EVENTS

FIVB Volleyball World Cup 2015

FIVB Volleyball World Cup 2015 is a qualification process for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The tournament will start on August 22 in Japan, and Fuji TV will provide exclusive live coverage of all games of the Japanese national team. Joining Japan, which has already secured a berth as the host country, in women's competition are the U.S., Russia, Serbia, China, Korea, Argentina, Peru, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba. The participating countries in men's competition are Poland, Russia, Italy, Iran, Australia, Venezuela, Argentina, the U.S., and Canada. Men and women's representative teams from Africa are to be determined soon. The top two teams from 12 teams in each gender will qualify for the Rio Olympics next year!

Event Outline

Women's Competition (Japan’s Match) / A-SITE
【Venue】Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium, Tokyo
【Round】First Round
【Dates】Saturday, August 22 – Thursday, August 27
【Time】(subject to change)
-First Game: 12 pm
-Second Game: 3 pm (*August 22 – 2:30 pm)
-Third Game: 7 pm (against Japan)

Men's Competition (Japan’s Match) / A-SITE
【Venue】Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium, Tokyo
【Round】Third Round
【Dates】Monday, September 21 – Wednesday, September 23
【Time】(subject to change)
-First Game: 11 am
-Second Game: 2 pm (against Japan)
-Third Game: 5 pm (*September 23 – 6:30 pm)

Men's Competition / B-SITE
【Venue】Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium, Tokyo
【Round】Third Round
【Dates】Monday, September 21 – Wednesday, September 23
【Time】(subject to change)
-First Game: 11 am
-Second Game: 2 pm
-Third Game: 7 pm