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Lori Okimura Appointed Sport Director for World ParaVolley

The World ParaVolley Board has named Lori Okimura as sport director until the next General Assembly in December 2022, making her the first female to hold the position in the organization’s history. “I see this opportunity to serve as sport director of World ParaVolley as one to include other voices and ideas from our community […]

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Hartford Hosting Major Indoor Youth Volleyball Tournament

The omicron variant does not appear to be slowing down amateur sports events, including a major indoor volleyball tournament that will begin this weekend in Hartford, Connecticut. An estimated 5,700 youth volleyball players from 521 teams are expected to compete over the next three weekends at the 2022 Smack New England Winterfest Volleyball Tournament at […]

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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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USA Volleyball and Mizuno to Partner Through 2028

USA Volleyball and Mizuno have announced a new multi-year partnership that will last through the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. Mizuno will provide uniforms and apparel to all national teams, footwear to any athletes that choose, and will outfit all staff both at corporate functions and at USA Volleyball-owned amateur events. […]

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Salt Lake City to Host 2023 USA Volleyball Boys Junior Nationals

USA Volleyball has selected Salt Lake City, Utah, to host the 2023 Boys Junior National Championship from June 29–July 6 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center. “We are so happy to be naming Salt Lake City as the host of USA Volleyball’s 2023 Boys Junior National Championship,” said USA Volleyball President and […]

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Hype Nation Partners with Mikasa for 2022 and 2023 Volleyball Tournaments

Hype Nation, a division of the Sports Facilities Companies, has announced an exclusive partnership with Mikasa Sports for their volleyball tournaments in 2022 and 2023. The Mikasa VQ2000 ball will be used at all Hype Nation events. Since 1973, Mikasa has provided equipment for a variety of sports including volleyball, rugby, soccer, basketball and othe […]

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NCAA Expands Field for Women’s Ice Hockey, Beach Volleyball Tournaments

The NCAA beach volleyball and women’s ice hockey brackets will be expanded starting with this season’s championship events. The Division I Council on Wednesday approved the recommendations from the Division I Competition Oversight Committee to increase the beach volleyball tourmament field to 16 teams and women’s ice hockey tournament to 11 teams. Both brackets had […]

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Shreveport-Bossier City to Host USA Women’s Volleyball

The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will play on home soil for the first time since winning the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo when it competes in the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League starting May 31 at Brookshire Grocery Arena in Bossier City, Louisiana. “We are very happy to return to Shreveport–Bossier City as this […]

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AVP and USA Volleyball Launch Strategic Partnership

The Association of Volleyball Professionals and USA Volleyball have entered a strategic partnership aimed at growing and enhancing beach volleyball within the United States. The alliance between the professional beach volleyball organization and the national governing body will see the organizations collaborate on events, marketing, coaching and officials’ education, and more. It will also create […]

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Athletes Unlimited Volleyball 2022 Season Going to Dallas

Athletes Unlimited will hold its second women’s volleyball season starting March 16 at the Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas with fans in attendance for the first time after the inaugural season was held without fans because of the pandemic. The season will run for five weeks through April 16. In addition, the first 24 players […]

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