2017 and 2018 – A Message from the President

A great 2017 – and an even better 2018! – Looking back and ahead – 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, it is worthwhile thinking about our achievements this year that include a number of “firsts”: ParaVolley Africa and ParaVolley Pan America had their first elections for the Board...

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World ParaVolley Commission Chairperson Positions Renewal

2018 marks the beginning of the next 4 years of appointment for all of the Chairs of the various Commissions by the Board. The Board has decided to openly invite Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from the wider World ParaVolley community to take up the positions of Commission Chairs.  There is...

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World ParaVolley Newsletter – December 2017

World ParaVolley will be publishing a quarterly Newsletter, starting in December 2017. The Newsletter is being compiled by Mr. Nello Calleja, and will contain information about competitions, interesting pieces from the Zones, course schedules, etc. – basically anything ParaVolley! Click here to read the newsletter! CONTEST!!  Name the newsletter!  Winner...

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2017 World Super 6: #27 on IPC’s Top 50 of 2017!

Once again World ParaVolley has made the IPC’s annual top 50 list! The inaugural World ParaVolley World Super 6 was selected as #27 in the IPC’s list. The World Super 6 is a new event concept for World ParaVolley, and the first edition was held in Hangzhou, China earlier in...

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Jonathan Moore selected as World ParaVolley Technical Delegate for Tokyo 2020

World ParaVolley is proud to congratulate our Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Technical Delegate – Mr. Jonathan Moore from Great Britain – on his selection to the position. Mr. Moore was the successful candidate in the lengthy multi-stage selection process, which ran from late September through mid-November.  In previous Games, the...

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2018 World Championships Final Qualifier announced

In cooperation with the Korean Volleyball Association for the Disabled (KOVAD) and the Jeju Volleyball Association for Disabled (JVAD), World ParaVolley is pleased to announce the staging of the 2018 World Championships Final Qualification Tournament (M & W) in March of 2018. The Qualification event will take place in Jeju...

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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Rankings Update!

Today World ParaVolley has released the updated World Rankings for men’s and women’s sitting volleyball. Over the past several months, teams have been vying for the top spots at their respective Zone Championships, and also fighting for automatic qualification slots for the 2018 World Championships in the Netherlands in July....

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RUS are European Champions – M & W!

RUS M & W PREVAIL AT 2017 PARAVOLLEY EUROPE SITTING VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS!!! After months of preparation, days of travel, and days of competition, Team Russia came out on top of all other teams at the 2017 ParaVolley Europe Sitting Volleyball Championships!  Both the men’s and women’s teams took home the...

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ParaVolley Europe elects new Board of Directors

On Sunday November 5th, 2017, the 13th  ParaVolley Europe General Assembly elected a new Board of Directors, which has something of a new look. The new president Branko Mihorko from Slovenia gained as many votes as federations in attendance. Mr. Mihorko has a long and varied background in sitting volleyball...

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World ParaVolley Coaching Course – December 7-10, 2017, France

World ParaVolley is offering a Level 1 Coaching Course in Lille, France, in collaboration with FF Volley. Dates:  December 7-10, 2017 Location:  Villeneuve d’Ascq (FRA) The deadline for registration is rapidly approaching – November 13th! Full course details can be downloaded here: Course Invitation and Information Sheet (PDF) Course Registration...

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