Almost everything looks different this week in the Volleyball Nations League 2022. Besides moving the women's pools from Shreveport-Bossier City, USA, and Ankara, Türkiye, to Brasilia, Brazil, and Quezon City, the Philippines, the 16 teams competing in the tournament are now facing different opponents too.

One thing that remains the same is that the daily duels between the best volleyball teams on the planet continue to generate beautiful images. Here are a few that perfectly reflect the atmosphere at the stadiums in Brazil and the Philippines.


Welcome to the VNL 2022 in Quezon City!


Japan's Arisa Inoue flies from the backcourt to hit the ball

Volleyball Nations League 2022 Brasilia Women - NEDvsBRA-15

Brazilian fans support the Tokyo Olympic silver medallists in Brasilia

Volleyball Nations League 2022 Brasilia Men - SRBvsITA-12

Marina Lubian's spike sends the ball rolling over the net as Serbian players attempt to block it


Chinese captain Yuan Xinyue looks hypnotized by the wizardry of Belgian setter Jutta van de Vyver

Volleyball Nations League 2022 Brasilia Women - DOMvsKOR-24

The net and the Korean players don't seem to challenge Dominican hitter Yonkaira Pena


Four Bulgarian and two Japanese hands fight for the point

Volleyball Nations League 2022 Brasilia Women - ITAvsDOM-18

Italian star Paola Egonu's debut is one of the attractions of Week 2 in Brasilia


An excited Thai fan pushes his team to victory in Quezon City

Volleyball Nations League 2022 Brasilia Women - ITAvsDOM-13

Dominican coach Marcos Kwiek reacts after a point