Bethany Zummo: Pandemic, passion, purpose

While some try to stay active at home to curb the coronavirus spread, United States libero and Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Bethany Zummo took time away from the gym to put her other skill to good use and serve her community in California. View this post on Instagram Paralympic gold...

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Announcement: World ParaVolley Social Media Manager – Mr Albert Alejandro

World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that Mr Albert Alejandro has been appointed as the Federation’s Social Media Manager. Mr Alejandro brings fresh ideas and strategy to the World ParaVolley family, having a strong background on social media as a senior community manager in a reputable digital services company and...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics set for August 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have been rescheduled to take place between 24 August and 5 September 2021. The dates were confirmed on Monday (30 March) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). This decision was taken under...

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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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