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Successful Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 across the globe

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2020 – From January 5-12, the highly-anticipated Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 events were successfully held across all five Continental Confederations with packed stadiums, exceptional broadcasting technology, and spectacular performances bringing the best of volleyball to fans all over the world.

Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 - Results

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 13, 2020 - The Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification took place from January 5 to 12 in Egypt, China, Germany, Canada and Chile.

Iran v China in Asian final; Colombia, Canada stay unbeaten

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 11, 2020 – Iran and hosts China advanced to the deciding final of Asia’s continental Olympic qualification tournament in Jiangmen. On Sunday, they will lock horns for the single available Asian ticket to Tokyo 2020. Colombia and hosts Chile posted wins on the second competition day of the South American qualifier in Santiago. In Vancouver, where the NORCECA event is taking place, hosts Canada and Puerto Rico came out victorious on Saturday.

France, Tunisia earn right to play at Tokyo 2020

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 10, 2020 – Tunisia became the first team to book one of the five tickets to Tokyo 2020, available through the continental Olympic qualification tournaments, by topping the standings at the event in Cairo. Shortly after, on Friday evening, France followed suit by winning the final of the European qualifier in Berlin.

Tunisia coach Giacobbe: We need to represent Africa in Tokyo in the best way

Cairo, Egypt, January 10, 2020 - Tunisia captured the Men's African Olympic ticket following their victory over Algeria 3-1 (25-17, 25-23, 26-28, 25-18) on Day 4 of the CAVB Men's Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 in Cairo, Egypt on Friday.

Ben Slimane: Olympic Games a dream for all athletes

Cairo, Egypt, January 9, 2020 - Tunisian setter Khaled Ben Slimane says qualification for the Olympic Games is a dream for all athletes whatever the sport and believes the teams at the African qualifiers for Tokyo 2020 all have a chance of claiming the Olympic berth. After defeating Cameroon on Wednesday, Tunisia take on Egypt on Thursday and Algeria on Friday.

France and Germany to battle it out for Europe’s Olympic ticket

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 9, 2020 – France will play against hosts Germany in the crucial final of the men’s European continental Olympic qualifier in Berlin on Friday. The French mounted a furious comeback from two sets behind in their semifinal against Slovenia. Germany knocked Bulgaria out in four sets.

Bulgaria, France, Qatar, Iran, China on to continental qualifier semifinals

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 8 2020 – Bulgaria outplayed European champions Serbia to register their third win in as many matches in the CEV continental Olympic qualification tournament in Berlin and progress to Thursday’s semifinal against hosts Germany. France finished second in Pool B to meet Pool A winners Slovenia for a spot in Friday’s final.

Cameroon coach Blaise Mayam: We will aim for the Olympic ticket

Cairo, Egypt, January 8, 2020 - As the All Africa Games gold medallists, Cameroon are the favourites to claim the Olympic ticket in Cairo this week.

Germany and Slovenia advance to Europe’s qualifier semis

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 7 2020 – Germany and Slovenia became the first two teams to advance to the semifinals of Europe’s continental Olympic qualification tournament in Berlin, after Tuesday’s two five-setters in Pool A polarized the standings ahead of the last match on Wednesday.

Five Olympic vacancies at stake as five continental qualifiers set to begin

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 3, 2020 – The five vacancies in the men’s volleyball tournament of the 2020 Olympic Games that are still available are about to be contested at various venues on all five continents over the next few days and the line-up for Tokyo 2020 should be finalized by January 12.

2019 Review: Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Poland, Russia, USA secure spots at 2020 Olympics

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 23, 2019 – Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Poland, Russia and USA are the national teams that topped the final standings of the six qualification tournaments in August and, hence, claimed the first six vacancies, alongside hosts Japan, in the men’s volleyball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games from July 24 through August 9, 2020.

Focus on Tokyo 2020 as last tickets in sight

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 12, 2019 - As focus now shifts back from club action to national teams, 29 men's squads are all lined up to make the final push for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, through the last qualification process in the very first week of the new year.

Cameroon teams building focus for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 12, 2019 – Cameroon’s women’s and men’s volleyball teams have begun their preparations for the African Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournaments that are due to take place in Cameroon’s capital Yaoundé, and Cairo in January 2020.

Last stop on Road to Tokyo 2020 all set up

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 2019 - The last ten tickets (five per gender) for the volleyball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be punched in January at the continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournaments - and these tournaments are now all set and confirmed.

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