Slovenia win ParaVolley Europe Men’s New Nations Tournament

The Slovenia Men’s Sitting Volleyball team took out the honours at the ParaVolley Europe Men’s Subzone New Nations Tournament in Tourcoing, France on Sunday. The two-day tournament also featured hosts France, the Czech Republic and world No. 37 Georgia. Slovenia beat the Czech Republic and Georgia on Saturday before beating France...

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Referee and Classification Courses completed in Tourcoing

The latest World ParaVolley Referee and Classification courses have been completed on the sidelines of the ParaVolley Europe New Nations Subzone Men’s Tournament 2018, which starts in Tourcoing, France on Saturday. The World ParaVolley Sports Department, with the close cooperation of its Referee Commission, the Head of Education of the...

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Wanted – World ParaVolley archive aficionado

History – it is valuable and it needs to be recorded. We need you! Since World ParaVolley as such began in 1980, much history has been written about our various Volleyball disciplines. It has been an incredible history with the organization being an independent not-for-profit yet always, through an immense...

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World ParaVolley statement on Russian paravolley anti-doping status

Following the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, World ParaVolley would like to clarify its position concerning ParaVolley in Russia and its anti-doping status. “Whilst World ParaVolley is affiliated to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and acknowledges...

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World ParaVolley Hangzhou Development Centre confirmed as host of 2019 Board Meeting

World ParaVolley has confirmed that the 2019 Board of Directors meeting will take place at the World ParaVolley Development Centre in Hangzhou, China from 12-14 March, after receiving an invitation from Lu Cailiang, PVAO President to host the event. The 2019 Board event follows a constructive three-day meeting on the...

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General Assembly reports now online

With Excellence in Governance at the forefront of its Mission and Integrity one of its Key Values, World ParaVolley has published the reports from its past four General Assemblies online on the World ParaVolley website. 2018 World ParaVolley General Assembly Report 2016 World ParaVolley General Assembly Report 2014 World ParaVolley...

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Sitting Volleyball confirmed for 2019 Pajulahti Games

Sitting Volleyball will once again take centre stage at the 2019 Pajulahti Games in Lahti, Finland which will be held in the Pajulahti Paralympic Training Center from 17-20 January. The ninth edition of the annual event will consist of at least seven sports with Sitting Volleyball being joined by goalball,...

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Two year anniversary – Sitting Volleyball Paralympic Gold for Iran men at Rio 2016

Just like the women’s final the day before, it was packed house at the Riocentro Pavilion 6 for the men’s Sitting Volleyball gold medal match at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Olympic Games between Iran and Bosnia & Herzegovina. It was the final match for the men’s tournament and Iran and Bosnia...

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Two year anniversary – Sitting Volleyball Paralympic Gold for USA Women at Rio 2016

The atmosphere was incredible, the play outstanding and a new Paralympic champion beckoned. Two years ago on this day, the top two Sitting Volleyball women’s teams in the world battled it out for Paralympic honours in the Riocentro Pavilion 6 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Olympic Games. China has won...

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Two month anniversary – Sitting Volleyball World Championships

Two months ago the first serve of the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships took place by China’s Xuemei Tang in the opening match of the women’s tournament against tournament debutants Italy in the Musis – Stadstheater in Arnhem. Defending champions China went on to win the opening point...

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