WADA Publishes the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

From the World Anti-Doping Agency Montreal, 29 September 2016 Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; along with, the 2017 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List – which designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition, and which...

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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 6

CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STREAMING ON SEPTEMBER 15-16-17-18!! MATCH REPORT – Day 6 – Wednesday, September 14th USA vs Rwanda (Women) – Pool B USA currently sits in second place in pool B, and was looking for a solid win against Rwanda to bump up their points ratio.  Certainly Rwanda...

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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 5

MATCH REPORT – Day 5 – Tuesday, September 13th Netherlands vs Brazil (Women) – POOL A BRA are currently top of pool A and wanted to keep it that way in this match against NED. BRA attacked with purpose and led 8-2 within a few minutes. Nathalie de Silva was...

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Obituary: Victor Dyakov, founder of sitting volleyball in Russia – 1938-2016

The World ParaVolley family would like to express our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Victor Dyakov, founder of sitting volleyball in Russia. We received the below message from the Russian Paralympic Committee yesterday: “Dear Colleagues, September 10, 2016 after a long illness Victor Dyakov, founder of...

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Rio 2016 Paralympics – Match Report – Day 2

MATCH REPORT – Day 2 China vs Rwanda (Women) – POOL B China, number 1 ranked in the world, took on Rwanda in their debut at the Paralympics. CHN completely controlled the match in what will probably be the most dominant game of the tournament. They capitalised on RWA lack...

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WELCOME TO THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES!!!

World ParaVolley has launched a webpage dedicated to the Sitting Volleyball Competition at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games! WELCOME TO THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES!!! This page contains all you need to know about the Sitting Volleyball competition at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games.  Here you will find: Competition schedules Match reports...

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Rio 2016 Sitting Volleyball Competition Schedule Released

The competition schedule for the 2016 Rio2016 Paralympic Games sitting volleyball competition has been released. DOWNLOAD THE SCHEDULE HERE (as at August 25th, 2016) Also, download the following infographics for information about the pools and the qualification paths for both the men’s and the women’s competitions: Updated Pool Composition Qualification...

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