German Men’s team crowdfunding miracle on road to Rio medal

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of the German Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s amazing fundraising scheme. German Men’s team crowdfunding miracle on...

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From war to Paralympic Champions, Bosnia and Herzegovina share their pride and Sitting Volleyball accomplishments

In the lead up to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, World ParaVolley will be sharing the stories of some of the athletes and teams that will be competing at the Games.  The following tells the story of Sitting Volleyball in Bosnia and Herzegovina. From war to Paralympic Champions, Bosnia and Herzegovina...

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Luxembourg Hosts Historic Level One World ParaVolley Coaching Course

Thirty-one participants descended on Luxembourg this past weekend for a four-day intensive ParaVolley coaching course that had an emphasis on Sitting Volleyball. An impressive attendance for the coaching qualification, but even more notable was the fact that 16 different countries were represented in what was a big step forward for...

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Rio2016 Sitting Volleyball Competition Pools Announcement

The pools for the Men’s and Women’s sitting volleyball competitions at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games are now confirmed, and there will certainly be some exciting play in the pool matches! Both the men’s and women’s competitions feature the top two world-ranked teams in Pool B.  The men’s Pool B features...

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IPC Sport Week Features Sitting Volleyball – April 11-15

Sitting Volleyball is featured in the International Paralympic Committee’s Sport Week for the week of April11-15, 2016! Information will include sitting volleyball history, technical information, classification, among others. Each sport on the Rio 2016 Paralympic programme will have a dedicated week of featured content published on paralympic.org. Every week a...

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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Level 1 Coaching Course confirmed in Europe!

UPDATE: After under a month of the registration being open, the Level 1 Sitting Volleyball Coaching Course taking place in Luxembourg next month is full! 28 participants (including 2 translators) from 14 different countries from around the globe will take part in the first ever official World ParaVolley coaching qualification...

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2016 Intercontinental – CHAMPIONS!!!

The 2016 Intercontinental is now complete.  The final day saw some outstanding volleyball being played in all categories. ONLINE BROADCAST LINK – HERE! MATCH SCHEDULES CAN BE FOUND HERE Tournament website CHAMPIONS!! The 2016 Intercontinental is now complete.  The final day saw some outstanding volleyball being played in all categories....

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental Kicks off with World Class Opening Ceremony

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental Sitting Volleyball Championship officially got underway on the evening of March 16th with a brilliant, world class opening ceremony.  The ceremony featured excellent speeches from a variety of dignitaries, magnificent performances from a variety of Art Troupes from the region, a march in by athletes...

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World ParaVolley holds General Assembly in China

World ParaVolley holds General Assembly in China World ParaVolley held its General Assembly in Anji, China on March 14th in conjunction with the 2016 Intercontinental Sitting Volleyball Championship. World ParaVolley is governed by a biennial General Assembly, usually held in conjunction with a major international competition.  This year’s General Assembly...

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The Netherlands will host the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships

The Netherlands will host the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships World ParaVolley has now confirmed that the Dutch National Volleyball Federation, Nevobo, will organise the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships, for women and men. The announcement was made at the 2016 General Assembly, just prior to the start of the...

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