Volleyball

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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. 

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.

Data provider and media company Sportradar has been appointed by the European Volleyball Federation (CEV) to sell the media rights for the upcoming European qualifying competitions ahead of the Tokyo 2020…

Polska Liga Siatkówki, which operates PlusLiga, Poland’s top volleyball league, has signed up bookmaker STS as a sponsor.

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has teamed up with p1440, an events series co-founded by US beach volleyball legend Kerri Walsh-Jennings, to host a four-star, double-gender World Tour event…

The US has secured a deal to host the next three editions of the Men’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Finals, the FIVB – the sport’s global governing body – has announced.

Features

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.