ParaVolley events set for 2021

World ParaVolley returns to action this year with exciting tournaments to look forward to, including the much-anticipated Paralympic Games. Before the Summer Games, we complete the Tokyo 2020 men’s cast with the Sitting Volleyball Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament from June 1 to 5 in Duisburg, Germany. Two months later,...

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WPV Podcast: From the shadows to the spotlight

The World ParaVolley history podcast is back with a new episode and more stories to share. With exactly a year before the first serve in Tokyo, World ParaVolley founding president Pieter Joon traces the history of sitting volleyball in the Paralympics over the last few decades. Coincidentally, 2020 marks the...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics set for August 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have been rescheduled to take place between 24 August and 5 September 2021. The dates were confirmed on Monday (30 March) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). This decision was taken under...

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Danielle Ellis voted February’s Allianz Athlete of the Month

Canada’s sitting volleyball player Danielle Ellis has been selected as February’s Allianz Athlete of the Month after leading the campaign to claim the final Tokyo 2020 Paralympic bid at the World ParaVolley qualifier in Halifax, Canada. Ellis was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player with a tournament high 47 kills,...

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Schedule released for Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

(all times AST – Atlantic Standard Time – GMT-04:00) Volleyball Canada has released the schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament, taking place February 26 to 29, 2020, in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Canada Games Centre. The tournament is the final opportunity for the women’s teams...

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Paris 2024 seeks Volleyball Sport Manager

The Paris 2024 Organising Committee has launched the recruitment process for the Volleyball Sport Manager at the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The intention is to identify the requisite Sport Manager by the spring of this year, in order for the manager to have the opportunity to attend the...

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