France eased into the semi-finals of the European Volleyball Championships after beating Italy in Nantes.
Slovenia beat defending champions Russia to reach semi-finals at Men's European Volleyball Championship
Slovenia reached the semi-finals of the men's European Volleyball Championships after beating defending champions Russia in four sets in Ljubljana.
Italy beat Turkey in straight sets to complete the quarter-final line-up at the Men's European Volleyball Championship.
Defending champions Japan start second phase of Asian Men’s Volleyball Championships with another win
Reigning champions Japan maintained their perfect record at the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in Iran, defeating Pakistan 3-0 in the first of their second stage classification round matches.
Defending champions Russia maintained their machine-like progress at the European Men’s Volleyball Championships today as they won their fourth consecutive preliminary match, beating Finland 3-0.