1947: The Federation Internationale De Volley-Ball (FIVB) was founded. 1948: The first two-man beach tournament was held. 1949: The initial World Championships were held in Prague, Czechoslovakia. 1964: Volleyball was introduced to the Olympic Games in Tokyo. 1965: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) was formed.
A player's Federation of Origin may be changed only once. Changes of Federation of Origin may be approved only by the FIVB Executive Committee, upon proposal of the FIVB President, and provided that the right to be heard of the current Federation of Origin has been respected. 5.2 CONDITIONS
April 1947 saw the establishment of the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB). Representatives from 14 nations - Belgium, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, France, the Netherlands, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Uruguay, the USA and Yugoslavia - met in Paris under the leadership of France’s Paul Libaud to set up the association that would govern volleyball at the international level.
The Game. Volleyball has come a long way from the dusty-old YMCA gymnasium of Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA, where the visionary William G. Morgan invented the sport back in 1895. It has seen the start of two centuries and the dawn of a new millennium. Volleyball is now one of the big five international sports, and the FIVB, with its 220 affiliated national federations, is the largest international sporting federation in the world.
FEDERATION INTERNATIONAL DE VOLLEYBALL Edouard-Sandoz 2-4,1006 Lausanne, Switzerland • Tel: +41 21 345 35 35 Fax : +41 21 345 35 45 / firstname.lastname@example.org 3/4 Application to Change of Federation of Origin Candidature pour un changement de Fédération d’Origine . ARTICLE 44 FIVB SPORTS REGULATIONS . 44.1 GENERAL
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FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL Edouard-Sandoz 2-4, 1006 Lausanne – SWITZERLAND Tel: +41 (21) 345 3535 Fax: +41 (21) 345 3545 www.fivb.org 3/3 Application to Change of Federation of Origin . Candidature pour changement de Fédération d’Origine . FIVB SPORTS REGULATIONS – ARTICLE 44 - CHANGE OF FEDERATION OF ORIGIN
England - “Federation of Origin” is the National Federation where a player was first registered to play in a volleyball competition (for a club, team, school, or other volleyball entity that is affiliated either directly or indirectly with the Federation) over the age of 14. This does not necessarily have to be the same as the National Federation that matches a players Nationality. For example, a player could be
federation internationale de volleyball Edouard-Sandoz 2-4, 1006 Lausanne – SWITZERLAND Tel : +41 (21) 345 3535 Fax : +41 (21) 345 3545 www.fivb.org 1/ Application to Change of Federation of Origin