Author: Jiri Popelka

World league 2006 final

After the dramatic fight in final match of World League 2006 Brazil is again champion. In final Brazil won against surprise of tournament team of France.     French team was leading in final 2:0, later in game they could not keep the level from first two sets. Brazilian team relied on the performance of Giba (Godoy Fildo Gilberto), he was the best player also in semifinals against Russia. In 3th place game Russia beated easy Bulgaria. The team of Bulgaria did not show the same level of game as in the group. Martin Stoev, the head coach of...

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World League 2007

The format of World League 2007 will be same as this year. 16 national teams from all FIVB confederations will participate in the competition. Final round will be played in Rome with the final match on 15th July. Internationals rounds start date is set to 25th May 2007. Team of Canada will take place of Portugal in the World League 2007. Total prize money will be again 20 million US$. Pool A   Pool B Brazil   France Canada   Italy Finland   USA Korea   Egypt                 Pool C Pool D...

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World Championship 2006

Drawing of lots ceremony took place in Tokyo. Teams in four groups of six teams found there opponents. The championship will take place in 10 Japan cities from November 17 to December 3. The hottest favourite for the trophy is Brazil team, winner of last World Championship. Brazil team is dominating to a volleyball world from 2002, winning all international tournaments. The coach of Brazil team Bernardinho is not so convinced. He affirms that, in the World Grand Champions Cup, "the victories over the United States 3:1 and on Italy 3:2, currently demonstrate the great existing balance in the...

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History of European Cups

European Cups are played since 1960. Most successfull team in history was CSKA Moscow, winning 13 times Champions League. In 1990´s european cups were under Italian domination. In present time many european teams are balanced.     European Champions League 1960 CSKA Moscow 1961 Rapid Bucuresti 1962 CSKA Moscow 1963 Rapid Bucuresti 1964 SC Leipzig 1965 Rapid Bucuresti 1966 Dinamo Bucuresti 1967 Dinamo Bucuresti 1968 Spartak Brno 1969 CSKA Sofia 1970 Burevestnik Alma-Ata 1971 Burevestnik Alma-Ata 1972 Zetor Zbrojovka Brno Top Teams Cup   1973 CSKA Moscow Zvezda Voroshilovgrad   1974 CSKA Moscow Radiotechnik Riga   1975 CSKA Moscow Radiotechnik Riga   1976 Dukla Liberec CSKA Sofia   1977 CSKA Moscow Radiotechnik Riga   1978 Plomien Milowice Red Star Prague   1979 CH Bratislava Dinamo Bucuresti   1980 Torino Daytona Modena CEV Cup 1981 Dinamo Bucuresti Crvena Zvezda AS Cannes 1982 CSKA Moscow Automobilist Leningrad Starlift Voorburg 1983 CSKA Moscow Automobilist Leningrad Kerakoll Modena 1984 Parma Kappa Torino Kerakoll Modena 1985 Parma Dynamo Moscow Kerakoll Modena 1986 CSKA Moscow Daytona Modena Kutiba Falconara 1987 CSKA Moscow Tartarini Bologna Enermix Milano 1988 CSKA Moscow Maxicono Parma Automobilist Leningrad 1989 CSKA Moscow Maxicono Parma Automobilist Leningrad 1990 Volley Modena Maxicono Parma Moerser Moers SC 1991 CSKA Moscow Gabeca Montichiari Sisley Treviso 1992 Ravenna Gabeca Montichiari Volley Parma 1993 Ravenna Misura Milano Sisley Treviso 1994 Ravenna Sisley Treviso Ignis Padova 1995 Sisley...

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