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FIVB partners up with Olympic Channel

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has become the latest sports body to strike a formal partnership with the Olympic Channel, the OTT media platform of the International Olympic Committee.

Volleyball and beach volleyball have had a presence on the Olympic Channel since its launch in August 2016, with dedicated sports pages where fans can relive the 2016 summer Olympic Games for both disciplines and the beach volleyball events at this year’s summer Youth Olympic Games.

The Olympic Channel and FIVB have now announced an agreement to collaborate on content for the platform.

FIVB secretary general Fernando Lima said: “From the success of our own Volleyball TV, we have seen the huge appetite for high quality video content. Our collaboration with the Olympic Channel will ensure further coverage of our events and athletes and provide existing and new fans with greater access to our sport.”

FIVB becomes the 76th federation partner to have signed similar agreements with the Olympic Channel including International Olympic Sports Federations, recognised federations and organisations, multi-sport organisers and non-recognised federations.