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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World ParaVolley statement on Russian paravolley anti-doping status

Following the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, World ParaVolley would like to clarify its position concerning ParaVolley in Russia and its anti-doping status. “Whilst World ParaVolley is affiliated to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and acknowledges...

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World ParaVolley Hangzhou Development Centre confirmed as host of 2019 Board Meeting

World ParaVolley has confirmed that the 2019 Board of Directors meeting will take place at the World ParaVolley Development Centre in , China from 12-14 March, after receiving an invitation from Lu Cailiang, PVAO President to host the event. The 2019 Board event follows a constructive three-day meeting on the...

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General Assembly reports now online

With Excellence in Governance at the forefront of its Mission and Integrity one of its Key Values, World ParaVolley has published the reports from its past four General Assemblies online on the World ParaVolley website. 2018 World ParaVolley General Assembly Report 2016 World ParaVolley General Assembly Report 2014 World ParaVolley...

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World ParaVolley joins International Volleyball Hall of Fame

World ParaVolley Board member and ParaVolley Pan America President Joe Campbell has been voted unanimously on to the board of the International Volleyball Hall of Fame (IVHF). The IVHF Board voted on Monday at a special Induction Meeting and was “very excited” to welcome Campbell as its first international member...

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World ParaVolley coaching instructor receives Australian Medal of the Order of Australia

World ParaVolley coaching instructor Wei Ping Tu was presented with the Australian Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) on Thursday for his services, over many years, to the development of Volleyball in Australia. In a lavish OAM reception at Government House in Sydney, Wei Ping was one of 49...

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Barry Couzner: Momentum builds behind Beach ParaVolley’s Paralympic bid

Things have started on the beach! With the Northern Hemisphere summer drawing to a close, World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner reflects on a hot summer of Beach ParaVolley activity. Following the decision by the World ParaVolley General Assembly last month to have Beach ParaVolley in the LA2028 Paralympic Games as...

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New Chairs of Commissions Confirmed

After a general call for applications, the Board of World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that the Chairs of the Commissions for the next four years have been approved and appointed. They are: Classification Commission – Dr Jurate Kesiene Anti-Doping Commission – Dr Jun Ming Zhang (Jamie) Medical Research Commission...

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Italy women big movers as latest Sitting Volleyball world rankings announced

World Championship debutants Italy were the big movers as the latest World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Rankings were published on Wednesday, marking one month since the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships took place in the Netherlands. The Italy women’s team finished fourth in Rotterdam to move from 16th in...

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