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
The NVL is proud to announce the renewal of their sponsorship commitment from Mikasa. Mikasa has partnered with the NVL for multiple years now, it will continue to be toted as “the official volleyball of the National Volleyball League.”“Mikasa Corporation is honored to support NVL as the exclusive official game ball supplier. With this renewed partnership, we sincerely hope that Mikasa Corporation will play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of beach volleyball together with NVL”, said Mr. Yuji Saeki.NVL Founder Albert “AL-B” Hannemann expressed his excitement over the renewal of this epic, longtime partnership:“We are thrilled and excited about renewing our partnership with this industry leader. Mikasa has supported us for the past four years and it means a lot to our organization to have their continued support and commitment to growing the sport together for many more years to come.”Beach volleyball is now the fastest growing sport in history at the collegiate level. This fast growth has contributed to the NVL completing six successful years as a professional tour and developing the only beach volleyball academy with full time school in the United States at the Club Med Resort in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Top quality products for the German volleyball league (VBL)! MIKASA is the global market leader in volleyball and remains the official premium partner for all the federation leagues. The contract with MIKASA has been extended until 2021.“Mikasa Corporation is exceeding honored with the contract and the partnership with VBL to support their volleyball events. With this renewed partnership, Mikasa Corporation sincerely hopes to play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of volleyball in German”, says Mr. Saeki, President of Mikasa.The Japanese company provides balls, ball carrier, ball bags and mini-volleyballs for 74 teams in the 1st and 2nd leagues every season. “We have been cooperating with MIKASA since 2002. This is a leading partnership that always brings success. There is probably no other brand in volleyball, which is as well known as MIKASA” VBL President Michael Evers is delighted with the extension of the contract.The VBL's (German National Volleyball League) Managing Director, Klaus-Peter Jung, commented: "When it comes to the production and development of volleyballs, MIKASA stands for quality, and has been setting standards worldwide for many years. I am very pleased that we are cooperating with the best manufacturer on the market. The volleyball know-how at MIKASA is huge, and of course we benefit from this knowledge as a partner".The World Federation FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball) and the European Volleyball Association CEV also use MIKASA as an official game ball. In Germany, the Japanese company is represented by HAMMER SPORT AG. The MIKASA general importer from Neu-Ulm supports the partnership with VBL and is also a long-standing partner and sponsor of the German Volleyball Federation, the German volleyball youth and a further nine regional volleyball federations.
We are glad to announce the MIKASA Team CUCINE LUBE CIVITANOVA won the 2016/2017 Del Monte Coppa Italia Super Lega.Unipol Arena in Casalecchio di Reno celebrated with cheers of 9,000 spectators Cucine Lube Civitanova, one of the Mikasa Team Uniform, won the Del Monte Italian Cup in a thrilling 3-1 win over Trentino Volley.The Italian Cup Final Four was played with Mikasa MVA200 with the extraordinary exciting atmosphere of the Italian Male Volleyball League. In two days there were 17,000 spectators in total, the audience engaged by a big sports show with the highly scenic entertainment.The matches were broadcast live or near-live to Sportklub (Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Macedonia, Montenegro), Sportklub Poland (Poland), OTE (Greece), Saran (Turkey), Sky Mexico (Mexico , Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic), Sportmax (Caribbean Bermuda, Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, Caimán Islands, Jamaica, Granada, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago , Aruba, St Vincent and the Grenadines), Img and Perform (streaming worldwide distribution for betting).In Italy, thanks to the national channel Raisport, people have experienced the amazing atmosphere of the Unipol Arena.Thanks to the sponsorship with Italian Male Volleyball League and with Cucine Lube Civitanova, the Italian Cup was also a triumph for Mikasa.
We are glad to announce the MIKASA Team Imoco Volley Conegliano won the 2016/2017 ITALIAN Supercup.Two hundred days after winning the Italian National Championship, Imoco Volley (one of the teams wearing Mikasa Team Uniform) won the first domestic trophy of the season, beating 3-1 Foppapedretti Bergamo, cerebrated with more than 4,000 fans in attendance at Palaverde in Treviso.
Mikasa hosted the Gala dinner during XXXVII CEV General Assembly in Luxembourg. FIVB President Dr. Ary Graça, CEV President Mr. Aleksandar Boričić, CEV affiliated Natinal Federation and people related to the sport of volleyball gathered together to build solid relationships for creating future powerful events. (Pictures courtesy by CEVeventoLive.it)
Rio De Janeiro (BRA) August 08, 2016 – FINA has extended its agreement with the Mikasa Corporation of Japan for the period 2017-2020. Mikasa will be the exclusive supplier of water polo balls for all FINA-governed water polo competitions during this four-year period, including the FINA World Championships, which will be held in Budapest (HUN) in 2017 and in Gwangju (KOR) in 2019.Other FINA competitions part of this package are the annual series of the World Leagues (for men and women), the Junior World Championships (for men and women) in 2017 and 2019, the Youth World Championships (for men and women) in 2018 and 2020, and the World Cups (for men and women) in 2018.“Mikasa has been a successful partner of FINA and plays an essential role in the development of the first Olympic team sport, Water Polo. The quality of its products and the modern and dynamic design of its balls are precious tools that contribute to enhance the beauty and exposure of this spectacular game, thus bringing a strong added-value to this discipline”, stated FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione.“For us at Mikasa Corporation, this day marks an important stage in our history. We look forward to a partnership lasting well into the future. With this renewed partnership, we sincerely hope that Mikasa Corporation will play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of Water Polo around the World”, said Mr. Yuji Saeki, President of Mikasa Corporation.