Barry Couzner looks back at the year 2018

With another exciting year in the life of World ParaVolley coming to a close, World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner looks back on the major developments for the World ParaVolley organisation and the sport of ParaVolley as a whole.   “When I look back at 2018 I see a year of...

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Successful World ParaVolley Courses Wrap up in Mozambique

With all participants and tutors now safely arrived back to their respective homes, it is time to look back on the most recent set of World ParaVolley Courses held in Africa. From December 3-9, 49 fully-funded participants gathered in Maputo, Mozambique to take part in four World ParaVolley courses: referees,...

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BRA Athlete Levi Cesar Gomes Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

World ParaVolley announced today that Levi Cesar Gomes of Brazil, an athlete in the sport of Sitting Volleyball, has accepted a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after testing positive for two prohibited substances.  Gomes tested positive for Stanozolol and a metabolite of tamoxifen, as the result of an...

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New Chairs of Commissions Confirmed

After a general call for applications, the Board of World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that the Chairs of the Commissions for the next four years have been approved and appointed. They are: Classification Commission – Dr Jurate Kesiene Anti-Doping Commission – Dr Jun Ming Zhang (Jamie) Medical Research Commission...

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2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships Schedule – Update

The match schedule for the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships have been updated with a few minor adjustments to the preliminary rounds since being published on 13 June. There are seven changes as per the following: Women’s Competition – Day 1: Netherlands v Croatia now at 16:00, Rwanda v...

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World ParaVolley Event Hosting Opportunities 2019-2022

World ParaVolley has announced the 2019-2022 list of events for which the Federation is seeking hosts. CLICK HERE to see the list of events. Interested hosts should contact: Sport Director at sportdirector@worldparavolley.org General Manager at generalmanager@worldparavolley.org  

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China victorious at the 2018 Women’s World Super 6!

China wins the  2018 Women’s World Super 6!!! In what was by far the best match of the competition, China defeated Russia in the gold medal match at the 2018 women’s World Super 6.  It was a true battle right to the end with the hosts taking the gold 3-2...

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