Sitting volleyball takes centrestage in FIVB Women’s Club World Championship

Shaoxing, China, December 1, 2019 – Fans were treated to some sitting volleyball action when the Chinese women’s national team, which took silver at the 2016 Paralympic Games, played in a demonstration match ahead of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship at the Shaoxing Olympic Sports Centre. ParaVolley...

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UPDATE – Tokyo 2020 Qualification Regulations

The IPC has released a major update to the Tokyo 2020 Qualification Regulations.  There is an important update in the Sitting Volleyball section (pages 129-132). https://www.paralympic.org/tokyo-2020/qualification-criteria The change is the following: “Athlete Eligibility To be eligible for selection by an NPC, athletes must: have played in at least one international,...

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Announcement – Canada to Host Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

World ParaVolley, Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Nova Scotia sign the contract for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament World ParaVolley, Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Nova Scotia are pleased to announce that the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from...

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Announcement – USA Volleyball to Host Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

  World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball sign the Contract for the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball are pleased to announce that the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Edmond, Oklahoma in the period 16 to 21 March 2020. ...

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2019 ParaVolley Africa Championships – EGY Men and RWA Women take the GOLD!

22-Sep-2019 Egypt Men qualify for Tokyo 2020! Egypt defeated Rwanda 3-0 (25-6, 25-11, 25-16) in the final of the Men’s ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships, winning the gold and also the ParaVolley Africa qualification spot for Tokyo 2020! Algeria defeated Kenya for Bronze 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 25-15, 27-25) and in...

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Sitting Volleyball Challenge in Japan hits the mark

Chiba City, Japan (Reuters) – Sitting volleyball could be one of the most thrilling and loudest of the Paralympic disciplines at next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games if events during the Sitting Volleyball Challenge tournament in Chiba on Friday are anything to go by. In front of a raucous crowd of...

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#500DaysToGo: Tokyo Organising Committee reveals Paralympic Pictograms

With just 500 days before the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the Organising Committee of the Paralympic Games has revealed the official pictograms for all 23 sporting events, including sitting volleyball. The 2020 Games aims to promote “Innovation from Harmony,” and the pictograms were designed to stay true to this promise....

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Tokyo 2020: Sitting Volleyball dates confirmed

The competition schedule for Sitting Volleyball has been confirmed by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee as part of its overall sport competition plan for the Paralympic Games, with the first serve set for 28 August running through to 6 September. Just like at Rio 2016, six days of Sitting Volleyball competition...

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