The most dramatic final of the season so far

The most dramatic final of the season so far

The annual beach volleyball events in the Russian capital of Moscow have been a trademark for quality in the past few years. The 2017 edition saw the American veterans Nick Lucena and Phil Dalhausser prevail in three ecstatic sets over the home favourites Nikita...
Russians snapped up the medals in Kish Island

Russians snapped up the medals in Kish Island

The first test of the newly assigned star structure by FIVB took place in the Persian Gulf on the Iranian Kish Island. The 3-star event, played on a span of three days, offered the first single-elimination format of the year, one of the many to come in 2017 and the...
It wasn’t ‘America first’ in Fort Lauderdale

It wasn’t ‘America first’ in Fort Lauderdale

Scheduled very early (for beach volleyball) in 2017, the Fort Lauderdale Major offered the first opportunity for teams to check out on their winter preparation. At the beginning of February players would usually sweat on warm beaches across the globe getting ready for...
It’s time for beach volleyball!

It’s time for beach volleyball!

Five months after the Swatch FIVB World Tour Finals in Toronto, Canada, marked the end of the extraordinary 2016 season, beach volleyball returns full of glamour in a few days, on February 7th, to be more precise. Apart from some new venues, as usual, the 2017 World...
Beach season awards – a deja vu for Bruno

Beach season awards – a deja vu for Bruno

Newly crowned Olympic champion, Bruno Oscar Schmidt was elected as the Most Outstanding Player of the 2016 international beach volleyball season. The Brazilian takes the honour for a second time in a row, completing another splendid campaign. In a season that started...
Beach Volleyball at the Olympics – preview

Beach Volleyball at the Olympics – preview

Beach volleyball has been among the fastest developing sports in the world and one of the highly anticipated and well attended during the Olympics. As we expect this to be the case in Rio de Janeiro as well, we dedicate today’s special report on the men’s...
Beach news: Rio calling

Beach news: Rio calling

Days before the beginning of the greatest sports event in 2016 our attention is gradually turning to the forthcoming beach volleyball tournament at the heart of Brazil. Rio 2016 draw The Swiss village of Gstaad was the stage for the Olympic draw at the beginning of...
What Is The 2016 Olympic Beach Volleyball Dress Code?

What Is The 2016 Olympic Beach Volleyball Dress Code?

The beach volleyball dress code that existed since 1996, when beach volleyball first became an Olympic-medal event, gave players basically two options. Bikini or body suit. But because athletes typically only don body suits in cold weather, the “official”...
Beach Volleyball Teams to Watch for Olympic Medals

Beach Volleyball Teams to Watch for Olympic Medals

Who could be the favorites to grab medals in beach tournament in Rio 2016 Olympics? Let’s start with the Italian’s Men team that is out-strutting its stuff after being together for only two years. Ranghieri-Carambula have really shown the competition what being a...
Ranghieri-Carambula approaching the Olympics

Ranghieri-Carambula approaching the Olympics

The Italians Alex Ranghieri and Adrian Carambula have moved up in the provisional Olympic ranking following their first gold medal in 2016 at the Doha Open in Qatar. The World Tour arrived in the Qatari capital just six months after the Open’s 2015 edition took...