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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Canada to host Tokyo 2020 women’s final Paralympic qualification tournament

Nova Scotia, Canada, November 15, 2019 – The World ParaVolley, in partnership with Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Nova Scotia, is excited to be hosting its first international sitting volleyball event in February 2020. The Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from February...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

October, 2019 – All 2019 Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships have now been completed, and the following teams have now qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Sitting Volleyball Competition. Men Japan – Host IR Iran – 1st place, 2018 World Championships Bosnia & Herzegovina – 2nd place, 2018 World Championships...

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Sitting Volleyball Challenge in Japan hits the mark

Chiba City, Japan (Reuters) – Sitting volleyball could be one of the most thrilling and loudest of the Paralympic disciplines at next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games if events during the Sitting Volleyball Challenge tournament in Chiba on Friday are anything to go by. In front of a raucous crowd of...

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Worldwide participation and reach key to Paris 2024 Sitting Volleyball inclusion

Sitting Volleyball’s inclusion in the sports program for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games was down to the “worldwide participation and reach of Sitting Volleyball, which is something that the World ParaVolley Membership plans and delivers at the national level,” World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM said. Photo: World ParaVolley President Barry...

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