World ParaVolley Sao Paulo Development Centre confirmed

The World ParaVolley Board of Directors unanimously approved the Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre as a recognised World ParaVolley Development Centre at their meeting on Monday. Photo: Barry Couzner with the President of NPC China Haidi Zhang at the opening the Hangzhou Development Centre The “World ParaVolley Sao Paulo Development Centre” joins...

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New World ParaVolley Athletes Commission to have key role in International Volleyball Hall of Fame candidates

The World ParaVolley Athletes Commission will be asked about likely candidates to nominate for the International Volleyball Hall of Fame (IVHF) to the World ParaVolley Board for submission to the IVHF in 2019. Anyone from players, referees, coaches, classifiers, officials and administrators who have been retired for at least five years are eligible for...

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Athletes’ Commission structure and processes approved

The structure and processes for the re-establishment of the Athletes’ Commission and for the athletes’ Board election process was unanimously approved by the World ParaVolley Board of Directors during its meeting held on Monday. Photo: USA’s Katie Holloway (left) has been one of the key protagonists behind the new World...

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Couzner: Invictus Games Passion on Display

World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner was suitably impressed with the “teamwork, enthusiasm and dedication” shown by the Sitting Volleyball competitors at the Invictus Games held in Sydney, Australia last month. World ParaVolley supported the event by donating Molten volleyballs and providing staff expertise in the planning and delivery of the...

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ParaVolley Pulse Special Edition – Sitting Volleyball World Championships review

Check out a special edition of the World ParaVolley newsletter with a great look back at all the excitement and drama from the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships held in the Netherlands in July. Relive the moment when Russia knocked over Olympic champs USA in the women’s World...

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Tokyo 2020: Sitting Volleyball dates confirmed

The competition schedule for Sitting Volleyball has been confirmed by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee as part of its overall sport competition plan for the Paralympic Games, with the first serve set for 28 August running through to 6 September. Just like at Rio 2016, six days of Sitting Volleyball competition...

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Invictus Games – Georgia aiming for back to back Sitting Volleyball gold

Sitting Volleyball pool play at the Invictus Games was completed on Monday with Poland, Georgia, the United Kingdom, and Estonia all topping their respective groups to qualify for Tuesday’s finals. Main Photo: Poland beat France in the opening match in pool play 2-1 (12-21, 22-20, 15-13). (C/O) Invictus Games Sydney...

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