Rwanda to host African Championships

The 2015 ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships for Men and Women have been confirmed for the 19th July until the 29th July to take place in Kigali, Rwanda. It is with huge thanks to the efforts of the ParaVolley Africa board and Mr Celestin Nzeyimana, the President of the Rwanda National Paralympic...

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World Club Cup confirmed!

It is with great pleasure that World ParaVolley announces the 2015 World ParaVolley World Club Cup of Sitting Volleyball (Men), to be held in Mashhad, I.R. Iran from September 18th through 25th, 2015. The event will be hosted by the I.R. Iran Sports Federation for the Disabled. This event is...

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No rule changes until after Rio

RULE UPDATE NO CHANGES TO SITTING VOLLEYBALL RULES Although FIVB have made changes to their rules, after which World ParaVolley normally modify the International Federation rules as relevant to our ParaVolley Disciplines, there will be no changes to the 2013 -2016 Sitting Volleyball Rules applied until after the Rio Paralympics....

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European Championship hosts confirmed

ParaVolley Europe have today announced the hosts for this years’ European Championships for Sitting Volleyball. This important competition offers qualification spots for Rio 2016 and so is sure to be a fiercely competitive tournament with leading nations in Europe looking to confirm their spots for the Paralympic Games ahead of...

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International debut for Italy

Another Olympic Volleyball superpower has begun its journey into the world of ParaVolley last month, with Italy hosting an international Sitting Volleyball tournament against Brazil and Croatia. Held from the 17th to 22nd February in two locations in Italy, the beautiful cities of Perugia and Cagliari – Brazil and Croatia...

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Update regarding Beach Worlds

It is with regret that World ParaVolley announces that we have been advised by the President of ATAK Poland that they are now unable to organise the Beach Volleyball World Championships planned for July, 2015 due to technical and financial challenges. On behalf of World ParaVolley, apologies to the teams...

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IPC publishes latest Classification Code draft

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) released the second draft of the revised Classification Code on the 4th February, marking the launch of the third and final round of consultation. The revised Code, due for release in 2017, was developed from two periods of consultation during 2013 and 2014 which gathered responses...

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ParaVolley events coming up…

Since launching our brand new website at the beginning of the month, one of the most popular sections has been our Calendar. Unsurprisingly, you are all keen to know what is coming up and so we are pleased to confirm that we’ve added even more tournaments to this section –...

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2015 Beach World Championships Heating Up!

With 14 nations from all World ParaVolley zones having provisionally applied so far, the competition is really heating up for the tournament, which takes place from the 14th-18th July at the stunning Sztutowo Town Beach in Northern Poland. However, there is still time to register your interest to attend the...

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New website goes live!

World ParaVolley are delighted to announce that the new website is now live and available for use by fans of all of our disciplines around the world.

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