30 Nov Asics to Sponsor International Volleyball Association
Asics reached a five-year global sponsorship agreement with the Federal International Volleyball Association. The new partnership, which will commence on Jan. 1, 2016 and end Dec. 31, 2020, will involve Asics supplying the tops for the athletes, and uniforms for the court personnel and officials in beach volleyball and uniforms for the referees and officials in volleyball.
The FIVB is constantly looking for new ways to modernise the sport of volleyball to ensure it stays at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and Asics will also be creating a new line of uniform which will help the FIVB strengthen its position as one of the world’s most innovative and dynamic sports.
FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° said:
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Asics to the global volleyball family as we look ahead to an exciting new partnership over the next five years.
“Together we can help enhance volleyball’s reputation and popularity around the world as we aim to realize our vision of becoming the number one family sport entertainment.”
Asics President and CEO Motoi Oyama said, “Asics is thrilled to be able to support the FIVB as an official supporter. We hope our new uniform styles will contribute to the spread of volleyball and beach volleyball and create a new image for the two disciplines.”