2017 and 2018 – A Message from the President

A great 2017 – and an even better 2018! – Looking back and ahead – 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, it is worthwhile thinking about our achievements this year that include a number of “firsts”: ParaVolley Africa and ParaVolley Pan America had their first elections for the Board...

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World ParaVolley Commission Chairperson Positions Renewal

2018 marks the beginning of the next 4 years of appointment for all of the Chairs of the various Commissions by the Board. The Board has decided to openly invite Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from the wider World ParaVolley community to take up the positions of Commission Chairs.  There is...

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World ParaVolley Newsletter – December 2017

World ParaVolley will be publishing a quarterly Newsletter, starting in December 2017. The Newsletter is being compiled by Mr. Nello Calleja, and will contain information about competitions, interesting pieces from the Zones, course schedules, etc. – basically anything ParaVolley! Click here to read the newsletter! CONTEST!!  Name the newsletter!  Winner...

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2017 World Super 6: #27 on IPC’s Top 50 of 2017!

Once again World ParaVolley has made the IPC’s annual top 50 list! The inaugural World ParaVolley World Super 6 was selected as #27 in the IPC’s list. The World Super 6 is a new event concept for World ParaVolley, and the first edition was held in Hangzhou, China earlier in...

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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Rankings Update!

Today World ParaVolley has released the updated World Rankings for men’s and women’s sitting volleyball. Over the past several months, teams have been vying for the top spots at their respective Zone Championships, and also fighting for automatic qualification slots for the 2018 World Championships in the Netherlands in July....

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2018 World ParaVolley Events update

We would like to draw your attention to the following opportunities for your 2018 participation in planned World ParaVolley events: 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships Qualifier – Korea March 27th – April 1st (arrival March 24th, departure April 2nd) For male and female teams that have not already qualified for...

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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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