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The 2021 FIVB Volleyball Nations League will include 16 teams for each gender, who will compete in a round-robin Preliminary Round from May 25 to June 20 for the women and May 28 to June 23 for the men– all within one secure ‘bubble’.

There will be one ranking table, with the top four teams at the end of the Preliminary Round advancing to the semifinals which will be followed by the medals matches for bronze and gold.

A total of 248 matches will be played across the season - 124 for each gender (120 in the Preliminary Round plus 4 in the Finals).