Samoilovs / Smedins settle for silver at Stare Jablonki

Sunday 24th of August 2014
Samoilovs / Smedins settle for silver at Stare Jablonki

Stare Jablonki, Poland, August 24, 2014.  One podium spot at the men’s FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Stare Jablonki Grand Slam in Poland ended up occupied by a European team, as Aleksandrs Samoilovs / Janis Smedins claimed the silver medals.  The gold went to Brazil’s Pedro Solberg Salgado / Alvaro Morais Filho who edged the Latvian duo by 2:1 (15-21, 21-17, 15-12) in the 50-minute-long final.

CEV President thanks organizers and officials of Women’s U19 Euro Champs also in Estonia

Sunday 24th of August 2014
CEV President thanks organizers and officials of Women’s U19 Euro Champs also in Estonia

Tartu, Estonia, August 24, 2014. A few hours before the much-awaited finals of the 2014 CEV U19 Volleyball European Championship – Women getting underway in Tartu’s A. Le Coq Sports Hall, CEV President André Meyer expressed his warm thanks to the organizers, officials and referees for their excellent work during the last two weeks. 

EEVZA in Russia - a windy start and great beach volleyball

Saturday 23rd of August 2014
EEVZA in Russia - a windy start and great beach volleyball

St. Peterspurg, Russia, August 23, 2014. One of the last stages of EEVZA beach volleyball tour, that this year also is a part of CEV Continental tour, has started on Friday at premisses of "Dubkosvky" beach at St. Petersburg, Russia. In spite of not the best weather conditions, athletes showed a very good level of beach volleyball at the start of the tournament and even a good amout of real fans of this Olympic sport could be observed in the intervals between the heavy wind and torrential rains at the stands of the central court. 

After 7 years international beach volleyball is back to St. Petersburg

Friday 22nd of August 2014
After 7 years international beach volleyball is back to St. Petersburg

St. Peterspurg, Russia, August 22, 2014. One of the last stops of EEVZA beach-volleyball tour 2014 will start on August 22 in the resort area of ​​St. Petersburg in Russia - Sestroretsk. For the first time since 2007, when the St. Petersburg hosted an Open FIVB event, "Northern capital" of Russian Federation hosts an international competition for one of the most exciting and spectacular Olympic sports - beach volleyball.

Estonians, Russians and Kazakhs among five successful European qualifiers at FIVB Grand Slam

Thursday 21st of August 2014
Estonians, Russians and Kazakhs among five successful European qualifiers at FIVB Grand Slam

Stare Jablonki, Poland, August 21, 2014.  Sebastian Fuchs / Thomas Kaczmarek shrugged off a late call to play in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Stare Jablonki Grand Slam and defeated Maverick Hatch / Christian Redmann to advance to the main draw on Wednesday.