Reigning World and Olympic champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst will be looking to defend their title at the International Volleyball Federation Beach World Tour Finals, which are scheduled to begin at Hamburg’s Rothenbaum Stadium tomorrow.
Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo of Italy secured their third Beach Volleyball European Championships title as they overcame Latvian duo Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins in the final in Jurmala.
Defending champions Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo of Italy will take on home favourites Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins in the final of the men's Beach Volleyball European Championships after both teams won their semi-final matches in Jurmala today.
Germany's Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst remain on course for a third straight Beach Volleyball European Championships title as they progressed to the quarter-finals in Jurmala today.
Defending men's and women's champions safely through at Beach Volleyball European Championships Final
German duo Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst maintained their quest for a third consecutive Beach Volleyball European Championships title as they recorded two wins in Jurmala today.
Bulgarian volleyball player Spas Bayrev is serving a reduced one-year doping ban after admitting to have smoked marijuana.
Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst lived up to their favourites tag with a strong opening victory at the Beach Volleyball European Championships Final on a day of German success in Jurmala.
Latvian stars will be hoping to match the best in the continent on home sand at the Beach Volleyball European Championships beginning in Jurmala tomorrow.
Brazil successfully defended their International Volleyball Federation World Grand Prix title with a marathon five-set victory over Italy in Nanjing.
Brazilian pair Evandro Goncalves and Andre Loyola spoiled the raucous Austrian party as they beat Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst to clinch the men's Beach Volleyball World Championships title here today.
International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) director general Fabio Azevedo is confident the sport will be elevated into the top-tier of the Olympic programme in time for Paris 2024.
Paola Egonu produced an inspired performance for Italy once again as they stunned Olympic gold medallists China to reach the final of the International Volleyball Federation World Grand Prix Group One Finals.
Olympic gold medallists Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany fought back from a set down to clinch the women's Beach Volleyball World Championships title with victory over American duo Lauren Fendrick and April Ross here today.
Canadian duo Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk stunned reigning Olympic and world champions Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil to reach the quarter-finals on a dramatic day at the Beach Volleyball World Championships here.
Zhu Ting put in an excellent shift for hosts China today as she helped them to a tense tie-break victory against The Netherlands in the International Volleyball Federation World Grand Prix Group One Finals.