Netherlands: In quest for rise to VNL top
After making Final Six in 2018 seeking a spot in medals matches this year
Gabi soars high in VNL 2019
And just keeps getting better
Dominican captain Rivera ready for farewell
The 36-year-old outside hitter is set to retire at the end of the season
Germany: Men seek return to top 10 of VNL
Women preparing for the next step forward
Zhu dominates with all-around game
China's leading star shows way forward
Belgium: The small nation that punches above its weight
A force never to be underestimated in the VNL
Canada announce women's roster for VNL
Seventeen players to feature in first appearance in the tournament
Mix of experience and youth in Serbia roster for VNL
Head coach Zoran Terzic releases long list of players headed for Rimini 'bubble'
Tori Dixon: 2018 VNL breakout star in defence
The middle blocker plays key role in inaugural Finals
Talented generation to showcase Italian volleyball at VNL
Budding stars alongside more established players to represent the host country in the women's competition
China: In quest for their first VNL final
Women's team looking to rise above bronze
Erdem paves way for future
And leads Turkey to 2018 VNL silver
Brazil: Seeking to move up in 2021 VNL
Women's team look to turn silver to gold as men strive for podium
Libero Gonzalez retires from Argentinean national team
The 39-year-old veteran won’t be at this year’s VNL or at the Tokyo Olympics
Michelle Bartsch-Hackley: The inaugural VNL MVP
Will the outside hitter play a key role in USA’s three-peat campaign?
Kosheleva, Podkopaeva return for Russia
23 players receive calls from Busato to start preparing for upcoming season
Thatdao-led Thailand look to future with exciting young team
The Southeast Asian team usher in new era with young squad
Japan: Looking to leave mark on VNL ahead of home Olympics
Hosts of Tokyo 2020 in last show of power before Games
Cansu Ozbay has her say
The Turkish setter hopes to go one notch higher after VNL silver in 2018
Russia: In quest to retain VNL leadership
Two-time men's champions out to get third trophy
Garay announces baby break after Tokyo
The outside hitter is uncertain about the future of her career
Suelen earns 2018 VNL Best Libero award
And makes the role her own
Korea: Out to rise again to top of the pack
Looking at improving their VNL record in 2021
Netherlands release long list for 2021 Women's VNL
Most players from 2019 squad return to action after a year away
Kim leads Korea's 18-player squad
Stefano Lavarini names veterans and new faces to join his team this season
Thaisa bids farewell to national team
Two-time Olympic champion and 2020-21 Superliga MVP ends 14 years with Brazil
Brazil announce first call-ups for 2021
11 female and four male players will begin preparations next week
Parubets recovers well ahead of national team season
Russia's scoring machine is out since November
Thailand: Seeking first Final 4 in nine years
The dominant force of Southeast Asia keeps on giving
Always smiling, always jumping high with her famous run-up and swing
Naz Aydemir: Making a sporting family proud
Turkish setter upholding traditions that span countries and sports
Italy to host VNL 2021 in secure bubble
Competition format and schedule also announced
It is a privilege to play with Maja Ognjenovic
The formidable Serbian setter has won a lot, but plans for more
Guidetti stays on in Turkey until 2024
The Italian coach extends contract for four more years
Read about the German standout
Thaisa: A special relationship
Middle blocker Thaisa and coach Ze Roberto go back a long way
Thailand’s Next Generation: Thatdao Nuekjang
Thatdao takes the spotlight in this series
Natalia still developing, still growing
The Brazilian outside hitter on being prepared
Araki to lead Japan women's team in 2021
The Olympic Games hosts aim for the podium in Tokyo
A true all-rounder on and off the court
Milena Rasic, the kid who never gave up
The story of the middle with a killer instinct
Joanna Wolosz – Leading from the front for club and nation
Building on a Club World Championship title in 2019
Kim Hill relishes finest moments in career
USA outside hitter looks back at an incredible adventure
Eda Erdem: Captain of all trades
At the helm on court, at sea, in life
Bethania de la Cruz: Success everywhere she goes
The Dominican drives her national team and clubs to glory over the last decade
Secure bubble concept approved for VNL 2021
The concept is approved by the VNL Council
No match is too big for Sheilla
The opposite’s history blends with Brazil’s biggest wins
Roster 100: Paola Egonu
At 22, her star is still rising
Malwina Smarzek – Poland’s future starring in the present
Leading club and country with new challenges ahead
Nootsara & friends
Guess who joins the Thai volleyball setter in this quiz
Kim the Korean idol
How well do you know the Korean superstar?
Kim Yeon Koung: The one and only
One of the hardest working players, her successes long heralded by all
Erika Araki: A woman of many hats
Japan's Erika Araki always gives her best in whatever role she is given
Nootsara pushing her skills to the limit
Nootsara Tomkom shares why she is not the typical setter
Ding Xia - Ready to help China to more glory
The four years between 2015 and 2019 illustrate the importance of Ding Xia for China
Boskovic - born to play volleyball
The young Serbian star’s journey to the top of the world
Brenda Castillo: showing the value of defence
The libero takes the Dominican Republic into the volleyball elite
Lippmann, Kampa receive Germany awards
Named 'Players of the Year' for 2020
Monica De Gennaro inspires victory from defeat
An unsatisfactory result at the Rio Olympics serves as the driving force
De La Cruz set to join new American league
The veteran Dominican outside hitter will be one of the faces of the recently-created tournament
Get to know USA national team outside hitter Jordan Larson
Dominican Republic showcased
Relive highlights from the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix
Dominicans resume training ahead of next year’s Olympics
Coach Marcos Kwiek is leading training at the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Park in Santo Domingo
Brazil coaches look ahead to 2021 VNL
Read what Brazil's coaches have to say about their preparations for next year.
Read about Italy's star opposite in this edition of Player of the Week
Martinez sisters together at Praia Clube
Dominican Republic stars Jineiry and Brayelin will be at the helm when Dentil Praia Clube begin their season.
Spotlight on Wilavan Apinyapong
Get to know Thailand’s Fab Five
Jaqueline stays with Osasco for another season
The two-time Olympic champion looks forward to an exciting season in Brazil.
Serbian star Tijana Malesevic ends career
“No one knows what the next day will bring. Maybe I will decide to coach kids or engage in sports management…”
Mazzanti set to hit the road
The Italy women's head coach sets out on journey around the South European country.
Kim Yeon Koung
Korea's star outside hitter is Volleyball World's Player of the Week
Irina Koroleva both focused and emotional
The 28-year-old middle blocker speaks about the last few months in this interview with the Russian national team's social media channels.
Get to know the Russian opposite with a fondness for fishing
Tandara returns home for fourth stint with Osasco
Osasco, Brazil, July 9, 2020 – Tandara Caixeta has played in 11 different clubs during her career, but there’s just one place she learned to call home during that time. And the 31-year-old opposite will be back with the club during the 2020-2021 season after returning to Osasco for a fourth stint with the team.
Setter Niverka Marte believes in communication
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, July 9, 2020 – Good communication is one of the most indispensable tools for a setter to be successful in the game of volleyball, and Dominican Republic star Niverka Marte has taken that fact very seriously ... literally.
Player of the Week: Ding Xia
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 6, 2020 - Ding Xia has been setting up China
for triumphs for over half a decade, helping her team's top scorers
bring the points and keeping opponents guessing where the next attack is
Bulgarian Lionesses start preparations for summer 2021
Plovdiv, Bulgaria, June 18, 2020 – Twenty-one of the 24 players on this summer’s Bulgarian women's national team roster are already in training for next year’s competitions.
Player of the Week: Sarina Koga
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 15, 2020 - In a country famous for exceptional and often spectacular defending, Sarina Koga stands out as one of the leading attackers of Japan's national team and of her club of NEC Red Rockets. Wherever she plays, she creates havoc in opponents' defences and just keeps on bringing in the points.
‘I’m back’: Kim confirms return to Korean League
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 11, 2020 – “I’m back,” Korean volleyball superstar Kim Yeon-Koung announced at a press conference on Wednesday to confirm she will rejoin her former club Heungkuk Life Pink Spiders in the Korean League as she continues to pursue her ultimate dream of winning an Olympic medal.
Canadian rising star Van Ryk eager for improvement
Ottawa, Canada, June 9, 2020 – New experiences are an important element in the development process of any professional athlete and Canadian opposite Kiera Van Ryk is trying to make the most of the opportunities she has had and will continue to have in the early years of her young career.
World champs Serbia stoked to be in training again
Belgrade, Serbia, June 5, 2020 – After a long break imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, the reigning world and European champions are back in training. The national federation of Serbia has called up 40 players to give them a chance to get together, work on fitness and prepare for the next club season.
Player of the week: Eda Erdem
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 1, 2020 - Turkey's formidable middle blocker Eda Erdem has been leading her country's national team and her club of Fenerbahce Istanbul for a decade now, playing a critical role in both teams' international and domestic successes.
The Iron Hammer - A documentary on Lang Ping’s success story
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 29, 2020 – Look out for The Iron Hammer, a documentary about Lang Ping’s amazing success story in volleyball.
Live with Lauren Carlini: Watch all five sessions
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 27, 2020 – United States setter Lauren Carlini gave us the lowdown on different aspects of volleyball and answered questions from fans in five Facebook Live sessions in April and May.
Kim's personal take on Haikyu!!
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 21, 2020 - Korea superstar Kim Yeon Koung has taken to YouTube again to present her own personal take on an animated clip of the highly popular Haikyu!!, as she explores the actions featured and explains how things would work in real-life volleyball.
Player of the Week: Onuma Sittirak
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 18, 2020 - Onuma Sittirak has been leading Thailand's national team for a full decade now, establishing herself as a necessary member of the squad and thrilling fans whenever she takes to the courts.
Sloetjes takes break, aims to come back stronger than ever
The Dutch opposite makes the announcement on her Instagram account
Live with Lauren - Professional volleyball
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 15, 2020 – United States setter Lauren Carlini joined us on Facebook Live to discuss professional volleyball and answer your questions. Watch the video and don't miss a surprise visit by Michelle Bartsch-Hackley.
Gabi: "My big dream is an Olympic medal"
Lausanne, May 12, 2020 - "My big dream is an Olympic medal and every day when I practice I think about this," said Brazil international Gabi Guimaraes in a Facebook Live session on Monday. Last week she had been named 'Player of the Week' and featured across the FIVB's website and social media channels.
Dani Lins targets Brazil national team return
Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 11, 2020 – Dani Lins wasn’t a part of Brazil’s national team roster during the 2019 international season, but the setter is working her way back into it. A London 2012 Olympic champion, the 35-year-old veteran feels ready to help the team again after a year away.
Lauren Carlini on Team USA and the high performance pipeline
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 8, 2020 – United States setter Lauren Carlini hosted a Facebook Live session on Friday about Team USA and the high performance pipeline. Watch the video.
Spotlight on Onuma Sittirak
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