China dominate Japan with match sweep in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, June 11, 2019 – In a repeat of the 2017 women’s final, China once again proved their dominance over Japan as they recorded their first win 3-0 (25-9, 25-19, 25-3) in the 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships at the Huamark Indoor Stadium. Meeting on Tuesday in...

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Kazakhstan open campaign with match sweep

Bangkok, Thailand, June 10, 2019 – Kazakhstan swept Japan in their opening day encounter in the men’s tournament of the 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships at the Huamark Indoor Stadium on Monday. Kazakhstan utilised their strength in block early in the match, limiting Japan on the attack. The...

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Japan overpower Korea 3-0 at PVAO Women’s Championship

Bangkok, Thailand, June 10, 2019 – Japan powered their way to beat Korea in the women’s tournament opener of the 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships at the Huamark Indoor Stadium on Monday. The Japanese opened an aggressive display of offence to start their campaign, whipping their Korean adversaries...

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China cruise to straight-set win over Korea at PVAO men’s championship

Bangkok, Thailand, June 10, 2019 – China ruled over Korea in the all-East Asian clash on the opening day of the 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships at Huamark Indoor Stadium on Monday. China opened their Olympic qualification campaign with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-17) triumph against their regional...

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Iran off to solid start in 2019 Asia Oceania men’s championship opener

Bangkok, Thailand, June 10, 2019 – Iran showed a clear upward trend on their straight-set (25-15, 25-13, 25-6) win over Cambodia in the opening match of the 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships at the Huamark Indoor Stadium on Monday. Iran had an upbeat start to dominate their Southeast...

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Technical Delegate Glenn Stewart, instructor Louise Ashcroft and tournament director Ann Makheeta with the participants of the Level I Classification Course in Bangkok, Thailand

World ParaVolley conducts three courses in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, June 7, 2019 – The World ParaVolley (WPV) conducted three courses in Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok, on the occasion of the 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Zone Championships. The first two courses were conducted earlier for coaches and referees, particularly a Level 1 Coaching Course conducted by...

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New version of Anti-Doping e-Learning Platform launched by WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has launched an updated version of the Athlete Learning Program about Health and Anti-Doping (ALPHA) course on its Anti-Doping e-Learning Platform (ADeL). Initially launched in 2014 – and developed with the help of athletes, leading psychologists, behavioral scientists, education technologists, e-learning specialists and prevention specialists...

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Athletes’ Commission mission drafted following first meeting

The first Athletes’ Commission meeting was held on May 19th 2019 via Skype with the World ParaVolley President, Barry Couzner briefly in attendance to welcome all members.  As we recall, the Board decided to revitalise the structure and management of the Athletes’ Commission, and in consultation with athletes devised the...

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