2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – Match Schedule

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental is one week away, and World ParaVolley is pleased to officially release the match schedule. Format: Rio qualified teams will play against each other and non-qualified teams will play against each other (both men and women) in separate groups due to the large number of...

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Australian Referee Recognised for Service to Volleyball

Stephen Giugni, a World ParaVolley International Referee, was recently recognised by the Australian Government for achievement and service to the community.  Stephen was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia as part of the recent 2016 Australia Day celebrations.  In Stephen’s case, this was for service to Volleyball including...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE #3

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental gets underway in just under two weeks!  Teams are making their final preparations and the venue setup is well underway. Here are some ‘Intercontinental Facts’ – to view them in a really great graphic click HERE. 2016 Intercontinental A record number of teams – 28...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE #2

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental is now only a few weeks away! SPECIAL UPDATE:  Due to circumstances beyond the control of WPV or the LOC, the organisers have been required to change the location of the Intercontinental to Anji, a city not far from the original city of Hangzhou.  Participating...

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2017 Youth Parapan Am Games to feature Sitting Volleyball

Release from the Americas Paralympic Committee: The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced that the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will feature 12 sports, two more than the 2013 edition, with CP Football and sitting volleyball added to the sports programme. The 12 sports for the...

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WPV Welcomes Blue Mountains Natural Spring Water as a Sponsor

Facilitated by Weiping Tu as World ParaVolley’s Marketing Consultant, President Barry Couzner recently signed a contract in Sydney with Blue Mountains Natural Spring Water to provide 20,000 bottles of water for the athletes and officials at the 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental.  Much water will be needed, as the 2016 Intercontinental...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental, to take place in March, has seen its first wave of teams register for the event.  The competition promises to be a very competitive one with teams from all four World ParaVolley Zones participating. As of January 10th, the following teams have registered: Men Women...

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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Clinics in South Africa

World ParaVolley, in collaboration with the IPC Agitos Foundation and ParaVolley South Africa, will be conducting several ParaVolley clinics over the coming days to participants from several African nations. The clinics will be taking place at Stellenbosch University in Capetown, from January 7th through 11th. The courses on offer are...

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Rwandan Women Qualifying for Rio2016 Voted #3 of IPC Top 50 Moments of 2015!

The International Paralympic Committee has chosen the Rwandan Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s qualification for the Rio2016 Paralympic Games as the #3 moment on their Top 50 Moments of 2015! Rwanda defeated Egypt in the final match of the 2015 ParaVolley Africa Women’s Sitting Volleyball Championships in July, securing their spot...

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