Full Story

FIVB World Cup to go ahead in Japan

10 Jun 2011
Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has confirmed that the FIVB World Cup, the first qualifying event for the London 2012 Games, will take place in Japan from November 4 to December 4, 2011.

After a meeting with the Japanese Volleyball Association and Fuji Television at the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne, the schedules and venues were confirmed, following an update on the status of Japan’s recovery from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

The President of the FIVB is Wei Jizhong, OCA Honorary Life Vice President and former Chairman of the OCA Sports Committee.

For more details see

In other news from International Sports Federations:

*At its Council meeting held at the end of May in San José, USA, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) decided to modify the deadlines for bids for world championship events.

From now on, the affiliated federations and their candidate cities will have to tender their bids six years before the event, rather than the current four.

Press release at

Photos : 0
Videos : 0
print this article...

Send to a friend (E-mail this story to a friend)
Your name:  
Your email address:
Your friend e-mail address:
Any personal data submitted will not be used for any direct marketing or unsolicited follow-up.
Choose the latest News
  All News


Subscribe to receive OCA press releases and weekly newsletter

news archive

Search all the OCA news, including press releases, information for the media, Highlights of the Week and the Olympic Review


OCA Directory