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Volleyball World is delighted to announce a four-year extension of its exclusive partnership with Globo, the largest communication company in Brazil and Latin America. The agreement will elevate the fan experience by offering a wide array of volleyball and beach volleyball content, accessible on both Globo channels and VBTV, the premier digital hub for all things volleyball.

The extension of the current agreement, until 2028, reflects Globo's longstanding dedication to sports on its free-to-air channel (TV Globo), but particularly evident in its pay channel, sportv. Renowned as the primary destination for volleyball enthusiasts in Brazil, sportv has consistently showcased the most significant national and international championships, fostering a deep passion for the sport, and closely tracking the athletes' journeys.

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Felix von Knorring, Volleyball World’s Head of Media remarked: “We are delighted to extend our collaboration with Globo, one of our long-standing partners in a passionate and pivotal market for the sport. This extension represents not just the continuation of our partnership; it marks an evolution of our alliance that benefits all parties involved, but most importantly, brings added advantages to fans throughout Brazil.”

“We are deeply happy with the sequence of this partnership. With this new agreement we are going to transmit over 1000 of FIVB and Volleyball World matches until 2028 – on our various platforms, via free-to-air, pay TV and globoplay (digital). Volleyball is one of the most competitive and popular sports in Brazil, with great victories in its history and huge audiences in our platforms. Brazilian public has a true passion for this sport and will continue to follow the main championships in the next years with the same quality that they are already accustomed to,” says Eduardo Gabbay, Globo´s sports Channels’ Director.

Experience all Volleyball World matches and more live or on-demand on VBTV.

About Volleyball World

Volleyball World is a new partnership between the FIVB and the CVC Capital Partners aimed at driving growth, innovation, and investment in volleyball around the globe. Its goal is to create an integrated ecosystem connecting all volleyball stakeholders (fans, athletes, corporate partners) together through both digital and live events. Volleyball World is responsible for the commercial operation of key volleyball and beach volleyball international events, including: the World Championships, Volleyball Nations League, Olympic Qualifiers and Beach Pro Tour.

About VBTV

The official OTT live streaming platform of Volleyball World revolutionizes the volleyball viewing experience. Providing fans worldwide with direct access to live events, highlights, replays, and original content. With localized experiences and multiple language options VBTV represents the future of volleyball media and exemplifies the shift towards direct-to-consumer streaming. Accessible on Web, iOS, and Android devices, VBTV ensures that fans can stay connected to the sport they love anytime, anywhere.

About Globo

Largest communication company in Latin America, Globo brings together free to air TV and pay TV channels, beyond digital products and services. Its linear channels speak to almost 80 million people every day in Brazil. Offers a complete experience to the public, combining the ability to produce quality content with technological expertise, with distribution on several platforms, such as TV Globo, a free to air TV channel; its 20 pay TV channels, including sportv; globoplay on streaming; its digital journalism products, G1; ge.globo sport; and entertainment Gshow, between others.