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Tokyo 2020 postponed – Now is the time to make travel plans!

Tokyo 2020 postponed – Now is the time to make travel plans!

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed to 2021. Yesterday, the new dates for next summer were announced. The games will take place pretty much one year later than scheduled, from July 23 to August 8, 2021. Beginning of the year we told you how difficult and...

FIVB World Tour seized by coronavirus

FIVB World Tour seized by coronavirus

The coronavirus has seized the FIVB World Tour and heavily affects the Olympic qualification process. Today, the FIVB cancelled the Siming 4-star event in Xiamen (China) due to the coronavirus situation in mainland China. The FIVB in their official statement: “The...

Travelling to Toyko for the Olympics – what to expect

Travelling to Toyko for the Olympics – what to expect

It is the beginning of the year and usually the time to make plans. As a beach volleyball enthusiast like us, perhaps you have also been considering travelling to Tokyo this summer to breathe some Olympic air and follow the Olympic beach volleyball tournament in...

Beach Volleyball World Championships in Qatar?

Beach Volleyball World Championships in Qatar?

Did you follow last week’s World Athletics Championships in Doha (Qatar)? The world’s best track and field athletes came to the rich Arab oil country to compete in the world championships. Besides some amazing performances by the athletes, the spectators saw a bizarre...

Latvia, Italy and Spain claim spots in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Latvia, Italy and Spain claim spots in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The final phase of the FIVB Tokyo Olympic Qualification Tournament in Haiyang (China) turned out to be an all-European affair. With the US not sending any teams, Brazil not sending their strongest teams and Canadian teams being eliminated early, all eight teams in the...

Season highlight preview: World Championships Hamburg 2019

Season highlight preview: World Championships Hamburg 2019

It is only about two months to go before the Beach Volleyball World Championships in Hamburg will start. The FIVB World Championships are the highlight of the 2019 season and an important milestone on the way to Tokyo 2020. The Hamburg World Championships will be the...

Game over for Ludwig/Walkenhorst

Game over for Ludwig/Walkenhorst

Kira Walkenhorst (28) is going to end her beach volleyball career for health reasons. With her partner Laura Ludwig (32) she had dominated women's beach volleyball in recent years. After winning the Olympic gold medal in Rio 2016, they did also win the World...

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