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...
FIVB DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION PRAISES SUPPORT PROVIDED TO NATIONAL FEDERATIONS AROUND THE WORLD
The FIVB’s investment in development support has increased by over 314% since 2012 The FIVB Development Commission held its annual meeting today to discuss the ongoing development support provided to National Federations worldwide. The meeting was held in a hybrid format with the Commission President Mushtaque Mohammed and Secretary Zdeslav Barac joining from the FIVB...
CAVA HOLDS ITS ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN HYBRID FORMAT
Male, Maldives, January 29, 2023 – Key issues had been discussed during the Annual General Assembly of Central Asian Volleyball Association on Sunday, with CAVA President Mr Mohamed Latheef presiding over the meeting. CAVA Secretary General Mr Kylych Sarbaghyshev from Kyrgyzstan also arrived in Maldives to initiate the online meeting. The four-hour-long meeting was present...
AVC BEACH VOLLEYBALL COMMITTEE MEETING DISCUSSES UPCOMING FIVB AND AVC EVENTS IN ASIA
Bangkok, Thailand, January 28, 2023 – The AVC Beach Volleyball Committee held its annual meeting in a hybrid format on Saturday, with a wide range of key topics including upcoming FIVB and AVC events and 2023 AVC Beach Volleyball Calendar raised for consideration and further discussion. Mr Kritsada, far left, Mr Thomas, middle, and Mr...
FIVB TECHNICAL AND COACHING COMMISSION BRINGS TOP INTERNATIONAL COACHES TOGETHER
The Commission held its meeting in a hybrid format The FIVB Technical and Coaching Commission brought together some of the best international coaches to discuss upcoming tournaments for 2023 as well as the coach support provided to National Federations via the revolutionary programme of Volleyball Empowerment. The annual meeting was held in a hybrid format...
FIVB PRESIDENT MEETS LEADERSHIP OF INDONESIA’S PROLIGA AHEAD OF FINALS
The FIVB and Volleyball World offered to explore knowledge transfer opportunities to help the league’s growth FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F°, alongside Asian Volleyball Confederation President Rita Subowo and the FIVB delegation, yesterday met with the CEO of Indonesia’s Proliga, Hanny S. Surkatty, and Vice President Reginald C. Nelwan to discuss the development...
FIVB LEADERSHIP MEETS KEY SPORTS STAKEHOLDERS AND MEDIA GROUP IN INDONESIA
Productive meetings were held with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, National Olympic Committee and Emtek Group FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° and FIVB General Director Fabio Azevedo held a number of highly productive meetings in Jakarta with the aim of boosting the development of the sport in Indonesia by improving the level...
QATAR’S AL-KHOR SPORTS CLUB HOLDS 5TH MINI-VOLLEYBALL FESTIVAL FOR KIDS UNDER 13
Al-Khor Sports Club organized the fifth Mini-Volleyball Festival for Kids under 13 years old with the kind cooperation and close supervision of the Qatar Volleyball Association, headed by Ali Ghanem Al-Kuwari. The one-day, fun-filled event was also actively attended by QVA Assistant Secretary Mr Saeed Salem Al-Jamani, Ibrahim Mohammad Al-Nama, QVA Member of the Board...
BANDUNG BANK BJB RETAIN INDONESIA PLN MOBILE PROLIGA TITLE
Yogyakarta, Indonesia, March 18, 2023 – Formidable Bandung Bank bjb Tandamata women’s volleyball team successfully defended their crown after defeating Jakarta Pertamina Fastron in a hard-fought five-set thriller 27-25, 25-22, 24-26, 20-25, 15-8 in the grand final of the PLN Mobile Proliga 2023 at GOR Amongrogo, Yogyakarta on Saturday. Bank bjb’s successive two victories in...
INVINCIBLE AL RAYYAN CAPTURE HISTORIC WEST ASIA MEN’S CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AFTER 3-0 ROUT OF KUWAIT CLUB IN THRILLING SHOWDOWN
Police Union of Qatar claimed bronze medal Bangkok, Thailand, March 18, 2023 – Devastating Al Rayyan SC of Qatar recorded seven straight wins including a surprise 3-0 triumph against Kuwait Club in the Friday’s final showdown to underline their supremacy over the 1st West Asia Men’s Club Volleyball Championship at the Sports Palace Hall in...
THE POOLS FOR THE 2023 OQT’S ARE HERE
See who is playing who, as the world’s best vie for a spot in Paris 2024. The Drawing of Lots for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament has now taken place, and there is sure to be a lot of conversation in the coming days and weeks from the teams, players and the global volleyball community as...
FIVB PRESIDENT CONFIRMS HIS SUPPORT OF INDONESIAN VOLLEYBALL DEVELOPMENT CENTER DURING VISIT
The centre has been named a Centre of Excellence and will receive annual support from the FIVB FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° recently visited the Indonesian Volleyball Development Center in Sentul, Indonesia where he pledged his commitment to supporting the centre as part of a long-term plan to develop volleyball and beach volleyball...
FIVB PRESIDENT: “INDONESIA HAS THE POTENTIAL AND TALENT TO GET ON PODIUMS AT MAJOR ASIAN AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS.”
FIVB President discusses participation and hosting opportunities with National Volleyball Federation of Indonesia FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° recently discussed the potential of Indonesia in volleyball and beach volleyball with the leadership of the National Volleyball Federation of Indonesia (PBVSI) during the FIVB President’s first ever official visit to the country. The FIVB...
KUWAIT CLUB AND AL RAYYAN SET FOR FINAL CLASH OF THE TWO UNDEFEATED TEAMS IN 1ST WEST ASIA MEN’S CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
Kuwait Club celebrate their victory over Dar Kulaib Bangkok, Thailand, March 17, 2023 – Determined Kuwait Club overcame daunting challenge from Dar Kulaib to narrowly edge past the Bahraini side in hard-fought five-set thriller to set up a highly-anticipated final showdown with powerhouses Al Rayyan SC in the first edition of the West Asia Men’s...
WAVA HOLDS ITS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JORDAN
The General Assembly of the West Asia Volleyball Association (WAVA) was held on Thursday, March 16, in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on the sidelines of the on-going 1st West Asia Men’s Club Volleyball Championship to discuss WAVA activities and relevant matters. WAVA President Mr Ali bin Ghanem Al Kuwari, himself President of Qatar Volleyball...
FIVB PRESIDENT VISITS INDONESIA VOLLEYBALL DEVELOPMENT CENTER IN JAKARTA
Bangkok, Thailand, March 16, 2023 – FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graca has met key persons of the National Volleyball Federation of Indonesia (PBVSI) at the Indonesia Volleyball Development Center in Jakarta, discussing relavant matters which lead to the support to the governing body in Indonesia through the FIVB Volleyball Empowerment and Development Program. Upon...
OLIY LEAGUE SECOND ROUND NOW UNDER WAY IN UZBEKISTAN
Bangkok, Thailand, March 16, 2023 – The Oliy League Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Tournament is being held at the Youth Sports Complex and Bukhara State University in Uzbekistan from March 15 to 20. With Bukhara Region playing host to the six-day event, the Oliy League Second Round for both genders attracted more than...
Beach Volleyball News
HA & WU, POLLEY & ZEIMANN SNATCH SEASON’S FIRST FUTURES TROPHIES
Teams from China, Canada, USA and hosts New Zealand make Mount Maunganui Beach podium Shaunna Polley & Alice Zeimann celebrate (source: volleyballnz.org.nz) China’s Ha Likejiang & Wu Jiaxin and New Zealand’s Shaunna Polley & Alice Zeimann lived up to their ‘entry-point status’ and earned the titles at the season’s first Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour...
FUTURES SEASON OPENS WITH FIRST-EVER WORLD-LEVEL EVENT IN NEW ZEALAND
Mount Maunganui Beach semifinals and finals to be streamed live on YouTube The sand courts in Mount Maunganui Beach (source: volleyballnz.org.nz / phototek.co.nz) The first Futures event of the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour 2023 season is set to take place from Thursday through Sunday (March 16 – 19) in Mount Maunganui Beach and it...
NICOLAIDIS AND CARRACHER READY TO BACKUP BREAKTHROUGH BEACH PRO TOUR YEAR
Credit: volleyball.org.au Mark Nicolaidis and Izac Carracher were familiar faces on the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour leading into 2021/2022 – having podiumed at a number of the national events – however they were relatively unknown on the international circuit. That all changed in the summer of 2022 when the youngsters burst onto the international scene...
BEACH VOLLEYBALL LINE-UP FOR TRINBAGO 2023 COMMONWEALTH YOUTH GAMES REVEALED
The competition will feature 18 nations competing across a total of 56 games The line up of beach volleyball teams participating in the Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games has been confirmed as the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced the nations selected for the team sports events. The Commonwealth Youth Games are set to take...
VOLLEYBALL EMPOWERMENT HELPS BOOST BEACH VOLLEYBALL IN NEW ZEALAND
The sport in the Pacific country experiences growing success and popularity A high-quality national beach volleyball tour, growing international success, rising popularity and participation numbers… These are some of the results affected by the devoted work of Volleyball New Zealand to boost the development of beach volleyball in the country, done with financial support from...
AUSTRALIAN BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOUR WINNERS CROWNED IN WOLLONGONG
Credit: volleyball.org.au Queensland pair Bryce Poland and Christopher Blake have won their first Australian Beach Volleyball Tour title, while a pair of Chinese Olympians also claimed victory in Wollongong. In the elite men’s competition, Mateusz Zieba (POL) and Daniele Acconci (ITA) had beaten Poland and Blake on their run to victory in Canberra in January,...
RONDINA & GONZAGA ACKNOWLEDGED WITH MAJOR AWARD IN PHILIPPINES
The National Volleyball Federation also received a special citation on PSA Awards Night The Filipino beach volleyball team of Cherry Ann Rondina (Sisi) and Jovelyn Gonzaga were honoured with a major award at a memorable gala, as the annual Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards Night was held on Monday. The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF)...
QATAR AND LEBANON CAPTURE RESPECTIVE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TITLES AT AVC CONTINENTAL CUP PHASE 1 WESTERN ZONE
Hosts Qatar enjoyed mixed fortunes on the final day of the AVC Continental Cup Phase 1 Western Zone on Thursday, with their men’s team capturing the title following the dramatic victory against Oman and their women’s side going down to Lebanon in the showdown at the Al-Gharafa Beach Complex. In the men’s event, terrific Cherif...
HOME TEAMS THROUGH TO MEN’S AND WOMEN’S FINALS OF AVC CONTINENTAL CUP PHASE 1 WESTERN ZONE IN DOHA
Hosts Qatar qualified for the men’s and women’s finals of the AVC Continental Cup Phase 1 Western Zone at Al Gharafa Beach Complex on Thursday, with their men’s team battling it out with Oman and the women’s side taking on Lebanon. In the men’s event, the Qataris, spearheaded by the Tokyo Olympic bronze medallists and...
HOSTS QATAR, OMAN SET UP MEN’S SHOWDOWN IN AVC CONTINENTAL CUP PHASE 1 WESTERN ZONE
Hosts Qatar and Oman set up the final men’s showdown in the AVC Continental Cup Phase 1 Western Zone, which started on Tuesday at Al-Gharafah Beach Complex following their opening wins against respective Palestine and Saudi Arabia in the knockout competition. The qualification of Qatar came after its 2-1 victory over Palestine. Qatar A’s Cherif...
DOHA ELITE 16 OPENS ANOTHER GREAT BEACH PRO TOUR SEASON
The second edition of the Tour will return to some iconic venues and see beach volleyball visit exciting new locations The Doha Elite16 tournament got the second season of the Beach Pro Tour officially underway just three days after the previous successful inaugural season was brought to a close in the Qatari capital. The best...
VOLLEYBALL WORLD BEACH PRO TOUR FUTURES RETURNS TO VOLLEYSLAM
Credit: volleyball.org.au Volleyball Australia has announced that the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Futures event will be a feature of Volleyslam 2023 at Coolangatta for the second straight year. The event will take place from 29 March to 2 April and form part of the ten-day, four-event Volleyslam 2023 extravaganza. The Volleyball World Beach Pro...
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|