Lausanne, Switzerland, June 29, 2016 - Fans can now turn to fivb.com's dedicated Olympic pages for a host of information about the volleyball and beach volleyball events at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Visit the volleyball pages now for information concerning team rosters and match schedules. The beach volleyball section also includes important information about the schedule, event formula and regulations. fivb.com's Rio pages will have all the latest information in the build-up to this year's Summer Games.Rio 2016 Olympic Games - VolleyballRio 2016 Olympic Games - Beach volleyball
Volleyball will be staged at the historic Maracanãzinho Stadium and beach volleyball will be contested on Copacabana Beach. They will be the signature events in Rio de Janeiro, bringing a taste of the Brazilian carnival spirit to the 2016 Olympics.
Volleyball was one of the most popular events at the London 2012 Games and the Rio Games will once again showcase the sport’s global appeal and take the spectator and player experience to the next level.
The volleyball event will see Brazil's men's and women's teams joined by eleven teams per gender to compete for Olympic gold. Twenty-four teams per gender will compete for honours in the beach volleyball event.