World ParaVolley releases new Classification Rules

May 24th, 2017 World ParaVolley has released the new Classification Rules for sitting volleyball The International Paralympic Committee released the new Athlete Classification Code in 2015.  As a signatory to the IPC Classification Code and its associated International Standards, World ParaVolley is obliged to apply the Code and to review...

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Russia win GOLD at the World Super 6 – Women!

WELCOME TO THE WORLD SUPER 6 – WOMEN!! Follow World ParaVolley here: RUSSIA – CHAMPION! BEST PLAYERS View competition photos here! This page contains all you need to know about the World Super 6 – Women. Here you will find: Competition schedule Match reports Links to daily reports Links to...

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New World ParaVolley Classification Rules to be announced soon!

The World ParaVolley Classification Review Panel has been hard at work over the past year putting together the new World ParaVolley Classification Rules. The new Rules will reflect changes to the IPC 2015 Classification Code.  The World ParaVolley Review Panel initiated a self-audit process in 2016, with the intent of...

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World ParaVolley releases qualification criteria for 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships

World ParaVolley has released the qualification criteria for the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships for men and women. The Championships will take place in the Netherlands in July, 2018.  The Netherlands Volleyball Association (NeVoBo) will host the event, which will see teams compete in various different cities and come together...

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World ParaVolley and Molten sign 4-year agreement

The World ParaVolley Board is pleased to announce that a contract has been signed with the Molten Corporation for Molten volleyballs to be the official game ball for World ParaVolley events henceforth to the end of December 2020. The agreement is a landmark for World ParaVolley in that it is...

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USA athlete Roderick Green accepts doping sanction

On 14th March 2017, the United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) announced that Mr Roderick Green of team USA has accepted a 9 months ban after having tested positive for a prohibited substance due to a contaminated oral supplement. The World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission has been kept informed throughout the...

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Classification Review Update

(from IPC) In January, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) released the Classification Model Rules and the Model of Best Practice on National Classification, both of which aim to assist the membership with the implementation of the 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code (the Code). The model rules are compliant with the...

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2017 World Super 6 Competition – Women

On 12 January in the city of Hangzhou, China, the World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner (2nd from right) and the China Goalball Centre Director Lu Cailling (second from left) signed the Contract to conduct the first ever World Super 6 event for women in May, 2017.  Present to witness the...

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Message from the President

From the President’s Desk As 2016 draws to a close, it is a good time to provide our members and volunteers with a summary of what has been a very active year. Board Meetings We have conducted 5 meetings during the year, including a face-to-face meeting in China at which...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Saturday, 3 December 2016 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities – a day designated by the UN that applies worldwide. The theme for 2016 relates to Achieving Goals for the Future We Want – a very suitable theme for World ParaVolley as we continue to plan to offer...

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