EGYPT M and RWANDA W take GOLD at the 2017 ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships!

WELCOME !!! What a final day at the 2017 ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships! After months of preparation, days of travel, and days of competition, today, the champions were crowned.   Hosts Rwanda were up against Egypt in both GOLD medal matches – quite a feat for both nations!  However, the...

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IPC Presidency – End of an era, and a new one begins

Sir Philip Craven – 16 years as IPC President World ParaVolley wishes to acknowledge the enormous contribution Sir Philip Craven has made to the Paralympic Movement after 16 years at the helm as President.  The current IPC is so different to the IPC of 2001 that it is almost as...

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Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations (APSO) Board Elected

World ParaVolley would like to congratulate the new leadership of the Association of Paralympic Sport Organisations (APSO) that was elected prior to the IPC meetings in Abu Dhabi. Sabrina Ibanez (Equestrian) was elected as President and 4 Executive Board Members were elected representing Blind Sports (Henk Van Aller – NED),...

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World ParaVolley announces call for applications to the position of Technical Delegate for Tokyo 2020

The World ParaVolley Board recently decided to openly advertise the important position of Technical Delegate for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. This is a volunteer position that requires a firm commitment of time and energy to represent the interests of World ParaVolley athletes in delivering a quality Sitting Volleyball experience...

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World ParaVolley opens Development Centre in Hangzhou, China

Announcement – Development Centre Opening World ParaVolley, in cooperation with the China Goalball Training Centre is pleased to announce that the first World ParaVolley Development Centre has been opened in Hangzhou, China on the occasion of the Gala Ceremony for the ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships. Ms. Zhang Haidi...

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New Board Elected in ParaVolley Asia Oceania

Cailiang Lu of China elected as new President of ParaVolley Asia Oceania World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that at the 2017 General Assembly of ParaVolley Asia Oceania, recently held in Hangzhou, China, the Committee for the next 4 years was elected. World ParaVolley would like to congratulate the following...

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GOLD for I.R. Iran Men at the 2017 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships!

I.R. Iran men defeat Kazakhstan to take Gold at the 2017 PVAO Sitting Volleyball Championships! I.R. Iran continued it’s winning ways in Zonal Championships, winning the final match at the competition, blanking Kazakhstan 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-19).  Once again, I.R. Iran has proven themselves as the team to beat in...

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Team China are GOLDEN at the 2017 ParaVolley Asia-Oceania Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships!

China has won Gold at the 2017 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships! Another dominating performance saw China defeat Japan 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-11) for the Gold today! As has been the case with this team through the years, the Chinese women’s team dominated all opposition in the entire...

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2017 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships – Final update!

WELCOME !!! Follow ParaVolley Asia Oceania here   WEB Follow World ParaVolley here View competition photos here! This page contains all you need to know about the 2017 Men’s and Women’s ParaVolley Asia-Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships. Here you will find: Competition schedule Match reports Links to daily reports COMPETITION SCHEDULE...

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