Gerflor and World ParaVolley extend agreement

Gerflor have been an approved sitting volleyball floor provider for the past 4 years and have agreed to continue to support World ParaVolley for the next 4 years. The Taraflex and Sport Court surfaces are officially approved by World ParaVolley for world-wide use and Taraflex will be the sitting volleyball...

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Guttmann Games and World Games combine for ‘festival of sport’

The IWAS Guttmann Games will showcase the very best of sports on offer for athletes with physical impairments that are not currently on the Paralympic programme. The first edition will feature beach paravolley and wheelchair cricket. These will be held alongside athletics, swimming, powerlifting and cerebral palsy football which form the IWAS World Games. IWAS...

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Nine Rio 2016 holdovers banner Rwanda women’s roster

Jean-Marie Vianney Nsengiyumva has called up 12 players to Rwanda’s women’s national sitting volleyball team roster to officially begin their campaign ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Nine players from Rwanda’s Rio 2016 roster are returning to the roster including captain Liliane Mukobwankawe and libero Solange Nyiraneza.   Nsengiyumva...

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Pools Confirmed For Tokyo 2020 Men’s Qualifier

The pool composition for the Sitting Volleyball Men’s Final Qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been confirmed. The seven qualified teams have been split into two pools of three and four teams, respectively. Pool A’s three teams include hosts Germany, Kazakhstan and Canada, while Pool B consists of...

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Tokyo 2020 sitting volleyball takes primetime slot in the US

Fans in the United States will get to watch the women’s team sitting volleyball title defence at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, as the sport will be part of NBC Universal’s record 1,200-hour Paralympic coverage through its various channels and digital platforms. The network will bring behind-the-scenes look on the...

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Ngengiyumva to lead Rwanda in Tokyo 2020

Jean Marie Vianney Nsengiyumva was appointed as the new head coach of three-time African champions Rwanda women’s sitting volleyball team ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He replaced Egyptian coach Mossad Rashad who held the position since 2019. With Rwanda’s preparations for Tokyo 2020 set to take off in...

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