WELCOME TO THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES!!!

World ParaVolley has launched a webpage dedicated to the Sitting Volleyball Competition at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games! WELCOME TO THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES!!! This page contains all you need to know about the Sitting Volleyball competition at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games.  Here you will find: Competition schedules Match reports...

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Team Ukraine Women – From London 2012 to Rio 2016

Ukraine women won bronze in London 2012 – What has happened over the last 4 years for the team? After the Paralympic Games in London 2012, a lot of positive and negative changes have occurred for the team. We received huge attention from the national media and more people became...

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Rio 2016 Sitting Volleyball Competition Schedule Released

The competition schedule for the 2016 Rio2016 Paralympic Games sitting volleyball competition has been released. DOWNLOAD THE SCHEDULE HERE (as at August 25th, 2016) Also, download the following infographics for information about the pools and the qualification paths for both the men’s and the women’s competitions: Updated Pool Composition Qualification...

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Up and coming Canadian superstar Jennifer Oakes gives us an inside look into how she joined Sitting Volleyball and her experience on the road to Rio 2016

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of Canadian Women’s Team Athlete Jennifer Oakes. Up and coming Canadian superstar Jennifer Oakes gives...

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IPC and Dailymotion to Live Stream Rio2016 Sitting Volleyball Matches

(from IPC) The International Paralympic Committee and Dailymotion have announced that 680 hours of coverage from 13 sports will be live streamed on 15 high-definition channels on the IPC’s website (Paralympic.org) during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Among the HD channels is included a dedicated sitting volleyball channel, which will...

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World ParaVolley and Senoh Corporation sign Homologation Agreement

World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that today President Barry Couzner signed a homologation (approval) contract with Senoh Corporation of Japan, represented by President Tetsuya Ozaki. At a ceremony in Tokyo, history was made for World ParaVolley as this is the first time that such an agreement has been made...

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German Men’s team crowdfunding miracle on road to Rio medal

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of the German Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s amazing fundraising scheme. German Men’s team crowdfunding miracle on...

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From war to Paralympic Champions, Bosnia and Herzegovina share their pride and Sitting Volleyball accomplishments

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of Sitting Volleyball in Bosnia and Herzegovina. From war to Paralympic Champions, Bosnia and Herzegovina...

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