Category: History

History of World Championships

First Men´s Volleyball World Championships was arranged in Prague on outside tennis courts in 1949. World Championship was the greatest volleyball event at this time, volleyball was included among olympic sports later....

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...

History of European Championships

European Championships history starts in 1948. Untill now there has been 24 european tournaments. The most medals won the Soviet Union. Europe in global is the continent with the best  teams (Italy, Russia, Serbia &...

Volleyball on Olympic Games

International Olympic Committee included in 1957 volleyball among olympic sports. First time the volleyball has been played on Olympics in Japan 1964, participated ten mens teams and six womens. First time the Olympic winner was...

The FIVB History

The first serious activity aimed at the founding of FIVB was an informal meeting held at the Graf...

The Game Volleyball

Volleyball has come a long way from the dusty-old YMCA gymnasium of Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA, where visionary, William G. Morgan, invented the sport back in 1895. It has seen the start of two centuries and the dawn of a new...

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  • USA NT 2017
    Tamari Miyashiro added to Women's National Team Coaching Staff. “During Tama’s years as a Women’s National Team player, nobody involved with our program was more selfless, more supportive and loyal to those around her, more humble and more dedicated to learning than she has been,” Kiraly said. “Those qualities always made Tama a prime candidate […]
  • 2017 Canadian U SPORTS Women’s Volleyball Championship
    Very similar to the structure of the American NCAA, but with only a total of 39 teams playing in 4 conferences: Conferences: Atlantic University Sport (AUS) with 6 teams, had 1 berth for the final tournament: results of the conference season, results conference playoffs Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) with 6 teams, had […]
  • Pawel Zagumny
    The master will end his career after this season. Never too fast, always in time, always in great style. As a setter myself, he has always been a role model for me. So smart, so cool. He truly deserves a great farewell !!