World ParaVolley and Molten sign 4-year agreement

The World ParaVolley Board is pleased to announce that a contract has been signed with the Molten Corporation for Molten volleyballs to be the official game ball for World ParaVolley events henceforth to the end of December 2020. The agreement is a landmark for World ParaVolley in that it is...

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USA athlete Roderick Green accepts doping sanction

On 14th March 2017, the United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) announced that Mr Roderick Green of team USA has accepted a 9 months ban after having tested positive for a prohibited substance due to a contaminated oral supplement. The World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission has been kept informed throughout the...

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Classification Review Update

(from IPC) In January, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) released the Classification Model Rules and the Model of Best Practice on National Classification, both of which aim to assist the membership with the implementation of the 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code (the Code). The model rules are compliant with the...

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World ParaVolley Board Meeting in Netherlands

The World ParaVolley Board is holding the first meeting of 2017 in the Netherlands this week.  On the table for consideration are the all-important Strategic Plan, Membership, Media & Communications, Beach Volleyball, Classification, Anti-Doping, HR and Development. The major events in 2017 for the teams include the World Club Cup,...

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2017 World Super 6 Competition – Women

On 12 January in the city of Hangzhou, China, the World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner (2nd from right) and the China Goalball Centre Director Lu Cailling (second from left) signed the Contract to conduct the first ever World Super 6 event for women in May, 2017.  Present to witness the...

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World ParaVolley Courses in Costa Rica – February 23-26, 2017

World ParaVolley, in collaboration with ParaVolley Pan America and the Costa Rican Volleyball Federation (FECOVOL) will be hosting a set of courses from February 23rd-26th, 2017. Level 1 Referee, Coach, and Classifier courses will be on offer in San Jose, Costa Rica.  They will be offered in English and Spanish....

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Message from the President

From the President’s Desk As 2016 draws to a close, it is a good time to provide our members and volunteers with a summary of what has been a very active year. Board Meetings We have conducted 5 meetings during the year, including a face-to-face meeting in China at which...

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Sitting Volleyball Moments – #19 in IPC Top 50 of 2016!

Once again, Sitting Volleyball has featured in the International Paralympic Committee’s Top 50 list – this time in 2016 with three ‘Moments’ together in one tidy package! USA Women take Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Gold over perennial champions China It was no short journey for the USA Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Saturday, 3 December 2016 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities – a day designated by the UN that applies worldwide. The theme for 2016 relates to Achieving Goals for the Future We Want – a very suitable theme for World ParaVolley as we continue to plan to offer...

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2017 World Club Cup Announced

ANNOUNCEMENT 2017 World ParaVolley World Club Cup Tabriz, I R Iran May 1-6, 2017 World ParaVolley and the I R Iran Sports Federation for the Disabled are pleased to jointly announce that the 2017 World Club Cup for men will take place in the city of Tabriz, I R Iran...

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