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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Avia Pervia Modena was a historical men's volleyball club from the city of Modena.
Benetton Group S.r.l. (correct; often mispronounced or) is a global fashion brand based in Ponzano Veneto, Italy.
Bologna (Bulåggna; Bononia) is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Catania is the second largest city of Sicily after Palermo located on the east coast facing the Ionian Sea.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
CUS Torino Pallavolo was a professional men's volleyball team based in Turin, Italy.
Del Monte Foods, Inc (trading as Del Monte Foods) is a North American food production and distribution company headquartered at 3003 Oak Road, Walnut Creek, California, USA.
Edison S.p.A is an energy company in the field of electricity and natural gas headquartered in Milan, Italy.
Emilia-Romagna (Emilian and Emélia-Rumâgna) is an administrative Region of Northeast Italy comprising the historical regions of Emilia and Romagna.
Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian ultranationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.
Finanziaria d'investimento Fininvest S.p.A. known as just Fininvest S.p.A. is an Italian holding company controlled by the Berlusconi family and managed by Silvio Berlusconi's eldest daughter Marina Berlusconi.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.
The Gioventù Italiana del Littorio (GIL) (English: Italian Youth of the Lictor) was the consolidated youth movement of the National Fascist Party of Italy that was established in 1937, to replace the Opera Nazionale Balilla (ONB) It was created to supervise and influence the minds of all youths, that was effectively directed against the influence of the Catholic Church on youths.
The Italian Volleyball Federation (Federazione Italiana Pallavolo, FIPAV), is the governing body for Volleyball in Italy since 1946.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
The Italy men's national volleyball team dominated international volleyball competitions in the 1990s and early 2000s, by winning three World Championships in a row (1990, 1994 and 1998), six European Championships, one World Cup (1995) and eight World League (1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999 and 2000).
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is an American grocery manufacturing and processing conglomerate headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Northfield, Illinois, part of the Kraft Heinz Company.
la Repubblica (the Republic) is an Italian daily general-interest newspaper.
LG Electronics Inc. (LG전자) is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Yeouido-dong, Seoul, South Korea, and is part of the LG Group, employing 82,000 people working in 119 local subsidiaries worldwide.
Linkem S.p.A. is an Italian telecommunications company specializing in wireless broadband connection (Hyperlan, WiMax and Wi-Fi).
Lombardy (Lombardia; Lumbardia, pronounced: (Western Lombard), (Eastern Lombard)) is one of the twenty administrative regions of Italy, in the northwest of the country, with an area of.
is a sports equipment company with its corporate headquarters in Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, Japan.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Modena (Mutna; Mutina; Modenese: Mòdna) is a city and comune (municipality) on the south side of the Po Valley, in the Province of Modena in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy.
Modena Volley is a professional volleyball team based in Modena, Italy.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The National Recreational Club (Opera Nazionale Dopolavoro, or OND) was the Italian Fascist leisure and recreational organization for adults.
The Pallavolo Parma was one of the oldest and winningest professional man's volleyball clubs in Italy.
Parma (Pärma) is a city in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna famous for its prosciutto (ham), cheese, architecture, music and surrounding countryside.
Piedmont (Piemonte,; Piedmontese, Occitan and Piemont; Piémont) is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country.
Piemonte Volley, known for sponsorship reasons as Bre Banca Lannutti Cuneo, is a professional volleyball club based in Cuneo, Italy.
The playoffs, play-offs, postseason and/or finals of a sports league are a competition played after the regular season by the top competitors to determine the league champion or a similar accolade.
Porto Ravenna Volley was a historical volleyball club from the city of Ravenna in Emilia-Romagna.
In Italy, a province (provincia) is an administrative division of intermediate level between a municipality (comune) and a region (regione).
Rai Sport is an Italian sports TV channel, launched in 1999 by the state-owned RAI television network.
Ravenna (also locally; Ravèna) is the capital city of the Province of Ravenna, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy.
The regions of Italy (Italian: regioni) are the first-level administrative divisions of Italy, constituting its second NUTS administrative level.
Robur Ravenna was an Italian men's volleyball club based in Ravenna.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
Gruppo Sportivo Vigili del Fuoco Otello Ruini known simply as Ruini Firenze is a sports club founded by the body of the Fire Department of Florence, practicing disciplines such as rowing, wrestling, skiing, kick boxing and more importantly, volleyball, sports in which excelled nationally during the sixties and seventies.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
1979–80 Serie A1 was the thirty-fifth men's volleyball major Italian championship; it was won by Turin-based team Klippan, which won its second title in a row.
1980–81 Serie A1 was the thirty-sixth men's volleyball major Italian championship; it was won by Turin-based team Klippan, which got its third title in a row.
Sir Sicoma Colussi Perugia is a professional Italian volleyball club based in Perugia.
Sky Italia is an Italian digital satellite television platform owned by Sky plc.
TIM S.p.A., also operating under the name Telecom Italia, is an Italian telecommunications company headquartered in Milan, which provides telephony services, mobile services, and DSL data services.
Diatec Trentino is a professional Italian volleyball team based in Trento, in northern Italy.
Treviso (Venetian: Trevixo) is a city and comune in the Veneto region of northern Italy.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
Tuscany (Toscana) is a region in central Italy with an area of about and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013).
Umbria Volley was an Italian volleyball club based in the Umbria Region.
UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A. is an Italian financial services company based in Bologna and founded in 2014.
Virtus Pallavolo Bologna was the volleyball section of the Multi-sports club, S.E.F. Virtus (the most famous representative of the club today is Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna).
Volley Gonzaga Milano or simply Gonzaga Milano was a male volleyball club from Milan, Italy.
Associazione Sportiva Volley Lube is a professional volleyball team based in Civitanova Marche, Italy.
Volley Milano is an Italian men's volleyball club based in Milan which plays in SuperLega.
LPR Piacenza is a professional Italian volleyball team based in Piacenza, northern Italy.
Volley Treviso is a professional volleyball team based in Treviso (between 1987 and 2011) and then in 2011-12 in Belluno, Italy, and again in Treviso from 2012 to today.
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zinella Volley is an Italian volleyball club based in Bologna.
The 2009–10 Serie A1 is the 65th season of Italian Championship (Italian Volleyball League) organized under the supervision of Federazione Italiana Pallavolo.
The 2010–11 Serie A1 is the 66th season of Italian Championship (Italian Volleyball League) organized under the supervision of Federazione Italiana Pallavolo.
2011–12 Serie A1 is the 67th season of Italian Championship (Italian Volleyball League) organized under the supervision of Federazione Italiana Pallavolo.
2014–15 Serie A1 is the 70th season of the Italian Championship (Italian Volleyball League) organized under the supervision of Federazione Italiana Pallavolo.
2015–16 Serie A1 is the 71st season of the Italian Championship (Italian Volleyball League) organized under the supervision of Federazione Italiana Pallavolo.
2016–17 SuperLega is the 72nd season of the Italian Championship (highest level of Italian Volleyball League) organized under the supervision of Federazione Italiana Pallavolo.
2017–18 SuperLega is the 73rd season of the Italian Championship (highest level of Italian Volleyball League) organized under the supervision of FIPAV.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
A 1 (Italian Volleyball League), A 2 (Italian Volleyball League), A1 (Italian volleyball league), A1 volleyball league (Italy), A2 (Italian volleyball league), A2 volleyball league (Italy), Italian Volleyball Superlega, Lega Pallavolo Serie A, Serie A of Volleyball, Serie A1 2011–12 (men's volleyball), Superlega, Volley Superlega.