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Without live events, international federations are being forced to innovate with their fan engagement strategies. Adam Nelson reports.

Fabio Azevedo, general director of the global governing body for volleyball, FIVB, and Jon Tibbs, chairman of sports communications company JTA, discuss the role of  effective communications in maintaining …

British volleyball is scheduled to break new ground next week (October 22) when the London-based IBB Polonia London club faces HAOK Mladost Zagreb away in the CEV Champions League

VAR’s introduction to football has been far from smooth with delays and overuse causing frustration amongst fans and players alike. But, asks Data Project chief executive Emilio Spirito, how has volleyball managed to strike the right balance and what technology is being deployed by leagues to enhance the accuracy of officials’ decisions?

BeIN Media Group, the Qatari broadcaster, has hit out angrily at media reports suggesting beIN Sports channels are being blacked out in the Middle East and North Africa as a consequence of the Saudi Arabia-led economic blockade of Qatar. Frank Dunne and Robin Jellis report. 

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has agreed a live streaming deal with the Volleyball Association of Singapore

The Indian cricket team's upcoming tours of Sri Lanka, in June, and Zimbabwe, in August, have been called off due to the Covid-19 threat - ESPNCricinfo

The city state of Berlin is planning to become a major sponsor of its professional sports clubs, except football, to help fund them through the Covid-19 pandemic

The recent sale of betting streaming and data rights by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) has become a subject of contention among stakeholders in the sport seeking to understand the rationale…

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The introduction of shorter formats to placate broadcasters and attract time-poor fans can lead to some interesting conflicts of interest for rights-holders. Andy Fry asks how sports can evolve and keep their stakeholders happy at the same time.

Kevin Roberts looks at how international federations have adopted different approaches to managing their commercial rights.

Dr. Ary Graça, president of the FIVB, volleyball’s governing body, says this summer’s Olympic Games will be a landmark event for his sport.

Owen Evans travelled to Holland to speak to FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) president Ary Graca about how they are planning to solve a stadia legacy dilemma through an innovative multi-venue strategy.

Kevin Roberts spoke to FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) Secretary General Fernando Lima about why a culture of innovation looks set to be the hallmark of Dr. Ary Graça’s presidency.

The FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) has taken a leaf out of UEFA’s book by proposing multiple hosts for its flagship national team tournament.