The Road to Rio – European Men

Team USA and Italy not only won the gold and silver medals at last month’s FIVB Men’s World Cup but also confirmed their qualification for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, joining hosts Brazil in the 12-team event

China reigns after dramatic final day in Japan

China secured their fourth FIVB Women’s World Cup with a 3-1 (25-17, 22-25, 25-21, 25-22) victory over Japan in the final match of the tournament to deny Team USA automatic Olympic qualification.

Team USA feeling the pain after Russia defeat

USA women’s coach Karch Kiraly admits Friday’s loss to Russia cut deep but has challenged his players to keep their Olympic dream alive with a win over FIVB Women’s World Cup hosts Japan.

Kiraly laments slow start as USA women thump Peru

Coach Karch Kiraly lamented his side’s sluggish start but praised their improvement at the service line after the US women’s team powered past Peru 25-17, 25-15, 25-12 at the FIVB World Cup on Wednesday.