Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games postponed – IPC

Today, the International Paralympic Committee, along with the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, came to the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. From the IPC: Following the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President...

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Beach ParaVolley World Championships Series in Pingtan postponed

World ParaVolley is taking an initiative to follow recommendations of the International Paralympic Committee and the World Health Organization in an effort to support the international sporting communities’ response to the spread of COVID-19. In light of the current situation, World ParaVolley has postponed the second edition of the Beach...

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USA vs Canada friendly in 2019

Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament Schedule Set

The U.S. Men’s Sitting Volleyball National Team is preparing to host the seven-team Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament March 16-21 at its training headquarters in Edmond, Oklahoma. Along with the USA, participating teams are Canada, Croatia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Ukraine. The Americans are ranked seventh in the...

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Coronavirus – 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup

Important Message to all World ParaVolley Members  RE: The coronavirus outbreak in China and the 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup As you are aware, there is great concern about the outbreak of the coronavirus around the world now with more cases being reported every day.  It also appears that airlines...

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ASEAN Para Games 2020 moved to March

The Philippine ASEAN Para Games Organising Committee confirmed the postponement of the biennial tournament’s 10th edition. Originally slated for January 18 to 24, National Paralympic Committee Philippines president and local organising committee director general Michael Barredo said the tournament will now be moved to March 20 to 28 this year...

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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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World ParaVolley Receives Agitos Grant

World ParaVolley Receives Agitos Grant November 25th, 2019 The Agitos Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2019-2020 Grant Support Program, and World ParaVolley is happy to share the news that we have been fortunate again to have been awarded a grant. World ParaVolley has previously received funds from the...

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Classification Survey – Athletes, Coaches, and Medical Personnel

World ParaVolley has launched a survey to request valuable feedback from athletes, coaches, and team medical personnel that attended classification at any of the 2019 Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships. The purpose of the survey is to gain insight into the classification process, and not the sport class rules per se. ...

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