IPC Presidency – End of an era, and a new one begins

Sir Philip Craven – 16 years as IPC President World ParaVolley wishes to acknowledge the enormous contribution Sir Philip Craven has made to the Paralympic Movement after 16 years at the helm as President.  The current IPC is so different to the IPC of 2001 that it is almost as...

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Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations (APSO) Board Elected

World ParaVolley would like to congratulate the new leadership of the Association of Paralympic Sport Organisations (APSO) that was elected prior to the IPC meetings in Abu Dhabi. Sabrina Ibanez (Equestrian) was elected as President and 4 Executive Board Members were elected representing Blind Sports (Henk Van Aller – NED),...

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World ParaVolley opens Development Centre in Hangzhou, China

Announcement – Development Centre Opening World ParaVolley, in cooperation with the China Goalball Training Centre is pleased to announce that the first World ParaVolley Development Centre has been opened in Hangzhou, China on the occasion of the Gala Ceremony for the ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships. Ms. Zhang Haidi...

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GOLD for I.R. Iran Men at the 2017 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships!

I.R. Iran men defeat Kazakhstan to take Gold at the 2017 PVAO Sitting Volleyball Championships! I.R. Iran continued it’s winning ways in Zonal Championships, winning the final match at the competition, blanking Kazakhstan 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-19).  Once again, I.R. Iran has proven themselves as the team to beat in...

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Team China are GOLDEN at the 2017 ParaVolley Asia-Oceania Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships!

China has won Gold at the 2017 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships! Another dominating performance saw China defeat Japan 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-11) for the Gold today! As has been the case with this team through the years, the Chinese women’s team dominated all opposition in the entire...

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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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