Up and coming Canadian superstar Jennifer Oakes gives us an inside look into how she joined Sitting Volleyball and her experience on the road to Rio 2016

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of Canadian Women’s Team Athlete Jennifer Oakes. Up and coming Canadian superstar Jennifer Oakes gives...

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IPC and Dailymotion to Live Stream Rio2016 Sitting Volleyball Matches

(from IPC) The International Paralympic Committee and Dailymotion have announced that 680 hours of coverage from 13 sports will be live streamed on 15 high-definition channels on the IPC’s website (Paralympic.org) during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Among the HD channels is included a dedicated sitting volleyball channel, which will...

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World ParaVolley and Senoh Corporation sign Homologation Agreement

World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that today President Barry Couzner signed a homologation (approval) contract with Senoh Corporation of Japan, represented by President Tetsuya Ozaki. At a ceremony in Tokyo, history was made for World ParaVolley as this is the first time that such an agreement has been made...

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German Men’s team crowdfunding miracle on road to Rio medal

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of the German Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s amazing fundraising scheme. German Men’s team crowdfunding miracle on...

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From war to Paralympic Champions, Bosnia and Herzegovina share their pride and Sitting Volleyball accomplishments

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of Sitting Volleyball in Bosnia and Herzegovina. From war to Paralympic Champions, Bosnia and Herzegovina...

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Luxembourg Hosts Historic Level One World ParaVolley Coaching Course

Thirty-one participants descended on Luxembourg this past weekend for a four-day intensive ParaVolley coaching course that had an emphasis on Sitting Volleyball. An impressive attendance for the coaching qualification, but even more notable was the fact that 16 different countries were represented in what was a big step forward for...

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Rio2016 Sitting Volleyball Competition Pools Announcement

The pools for the Men’s and Women’s sitting volleyball competitions at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games are now confirmed, and there will certainly be some exciting play in the pool matches! Both the men’s and women’s competitions feature the top two world-ranked teams in Pool B.  The men’s Pool B features...

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IPC Sport Week Features Sitting Volleyball – April 11-15

Sitting Volleyball is featured in the International Paralympic Committee’s Sport Week for the week of April11-15, 2016! Information will include sitting volleyball history, technical information, classification, among others. Each sport on the Rio 2016 Paralympic programme will have a dedicated week of featured content published on paralympic.org. Every week a...

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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Level 1 Coaching Course confirmed in Europe!

UPDATE: After under a month of the registration being open, the Level 1 Sitting Volleyball Coaching Course taking place in Luxembourg next month is full! 28 participants (including 2 translators) from 14 different countries from around the globe will take part in the first ever official World ParaVolley coaching qualification...

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