Canada releases roster for Tokyo 2020

The athletes set to represent Canada in women’s sitting volleyball at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games this summer have been selected, the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Volleyball Canada announced today. The team is returning 11 players who together captured a bronze medal at the Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games....

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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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Coach profile: Nicole Ban

“Coaching is the most rewarding career for me, and I hope that more females can find their way to do the same.” Coaching Team Canada Women’s Volleyball Sitting Team, Nicole Ban has become a leader not just nationally, but internationally. After playing volleyball at MacEwan University and professionally for Oslo...

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Bethany Zummo: Pandemic, passion, purpose

While some try to stay active at home to curb the coronavirus spread, United States libero and Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Bethany Zummo took time away from the gym to put her other skill to good use and serve her community in California. View this post on Instagram Paralympic gold...

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USAV Takes Leadership Role in Beach ParaVolley

USA Volleyball has committed itself to the relatively new discipline of Beach ParaVolley (Standing) that could ultimately see additional Team USA athletes competing at the Paralympic Games. The USA Volleyball Board of Directors recently voted to confirm its designation as the official national federation for Beach ParaVolley. Story: By USA...

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Final Results from Toronto

Thanks to Toronto, the Organizing Committee, the great volunteers, Technical Officials and all the participants for a great week at the 2015 Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball competition. The Parapan Am Games provided a great week of volleyball for the athletes, coaches and spectators. Kudos to the Toronto organizing committee, the...

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