Invictus Games – Afghanistan’s Sitting Volleyball team lifted by the locals

The Afghanistan sitting volleyball team won the majority of the crowd’s support during the pool competition at the Genea Netball Centre on Monday, despite not winning either of their pool games. Story courtesy of Invictus Games Main Photo: Afghanistan players celebrate winning a point against Team UK in their sitting volleyball...

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Invictus Games – Sitting Volleyball service leads to late call-up for Australian veteran

Samual Maraldo seems to have the knack for timing. Just as the former electronic technician’s departure from the Royal Australian Navy was being processed, preparations were underway for the inaugural Invictus Games in London in 2014, and he received an unexpected call-up. Four years later, Maraldo was helping out the...

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Sitting Volleyball confirmed for 2019 Pajulahti Games

Sitting Volleyball will once again take centre stage at the 2019 Pajulahti Games in Lahti, Finland which will be held in the Pajulahti Paralympic Training Center from 17-20 January. The ninth edition of the annual event will consist of at least seven sports with Sitting Volleyball being joined by goalball,...

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World ParaVolley Foundation Launches ‘Because I Can’ Campaign

Press release World ParaVolley is pleased to announce the formation of the World ParaVolley Foundation. The purpose of the Foundation is improving the lives of Para Athletes by planning and delivering fundraising activities with an initial focus on the USA.  In what must be record time for an organization such...

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2018 World Championships Final Qualifier announced

In cooperation with the Korean Volleyball Association for the Disabled (KOVAD) and the Jeju Volleyball Association for Disabled (JVAD), World ParaVolley is pleased to announce the staging of the 2018 World Championships Final Qualification Tournament (M & W) in March of 2018. The Qualification event will take place in Jeju...

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World ParaVolley Board Meeting in Netherlands

The World ParaVolley Board is holding the first meeting of 2017 in the Netherlands this week.  On the table for consideration are the all-important Strategic Plan, Membership, Media & Communications, Beach Volleyball, Classification, Anti-Doping, HR and Development. The major events in 2017 for the teams include the World Club Cup,...

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