New version of Anti-Doping e-Learning Platform launched by WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has launched an updated version of the Athlete Learning Program about Health and Anti-Doping (ALPHA) course on its Anti-Doping e-Learning Platform (ADeL). Initially launched in 2014 – and developed with the help of athletes, leading psychologists, behavioral scientists, education technologists, e-learning specialists and prevention specialists...

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Mike Hulett, My Hero – By John Kessel

World ParaVolley Development Director and USA Volleyball’s director of sport development John Kessel wrote this wonderful tribute about former USA coach, World ParaVolley Board member and close friend Mike Hulett, who passed away last Thursday, aged 64. Mike Hulett was one of my heroes as he put the preciousness of...

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Sitting volleyball to feature at Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament in Dubai

As part of encouraging and promoting sport among people of all determinations, a sitting volleyball exhibition game, featuring players from countries across the region, including Egypt and Kazakhstan, will be held during the opening ceremony of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament in Dubai on Tuesday. Organised by Dubai Sports...

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Team entries firming up for Pingtan Beach World Series Open

Eight weeks ahead of one of World ParaVolley’s 2019 highlights, teams are already confirming their participation to the first-ever Beach World Series event.   The world is in for a spectacle as the tournament, set to be staged at the Longfengtou Beach in Pingtan, Fuzhou, China, hass seen eight men’s...

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Couzner: Invictus Games Passion on Display

World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner was suitably impressed with the “teamwork, enthusiasm and dedication” shown by the Sitting Volleyball competitors at the Invictus Games held in Sydney, Australia last month. World ParaVolley supported the event by donating Molten volleyballs and providing staff expertise in the planning and delivery of the...

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Invictus Games – Georgia aiming for back to back Sitting Volleyball gold

Sitting Volleyball pool play at the Invictus Games was completed on Monday with Poland, Georgia, the United Kingdom, and Estonia all topping their respective groups to qualify for Tuesday’s finals. Main Photo: Poland beat France in the opening match in pool play 2-1 (12-21, 22-20, 15-13). (C/O) Invictus Games Sydney...

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Invictus Games – Afghanistan’s Sitting Volleyball team lifted by the locals

The Afghanistan sitting volleyball team won the majority of the crowd’s support during the pool competition at the Genea Netball Centre on Monday, despite not winning either of their pool games. Story courtesy of Invictus Games Main Photo: Afghanistan players celebrate winning a point against Team UK in their sitting volleyball...

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Invictus Games – Sitting Volleyball service leads to late call-up for Australian veteran

Samual Maraldo seems to have the knack for timing. Just as the former electronic technician’s departure from the Royal Australian Navy was being processed, preparations were underway for the inaugural Invictus Games in London in 2014, and he received an unexpected call-up. Four years later, Maraldo was helping out the...

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Invictus Games – Sitting Volleyball – One week to go

Make sure you keep up with the latest from the Sitting Volleyball at the Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia with this dedicated webpage. The Sitting Volleyball competition will take place on 22 & 23 October in the Genea Netball Centre and Quaycentre. The previous three editions of the Invictus Games has...

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