Estonia, Albania with straight-set wins for dessert

Wednesday 13th of June 2018
Estonia, Albania with straight-set wins for dessert

Luxembourg, June 6, 2018.  Having already qualified for the Final Four of the 2018 CEV Volleyball Silver European League - Women, Estonia and Albania finished off their successful pool stage campaigns with straight-set victories at home. Austria lost one set at Israel, but still won Pool B. Final Four hosts Sweden suffered a five-set loss at Switzerland. The medals will be distributed in Nyköping on June 16 and 17.

Drawing of Lots sets tone for exciting EuroLeagueM / EuroLeagueW Finals

Wednesday 13th of June 2018
Drawing of Lots sets tone for exciting EuroLeagueM / EuroLeagueW Finals

Luxembourg, June 7, 2018. After six rounds of pool play, the 2018 edition of the CEV Volleyball European League will be reaching its climax next week with as many as four Final Four tournaments across as many venues. Volleyball fans can now look forward to some exciting fixtures following the Drawing of Lots for the semis held on Thursday morning at the CEV headquarters in Luxembourg. The events in Karlovy Vary, Budapest, Skopje and Nyköping will crown the eventual winners of the Golden and Silver tiers – but there is even more at stake, including two spots in the inaugural FIVB Challenger Cup for those contesting the Golden Finals in Karlovy Vary and Budapest. 

Russia and Sweden win gold at CEV Continental Cup, Poland and England join European delegation at Youth Olympics

Wednesday 13th of June 2018
Russia and Sweden win gold at CEV Continental Cup, Poland and England join European delegation at Youth Olympics

Baden, Austria, June 10, 2018. The CEV Youth Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Finals in Baden welcomed teams from 23 nations who passed through a qualification process among 41 competitors, showing how participation in Beach Volleyball at the youth level has increased in Europe. On Sunday, Poland and England joined Russia, Norway, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden and Czech Republic at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires after they claimed the 5th place in Baden. Russia s rising stars Bocharova/Voronina finished the entire competition without losing a single set, with Italy and Spain completing the podium. In the men s tournament, Sweden claimed the final victory, while The Netherlands and Czech Republic took second and third place on the podium respectively. 

Latvia make it five wins in a row in Silver EuroLeagueM

Monday 4th of June 2018
Latvia make it five wins in a row in Silver EuroLeagueM

Skopje, Former Y.R. of Macedonia, June 3, 2018. Latvia claimed on Sunday their fifth straight victory in the pool stage of the 2018 CEV Volleyball Silver European League – Men to cement their leadership in Pool A. The Latvian players showed nerves of steel in the dramatic final stages of the first and second sets of their away matchup with the 2015, 2016 and 2017 European League silver medal winners before eventually sealing a 3-0 victory (28-26, 29-27, 25-17) over the Former Y.R. of Macedonia. 

Russia and Germany claim top honours at 1-Star Alanya Open

Monday 4th of June 2018
Russia and Germany claim top honours at 1-Star Alanya Open

Alanya, Turkey, June 3, 2018. Ruslan Bykanov and Maksim Hudyakov claimed the gold medal for Russia following their triumph in the ‘grand finale’ of the men’s competition against Turkey’s Murat Giginoglu and Volkan Gögtepe at the 1-Star Alanya Open in Turkey. Ukraine’s Oleksii Denin and Denys Denysenko completed the podium following their victory in the bronze medal match with Switzerland’s Florian Breer and Yves Haussener.