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By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The FIVB finalized the 2011 calendar for the World Tour in mid-December and action is set to kick off in Brasília, Brazil's capital city, on April 18th. This year will have some added stakes; an Olympic Games qualifying test for the women that will take place from August 9th to 14th.

Producing some of the world's best players, volleyball is the second only to football (soccer) in popularity . . .

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