• 09.07.2021 /
    After seven years, Brazilian prosecutors are finally investigating allegations against the FIVB president Ary Graça and his allies. Previous findings seem confirmed, but police are raising fresh charges of tax fraud against world volleyball’s most powerful leaders.
  • Photo: Pixabay
    06.02.2018 /
    Leading beach volley players from around the world square up against the existing governing bodies of the sport and form new union.
  • Photo: Jomar Galvaz/Flickr
    24.05.2017 /
    Corruption has been haunting Philippine sports for decades. The latest example is in volleyball, where an intense in-fight with all means has left the old federation benched internationally.
  • Photo: Play the Game
    09.10.2016 /
    In an open letter, Play the Game has called on the FIVB to do right by whistleblower Mario Goijman and help him restore a decent life. FIVB leaders have now met with Goijman.
  • Photo: Ideraldo Gomes / Flickr
    04.11.2014 /
    Ghoncheh Ghavami, the British-Iranian woman, who was jailed in June this year for attending a men’s volleyball match in Iran, has been sentenced to one year in prison.
  • Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland/Flickr
    29.10.2014 /
    In a letter circulating in the International Volleyball Federation, FIVB, and obtained by Play the Game, the 2012 FIVB presidential candidate Chris Schacht claims he was forced out of his international positions in volleyball by illegitimate political maneuvers. FIVB denies all accusations.
  • Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland/Flickr
    29.10.2014 /
    This weekend the FIVB Congress is asked to revise the statutes so president Ary Graça can extend his mandate beyond a 75-years of age limit by replacing a four-year election term with an eight-year term.
  • Photo: Tine Harden/Play the Game
    14.10.2014 /
    German TV viewers learned yesterday evening, Monday the 13 October, how sport can treat its whistleblowers when public German TV channel West-Deutsche Rundfunk (WDR) aired a 10-minutes portrait of the Argentinian Mario Goijman.

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