FIVB provides complete YouTube coverage for Volleyball World Grand Prix

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has said it will stream all 120 matches from the 2016 Volleyball World Grand Prix season via its channel on video-sharing platform YouTube, a first for the tournament.

The leading women’s annual volleyball tournament commenced on Friday and will visit 20 cities around the world. YouTube coverage will be in addition to the FIVB’s broadcast rights deals in certain markets.

The 24th edition of the national team tournament will feature 28 teams split across three groups and four weekends of pool play. The Group 1 Final is set to conclude in Bangkok, with Varna, Bulgaria hosting the Group 2 Final and Almaty, Kazakhstan welcoming the Group 3 Final.