Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games postponed – IPC

Today, the International Paralympic Committee, along with the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, came to the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. From the IPC: Following the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President...

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Beach ParaVolley World Championships Series in Pingtan postponed

World ParaVolley is taking an initiative to follow recommendations of the International Paralympic Committee and the World Health Organization in an effort to support the international sporting communities’ response to the spread of COVID-19. In light of the current situation, World ParaVolley has postponed the second edition of the Beach...

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Announcement: Postponement of the 2020 World Cup in Egypt

Dear all, As a result of discussions between the World ParaVolley Board of Directors, ParaVolley Egypt, and the Egyptian Government, the 2020 World Cup for men and women will be postponed to a later date. More detailed information will be distributed soon. These past few weeks have been a difficult...

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Danielle Ellis voted February’s Allianz Athlete of the Month

Canada’s sitting volleyball player Danielle Ellis has been selected as February’s Allianz Athlete of the Month after leading the campaign to claim the final Tokyo 2020 Paralympic bid at the World ParaVolley qualifier in Halifax, Canada. Ellis was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player with a tournament high 47 kills,...

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New host for the 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup announced

World ParaVolley is pleased to advise that ParaVolley Egypt has been chosen by the Board as the host of the 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup (men and women), replacing China at the last minute, due to the coronavirus outbreak. The inaugural World Cup competition will take place in Cairo, Egypt...

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Important Announcement: Pingtan 2020 Beach ParaVolley World Championship Series update on COVID-19

Dear friends in Beach ParaVolley, As the entire world comes to grips with the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak which has affected many countries, mainly China, the World ParaVolley can confirm that the Sports Department has been closely monitoring the situation and is continuing to negotiate with the Pingtan...

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Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament Schedule Set

The U.S. Men’s Sitting Volleyball National Team is preparing to host the seven-team Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament March 16-21 at its training headquarters in Edmond, Oklahoma. Along with the USA, participating teams are Canada, Croatia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Ukraine. The Americans are ranked seventh in the...

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