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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  • 2018 CEV U18 European Championship
    The Czech Republic and Slovakia will host the finals of the U18 ECH this year. Over the weekend we've had the qualifiers and the complete list of participants. Greece, Turkey, Italy, Belarus, Bulgaria, Russia, and Belgium qualified as group winners, whereas France and Germany advanced as best runner-ups. Despite the straight-set defeat to Bulgaria, France […]
  • Logan Tom & Destinee Hooker - What Went Wrong?
    sorry if this topic has been discussed before but i really want to read more on personal opinions and thoughts about why these 2 great players leave the USA NT after London? is it because of poor performance during that iconic finals? afaik, Logan Tom showed up on that match and basically the only functioning […]
  • Chinese NT 2018
    The active players of Chinese Men's NT: [including the players: U20 for AVC Cup 2014 and Team BCDEFG ...] [giving the main tournament of each year] S: Li Run-ming [2009 - present]: [WL 2009, WCH 2010, World Cup 2011, Q of OG 2012, ACH 2013, WCH 2014, WL 2015, WL 2016, WL 2017] Zhan Guo-jun […]