Sitting Volleyball Moments – #19 in IPC Top 50 of 2016!

Once again, Sitting Volleyball has featured in the International Paralympic Committee’s Top 50 list – this time in 2016 with three ‘Moments’ together in one tidy package! USA Women take Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Gold over perennial champions China It was no short journey for the USA Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team...

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R.I.P. Dan Apol – 1972-2016

On behalf of World ParaVolley and with the recent and sudden passing of Daniel Lee Apol, I wish to offer sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. I had many an interesting conversation with Dan, be it in a Sitting Volleyball venue or at an airport lounge after an...

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IR Iran are Golden in Rio!

MATCH REPORT – Final Day – Sunday, September 18th IR Iran is back on top of the world as they win GOLD in the Men’s Sitting Volleyball Competition in Rio! Gold medal match – Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Iran (Men) It was the final match for the men’s tournament and...

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GOLD for USA Women over China at Rio 2016!

MATCH REPORT – Day 9 – Saturday, September 17th USA Golden in match against China! China has won every single gold medal match since women first started playing Sitting Volleyball in the Paralympics in 2004. The USA looked to change that and make history in this Rio 2016 gold medal...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. I R Iran for Gold – Again!

MATCH REPORT – Day 8 – Friday, September 16th It’s a Bosnia and Herzegovina vs I R Iran final in men’s sitting volleyball! For the 5th time in as many Paralympics, Bosnia and Herzegovina will face I R Iran for gold here at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.  Iran has...

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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 6

CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STREAMING ON SEPTEMBER 15-16-17-18!! MATCH REPORT – Day 6 – Wednesday, September 14th USA vs Rwanda (Women) – Pool B USA currently sits in second place in pool B, and was looking for a solid win against Rwanda to bump up their points ratio.  Certainly Rwanda...

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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 4

MATCH REPORT – Day 4 – Monday, September 12th Rwanda vs Iran (Women) – POOL B RWA and IRI both make their Paralympic debut in this competition and face off in their second pool B match. IRI started off with a bang and were winning 8-3, before RWA started engaging....

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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 3

MATCH REPORT – Day 3 Brazil vs Egypt (Men) – POOL A Brazil and Egypt both hope to medal in this competition and Brazil needed a win in this match to help set them up or even qualify for the semi-finals. Captain Hesham Elshwikh opened the scoring for EGY with...

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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 2

MATCH REPORT – Day 2 China vs Rwanda (Women) – POOL B China, number 1 ranked in the world, took on Rwanda in their debut at the Paralympics. CHN completely controlled the match in what will probably be the most dominant game of the tournament. They capitalised on RWA lack...

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