Ukraine surprises the Netherlands in the round of 16 of the World Cup

First surprise of the round of 16 of the World Championship, this Monday in Ljubljana (Slovenia): Ukraine eliminated the Netherlands 3-0 in just over an hour. The Ukrainians meet in Slovenia on Wednesday at 9 p.m., still in the Stozice of Ljubljana. Ukraine raced in the lead throughout the first set (25-16), taking advantage of … Read more

The assistant coach of the France team positive for Covid

Bad news for the Blues a few days before their round of 16 of the World Championship. After experiencing symptoms, the team’s assistant coach, Loïc Geiler, tested positive for Covid by the FIBV (International Federation), the French Federation said in a statement on Thursday. ” As part of the Volleyball World Championship currently taking place … Read more

Poland knocked out Tunisia to join USA in World Cup quarter-finals

Poland, at home in Gliwice, unsurprisingly beat Tunisia 3-0 easily on Sunday to secure a quarter-final. The Poles, reigning double world champions, made their power speak (25-20, 25-15, 25-20), starting with those of Kamil Semeniuk (13 pts) and Jakub Kochanowski (4 aces), to dismiss the Tunisians, released for the first time in their history from … Read more

The 5 stars of the World Cup

After knee surgery, the Pole of Cuban origin Wilfredo Leon, considered the best player on the planet, will be the big absentee from the World Championship in Slovenia and Poland (August 26 – September 11). But several other stars are expected to shine in the competition, starting with the Blues totem Earvin Ngapeth. Back to … Read more

Brazil overthrow Cuba in World Cup opener

Brazil, finalists of the last two editions of the World Championship, came back from a deficit of two sets and saved a match point to overthrow Cuba, in five sets (31-33, 21-25, 25-16, 25-17, 18-16), Friday in Ljubljana (Slovenia), during the opening match of the World Cup. The Brazilians, triple world champions (2002, 2006 and … Read more

the Elephants beaten at the entrance by the Malian women

Côte d’Ivoire played its first match of the African Cup of Nations in Zone 3, which takes place at the Palais des Sports de Treichville in Abidjan, since Thursday 4 August. Mali qualifies for the second round The women’s team was beaten by their Malian counterpart three sets to one (3-1) this Friday, August 5 … Read more

A “tournament of France” in September for the Blue

A step yet identified as capital in the “performance path” which should lead them to Paris 2024. To at least partially solve the equation, the French Federation took the lead and organized in September, ahead of the next World Cup (Netherlands and Poland from September 23 to October 15) , a “tournament of France”. Matches … Read more

The complete calendar of the Volleyball World Championship

The 2022 Men’s Volleyball World Championship takes place four years after the 2018 edition, in Italy and Bulgaria, won by the Poles (Poland beat Brazil in the final 3-0). The competition starts this Friday and ends on September 11 after 36 group matches and 16 final phase matches. The 2020 Olympic champions and winners of … Read more

French volleyball players lose to Turkey in friendly match

Almost three weeks after missing the accession to the League of Nations, the France team – also winner of the European League in June – made its comeback on Saturday in Montpellier, during a friendly match against Turkey. Faced with a European client (quarter-final of the 2021 Olympic Games, third in Euro 2021 and semi-finalist … Read more