last five teams that advanced directly to the finals of the 2018 CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship - Men, which will take place in the Netherlands and Belgium from July 14 through 22. They booked their tickets to #EuroVolleyU20M on Sunday to follow in the steps of France, Portugal and Russia who qualified on Saturday.

Portugal shock Serbia to join Russia, France into U20 finals

Sunday 29th of April 2018
Portugal shock Serbia to join Russia, France into U20 finals

Luxembourg, April 28, 2018.  Russia became the first team to secure a spot at the finals of the 2018 CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship - Men by winning their qualification pool. Later on Saturday France followed suit before Portugal delivered a shocking upset of Serbia in Zrenjanin to claim their ticket to #EuroVolleyU20M in the Netherlands and Belgium. Five more finalists are to become known on Sunday.

CLF4Kazan fan zone to host annual ‘Delicious Kazan’ festival

Sunday 29th of April 2018
CLF4Kazan fan zone to host annual ‘Delicious Kazan’ festival

Kazan, Russia, April 26, 2018. Next to the Final Four tournament of the 2018 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Men, the city of Kazan will be hosting on May 12-13 its major gastronomic festival ‘Delicious Kazan’, aiming at promoting food culture and presenting cafes and restaurants of the city. The event will take place in the Millennium Park in the very heart of Kazan, thus taking place within the fan zone of the CEV Champions League Final Four. The Volleyball club Zenit KAZAN, the Kazan City Administration and the Tourism Promotion Committee all support the organisation and delivery of the festival. 

Volleyball legend Karpol awarded ‘Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation’

Sunday 29th of April 2018
Volleyball legend Karpol awarded ‘Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation’

Moscow, Russia, April 26, 2018. Volleyball legend Nikolay Karpol received on Wednesday the state award ‘Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation’ from President Vladimir Putin at a special ceremony held in the Kremlin. Karpol, who is the most successful coach in Volleyball history, will turn 80 on May 1. 

Bulgaria, Italy, Serbia, Poland make finals of EuroVolleyU19W

Sunday 29th of April 2018
Bulgaria, Italy, Serbia, Poland make finals of EuroVolleyU19W

Luxembourg, April 28, 2018.  Bulgaria, Italy, Serbia and Poland secured their spots at the Final Round of the 2018 CEV U19 Volleyball European Championship - Women in Albania after claiming victories in their respective qualification pools on Saturday.