Review of 2019 World ParaVolley Board Meeting

In order to push forward the common development of sports for the disabled, promote international exchanges and cooperation with the World Disabled Sports Organizations, and improve the research and practice of sports for the disabled in China, World ParaVolley(WPV) held its 2019 Board Meeting at the World ParaVolley Hangzhou Development...

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FIVB and World ParaVolley join together with a Memorandum of Understanding

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and World ParaVolley have teamed up for the first time to explore cooperative opportunities in the following disciplines: indoor volleyball, beach volleyball, snow volleyball, sitting volleyball and beach ParaVolley.   World ParaVolley is the independent organisation responsible for planning and delivering the sport of ParaVolley...

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World ParaVolley Board welcomes Athletes’ Commission Chair Jose Rebelo

The World ParaVolley Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Athletes’ Commission has been established and is underway in providing valuable feedback to the Organization via the newly elected Chair, Jose Rebelo. After recently held world-wide electronic elections, the following athlete representatives were chosen by current athletes of...

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Official hotel confirmed for Pingtan Beach World Series Open

Time to make your reservations. The Yucheng Sea-view International Hotel has been confirmed as the official hotel for the Pingtan Beach World Series Open. Only a four minute walk or three minute drive from the hotel to the competition venue, it’s ideally located for all Beach ParaVolley fans and athletes. The...

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Wanted – World ParaVolley archive aficionado

History – it is valuable and it needs to be recorded. We need you! Since World ParaVolley as such began in 1980, much history has been written about our various Volleyball disciplines. It has been an incredible history with the organization being an independent not-for-profit yet always, through an immense...

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2018 in Review: Sitting volleyball

The 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships were the sport’s most important competition of the year, but they were not the only highlight. Photo: The 2018  World Championships topped a superb year for Sitting Volleyball Story courtesy of the IPC Unstoppable Iran Led by 2.46m tall Morteza Mehrzadselakjani, reigning Paralympic champions Iran continued with their...

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Kessel Selected for USA Volleyball’s Highest Honour

World ParaVolley Development Director John Kessel has been selected to receive the 2019 Harold T. Friermood “Frier” Award, USA Volleyball’s top honour bestowed on an individual for lifetime achievements, for his five decades of volleyball development. Kessel, who also serves as USA Volleyball’s director of sport development, has conducted thousands of...

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