Schedule released for Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

(all times AST – Atlantic Standard Time – GMT-04:00) Volleyball Canada has released the schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament, taking place February 26 to 29, 2020, in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Canada Games Centre. The tournament is the final opportunity for the women’s teams...

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World ParaVolley launches sitting volleyball photo competition

This year, World ParaVolley will be celebrating 40 years of involvement in the Paralympic Games (1980 to 2020) on International World ParaVolley Day, 24 April 2020 in China, on the occasion of the first Sitting Volleyball World Cup.   This competition is designed to celebrate sitting volleyball as a truly...

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Coronavirus – 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup

Important Message to all World ParaVolley Members  RE: The coronavirus outbreak in China and the 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup As you are aware, there is great concern about the outbreak of the coronavirus around the world now with more cases being reported every day.  It also appears that airlines...

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Course Announcement – June 2020 – Slovenia

World ParaVolley and ParaVolley Europe, with the close cooperation of Odbojkarski klub Spodnja Savinska (Slovenia), are pleased to officially announce the following courses. Level 2 Referee Course Level 1 and 2 Technical Official Courses (TD and Jury) Level 1 and 2 Classifier Courses These courses are made possible thanks to...

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Paris 2024 seeks Volleyball Sport Manager

The Paris 2024 Organising Committee has launched the recruitment process for the Volleyball Sport Manager at the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The intention is to identify the requisite Sport Manager by the spring of this year, in order for the manager to have the opportunity to attend the...

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ASEAN Para Games 2020 moved to March

The Philippine ASEAN Para Games Organising Committee confirmed the postponement of the biennial tournament’s 10th edition. Originally slated for January 18 to 24, National Paralympic Committee Philippines president and local organising committee director general Michael Barredo said the tournament will now be moved to March 20 to 28 this year...

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2019 – Looking back…

As we draw 2019 to a close, it is interesting to reflect on the development of World ParaVolley over the past 12 months led by the Board and Commissions.  Some activities have been particularly significant and ground-breaking. External Relationships We now have new and very positive informal and formal relationships...

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Sitting volleyball takes centrestage in FIVB Women’s Club World Championship

Shaoxing, China, December 1, 2019 – Fans were treated to some sitting volleyball action when the Chinese women’s national team, which took silver at the 2016 Paralympic Games, played in a demonstration match ahead of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship at the Shaoxing Olympic Sports Centre. ParaVolley...

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