IWAS World Games welcomes sitting volleyball – a first!

World ParaVolley president Barry Couzner OAM and International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWASF) president Rudi Van De Abbeele met in Bonn recently on the occasion of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Conference and General Assembly. They took the opportunity to sign the agreement for sitting volleyball to be included...

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Sitting Volleyball Rules of the Game Committee confirmed

The World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Rules of the Game Committee has been confirmed, with the addition of the Women’s and Men’s teams’ representatives having been confirmed by the Board of Directors. Recent elections for these two positions resulted in Bill Hamiter, USA, and Michael Merten, GER having been elected to...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

October, 2019 – All 2019 Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships have now been completed, and the following teams have now qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Sitting Volleyball Competition. Men Japan – Host IR Iran – 1st place, 2018 World Championships Bosnia & Herzegovina – 2nd place, 2018 World Championships...

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Announcement – USA Volleyball to Host Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

  World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball sign the Contract for the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball are pleased to announce that the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Edmond, Oklahoma in the period 16 to 21 March 2020. ...

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WADA publishes the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the 2020 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2020 Monitoring Program. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) on 23 September 2019, comes into force on 1 January 2020. The...

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