USA athlete Roderick Green accepts doping sanction

On 14th March 2017, the United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) announced that Mr Roderick Green of team USA has accepted a 9 months ban after having tested positive for a prohibited substance due to a contaminated oral supplement. The World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission has been kept informed throughout the...

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Classification Review Update

(from IPC) In January, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) released the Classification Model Rules and the Model of Best Practice on National Classification, both of which aim to assist the membership with the implementation of the 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code (the Code). The model rules are compliant with the...

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2017 World Super 6 Competition – Women

On 12 January in the city of Hangzhou, China, the World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner (2nd from right) and the China Goalball Centre Director Lu Cailling (second from left) signed the Contract to conduct the first ever World Super 6 event for women in May, 2017.  Present to witness the...

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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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