The Commission held its meeting in a hybrid format The FIVB Finance Commission met in a hybrid format this week with the Commission President Essa Hamza Al Failakawi and Secretary Habu Gumel joining from the FIVB Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The 2022 financial accounts were presented to the Commission alongside updates to the Budget 2023...
AVC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MR SHANRIT WONGPRASERT WINS IVHF INDUCTION CLASS OF 2023
Bangkok, Thailand, May 23, 2023 – AVC Honorary Life Vice President and Executive Director Mr Shanrit Wongprasert, longtime administrator within various national and international federations, has become the first member to represent Thailand in the International Volleyball Hall of Fame. The IVHF presented its induction class of 2023, to be honored on October 21 in Holyoke,...
FIVB HOSTS SECOND ZONAL ASSOCIATION PRESIDENTS SEMINAR
The seminar follows the first gathering in early March and aims to discuss opportunities for the sport’s global growth The FIVB this week hosted the second Zonal Association Presidents’ Seminar in a hybrid format with most participants connecting online while the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) Zonal Association Presidents joined from the FIVB Headquarters where they...
FIVB CELEBRATES 76TH ANNIVERSARY
After 76 years of growing the sport worldwide, an even brighter future lies ahead for volleyball As the FIVB celebrates its 76th anniversary today, FIVB.com takes a moment to reflect on the incredible journey of the global governing body of volleyball since its establishment in 1947. Volleyball has come a long way from its humble...
FIVB HOLDS ZONAL ASSOCIATION PRESIDENTS’ SEMINAR ONLINE
Zonal Association Presidents joined the meeting The FIVB this week hosted the first ever Zonal Association Presidents’ Seminar via videoconference to discuss opportunities to further the growth of volleyball across all 222 National Federations (NFs). The organisation of the seminar followed a proposal from the FIVB Development and Volleyball Empowerment Commissions during their most recent...
SAVA ENDS ITS MOMENTOUS MEETING IN BANGKOK ON HIGH NOTE
Bangkok, Thailand, February 19, 2023 – The Southeast Asia Volleyball Association (SAVA) held its annual meeting at Alexander Hotel Bangkok on Sunday to review and discuss a number of key issues including confirmation of 2023 zonal activities. AVC President Mrs Rita Subowo presided over the three-hour meeting, actively attended by AVC Secretary General Mr Kiattipong...
DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROVIDED TO NATIONAL FEDERATIONS DISCUSSED AT AVC DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING COMMITTEE MEETING
Bangkok, Thailand, February 18, 2023 – The AVC Development and Marketing Committee held its annual meeting in a hybrid format on Saturday, highlighting the impact of AVC’s development support provided to affiliated National Federations and listening to reports of relevant development activities in 2022. From left, Seong, Heyzer and Kiattipong AVC DMC Chairman Mr Heyzer...
IMPORTANT FINANCIAL REPORTS PRESENTED IN AVC FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING
Bangkok, Thailand, February 17, 2023 – The AVC Finance Committee held its annual meeting on Friday, with Committee Chairman Mr Cai Yi from China and Secretary Mrs Shek Tsui Wai Fun, Marina from Hong Kong, China joining from the AVC Headquarters in Bangkok. Also attending the meeting were Mr Shanrit Wongprasert, AVC Honorary Life Vice...
COACHES COMMITTEE MEETING HIGHLIGHTS COOPERATION PROJECTS, COURSES AND COACHING SUPPORT TO AVC AFFILIATED NATIONAL FEDERATIONS
Bangkok, Thailand, February 16, 2023 – The AVC Coaches Committee held its annual meeting in a hybrid format on Thursday, emphasising on future courses, cooperation projects and coaching support to all AVC Affiliated National Federations. From left, Dr Eom, Feng Kun, Mr Park and Mr Al-Thwadi AVC Coaches Committee Chairman Mr Park Kiwon from Korea,...
KEY REFEREEING MATTERS DISCUSSED AT AVC REFEREES COMMITTEE MEETING
Bangkok, Thailand, February 15, 2023 – The Referees Committee reviewed its roles and responsibilities at previous AVC tournaments and kept Members updated on key refereeing issues and upcoming volleyball events during its annual meeting in a hybrid format on Wednesday. Shanrit, middle, presides over the opening of the meeting AVC Referees Committee Chairman Mr Songsak...
AVC SPORTS EVENTS COUNCIL REVIEWS PREVIOUS AVC TOURNAMENTS AND DISCUSSES UPCOMING EVENTS
Bangkok, Thailand, February 14, 2023 – The AVC Sports Events Council held its annual meeting in a hybrid format on Tuesday to discuss upcoming volleyball events, with its Chairman Dr Eom Han-Joo and newly-appointed Secretary Jeeraprapa Nontapa joining from the AVC Headquarters in Bangkok. Attending the meeting on Zoom comprised Mr Yermek Syrlybayev from Kazakhstan,...
FIVB VOLLEYBALL EMPOWERMENT COMMISSION COMMITTED TO DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL TEAMS WORLDWIDE
Volleyball Empowerment targeted support programme has already identified a number of countries around the world The FIVB Volleyball Empowerment Commission, hosted its annual meeting in a hybrid format to reiterate its commitment to supporting national teams, athletes and National Federations (NFs) to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. The Commission President, an Olympic...
VOLLEYBALL WORLD ANNOUNCE ORIENTAL BIO AS NATIONAL PARTNER OF VNL 2023 JAPAN
Promoting the importance of health and well-being is at the heart of this partnership Volleyball World has signed a national partnership agreement with Oriental Bio Co Ltd, a leading health food company, for the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Japan, showcasing a shared commitment to encouraging active and healthy lifestyles. Oriental Bio’s mission to promote health...
AUSTRALIA SELECTS 8 ATHLETES FOR ASIAN U21 BEACH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THAILAND
Credit: volleyball.org.au Two male and two female teams have been selected to represent Australia at the 2023 Asian U21 Beach Volleyball Championships in Thailand in July. Women Jasmine Fleming (QLD) & Stefie Fejes (NSW) Lizzie Alchin (WA) & Kayla Mears (QLD) Men Lucas Josefsen (QLD) & Ben Hood (QLD) D’Artagnon Potts (SA) & Mitch Croft...
RESULTS OF DRAWING OF LOTS FOR HISTORIC CAVA BOYS AND GIRLS U16 CHAMPIONSHIPS IN UZBEKISTAN UNVEILED
Bangkok, Thailand, June 7, 2023 – The drawing of lots for the 2023 Central Asian Volleyball Association Boys and Girls U16 Volleyball Championships was conducted online by the CAVA Events and Referee Committee on Wednesday. The inaugural edition of the Championships will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan between July 14 and 20, 2023, with 9...
VOLLEYBALL WORLD AND BOLT6 PARTNER TO REVOLUTIONIZE THE SPORT’S CHALLENGE SYSTEM
This collaboration aims to enhance video capabilities and improve the overall experience for players, referees, and fans Volleyball World is pleased to announce its multi-year partnership with Bolt6, a leading provider of high-performance video solutions. The partnership between Volleyball World and Bolt6 kicks off at the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) and will extend to all...
YUKI-YUJI-RAN: THE POWER OF 3
How Ishikawa, Nishida and Takahashi’s overseas league experiences are making a huge impact for Japan at the VNL and beyond The migration of Japan’s power trio – Yuki Ishikawa, Yuji Nishida and Ran Takashi – to the Italian League has not only made an impact on their individual game but has shaped a strong and...
CHARISMATIC ISHIKAWA CAPTAINS JAPAN TO EMPHATIC START IN NAGOYA
The home team shut out Iran in their VNL 2023 opener Captain Yuki Ishikawa showed his charisma on the court in Nagoya as he led Japan to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-19) victory over Asian rivals Iran in front of a packed house of fantastic fans as the men’s Volleyball Nations League 2023 Pool 2...
NAGOYA BRACES SELF FOR ANOTHER SIX DAYS OF TOP-LEVEL VNL ACTION
The 2023 men’s edition of the competition set to get underway in the Japanese city on Tuesday After six days of high-calibre women’s volleyball and a one-day break, Nagoya braces itself for another six days of top-level action, this time involving eight of the best men’s national teams in the world, arriving in the Japanese...
SPONSOR THAILAND’S LEADING SPORTS DRINK NAMED TITLE PARTNER OF VNL THAILAND
Thai beverage SPONSOR looks to embrace growth of volleyball in Thailand with focus on fan engagement. Volleyball World has announced SPONSOR, Thailand’s leading sports beverage, as the Title Partner of the highly anticipated Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Thailand. The brand looks to leverage the huge popularity of the sport in the country. Now officially called...
WOMEN’S VOLLEYROOS SELECTED FOR WOMEN’S CHALLENGER CUP
Credit: volleyball.org.au The Australian Women’s Volleyroos team to contest the AVC Challenger Cup in Indonesia later this month has been announced. The team features six players set to make their Volleyroos debut with the tournament marking the first round of qualification for the Volleyball Nations League. Head Coach Russell Borgeaud said the tournament would provide...
THATDAO WALKS OFF KOREA IN THAILAND’S SECOND VNL WIN
The middle tallies seven of her team’s 13 kill blocks over the three-set match Thailand put some excellent blocking on display in their last match of Volleyball Nations League 2023 Pool 1 in Antalya. With Thatdao Nuekjang responsible for seven of the team’s 13 kill blocks, they outpaced Korea on the way to a 3-0 (25-17,...
AVC VIS INSTRUCTOR COURSE AT FIVB DEVELOPMENT CENTER THAILAND DRAWS TO SUCCESSFUL CLOSE
Bangkok, Thailand, June 4, 2023 – The AVC VIS Instructor Course at the FIVB Development Center Thailand drew to a successful close on Sunday when a total of 23 attendees from 15 federations had acquired knowledge and skills needed for thorough understanding of the innovative AVC E-Scoresheet and Volleyball Information System. The participants from China,...
CHINA STUN JAPAN TO FINISH WEEK ONE UNBEATEN
Li and captain Yuan inspire their team in handing the hosts their first defeat of VNL 2023 In a classic all-Asian duel between two unbeaten teams in the women’s Volleyball Nations League 2023, China outplayed hosts Japan on the way to a 3-0 (25-18, 27-25, 27-25) sweep of the last match of Pool 2 in...
Beach Volleyball News
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION ACROSS THE GLOBE
Credit: volleyball.org.au Australia will be well represented on the Beach Pro Tour over the coming weeks with a host of players set to feature in tournaments across Europe and Asia. A number of Developing Volleyroos from both the men’s and women’s programs are in Switzerland this week for the Futures event in Spiez, with six...
CHERIF AND AHMED ON THE HUNT FOR MEDALS AT OSTRAVA ELITE 16
The Qataris are in the semifinals in Czechia alongside Partain/Benesh, Mol/Sørum and Perusic/Schweiner The Olympic medallists had a strong day on Saturday, beating teams from Brazil and Italy on their way to the semifinals The return of Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan to the Volleyball Beach Pro Tour continues to go well for the Qataris,...
BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS COMING TO ADELAIDE
Credit: volleyball.org.au The South Australian Government together with Volleyball Australia are pleased to announce that Adelaide will play home to yet another major sporting event in two years’ time. The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships will be staged in Australia for the first time in 2025, with Adelaide winning the rights to host the event....
VOLLEYBALL EMPOWERMENT ENABLES VANUATU TO DREAM OF FIRST-EVER OLYMPICS APPEARANCE
Empowered Vanuatu aims for new heights in beach volleyball with a goal to qualify for Paris 2024 It has been a case of so close yet so far for Vanuatu beach volleyball when it comes to qualifying for the Olympic Games. Twice, the Pacific Ocean Island nation has come so close to featuring at the...
CONTINENTAL OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION IN FULL SWING IN EUROPE AND ASIA
First phase of CEV Nations Cup and AVC Continental Cup underway The qualification journey for the Olympic beach volleyball tournament at Paris 2024 via the continental pathway is now in full swing in Europe and Asia. Allocating one Olympic berth per gender per Continental Confederation, Europe’s CEV Beach Volley Nations Cup and Asia’s AVC Continental...
NGAUAMO’S FUTURE LOOKING BRIGHT POST-RETIREMENT
Credit: volleyball.org.au More so now than ever before, professional athletes are preparing for life after sport while their careers are still going. It is not uncommon for athletes to train, head to uni then back to the gym throughout the week. But what about the athletes who haven’t found their calling yet? Those who feel...
INDONESIA, THAILAND RETAIN RESPECTIVE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SEA GAMES TITLES AND SECURE THEIR FINALS BERTHS IN AVC BEACH VOLLEYBALL CONTINENTAL CUP
Indonesia retained their men’s title, as Thailand defended their women’s crown Photo credit: IG: arumype_, aaaooonnn1, gilang_ramadhannnnnn Indonesia and Thailand enjoyed mixed fortunes in the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Beach Volleyball Tournament at Otres Beach in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, which served as the AVC Continental Cup Phase 1 Southeastern Zone, with the former repeatedly beating...
THAI WOMEN OUT TO REASSERT DOMINANCE, INDONESIA EYE MEN’S TITLE DEFENCE IN 32ND SEA GAMES BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT IN CAMBODIA
Thailand and Indonesia to fight it out in final men’s and women’s showdowns Thailand and Indonesia powered past respective rivals in the Monday’s semifinals to set up final men’s and women’s showdowns of the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Beach Volleyball Tournament at Otres Beach in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, which serves as the AVC Continental Cup...
THAILAND, INDONESIA AND VIETNAM THROUGH TO MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SEMIFINALS OF AVC BEACH VOLLEYBALL CONTINENTAL CUP SOUTHEASTERN ZONE AT 32ND SEA GAMES IN CAMBODIA
Excitement over the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Beach Volleyball Tournament, which serves as the AVC Continental Cup Phase 1 Southeastern Zone, hits fever pitch as strong teams are ready to strive for their success in the eagerly-anticipated semifinals at Otres Beach in Sihanoukville, Cambodia on Monday. Vietnam will face off against Thailand and Philippines...
INDONESIA’S DRAMATIC WIN AGAINST THAILAND IN MEN’S EVENT HIGHLIGHTS DAY 3 OF AVC CONTINENTAL CUP SOUTHEASTERN ZONE AT 32ND SEA GAMES IN CAMBODIA
Defending champions Indonesia pulled off comeback 2-1 win against archrivals Thailand in the men’s event, as Indonesia, Singapore in Pool A and Thailand, Vietnam in Pool B are assured of booking their semifinal berths in the women’s event of the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, which serve as the AVC Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Phase...
VIETNAM STEAL THE SHOW ON DAY 2 OF AVC BEACH VOLLEYBALL CONTINENTAL CUP PHASE 1 SOUTHEASTERN ZONE AT 32ND SEA GAMES IN CAMBODIA
Vietnam, fresh from beating Laos and Timor-Leste in the men’s event, made it three in a row on Friday after 2-0 demolition of hosts Cambodia to move atop Pool A in the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Beach Volleyball Tournament, which serves as the AVC Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Phase 1 Southeastern Zone, at Otres...
BEACH VOLLEYBALL ROAD TO PARIS 2024 QUALIFICATION SYSTEM FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES RECAP
Three qualification routes are available for teams from all five Continents to secure one of 24 quota places per gender The countdown is on for the beach volleyball competition at the Olympic Games Paris 2024, with teams around the world vying to be in with a chance to compete for the Olympic title at the...
SENIOR ASIAN RANKING – WOMEN
|HONG KONG, CHINA||43|
BEACH VOLLEYBALL ASIAN RANKING – WOMEN
|WANG/X. Y. XIA (CHN)||1,040|
SENIOR ASIAN RANKING – MEN
BEACH VOLLEYBALL ASIAN RANKING – MEN
|O’DEA, S./O’DEA B. (AUS)||960|
|SALEMI B. /ABOLHASSAN (IRI)||540|
|M. ESSAM/ELMAJID (QAT)||540|
|J. SURIN/N. BANLUE (THA)||540|