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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2017 World Club Cup Announced

ANNOUNCEMENT 2017 World ParaVolley World Club Cup Tabriz, I R Iran May 1-6, 2017 World ParaVolley and the I R Iran Sports Federation for the Disabled are pleased to jointly announce that the 2017 World Club Cup for men will take place in the city of Tabriz, I R Iran...

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World ParaVolley: All Rio 2016 Athlete Samples Negative

World ParaVolley: All Rio 2016 Athlete Samples Negative World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that all athlete samples collected during the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and for the period during and since 2012 London Paralympics, have returned 100 percent negative results for all ParaVolley athletes tested from...

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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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