World ParaVolley Board of Directors reinforces importance of World ParaVolley Foundation

Arnhem, the Netherlands, 11 July, 2018 – The World ParaVolley Board of Directors completed its three-day meeting in the Papendal Hotel on Tuesday on the eve of the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships, which will take place across the Netherlands starting Sunday. Led by World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM,...

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Wei Ping recognised for services to Volleyball in Australia

Australian Volleyball coach Wei Ping Tu has received the Australian Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his services, over many years, to the development of Volleyball in Australia. From China to Australia After studying Volleyball at the famous Beijing Sports University and coaching in China for many years,...

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Croatia and Italy are Golden at the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championship Qualifier

WELCOME !!! …to the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships Final Qualifier! After months of preparation and days of travel, teams will face off from March 27th – April 1st 2018 in Jeju City, South Korea to decide who will gain the final qualification spots for the 2018 World ParaVolley...

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World ParaVolley Foundation Launches ‘Because I Can’ Campaign

Press release World ParaVolley is pleased to announce the formation of the World ParaVolley Foundation. The purpose of the Foundation is improving the lives of Para Athletes by planning and delivering fundraising activities with an initial focus on the USA.  In what must be record time for an organization such...

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2018 World Championships Final Qualifier announced

In cooperation with the Korean Volleyball Association for the Disabled (KOVAD) and the Jeju Volleyball Association for Disabled (JVAD), World ParaVolley is pleased to announce the staging of the 2018 World Championships Final Qualification Tournament (M & W) in March of 2018. The Qualification event will take place in Jeju...

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World ParaVolley Board Meeting in Netherlands

The World ParaVolley Board is holding the first meeting of 2017 in the Netherlands this week.  On the table for consideration are the all-important Strategic Plan, Membership, Media & Communications, Beach Volleyball, Classification, Anti-Doping, HR and Development. The major events in 2017 for the teams include the World Club Cup,...

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World ParaVolley Releases Classification Review Process

All International Federations that are members of the International Paralympic Committee have become signatories to the IPC Classification Code and its associated International Standards. As a signatory, World ParaVolley is not only obliged to apply the Code but also to review its own classification rules and processes to ensure that...

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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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Luxembourg Hosts Historic Level One World ParaVolley Coaching Course

Thirty-one participants descended on Luxembourg this past weekend for a four-day intensive ParaVolley coaching course that had an emphasis on Sitting Volleyball. An impressive attendance for the coaching qualification, but even more notable was the fact that 16 different countries were represented in what was a big step forward for...

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Rio2016 Sitting Volleyball Competition Pools Announcement

The pools for the Men’s and Women’s sitting volleyball competitions at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games are now confirmed, and there will certainly be some exciting play in the pool matches! Both the men’s and women’s competitions feature the top two world-ranked teams in Pool B.  The men’s Pool B features...

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