Worldwide participation and reach key to Paris 2024 Sitting Volleyball inclusion

Sitting Volleyball’s inclusion in the sports program for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games was down to the “worldwide participation and reach of Sitting Volleyball, which is something that the World ParaVolley Membership plans and delivers at the national level,” World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM said. Photo: World ParaVolley President Barry...

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Sitting Volleyball confirmed for Paris 2024

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games sports programme will remain the same as the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with 22 sports included. The IPC Governing Board’s decision was taken at a meeting in London on Friday. The 22 sports that will be included are:...

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Branding a hot topic in latest ParaVolley Europe newsletter

ParaVolley Europe (PVE) takes a close look at how important marketing and branding is in the modern world and calls on branding experts to help the burgeoning sport of paravolley, in its latest newsletter. It also gears up for the 2019 European Sitting Volleyball Championships Men’s Qualification Tournament in Porec...

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Now is the time to develop your Beach program and prepare your teams says Asia Oceania

“Now is the time to develop your Beach program and prepare your teams”. That’s the message from Asia Oceania ParaVolley (PVAO) to its members in an end of year newsletter, which is available for download here. PVAO said the ParaVolley Beach Standing World Series, which World ParaVolley is launching in 2019,...

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Barry Couzner looks back at the year 2018

With another exciting year in the life of World ParaVolley coming to a close, World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner looks back on the major developments for the World ParaVolley organisation and the sport of ParaVolley as a whole.   “When I look back at 2018 I see a year of...

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Wanted – World ParaVolley archive aficionado

History – it is valuable and it needs to be recorded. We need you! Since World ParaVolley as such began in 1980, much history has been written about our various Volleyball disciplines. It has been an incredible history with the organization being an independent not-for-profit yet always, through an immense...

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2018 in Review: Sitting volleyball

The 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships were the sport’s most important competition of the year, but they were not the only highlight. Photo: The 2018  World Championships topped a superb year for Sitting Volleyball Story courtesy of the IPC Unstoppable Iran Led by 2.46m tall Morteza Mehrzadselakjani, reigning Paralympic champions Iran continued with their...

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Successful World ParaVolley Courses Wrap up in Mozambique

With all participants and tutors now safely arrived back to their respective homes, it is time to look back on the most recent set of World ParaVolley Courses held in Africa. From December 3-9, 49 fully-funded participants gathered in Maputo, Mozambique to take part in four World ParaVolley courses: referees,...

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