Sports - Volleyball
  • Mexico's Acosta resigns from IOC
    18 may 2004 16:43:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) President Ruben Acosta of Mexico has resigned his membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after attaining the mandatory age of 70, the FIVB has announced. Full text...

  • Kenyan Olympic volleyball team to train in Cuba
    18 may 2004 10:47:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan women's provisional national volleyball team to the August Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, tentatively plans to jet out to Cuba on in June for training. Full text...

  • Nigeria fails as four more qualify for Olympic volleyball
    17 may 2004 10:17:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Japan, Korea, Russia and Italy have qualified for the August Olympic Games women's volleyball tournament after sailing through the just-concluded qualifiers in Tokyo, Japan. Full text...

  • Nigeria suffers 7th straight defeat in Olympic qualifier
    16 may 2004 10:51:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nigeria suffered a seventh consecutive defeat in the women's Olympic qualifier tournament in Tokyo, Japan after succumbing 0-3 to Taiwan Sunday. Full text...

  • Korea thrash Nigeria 3-0 in Olympic volleyball qualifier
    15 may 2004 15:18:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nigeria suffered another thrashing at the women's Olympic volleyball qualifying tournament in Tokyo, Japan going down 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-13) Saturday to Korea. Full text...

  • Puerto Rico beat Nigeria in Olympic qualifier
    14 may 2004 09:49:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nigeria's hopes of booking tickets to August's Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, diminished further Friday when they were whipped 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-16) by Puerto Rico in the ongoing FIVB women's Olympic qualifier tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Full text...

  • FIVB chief calls for continued development
    13 may 2004 11:42:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) President Ruben Acosta has called for a collective effort in helping increase interest in volleyball and beach volleyball. Full text...

  • FIVB to revamp development centres
    13 may 2004 10:09:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Thursday announced plans to increase its financial support for Development Centres in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Full text...

  • Nigeria clobbered in Olympic qualifiers
    12 may 2004 15:39:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nigeria's chances of booking a ticket to the August Olympic Games in Athens were dealt a devastating blow Wednesday when they suffered a 3-0 defeat by Thailand in the ongoing women's Olympic qualifiers in Tokyo, Japan. Full text...

  • Ahli clinches Egypt's volleyball league trophy
    09 may 2004 17:41:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Ahli won Egypt's national volleyball championship for the third consecutive time after beating Zamalek three sets to two (25-13, 16-25, 25-21, 18-25, 15-8) during the last round played Saturday. Full text...

  • Kenya's Pipeline volleyball team lift African crown
    03 may 2004 09:53:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya Pipeline thoroughly beat Algeria's Bejaia 3-0 in Dakar, Senegal, over the weekend to lift the Women's African Club Championship crown, the team's seventh title. Full text...

  • Kenyan club wins African volleyball championship
    02 may 2004 17:25:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Pipeline of Kenya become the African Women's Volleyball clubs Champion after beating Bejaia of Algeria Saturday in Dakar by three sets to zero in the final match. Full text...

  • Kenya Pipeline, Bejaia in African volleyball final
    30 april 2004 09:21:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's Pipeline volleyball team have beaten traditional rivals Al Ahly of Egypt 3-2 in Dakar, Senegal, to reach the final of the women's African volleyball clubs championship. Full text...

  • Africa volleyball championship round up
    29 april 2004 09:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Four teams, among them defending champions Al Ahly of Egypt, have qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing Women's Africa Volleyball Club Championship in Dakar, Senegal. Full text...

  • 9 teams battle in African women's volley championship
    26 april 2004 13:59:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya Pipeline got off to a good start on Sunday when they beat Guinea's Friguiagbe 3-0 in the ongoing 19th Africa Women's Club Championships in Dakar, Senegal. Full text...

  • Kenyan volleyball team to play in Rwanda tourney
    05 april 2004 09:22:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya is among the five African countries invited to the forthcoming five-nation volleyball tournament in Kigali, Rwanda, as part of the activities to commemorate the 1994 genocide that left nearly a million people dead. Full text...

  • Kenya to take part in Rwanda genocide tourney
    11 march 2004 09:53:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya has confirmed its participation in a 5-nation volleyball championship billed for 23-25 March in Kigali to mark the 10th anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, according Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) secretary- general Jacob Owiti. Full text...

  • Kenyan Olympics squad may train in Cuba
    20 february 2004 16:06:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's women volleyballers to the August Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, are hoping to train in Cuba in June ahead of the global event. Full text...

  • S. Africa to host Olympic Beach Volleyball qualifier
    19 january 2004 16:30:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- One of South Africa's exclusive beaches in Cape Town will host one of the eight global Olympic men's beach volleyball qualification events from 24 to 28 March. Full text...

  • 15 volleyball teams qualify for Athens 2004
    13 january 2004 09:55:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Some 15 teams have booked their tickets to the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, in August following the conclusion of eight continental Olympic qualifier tournaments over the weekend. Full text...

  • Tunisia men volleyball squad qualify for 2004 Olympics
    10 january 2004 20:35:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisia's male volleyball team Saturday clinched their ticket to the 2004 Olympic games in Athens, Greece, after beating Egypt 3-0 (25/19, 25/16, 25/22) in the last round of the African zone playoff hosted here this week. Full text...

  • Kenya knocks Nigeria to qualify for Athens Olympics
    10 january 2004 18:35:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya beat Nigeria 3-1 in an Africa Zone Olympic Games women's volleyball qualifier match in Nairobi Saturday to earn the coveted position of the African representatives at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games slated for August in Greece. Full text...

  • Kenya, Nigeria win Olympic play-off ties
    09 january 2004 18:26:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nigeria beat the Seychelles 3-0 in an Africa Zone Olympic Games women's volleyball qualifier in Nairobi on Friday to enhance their chances of booking their tickets to the event. Full text...

  • Kenya hosts Olympics volleyball play-offs
    07 january 2004 17:29:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- All is set for the Africa Zone 2004 Olympic Games women's volleyball play-offs which starts in Nairobi Thursday afternoon. Full text...

  • Seychelles set for Olympic qualifier
    06 january 2004 10:57:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A young and promising Seychelles women's team will make its first appearance in an Olympic Games qualifier when the islanders take on Kenya in the opening match here on Thursday. Full text...

  • Egypt, Nigeria arrive Nairobi for Olympic play-off
    05 january 2004 14:36:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Nigerian and Egyptian national teams have arrived here for the Africa Zone 2004 Olympic Games women's volleyball qualifier slated to begin Thursday, officials announced Monday. Full text...

  • Seychelles in Nairobi for female Olympic Volleyball qualifier
    04 january 2004 17:00:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Seychelles women's Volleyball national team arrived in Nairobi Sunday for this week's four-nation Africa Zone Olympic Games qualification play-off. Full text...

  • CAVB releases Olympic qualifier volleyball fixtures
    26 december 2003 14:42:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The official fixtures for the African Olympic qualification men and women tournaments have been released after the Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Board of Administration meeting and Congress in Cairo, Egypt. Full text...

  • Kenya to host Africa U-19 volleyball tourney
    23 december 2003 12:20:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya will host next year's Africa Under 19 Volleyball Championship, a Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) official said in Nairobi Tuesday. Full text...

  • Kenya braces for bruising ties in Olympic qualifier
    18 december 2003 14:34:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- In three weeks time Kenya will host the 2004 Athens Olympic Games Africa Zone Women's Volleyball qualifier, hoping to book a place to the finals of the coveted games. Full text...

  • Four teams pull out of Olympics volleyball qualifier
    16 december 2003 16:06:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Four volleyball teams from Algeria, Tunisia, Botswana and South Africa have withdrawn from the 2004 Olympic Games Africa Zone Volleyball women's qualifiers to be held January in Nairobi. Full text...

  • Brazil wins Volleyball World Cup as Egypt crumbles
    02 december 2003 11:10:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Brazil retained the just-concluded FIVB men's volleyball World Cup in Japan, while Egypt languished at the bottom of the 12-team event. Full text...

  • Egypt, Tunisia thrashed in Volleyball World Cup ties
    25 november 2003 15:34:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Africa's two representatives to the ongoing International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) men's World Cup in Japan on Tuesday proved to be no match to their South American and Eastern European opponents. Full text...

  • Kenya to host 2004 Olympic qualifiers
    22 november 2003 16:23:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya is among eight countries that will host the 2004 Olympics volleyball qualifiers, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has announced. Full text...

  • China wins World Cup, romp into 2004 Olympics
    17 november 2003 11:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- China scored a double victory at the just-ended FIVB women's volleyball World Cup in Japan when they emerged the World champions and qualified for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso win 3rd military volleyball tourney
    16 november 2003 16:14:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Burkina Faso have won the third African volleyball military championships, beating their Ghanaian counterparts three sets to love (25-17, 25-22 and 25- 23). Full text...

  • African military volleyball championship results
    13 november 2003 17:49:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The semi-finals of the third African military volleyball championship kicked off Thursday with host Burkina Faso taking on Senegal and Ghana clashing with Mali. Full text...

  • Egypt suffer second defeat in World Cup contest
    02 november 2003 16:26:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Egypt suffered another devastating defeat in the ongoing FIVB women's volleyball World Cup when they were thrashed 3-0 by Japan at the Yoyogi National Stadium on Sunday in Tokyo. Full text...

  • Egypt loses 0-3 to Italy as World Cup event opens
    02 november 2003 15:11:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Egypt suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Italy (25-13,25-11,25-11) as the 2003 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) women's World Cup tournament got underway in Japan Saturday. Full text...

  • DRC volleyball championship kicks off in November
    31 october 2003 12:12:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The first DR Congo national volleyball championship starts in November, according to the Congolese Volleyball Federation (FECOVO) on Friday here. Full text...

  • Egypt to tackle Italy at FIVB World Cup opening
    31 october 2003 12:01:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Egypt will take on Italy at the 2003 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Cup tournament for women in Japan, starting on Saturday. Full text...

  • Kenya recalls sacked volleyball coach
    24 october 2003 12:50:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya volleyball authorities have recalled veteran coach Gilbert Ohanya to handle the senior women's national team, hardly two months after firing him. Full text...

  • Egypt lands Volleyball World Cup wild card
    15 october 2003 12:18:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Egypt has got a bye to November's International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) men's World Cup Championships in Japan, the world volleyball governing body says. Full text...

  • Eight teams for 2004 Olympic volleyball qualifiers
    06 october 2003 10:11:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Eight countries have confirmed participation in January's 2004 Athens Olympic Games Africa Zone qualifiers in Nairobi, the Kenya Volleyball Association (KVF) secretary-general, Jacob Owiti, has said. Full text...

  • Egypt, Tunisia in World Cup volleyball
    30 september 2003 21:28:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Egypt and Tunisia are among the 10 teams that have qualified for November's World Cup volleyball tourney in Japan, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has announced. Full text...

  • Kenya picks African Games volleyball squad
    26 september 2003 13:55:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Women's volleyball national team veteran Mary Ayuma is among the 12 players the Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) picked on Friday for next month's 8th All Africa Games in Abuja, Nigeria. Full text...

  • Kenya's volleyball skipper out of African Games
    24 september 2003 13:43:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's volleyball authorities said that the women's national team skipper, Violet Baraza, will not participate in the October All Africa Games in Abuja, Nigeria, due to other commitments. Full text...

  • Kenya's volleyball captain Baraza on trials in Greece
    16 september 2003 15:12:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A top Kenyan volleyballer, Violet Baraza is undergoing trials with Greek side Olympiakos, the Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) disclosed here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Nine for Africa Zone 2004 Olympic Games qualifier
    05 september 2003 08:00:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nine countries will compete in the Africa Zone 2004 Olympic Games women's volleyball qualifier tournament scheduled here next January, according to local sports authorities. Full text...

  • Kenya fires female Volleyball team coach
    27 august 2003 13:43:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) has sacked Gilbert Ohanya, the national female team's head coach, after he lost the Africa Nation's Cup in Nairobi at the weekend. Full text...

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