Volleyball Stars in Asian Volleyball Leagues

Volleyball Stars in Asian Volleyball Leagues

Dante, Kaziyski, Savani, Kurek, Simon…those are not just names of best volleyball players in the World in certain periods, but also the names of players who got in touch with Asian volleyball. Asian volleyball leagues prove increasing quality over past seasons and...
4 Matches in Which Krzystof Ignaczak Stunned Crowds

4 Matches in Which Krzystof Ignaczak Stunned Crowds

39-year-old Polish Krzystof Ignaczak is a legend in the world of volleyball. He was part of the Polish national team from 1998-2014. He retired in May of 2016 when he was a member of Asseco Resovia Rzeszow, although it didn’t last long. He became a sport commentator...
Talents: Rodrigo Leao ‘Rodriguinho’

Talents: Rodrigo Leao ‘Rodriguinho’

The Brazilian club Sada Cruzeiro, currently the best volleyball team in the world, is a hatcher for success, attractive volleyball, world-class players, and incredibly talented youngsters. One among the latter is going to receive some special attention today. At the...
Talents: Luke Perry

Talents: Luke Perry

Luke Perry should not be a new name to Volleycountry readers. Berlin Recycling Volleys’ libero attracted our attention in 2014 already and now he makes it into our series as one of the best and most promising liberos in the world. True, only about three years...
Talents: Stephen Maar

Talents: Stephen Maar

The stellar debut of the Canadian Stephen Maar in the Italian SuperLega UnipolSai did not go unnoticed. In fact, the 22-year-old enjoyed a fantastic 2016 – surely the best one in his career so far. The offer to play in Padova and to become a full-time...
Doug Beal is Retiring

Doug Beal is Retiring

Doug Beal is one of the most respected men in volleyball world. “I think I was better as a coach than I was a player,” says Doug Beal about his volleyball life. What are you going to do when you retire? I do not have any specific plans, but I certainly...
Dustin Watten: I Thought That Volleyball Was for Girls

Dustin Watten: I Thought That Volleyball Was for Girls

Very charismatic, the libero from USA, Dustin Watten shared with us in this interview some truths about the bright and the dark sides of being a  professional player.  – After great first season in Finland, I found myself in the end without a  single offer, so I...
Emilia Nikolova: The Difference Is In The Speed

Emilia Nikolova: The Difference Is In The Speed

Emilia Nikolova is one of the leaders in the Bulgarian volleyball team women. The  25 years old opposite is competing this season in Japan and is experiencing a whole new adventure. Emilia gave a special interview exclusively for the Bulgarian website...
Talents: Ilyas Kurkaev

Talents: Ilyas Kurkaev

To say that Ilyas Kurkaev is a newly discovered talent would be incorrect. The 22-year-old middle blocker has been a regular starter in the Russian Superleague for the past two seasons and is touted as one of the country’s most promising players. It is not...