Gerflor and World ParaVolley extend agreement

Gerflor have been an approved sitting volleyball floor provider for the past 4 years and have agreed to continue to support World ParaVolley for the next 4 years. The Taraflex and Sport Court surfaces are officially approved by World ParaVolley for world-wide use and Taraflex will be the sitting volleyball...

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Guttmann Games and World Games combine for ‘festival of sport’

The IWAS Guttmann Games will showcase the very best of sports on offer for athletes with physical impairments that are not currently on the Paralympic programme. The first edition will feature beach paravolley and wheelchair cricket. These will be held alongside athletics, swimming, powerlifting and cerebral palsy football which form the IWAS World Games. IWAS...

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Pools Confirmed For Tokyo 2020 Men’s Qualifier

The pool composition for the Sitting Volleyball Men’s Final Qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been confirmed. The seven qualified teams have been split into two pools of three and four teams, respectively. Pool A’s three teams include hosts Germany, Kazakhstan and Canada, while Pool B consists of...

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Vale: Dr. Juraj Stefak, WOVD Classifier

Respected worldwide as a leading name in classification of Para events, Dr. Juraj Stefak passed away on January 21 at the age of 69, following his long battle with cancer. Born in Trnava, Slovakia on February 7, 1951. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava and he was...

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WADA launches 2021 athlete-led webinar series for athletes

From WADA The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to launch its 2021 series of athlete-led webinars for athletes, which is an initiative started last year by WADA’s Athlete Committee that enables interactive engagement by the Agency with athletes worldwide. WADA invites athletes and others to register for the first webinar...

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WADA publishes Q&A document to explain the CAS decision regarding the non-compliance of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency

From WADA Montreal, 4 February 2021 – Following the publication of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS’s) 186-page full reasoned decision regarding its 17 December 2020 ruling in favor of WADA to declare the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code for a period of two years, WADA has developed a...

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