Sitting Volleyball confirmed for 2019 Pajulahti Games

Sitting Volleyball will once again take centre stage at the 2019 Pajulahti Games in Lahti, Finland which will be held in the Pajulahti Paralympic Training Center from 17-20 January. The ninth edition of the annual event will consist of at least seven sports with Sitting Volleyball being joined by goalball,...

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Two year anniversary – Sitting Volleyball Paralympic Gold for Iran men at Rio 2016

Just like the women’s final the day before, it was packed house at the Riocentro Pavilion 6 for the men’s Sitting Volleyball gold medal match at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Olympic Games between Iran and Bosnia & Herzegovina. It was the final match for the men’s tournament and Iran and Bosnia...

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Two year anniversary – Sitting Volleyball Paralympic Gold for USA Women at Rio 2016

The atmosphere was incredible, the play outstanding and a new Paralympic champion beckoned. Two years ago on this day, the top two Sitting Volleyball women’s teams in the world battled it out for Paralympic honours in the Riocentro Pavilion 6 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Olympic Games. China has won...

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Two month anniversary – Sitting Volleyball World Championships

Two months ago the first serve of the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships took place by China’s Xuemei Tang in the opening match of the women’s tournament against tournament debutants Italy in the Musis – Stadstheater in Arnhem. Defending champions China went on to win the opening point...

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Sitting Volleyball continues to be huge hit at FIVB Volleyball World Championships

After the great success of a Sitting Volleyball introduction course at the Foro Italico in Rome earlier this month, another Volley Insieme (Volley Together) event took place on the sidelines of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship outside the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence on Friday. Photos c/o Daniele...

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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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Paris 2024 – Sitting Volleyball remains in contention for Paralympic sports programme

Sitting Volleyball is one of 23 sports confirmed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board on Thursday to have progressed to the next stage of assessment for inclusion in the Paris 2024 Paralympic sport programme. After a thorough review of applications from 28 sports for inclusion in Paris 2024,...

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Schedule confirmed for New Nations Subzone Men’s Sitting Volleyball Tournament in France

The Czech Republic will take on Slovenia in the opening match of the ParaVolley Europe New Nations Subzone Men’s Sitting Volleyball Tournament, following the confirmation of the match schedule for the tournament, which will take place from 29-30 September in Tourcoing, France. A total of four countries are taking part in this...

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Tokyo 2020 Volunteers – Your chance to be involved with Sitting Volleyball

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced on Wednesday that it will start inviting applications for the Tokyo 2020 Games volunteer programme from 26 September 2018. Volunteers will provide valuable support for the operation of the Games in a variety of roles at competition...

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Italy Women’s Sitting Volleyballers star at Men’s Volleyball World Championships in Rome

The Italian Women’s Sitting Volleyball team superb fourth-place-finish on debut at the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships in the Netherlands in July was given national recognition after the team was officially presented during the opening ceremony of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Rome, Italy on Sunday. Italy’s...

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