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.
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.