Watch Italy’s Ivan Zaytsev Break World Service Speed Record

Italy’s Ivan Zaytsev is certainly one of the world’s best servers. He currently holds the Olympic serving speed record, alongside Christian Savani and Gyorgy Grozer, at 78.9 mph (127 kmh). Now, he can add the overall world record to his list of accolades as well, as he has just delivered a 83.3 mph  (134 kmh) missile in …

Team USA Makes Big Lineup Changes for Sunday at VNL

2018 FIVB MEN’S VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE – WEEK 1/POOL 2 May 25-27, 2018 Beilun Gymnasium; Ningbo, China Time Zone: UTC +  (US Eastern Time +12) World Rankings: #2 United States, #7 Argentina, #14 Bulgaria, #20 China Preview Schedule/Results The United States made sweeping changes for their 3rd match of the 2018 Volleyball Nations League against …

Iranian National Teamer Milad Ebadipour Extends Contract With Skra

Skra Belchatow is already working to keep most of its PlusLiga Champions` core roster intact. The club has announced in its official website that it has reached a contract extension with Iranian National teamer Milad Ebadipour, one of the team`s most important players this season. In his first experience outside of Iran, Ebadipour finished 2017/18 …

Joanna Wolosz, A1 Final`s MVP, Extends Contract With Imoco Conegliano

Polish setter Joanna Wolosz was one of the key parts of Imoco Conegliano`s Italian A1 title run this past season, captaining the team in all 50 games it played. One of the best setters in the world, Imoco`s captain was also won the Italian Finals MVP and Champions League`s best setter accolades. The club recognized …

Lippmann, Fromm Star as Germany Hangs on for 5-Set Win over Thailand

2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League – Week 3 / Pool 11 May 29-31, 2018 Indoor Stadium Huamark; Bangkok, Thailand Time Zone: UCT + 7 (ET + 11) World Rankings: #2 United States, #9 Dominican Republic, #13 Germany, #16 Thailand Preview Schedule/Results Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 …

Bulgarian Setter Georgi Bratoev Expects to Return for World Champs

Bulgarian setter Georgi Bratoev will return in time for the 2018 World Championships that begin in September, confirming the expectation of about a month of absence. “There’s no break, which is the most important thing,” Bratoev told Bulgarian media this week. “There is a sprain, which I think should go away within a month and everything …

Anderson’s 20 Points Drive USA to 4-Set Win over Australia

2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League – Week 3 / Pool 9 June 8-10, 2018 TD Place Arena; Ottawa, Canada Time Zone: UTC – 4 (ET) World Rankings: No. 2 USA, No. 6 Canada, No. 10 Germany, No. 16 Australia Preview Schedule/Results United States def. Australia 3-1 United States defeated Australia 20-25, 25-20, 25-15, 25-17 …

Brankica Mihajlovic Out for Week 4 of #VNL with Injury

Serbian star 27-year old outside hitter Brankica Mihajlovic will miss week 4 of the 2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League with a knee injury, her federation announced on Monday. Mihajlovic ranks tied-for-7th in the tournament in scoring to date with 130 points through 9 matches. Mihajlovic played all of week 3 except for part of set 2 …

Kyle Ensing Earns His First U.S. Senior National Team Appointment

Long Beach State opposite Kyle Ensing will make his U.S. Senior National Team debut this weekend in Ningbo, China, for the first week of play in the inaugural FIVB Men’s Volleyball nations League. Ensing, who will pair with Ben Patch at the opposite position, is the only debutante on this weekend’s 14-man roster for the United …

Japan Rallies in 5-Setter vs. Argentina, Russia Sweeps Germany

2018 FIVB MEN’S VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE – WEEK 4/POOL 14 June 15th-June 17th, 2018 Ludwigsburg, Germany | Arena Ludwigsburg (Capacity: 5,325) Time Zone: Central European Summer Time (UTC +2) World Rankings: #4 Russia, #7 Argentina, #10 Germany, #12 Japan Preview Schedule/Results   Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 …