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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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 1

MATCH REPORT – Day 1 Brazil vs USA (Men) – POOL A It was a big match up for the opening sitting volleyball game of the Paralympics with host nation Brazil taking on their continental rivals, the USA. Brazil took an early lead and dominated for the first set with...

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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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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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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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