Russia and United States continued their formidable form as the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup resumed after a two-day hiatus, while hosts Japan were among the other winners in Sendai and Okayama.
China and Russia continued their unbeaten runs in contrasting fashion on the second day of the action at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup in the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Matsumoto, while world champions United States suffered a shock loss to Serbia.
An official website has been launched with less than 50 days to go until the final round of the men's European Volleyball Championships, taking place across the four cities of Sofia and Varna in Bulgaria and Busto Arsizio and Turin in Italy.
Argentina men's volleyball team win final Toronto 2015 gold as Canada shock United States in softball
Canada and Argentina were responsible for two shock victories on the final day of action here at the Pan American Games, overcoming world-leading United States and Brazilian opposition in their respective women’s softball and men’s volleyball finals.
Filho claims revenge as Dutch defending champions bow out of home Beach Volleyball World Championships
Brazil’s Alvaro Filho claimed revenge over defending men's champions and home favourites Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwse in the last 32 of the Beach Volleyball World Championship in The Netherlands, two years on from suffering defeat at their hands in the final.
Germany held their nerve after squandering two match points in the third set of the European Games men's volleyball final here this afternoon, recovering their poise to win the fourth and claim a deserved 3-1 victory.
The Turkish women’s volleyball team had vowed to “fight” to earn European Games gold here today against a Polish team that had beaten them 3-2 in the qualifying stages – but that did not turn out to be necessary as they disposed of their opposition in straight sets.
Baku's preparations for the inaugural European Games are now complete after the successful hosting of sports tests in volleyball and 3x3 basketball.
Rio 2016 have received 1.2 million ticket applications from Brazilian residents since sales began on March 31, it is claimed.