FIVB announces the Volleyball Nations League

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) today announced the Volleyball Nations League, which is set to begin in 2018.

Brazilian Reigning Champions Crash Out in Vienna

There was a massive shock at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 on Wednesday – as the reigning women’s champions crashed out of the tournament.

Seven USA Beach Volleyball Teams Still in Hunt for Gold at FIVB Beach World Championships

USA Volleyball produced all eight teams into the elimination rounds of the FIVB Beach World Championships in Vienna, Austria.

Japan Sport Council and Volleyball Association Donates 1,000 Balls to South Sudan Volleyball Federation

The Japan Sport Council and the Japan Volleyball Association have donated 1,000 volleyballs and other volleyball equipment to the South Sudan Volleyball Federation.

Toronto to host Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals

The International Volleyball Federation and the Beach Major Company are pleased to announce Toronto, Canada as the venue for this year's Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals.

World Championship Volleyball Opener Breaks Attendance Record

(ATR) It was a wild spectacle, something you might expect at a major rock concert not a volleyball match. Brian Pinelli reports.

Top Story Replay - Graca Settles Into FIVB Presidency

(ATR) Ary Graca tells Around the Rings “how many exciting opportunities we have to grow our sport” is his biggest surprise since taking office as president of the International Volleyball Federation. This story was originally published Nov. 21.

Graca Settles Into FIVB Presidency

(ATR) Ary Graca tells Around the Rings “how many exciting opportunities we have to grow our sport” is his biggest surprise since taking office as president of the International Volleyball Federation.

Lausanne Latest - Rogge Returns, Felli Honored, Volleyball's New Chief

(ATR) IOC president back after hip repairs ... French honors for Felli ... New FIVB president arrives in Lausanne ... ATR’s Ed Hula reports from the Capitale Olympique ...

Ary Graca Elected FIVB President

(ATR) Ary Graca of Brazil makes history as the fourth president of the International Volleyball Federation – and the first to be democratically elected.

Democracy the Focus as Volleyball Congress Heads to Disneyland

(ATR) Outgoing president Jizhong Wei sees no shame in touting Friday’s vote to replace him as the first democratic election in the FIVB’s 65-year history.

Meet the Candidates for FIVB President

(ATR) Candidates for FIVB president tell Around the Rings the first contested election in their federation’s 65-year history comes at a critical time for volleyball. ATR's Matthew Grayson reports.

FIFA Ex-Co Ups Brazil 2014 Involvement; Azerbaijan, Bulgaria Resolve Lifting Row

(ATR) South Africa 2010 and Russia 2018 chiefs join organizing committee as special advisers ... Bulgaria drops demands for extra transfer fees ... USA Track & Field continues CEO search ... More inside this Federations Roundup ...

Federations Roundup - IIHF Stands by Belarus; Biathlon World Champs Open

(ATR) "Nothing has changed" with hosting rights to ice hockey's 2014 men's world championship, ATR is told ... Norway wins biathlon mixed relay despite crossing finish line second ... Olympic Capital can't afford triathlon event ... More inside this Federations Roundup ...

Federations Roundup - USA Volleyball Chief Eyes FIVB Presidency; FIBT Worlds

(ATR) USA Volleyball CEO launches bid for presidency of International Volleyball Federation ... Bobsleigh firsts in Lake Placid ... Olympic qualifying update for Asian football ... AIBA funds Olympic training camp.

Witness Protection from FIFA; Scoring Shakeup for Boxing; Volleyball Feds Fight On

(ATR) World football cracks down on match-fixing ... Rival volleyball federation takes battle to court ... Scoring switch ... Table tennis sponsorship ... Formula 1 recognition ... Competitions in curling, tennis, ice hockey.

FIVB: Japan "Should Be Very Proud" of Women's World Cup

(ATR) The International Volleyball Federation tells Around the Rings the Japanese organizers of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Cup "should be very proud of the jobs they have done.” ATR's Chinese partner Tencent reports from Tokyo.

Beach Volleyball Chiefs Want More Razzmatazz at 2012 Olympics

(ATR) Beach volleyball leaders tell Around the Rings they are examining ways to ramp up the sport's presentation at the 2012 Olympics following some lackluster elements during this week's test event in London.

Olympic Newsdesk -- More Medals for Triathlon; Paralympic Addition

(ATR) Triathlon president wants greater presence at Olympics ... Intellectually disabled table tennis confirmed for London 2012 ... USA Track and Field fires CEO ...

Olympic Newsdesk - Volleyball Suit Ends, YOG Medal, Olympians at Oscars

(ATR) A bitter lawsuit against the International Volleyball Federation is ended... Youth Olympic Games medal unveiled... Olympians lend their star-power to the Oscars

Federations Roundup -- ITU and ICF Meeting for Elections, Softball Selects Ambassadors

The triathlon and canoe federations will hold elections this weekend and the International Softball Federation announced its athlete ambassadors.