Back to swatchmajorseries.com
Swatch fivb.com

News overview

No pain no gain for Austria’s beach elite

No pain no gain for Austria’s beach elite2017-03-27 13:23:00 | Swatch Major Series

Austrian beach volleyball stars are preparing for a big summer

Read more

And the World Tour Finals destination is…

And the World Tour Finals destination is…2017-03-08 13:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Drum roll please…

Read more

Five reasons to hit Hamburg!

Five reasons to hit Hamburg!2017-03-08 12:59:00 | Swatch Major Series

Let us tell you why Hamburg is the perfect spot to host the massive end-of-season climax

Read more

More Than Sports: Laura’s back on track

More Than Sports: Laura’s back on track2017-03-07 15:01:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Olympic Champion Laura Ludwig is on the comeback trail after surgery

Read more

More Than Sports: What to do until the next Major?

More Than Sports: What to do until the next Major?2017-02-27 11:54:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

How the Swatch Major Series stars kill time

Read more

More Than Sports: Russia's dream

More Than Sports: Russia's dream2017-02-23 11:40:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Expectations and plans for the new Russian squad

Read more

More Than Sports: Brazil’s key to success

More Than Sports: Brazil’s key to success2017-02-14 17:44:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Players are pushing one another at the national tour

Read more

More Than Sports: Israeli aims at #FTLMajor

More Than Sports: Israeli aims at #FTLMajor2017-02-06 13:57:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

FIVB World Tour Players Faiga/Hilman are a part of a big project in their home country

Read more

More Than Sports: A new start

More Than Sports: A new start2017-01-31 10:45:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Marta Menegatti is looking forward after a tough year

Read more

Making the Team: #FTLMajor wildcard worth a mint

Making the Team: #FTLMajor wildcard worth a mint2017-01-26 14:45:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Debut team Borger/Kozuch will make the most of their wildcard opportunity when they hit the beach at the Fort Lauderdale Major in two weeks’ time

Read more

Exclusive: Morph Bowes to be German women’s new head coach

Exclusive: Morph Bowes to be German women’s new head coach2017-01-20 16:32:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

The German federation have finally found two coaches as centralization kicks in – a Swatch Major Series exclusive

Read more

More Than Sports: Big changes in Poland

More Than Sports: Big changes in Poland2017-01-17 10:07:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Polish men are on the rise

Read more

More than Sports: “Playing Fort Lauderdale would be a dream come true”

More than Sports: “Playing Fort Lauderdale would be a dream come true”2017-01-09 13:20:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Going back to his roots is very challenging for Adrian Carambula

Read more

More Than Sports: Mini-World Tour in Italy

More Than Sports: Mini-World Tour in Italy2016-12-31 12:58:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

About Indoors Skyballs and strong Belgians

Read more

Making the Team: Some expertise from Slovakia

Making the Team: Some expertise from Slovakia2016-12-30 12:29:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Martin Olejnak new head coach in Germany

Read more

More Than Sports: Hard-earned Honors

More Than Sports: Hard-earned Honors2016-12-20 16:36:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Beach Volleyball players around the world receive awards

Read more

More Than Sports: Daddy Not-So-Cool

More Than Sports: Daddy Not-So-Cool2016-12-12 14:13:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Pedro Resende wants to follow in his father's footsteps

Read more

Making The Team: Four blockers on their way to Tokyo

Making The Team: Four blockers on their way to Tokyo2016-12-07 14:30:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Vergé-Dépré/Heidrich and Erdmann/Dollinger are facing new challenges

Read more

More Than Sports: The secret weapon of Gallay/Klug

More Than Sports: The secret weapon of Gallay/Klug2016-12-06 15:49:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn, Swatch Major Series

Argentina’s beach volleyball team has new goals for next season

Read more

More than sports - The power of fashion

More than sports - The power of fashion2016-07-05 16:03:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Olympic uniforms are more than clothes – they can be the difference between gold and silver

Read more

Stat’s what happened in Hamburg – Part 2

Stat’s what happened in Hamburg – Part 22016-06-17 13:42:00 | Swatch Major Series

More mind-bending stats and facts in the wake of our first Major of the summer

Read more

Stats the way we like it Hamburg – Part 1

Stats the way we like it Hamburg – Part 12016-06-16 13:26:00 | Swatch Major Series

All the stats and facts you need to know from the smart Major Hamburg

Read more

More Than Sports - A better vibe than football

More Than Sports - A better vibe than football2016-06-14 13:57:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

Two professional football players stepped accidentally into smart Major Hamburg – and discovered their love for beach volleyball.

Read more

Our top five Hamburg highlights

Our top five Hamburg highlights2016-06-13 17:52:00 | Swatch Major Series

What was our best moment from the smart Major Hamburg? Read on!

Read more

Dankeschön, Hamburg!

Dankeschön, Hamburg!2016-06-12 21:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

What a week it’s been at the Rothenbaum

Read more

Americans salute set point savior

Americans salute set point savior2016-06-12 20:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

smart Major Hamburg winners reflect on amazing victory

Read more

Dalhausser and Lucena reign the Rothenbaum

Dalhausser and Lucena reign the Rothenbaum2016-06-12 18:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

Americans defeat the Dutch in fantastic finale

Read more

Russian revolution denies Brazil bronze!

Russian revolution denies Brazil bronze!2016-06-12 17:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

Brazil’s men leave without a medal

Read more

smart Major Hamburg hailed a huge hit!

smart Major Hamburg hailed a huge hit!2016-06-12 16:22:00 | Swatch Major Series

A lot of love for first-ever #HamburgMajor

Read more

Americans breeze past reigning World Champs

Americans breeze past reigning World Champs2016-06-12 14:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

There’ll be no gold in Germany for Brazil

Read more

Dominant Dutch down rusty Russians

Dominant Dutch down rusty Russians2016-06-12 13:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

Holland revel in beach volleyball glory

Read more

High point in Hamburg for home hero

High point in Hamburg for home hero 2016-06-12 10:45:00 | Swatch Major Series

A Major moment for Laura Ludwig

Read more

Make some noise! It’s men’s finals day

Make some noise! It’s men’s finals day2016-06-12 09:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

Final four men to battle it out for medals

Read more

No gold but silver and bronze for Brazil

No gold but silver and bronze for Brazil2016-06-11 20:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Samba girls take second and third in Hamburg

Read more

Just a perfect day

Just a perfect day2016-06-11 19:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

Indescribable week for Hamburg heroes ends with Gold

Read more

Ludwig and Walkenhorst grab incredible gold!

Ludwig and Walkenhorst grab incredible gold!2016-06-11 19:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Home favorites do the business in breathtaking final!

Read more

Men power their way to semifinals

Men power their way to semifinals2016-06-11 16:45:00 | Swatch Major Series

Last four set for Sunday

Read more

Brazilians will kill for gold in women’s final!

Brazilians will kill for gold in women’s final!2016-06-11 14:45:00 | Swatch Major Series

Agatha and Barbara’s message for Walkenhorst and Ludwig

Read more

Germans feel the love of the crowd to reach final

Germans feel the love of the crowd to reach final2016-06-11 13:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

Awesome semifinal goes the way of the home favorites

Read more

Lucena’s love for Center Court

Lucena’s love for Center Court2016-06-11 12:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

American delight at reaching Rothenbaum last four

Read more

Who can dig it on Super Saturday?

Who can dig it on Super Saturday?2016-06-11 10:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Women eyeing medals while men strive for semis

Read more

Hamburg heroes beat off Brazil!

Hamburg heroes beat off Brazil!2016-06-10 20:44:00 | Swatch Major Series

German dream still on in Hamburg

Read more

Rollercoaster day for Böckermann ends in injury

Rollercoaster day for Böckermann ends in injury2016-06-10 20:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

Knock on the knee knocks out German glee

Read more

Stars and stripes shootout on Saturday

Stars and stripes shootout on Saturday2016-06-10 19:03:00 | Swatch Major Series

Hold onto your hats for an all-American quarterfinal

Read more

Allergic reaction to Rio satisfaction

Allergic reaction to Rio satisfaction 2016-06-10 17:26:00 | Swatch Major Series

Lombardo laughs in face of illness as Mexico make Olympics

Read more

Can anyone stop the Brazilians’ road to the semis?

Can anyone stop the Brazilians’ road to the semis?2016-06-10 16:24:00 | Swatch Major Series

Three Samba girls through…but only one German women’s team remains

Read more

The Germans seal Olympic place on German sand!

The Germans seal Olympic place on German sand! 2016-06-10 15:13:00 | Swatch Major Series

Perfect day for Flüggen and Böckermann

Read more

All the French want is some company!

All the French want is some company!2016-06-10 13:59:00 | Swatch Major Series

Medal dream for Krou and Rowlandson but they don’t want to be alone

Read more

No I in team for American stars

No I in team for American stars2016-06-10 12:02:00 | Swatch Major Series

Teamwork key for Kerri and April

Read more

German teams out to destroy each other’s Olympic dreams

German teams out to destroy each other’s Olympic dreams2016-06-10 11:19:00 | Swatch Major Series

So much to play for in fascinating Deutsch Derby

Read more

Five first round matches to get the blood pumping

Five first round matches to get the blood pumping2016-06-10 09:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Your daily dose of the must-see matches

Read more

German girls on Hamburg hot streak

German girls on Hamburg hot streak2016-06-09 20:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Evening all – another day bites the dust!

Read more

Dutch delight on a sunny afternoon

Dutch delight on a sunny afternoon2016-06-09 18:46:00 | Swatch Major Series

What’s going on in Hamburg? All of this…!

Read more

Austrian duo do the math

Austrian duo do the math2016-06-09 17:56:00 | Swatch Major Series

Doppler/Horst secure place in knockout round after comeback win

Read more

V is for victory, and Vanuatu!

V is for victory, and Vanuatu! 2016-06-09 16:12:00 | Swatch Major Series

Meet the two heroes from the beach volleyball’s smallest nation

Read more

Brazilian boys boss the morning play

Brazilian boys boss the morning play2016-06-09 14:18:00 | Swatch Major Series

South Americans on top in the Hamburg sun

Read more

The key is tea

The key is tea2016-06-09 12:24:00 | Swatch Major Series

Peace and quiet and a cuppa the perfect preparation

Read more

Five games you can’t afford to miss on Thursday

Five games you can’t afford to miss on Thursday 2016-06-09 10:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Side courts anything but sideshows!

Read more

Center Court’s the place to be!

Center Court’s the place to be!2016-06-09 09:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Five fabulous hours in store inside the Rothenbaum

Read more

German girls having a pool party!

German girls having a pool party!2016-06-08 20:16:00 | Swatch Major Series

Home favorites’ have a happy Wednesday in Hamburg

Read more

Samba stars bring the heat to Hamburg

Samba stars bring the heat to Hamburg2016-06-08 20:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Brazilians on top on day one of the Pool Play

Read more

The calm before the storm on Center Court

The calm before the storm on Center Court2016-06-08 19:23:00 | Swatch Major Series

Main arena set for Thursday’s play in Hamburg

Read more

Happy birthday…not!

Happy birthday…not!2016-06-08 17:48:00 | Swatch Major Series

In-form Italians have cause to celebrate – even if it’s not their birthday!

Read more

Pressure, what pressure?

Pressure, what pressure?2016-06-08 16:53:00 | Swatch Major Series

Clemens Doppler is playing it cool in Hamburg after opening victory

Read more

Favorites beat the underdogs…just!

Favorites beat the underdogs…just!2016-06-08 15:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Norwegian qualifiers test Brazil’s best

Read more

Morning update: 60 minutes of madness!

Morning update: 60 minutes of madness!2016-06-08 12:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Early epic battle the morning highlight in Hamburg

Read more

Dress like a pro!

Dress like a pro!2016-06-08 11:27:00 | Swatch Major Series

The official Beach Majors store is open for business

Read more

Five must-see matches on Wednesday

Five must-see matches on Wednesday2016-06-08 09:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Our guide to the games you can’t afford to miss today

Read more

Main draw starts today!

Main draw starts today!2016-06-08 08:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Want to know who’s playing who in the Pool Play? Read on…

Read more

Whirlwind first day for happy Hamburg boys

Whirlwind first day for happy Hamburg boys2016-06-07 20:03:00 | Swatch Major Series

Rollercoaster day of qualification for German duo

Read more

Hamburg day one: Done and dusted!

Hamburg day one: Done and dusted!2016-06-07 19:24:00 | Swatch Major Series

Our first day in Hamburg flew by…and not without drama!

Read more

Brazilian stars silence German crowds

Brazilian stars silence German crowds2016-06-07 16:32:00 | Swatch Major Series

Home fans can’t prevent Brazil’s girls from progress

Read more

Home fans lap up underdogs victory

Home fans lap up underdogs victory2016-06-07 14:07:00 | Swatch Major Series

German outsiders pull the crowds on opening day

Read more

Wakey, wakey rise and shine – Hamburg Major’s started!

Wakey, wakey rise and shine – Hamburg Major’s started!2016-06-07 10:30:00 | Swatch Major Series

A fantastic first hour at the Rothenbaum

Read more

Where in the world?

Where in the world?2016-06-07 10:15:00 | Swatch Major Series

Ever wondered where our beach volleyball stars hail from?

Read more

More Than Sports – A dream comes true

More Than Sports – A dream comes true2016-06-07 09:37:00 | Ninja Priesterjahn / Swatch Major Series

For the first time ever the World Tour is coming to Hamburg. Organizer Frank Mackerodt is living his dream.

Read more

Hello from Hamburg!

Hello from Hamburg!2016-06-06 09:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

Greetings from Germany, the smart Major Hamburg is almost upon us

Read more

Germans warm-up for Hamburg in style

Germans warm-up for Hamburg in style2016-06-06 07:45:00 | Swatch Major Series

Gold and bronze in Biel for German girls

Read more

Olympic hopes hang in the balance in Hamburg

Olympic hopes hang in the balance in Hamburg2016-06-03 13:07:00 | Swatch Major Series

German girls’ Rio dreams go down to the wire next week

Read more

smart Major Hamburg in numbers

smart Major Hamburg in numbers2016-06-03 12:59:00 | Swatch Major Series

We delve into the digits behind the first Major of 2016

Read more

Five more reasons to join us in Germany next week!

Five more reasons to join us in Germany next week!2016-06-03 10:50:00 | Swatch Major Series

It’s our mission to get you inside the Rothenbaum!

Read more

The beach is brought to Hamburg!

The beach is brought to Hamburg!2016-06-02 17:04:00 | Swatch Major Series

Rothenbaum receives a very special order ahead of Majors opener

Read more

Julius Brink: My affection for two special Italians

Julius Brink: My affection for two special Italians2016-06-01 14:23:00 | Julius Brink / Swatch Major Series

Deep respect for Adrian Carambula and Alex Ranghieri

Read more

Five reasons why you should head to Hamburg

Five reasons why you should head to Hamburg2016-06-01 11:43:00 | Swatch Major Series

Pack your bags and join us in Germany next week!

Read more

One week to Hamburg!

One week to Hamburg!2016-05-30 13:25:00 | Swatch Major Series

Counting down the days to our first Major of the summer

Read more

Julius Brink on the difference between German men and women

Julius Brink on the difference between German men and women2016-05-24 19:42:00 | Julius Brink

Four German teams fight for two tickets to the Olympics

Read more

Happiness happening: Hamburg on the map

Happiness happening: Hamburg on the map2016-05-04 16:45:00 | Swatch Major Series

German joy as Hamburg joins the Swatch Major Series family

Read more

Hamburg is where the heart is

Hamburg is where the heart is2016-05-03 15:00:00 | Swatch Major Series

The German stars going for glory on home sand

Read more

Swatch Majors heads for Hamburg!

Swatch Majors heads for Hamburg!2016-05-03 13:10:00 | Swatch Major Series

Hamburg joins the Swatch Major Series household!

Read more