Tokyo 2020 sitting volleyball competition schedule confirmed

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has confirmed the men’s and women’s sitting volleyball competition schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games that will be held at the Makuhari Messe Hall A from August 27 to September 5, 2021. Sitting volleyball is among the most...

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Update – 2020 World ParaVolley General Assembly

World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM has confirmed that the 2020 General Assembly will be fully conducted online on 6 December 2020. The Board recently approved the move in light of COVID-19 and considered that the benefits were clear since a virtual General Assembly will ensure reduced costs and greater...

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Call for volunteers – Judicial Commission

World ParaVolley is calling for volunteers to serve on the Judicial Commission. The Judicial Commission is independent of the Board of World ParaVolley and is established in accord with the Constitution to consider disputes – particularly as a method of ensuring “natural justice”. Members from the Judicial Commission are appointed...

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Update – 2020 World ParaVolley General Assembly

The year 2020 is a year in which World ParaVolley would typically hold its biennial General Assembly. Earlier in 2020, World ParaVolley announced that we would hold the General Assembly in December in Arnhem, Netherlands. However, given the fact that COVID-19 has become a major international issue over the past...

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WADA publishes final designed version of Athletes’ Anti-Doping Rights Act

From WADA The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to publish, in English and French, the final designed version of the Athletes’ Anti-Doping Rights Act (Act), which WADA’s Athlete Committee developed over two and half years in consultation with thousands of athletes and stakeholders worldwide. The purpose of the Act, which is...

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WADA publishes final versions of 2021 World Anti-Doping Code and Standards

From Wada The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to publish the final versions of the 2021 World Anti-Doping Code (Code) and International Standards (Standards), which will come into force on 1 January 2021. These final versions include limited changes from those that WADA published on 26 November 2019, which were...

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Donate memorabilia – ParaVolley Museum

World ParaVolley is working to establish a ParaVolley museum and has also been offered space for display of materials at the International Volleyball Hall of Fame in the USA. We are therefore wishing to compile a list of materials/items that people wish to donate to either place. If you have...

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WADA launches webinar series for athletes

From Wada The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the launch of a series of athlete-led webinars to be held over the coming months. This series, which is an initiative of  WADA’s Athlete Committee, is intended to provide a platform for interactive engagement by the Agency with athletes...

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WADA postpones Global Education Conference

From WADA The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that, due to COVID-19, the Agency is postponing its 2020 Global Education Conference (GEC) which was scheduled to be held from 13-14 October 2020 in Sydney, Australia – to 2021 in Sydney. The new dates and specific venue will be communicated as...

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