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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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Clinics in South Africa

World ParaVolley, in collaboration with the IPC Agitos Foundation and ParaVolley South Africa, will be conducting several ParaVolley clinics over the coming days to participants from several African nations. The clinics will be taking place at Stellenbosch University in Capetown, from January 7th through 11th. The courses on offer are...

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Rwandan Women Qualifying for Rio2016 Voted #3 of IPC Top 50 Moments of 2015!

The International Paralympic Committee has chosen the Rwandan Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s qualification for the Rio2016 Paralympic Games as the #3 moment on their Top 50 Moments of 2015! Rwanda defeated Egypt in the final match of the 2015 ParaVolley Africa Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships in July, securing their spot...

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World ParaVolley Appoints New Marketing Director

The World ParaVolley Board is pleased to advise that Jim Leask has been appointed as Marketing Director (Commercialisation) of WPV until 2018. Jim has an M.A. in Organizational Management, and is the Vice President of Procurement for a major US based Manufacturing Company. He has extensive experience in the world...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, 3 December, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. On behalf of the World ParaVolley Board I would like to salute our athletes and officials whom we serve.   We all derive inspiration and motivation from our athletes who never cease to amaze us with their exploits and...

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Rwanda Women in Slovenia

The Rwandan Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team traveled to Slovenia in early November to participate in invitational friendly matches with several teams who were competing at the 2015 ParaVolley Europe Sitting Volleyball Championships.  Their goal was to learn, and to prepare themselves for the Rio2016 Paralympic Games. Rwanda Women in Slovenia...

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GOLD FOR UKRAINE in Podčetrtek, Slovenia!

Today was the final day of competition at the 2015 ParaVolley Europe Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships. CONGRATULATIONS TO UKRAINE! EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS IN WOMEN’S SITTING VOLLEYBALL! The Gold medal match certainly lived up to expectations as Russia and Ukraine battled it out over five exciting sets! It was Russia’s third 5-set...

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Day 5 in Podčetrtek, Slovenia

Day 5 in Podčetrtek, Slovenia – November 13th, 2015 Friday November 13th was Semi-Final day at the 2015 ParaVolley Europe Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships. The second semi-final saw host Slovenia fall to Ukraine in three sets, while the first semi was a rematch of the longest match of the competition,...

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Day 4 in Podčetrtek, Slovenia

Day 4 in Podčetrtek, Slovenia – November 12th, 2015 Today was quarterfinal day at the 2015 ParaVolley Europe Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships. Four teams would therefore move on to Friday’s semi-finals, while the others would battle for 5-8th place. Results below. But don’t forget – you can always watch the...

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