Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

October, 2019 – All 2019 Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships have now been completed, and the following teams have now qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Sitting Volleyball Competition. Men Japan – Host IR Iran – 1st place, 2018 World Championships Bosnia & Herzegovina – 2nd place, 2018 World Championships...

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Announcement – USA Volleyball to Host Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

  World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball sign the Contract for the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball are pleased to announce that the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Edmond, Oklahoma in the period 16 to 21 March 2020. ...

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WADA publishes the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the 2020 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2020 Monitoring Program. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) on 23 September 2019, comes into force on 1 January 2020. The...

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2019 ParaVolley Africa Championships – EGY Men and RWA Women take the GOLD!

22-Sep-2019 Egypt Men qualify for Tokyo 2020! Egypt defeated Rwanda 3-0 (25-6, 25-11, 25-16) in the final of the Men’s ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships, winning the gold and also the ParaVolley Africa qualification spot for Tokyo 2020! Algeria defeated Kenya for Bronze 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 25-15, 27-25) and in...

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World ParaVolley seeks Communications Manager

World ParaVolley has a vacancy for the position of Communications Manager. Consequently, the Board has decided to openly invite Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from the World ParaVolley community to take up the position of Communications Manager. There is no formal application form and we are expecting applicants to write a...

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2019 Parapanam Games set to begin in Lima Peru

Welcome to the landing page for the 2019 Parapan Am Games sitting volleyball competition in Lima Peru! Here you will find the links to schedule and results from the Lima 2019 webpage, and match reports from the ParaVolley Pan America webpage. Click HERE to view the match schedule on the...

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World ParaVolley Athlete Health & Medical Commission Chair

The World ParaVolley Board is openly inviting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from the World ParaVolley community to take up the position of Commission Chair for the Athlete Health & Medical Commission.  There is no formal application form and we are expecting applicants to write about a single page indicating their...

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World ParaVolley history project starts

The history of volleyball for people with disabilities dates back to the 1950s. However, the first formal international organisation of the sport was formed in 1980 at the Paralympic Games in the Netherlands and was later called the ‘World Organisation of Volleyball for the Disabled’ (WOVD). The WOVD were successful...

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