Skip Navigation LinksNews > News
News
05/04/2013 21:00
FIVB new vision affirmed during Board of Administration meeting
News from the FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 5, 2013. The first Board of Administration meeting under the presidency of Dr. Ary S. Graça F° came to a close at the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne on Friday with President Graça thanking the members for their valuable work and forward thinking.
“We have a great opportunity to turn volleyball into one of the world’s most popular sports but we have to be innovative and we have to be courageous to think outside the box” Dr. Graça told the members. “I appreciate all your hard work in this meeting and I urge all of you to take back home what we have discussed over the last two days and spread the word of what the FIVB is now trying to achieve. All parties – players, organizers, confederations, federations and stakeholders – play an important part in this modernization of our organization and our sport”.  

Key decisions saw the approval for the Challenge System to be used during the FIVB Volleyball World League and the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals, with the option of federations to be able to use the system during the Preliminary Round while a global plan to develop female referees through organizing specialized International Referee Courses for female referees every two years in the development centre of each confederation was also accepted.  

Meanwhile, the Board unanimously endorsed the new beach volleyball selection criteria put in place for the 2013 season, which sees the vacancies for tournaments belonging to the national federations (the same as the Continental Cup) while the ranking points are allocated to each player for ranking, entry and seeding purposes. This new criteria brings the selection policy of beach volleyball in line with volleyball.  

The first event of the 2013 season is the Fuzhou Open in China from April 23 to 28 with the confirmed Team Entry List expected to be unveiled early next week.  

Other major results saw the FIVB General Regulations, Disciplinary Regulations, FIVB Tribunal Regulations and a new set of Sports Regulations all approved.  

The meeting ended with FIVB Honorary Life President Mr. Jizhong Wei and Honorary Executive Vice President and Board of Administration member Mr. Theofanis Tsiokris both receiving special recognition awards for their services to volleyball and the FIVB.  

For further information visit www.fivb.org

News nr. 43 of 115
02/04/2014 19:00:00
Let’s maintain exciting vision, FIVB President tells Executive Committee
04/04/2013 21:00:00
FIVB Board approves initiatives to modernize Volleyball
Advanced Search
From:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
To:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Search for:
select

LiveScore
   
2017 CL M
Pool A
 
 
18:00Local Time
Zaksa KĘDZIERZYN-KOŹLE
vs.
ISTANBUL BBSK
View
Live
2017 CL M
Pool B
 
 
19:30Local Time
BERLIN Recycling Volleys
vs.
Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA
View
Live
2017 CL M
Pool C
 
 
20:30Local Time
PARIS Volley
vs.
VfB FRIEDRICHSHAFEN
View
Live
2017 CL M
Pool D
 
 
21:00Local Time
Azimut MODENA
vs.
ACH Volley LJUBLJANA
View
Live
18:00Local Time
S.C.M."U" CRAIOVA
vs.
PGE Skra BELCHATÓW
View
Live
2017 CC M
32nd Finals
 
 
15:00Local Time
Loimu RAISIO
vs.
Budvanska Rivijera BUDVA
Live
20:00Local Time
TOURS VB
vs.
Calcit KAMNIK
View
Live
2017 CHC M
16th Finals
 
 
17:00Local Time
Maccabi TEL-AVIV
vs.
KV Luboteni FERIZAJ
View
Live
18:00Local Time
Pafiakos PAFOS
vs.
Galatasaray HDI ISTANBUL
View
Live
18:00Local Time
Fino KAPOSVÁR SE
vs.
IBB Polonia LONDON
View
Live


Calendar
Calendar
Title and navigation
<<<December 2016>>>
December 2016
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2829301234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930311
2345678