Today in Toronto – Day 5

Today was the final day for men’s preliminary matches and all 6 men’s teams were in action on the final day before semifinals begin tomorrow. In the first match of the day, Canada handed Colombia a 3 set defeat by scores of 25-19, 25-23, and 25-19. The Colombians played well...

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Today in Toronto – Day 4

Summary – Day 4 Preliminary Rounds Today saw all 10 teams in the TO2015 Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball competition in action once again. In the first match of the day, the men from Brazil easily handled the much less experienced team from Colombia, taking the match in 3 sets by...

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Today in Toronto – Day 3

Summary – Day 3 Preliminary Rounds Today saw all 10 teams in the TO2015 Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball competition in action. In the first match of the day, Brazil took on Costa Rica and had little trouble disposing of them in a match that lasted only 50 minutes. The size...

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Today in Toronto – Day 2

Day two of the Sitting Volleyball event at the TO2015 Paralympic Games is in the books. All 10 teams were in action today; for the women it was their first day of competition. In the first match of the day, the Colombian men handed the Costa Rican men a defeat...

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Today in Toronto – Day 1

Day One Action – Saturday, August 8th Competition got under way today at the TO2015 Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball event with 3 men’s preliminary matches. As part of the Parapan Am Games, the Sitting Volleyball competition is a zonal qualification event for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games so there is...

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New dates for World Club Cup

The World Club Cup for men, to be held in Mashhad, I R Iran has a new date. Teams are due to arrive on 20 November with competition to commence on 22 November, and the finals on 28 November 2015. The departure day from Mashhad is 29 November. The postponement...

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Day 5: ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships

After five days of competition, the final day’s matches have been set.  Egypt has continued to dominate the men’s competition, while Rwanda has maintained it’s position atop the women’s side. Egypt will face Rwanda in both the men’s and women’s gold medal matches on Tuesday, while the men’s bronze medal...

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Day 4: 2015 ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships

Some big wins for the host nation, as Rwanda defeated Egypt 3-1 (25-22, 25-23, 19-25, 26-24) in women’s play, and the men defeated Kenya 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-17). At the end of four days of competition, Egypt remains atop the men’s standings, while Rwanda has overtaken Egypt for the top...

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2015 ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships update

The ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships are underway, and competitors already have a few days of competition under their belts!  After three days of good competition, both the Men’s and Women’s teams from Egypt sit atop the standings. For more details please visit the Rwanda ParaVolley website. Thursday Bulletin Friday...

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