Rio2016 Sitting Volleyball Competition Pools Announcement

The pools for the Men’s and Women’s sitting volleyball competitions at the Rio2016 Paralympic Games are now confirmed, and there will certainly be some exciting play in the pool matches! Both the men’s and women’s competitions feature the top two world-ranked teams in Pool B.  The men’s Pool B features...

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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Level 1 Coaching Course confirmed in Europe!

UPDATE: After under a month of the registration being open, the Level 1 Sitting Volleyball Coaching Course taking place in Luxembourg next month is full! 28 participants (including 2 translators) from 14 different countries from around the globe will take part in the first ever official World ParaVolley coaching qualification...

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World ParaVolley holds General Assembly in China

World ParaVolley holds General Assembly in China World ParaVolley held its General Assembly in Anji, China on March 14th in conjunction with the 2016 Intercontinental Sitting Volleyball Championship. World ParaVolley is governed by a biennial General Assembly, usually held in conjunction with a major international competition.  This year’s General Assembly...

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The Netherlands will host the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships

The Netherlands will host the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships World ParaVolley has now confirmed that the Dutch National Volleyball Federation, Nevobo, will organise the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships, for women and men. The announcement was made at the 2016 General Assembly, just prior to the start of the...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – Match Schedule

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental is one week away, and World ParaVolley is pleased to officially release the match schedule. Format: Rio qualified teams will play against each other and non-qualified teams will play against each other (both men and women) in separate groups due to the large number of...

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Australian Referee Recognised for Service to Volleyball

Stephen Giugni, a World ParaVolley International Referee, was recently recognised by the Australian Government for achievement and service to the community.  Stephen was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia as part of the recent 2016 Australia Day celebrations.  In Stephen’s case, this was for service to Volleyball including...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE #3

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental gets underway in just under two weeks!  Teams are making their final preparations and the venue setup is well underway. Here are some ‘Intercontinental Facts’ – to view them in a really great graphic click HERE. 2016 Intercontinental A record number of teams – 28...

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2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental – UPDATE

The 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental, to take place in March, has seen its first wave of teams register for the event.  The competition promises to be a very competitive one with teams from all four World ParaVolley Zones participating. As of January 10th, the following teams have registered: Men Women...

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World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Clinics in South Africa

World ParaVolley, in collaboration with the IPC Agitos Foundation and ParaVolley South Africa, will be conducting several ParaVolley clinics over the coming days to participants from several African nations. The clinics will be taking place at Stellenbosch University in Capetown, from January 7th through 11th. The courses on offer are...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, 3 December, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. On behalf of the World ParaVolley Board I would like to salute our athletes and officials whom we serve.   We all derive inspiration and motivation from our athletes who never cease to amaze us with their exploits and...

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