World ParaVolley holds General Assembly in China

World ParaVolley holds General Assembly in China World ParaVolley held its General Assembly in Anji, China on March 14th in conjunction with the 2016 Intercontinental Sitting Volleyball Championship. World ParaVolley is governed by a biennial General Assembly, usually held in conjunction with a major international competition.  This year’s General Assembly...

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The Netherlands will host the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships

The Netherlands will host the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships World ParaVolley has now confirmed that the Dutch National Volleyball Federation, Nevobo, will organise the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships, for women and men. The announcement was made at the 2016 General Assembly, just prior to the start of the...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – Match Schedule

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental is one week away, and World ParaVolley is pleased to officially release the match schedule. Format: Rio qualified teams will play against each other and non-qualified teams will play against each other (both men and women) in separate groups due to the large number of...

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Australian Referee Recognised for Service to Volleyball

Stephen Giugni, a World ParaVolley International Referee, was recently recognised by the Australian Government for achievement and service to the community.  Stephen was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia as part of the recent 2016 Australia Day celebrations.  In Stephen’s case, this was for service to Volleyball including...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE #3

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental gets underway in just under two weeks!  Teams are making their final preparations and the venue setup is well underway. Here are some ‘Intercontinental Facts’ – to view them in a really great graphic click HERE. 2016 Intercontinental A record number of teams – 28...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE #2

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental is now only a few weeks away! SPECIAL UPDATE:  Due to circumstances beyond the control of WPV or the LOC, the organisers have been required to change the location of the Intercontinental to Anji, a city not far from the original city of Hangzhou.  Participating...

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2017 Youth Parapan Am Games to feature Sitting Volleyball

Release from the Americas Paralympic Committee: The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced that the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will feature 12 sports, two more than the 2013 edition, with CP Football and sitting volleyball added to the sports programme. The 12 sports for the...

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WPV Welcomes Blue Mountains Natural Spring Water as a Sponsor

Facilitated by Weiping Tu as World ParaVolley’s Marketing Consultant, President Barry Couzner recently signed a contract in Sydney with Blue Mountains Natural Spring Water to provide 20,000 bottles of water for the athletes and officials at the 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental.  Much water will be needed, as the 2016 Intercontinental...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental, to take place in March, has seen its first wave of teams register for the event.  The competition promises to be a very competitive one with teams from all four World ParaVolley Zones participating. As of January 10th, the following teams have registered: Men Women...

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