The MIKASA indoor volleyball(V200W), beach volleyball (VLS300) and water polo balls(W6000W and W6009W) will be the official game balls for the 30th edition of the South East Asian Games, which The Philippines will host from 30th November to 11th December 2019.Mikasa Corporation is exceedingly honored with the partnership with the SEA Games and sincerely hopes to play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Water Polo in South East Asian Countries as well as in the rest of the world.
Moscow, Russia, August 9, 2019. The CEV and Mikasa Corporation have extended their long-term partnership for another four years up until 2024, following a signing ceremony held on Friday late afternoon in Moscow, right at the iconic venue that is currently playing host to the 2019 edition of CEV EuroBeachVolley. The two organisations continue to work closely together to grow the game at all levels, as they both strive for innovation and work hard to modernise the sport. CEV President Aleksandar Boričić and the President and CEO of Mikasa Corporation, Mr Yuji Saeki, signed the extension of the cooperation for another four-year term. “We had very fruitful and productive negotiations with our long-term partners and friends at Mikasa,” the CEV President said. “I am especially happy to see that we share the same vision and determination to grow the sport at all levels, from the grassroots to the top events, and this is where the extension of our partnership becomes especially important,” he continued. The CEV have fostered a tremendous transformational journey of European Volleyball and its governance under the leadership of President Boričić. “Mikasa understand the virtuosity of this process and its benefits towards the further growth of Volleyball and I am pleased that they have accepted to support us for another four years, with an unprecedented level of commitment. The prolongation of the partnership truly shows that we are one Volleyball team, sharing the same goals and vision,” the CEV President concluded. “Mikasa Corporation is extremely honoured with the extension of our partnership with the CEV and with the opportunity to support their Volleyball and Beach Volleyball events as well as the long-term growth of the sport in Europe by providing everyone involved with the right products to play Volleyball and Beach Volleyball, Together with the CEV we will continue to work hard and strive for more excellence,” Mr. Saeki concluded.”
Hamburg, Germany, July 6, 2019 – Mikasa Ambassador, Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes won the gold medal at FIVB Beach World Championships on SaturdaySarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes topped April Ross and Alix Klineman, 2-0 (23-21, 23-21) to capture that gold medal, prize money of US$60,000 and an automatic qualification spot for their country to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Congratulations!! Please see more details as below:confident-canadians-pavan-and-humana-paredes-claim-championship by FIVB website
MIKASA WILL BE PROTAGONIST OF THE CEV CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SUPER FINALS 2019 WITH MVA200CEV BALL AND TWO TEAMS OF MIKASA UNIFORM PROJECTToday is a special day for Mikasa.The protagonists of the CEV Champions League Super Finals were defined.For the first time in the history of the continental trophy, the Men's and Women's finals will be played on the same day, May 18th, and in one location, the fascinating Berlin City (Germany).This event will be an incredible highlight for Mikasa. The official and exclusive game ball will be MVA200CEV by virtue of the prestigious sponsorship between Mikasa and the CEV but in the Women’s epilogue also the Mikasa Team Uniform Project will have an international limelight thanks to the two Italian Finalists: Imoco Volley Conegliano and Igor Gorgonzola Novara.The duel between Conegliano and Novara, protagonists of five consecutive finals in Italy (two Supercups, two Coppa Italia and one Scudetto final) is ready to light up all the European volleyball fans with their amazing players as: Monica De Gennaro, best libero in last two World Championships, Stefana Veljkovic, gold medalist last World Championship, Paola Egonu, Cristina Chirichella, Kimberly Hill, Asja Wolosz and so on.We are Mikasa and today is a very special day for us. See You soon in Berlin!
FIRST TROPHY OF THE SPONSORSHIP MIKASA – IGOR GORGONZOLA NOVARAThe honors of the Mikasa Team Uniform are still extended. On this occasion, the merit of Igor Gorgonzola Volley Novara that Sunday 3 February triumphed in the Italian Cup.Piccinini and teamates have had the best at the tie-break on the Italian Champions of the Imoco Volley Conegliano, another Mikasa Top Team, in what has now become the challenge of the challenges in Italian Women's volleyball. The last five finals of the Super Cup, Italian Cup and Scudetto, in fact, have not admitted other protagonists and for the values seen on the court it is certain that this dualism will continue in the future.In Verona, in a sold out sport hall (almost 5,000 spectators) another chapter of this saga was staged with Igor able to mentally resist the advantage built by Conegliano. The Imoco Volley, in fact, had given the impression of having closed the match when it took the lead 2 sets to 1 with a peremptory 25-12.At the Panthers, as Imoco Volley Players as known, failed the knockout in the fourth set. Novara, as a great team, took the opportunity to get up again, taking advantage of the contribution of the players on the bench that the coach Massimo Barbolini managed perfectly.Letizia Camera, the second settere of Novara, was the game changer. Her choices in the offensive phase of the Piedmontese led the team until the final victory.For Igor Gorgonzola Volley Novara, the one conquered in Verona, is the third Italian Cup, the second consecutive, the first as Mikasa Team Uniform.
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November 16th, 2018Mikasa - Cancun Dinner - 16.11.2018Cancun, Mexico, 16 November, 2018 - The FIVB and Mikasa Corporation have announced the extension of their partnership for another four years up to 2024. The agreement between the governing body for international volleyball and one of Japan’s leading manufacturers was signed on Friday in a special ceremony, ahead of the dinner hosted by the FIVB and Mikasa for all delegates attending the 36th FIVB World Congress in Cancun, Mexico.“Mikasa is a long-term and loyal partner for the FIVB and we are pleased to extend our collaboration for another four years,” FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° said. “Mikasa has supplied equipment for the FIVB since volleyball first appeared in the Olympic programme, back in 1964. We are working closely and it is great to have them joining us now for another Olympic cycle, meaning that Mikasa will be the official ball provider for indoor and beach volleyball events until 2024”.“Mikasa shares our commitment to raising the profile of volleyball, beach volleyball and snow volleyball worldwide, not only at the elite standard, but at the same time helping us to develop the sport at the grass-roots level, with a primary focus on those countries where there is still much room for improvement. We will continue working hard together to pursue sustained success for our sport,” the FIVB President added.President of Mikasa Corporation Mr. Yuji Saeki said: “Mikasa Corporation is extremely honoured to extend its partnership with the FIVB and have the opportunity to continue supporting their volleyball and beach volleyball events and we look forward to support the FIVB in development of snow volleyball. We are also excited to be a part of the sport’s long-term growth worldwide by providing the right products for people of all ages and backgrounds to play volleyball and beach volleyball.”
Cancun, Mexico, 16 November, 2018 - The FIVB and Mikasa Corporation revealed the design of the new “V200W” indoor volleyball in a special ceremony tonight, followed by a celebratory dinner hosted by the FIVB and Mikasa for all delegates attending the 36th FIVB World Congress in Cancun, Mexico.The V200W features a perfectly balanced, 18-panel aerodynamic design that improves ball movement and gives players greater control. With enhanced visibility, the new indoor ball will optimise the quality of play and maximise excitement on the court.The double-dimpled microfiber surface stabilises the flight path of the ball and creates additional cushioned ball control, whilst the anti-sweat functionality “Nano Balloon Silica” prevents the surface of the ball from becoming slippery during intense play. The ball exceeds the FIVB’s homologation standards and passed stringent testing protocols, carried out by leading national teams and clubs over the last six months.The V200W will make its debut at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup and replaces the MVA200, which was first used at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.Following the announcement, FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F said:“Mikasa has supplied equipment for the FIVB since volleyball was first included on the Olympic Programme at Tokyo’s first Olympic Games in 1964, and the V200W will be the new FIVB official game ball. “Mikasa shares the FIVB’s vision for sporting innovation and I believe that our ongoing relationship will go from strength to strength as we move forward together.”Mikasa President Yuji Saeki said:“Our partnership with the FIVB has formed a fundamental relationship for our organisation for many years, and I am delighted to launch the V200W, which will be seen and used around the world. “It is my hope that the FIVB and Mikasa will share many more future moments like this.”Please click the following images to see the ball details.Mikasa - Cancun Dinner - 16.11.2018
We are pleased to announce that CSV and MIKASA have extended its existing long-term partnership for another four years on 16th November at Cancun, Mexico.The FIVB exclusive official game balls, MVA200 and VLS300 will be used for all indoor volleyball and beach volleyball competitions organized by Confederación Sudamericana de Voleibol and the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.We are delighted to continue to support the Confederación Sudamericana de Voleibol with whom we have had a great relationship over years.With this renewed partnership with them, Mikasa Corporation sincerely hopes to play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of volleyball and beach volleyball in South America.