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Austria to challenge the host Slovenia in the U19 Women’s and U20 Men’s Middle European Championships

Maribor, Slovenia. The women’s U19 and men’s U20 Middle European Championships in Maribor, Slovenia have advanced to the final day. In both, the women’s U19 and men’s U20, the host teams from Slovenia will face Austria in the gold medal match at 11:30am, while Croatia will go against Hungary for the bronze at 9:30am. After …

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Slovenia leads the way going into the Semifinals at the U19 and U20 Middle European Championships

Draš Center in Maribor, Slovenia is currently hosting the U19 (born ’04 or later) Women’s and U20 (born ’03 or later) Men’s Middle European Championships. Ten teams from four countries are competing for the title and after the first day and a half of competition the semifinal pairings are now known. In both competitions the …

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U20 Men & U19 Women’s Middle European Championship start today in Maribor, Slovenia

Just out of the Christmas festivities and only a few days away from turning the page on another calendar year is once more the period for the Middle European Teams in the U19 Women’s and U20 Men’s categories to determine the strongest national team in the region. Starting today at 8:30 in the morning with …

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Austrian Federation extends cooperation with Radovan Gacic

The Austrian Volleyball Federation (ÖVV) and the head coach of their men’s national team, Radovan Gacic, have agreed on an extension of their cooperation. The Slovenian-born Gacic will lead the group around team captain Peter Wohlfahrtstätter at least up until the EuroVolley 2023 qualifiers scheduled for the summer of 2022. On the other hand, the …

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Calcit Volley and ACH Volley claim Slovenian Cup titles

The Volleyball Federation of Slovenia (OZS) organised from December 20 to 22 the Final Four tournament of the Slovenian Cup – with the event held in the country’s capital, Ljubljana. Calcit Volley claimed their fourth trophy in the women’s category, whilst ACH Volley LJUBLJANA triumphed for the 13th time in the men’s competition. In the 2020/2021 …

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Volleyball player Monika Simkova discharged from hospital, continues recovery

Many of you may still remember the touching story of Monika Simkova, a Slovak Volleyball player for the University of Buffalo in the USA and sister of Slovakia’s Volleyball star Peter Michalovic.  Five months ago, because of an aggressive, life threatening bacterial infection, Monika underwent a number of surgeries, eventually resulting in the amputation of …

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Dukla and Fatum in Champions League and a MEVZA duel in the Challenge Cup

Before the festive weekend, there is one more week of European Cups ahead of us. The women’s CEV Champions League will have a full round including the two Middle European teams, the Czech Republic’s VK Dukla Liberec and the Hungarian Fatum Nyiregyhaza. At the same time the men’s Challenge Cup will see a match of …

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4th and 5th place finish for Czech Boys at the U21 Beach Volleyball World Championships

Sepka/Semerad with a 4th place finish at the U21 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Thailand. Adding to their great success are the countrymen Trousil/Dzavoronok who finished in a strong 5th place. Both teams showed some high level volleyball getting them all the way to the top-5 finishes. Sepka/Semerad had anything but a light draw, considering …

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CEV President congratulates Hungarian Volleyball Federation on 75th anniversary

To cap a busy and very productive weekend spent in the capital city of Hungary, the members of the CEV Board of Administration attended on Sunday night a glittering gala dinner organised in Budapest to celebrate the 75th anniversary since the establishment of the Hungarian Volleyball Federation.  CEV President Aleksandar Boricic extended warm congratulations to the …

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