World ParaVolley Foundation relaunches fundraising campaign

The World ParaVolley Foundation has relaunched a campaign to raise $10,000 to build a sustainable platform that would provide growth to the sport and provide opportunities to the athletes. The support of many individual donors, corporate sponsors, foundations and program partners would make an impact in the development of the...

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First virtual General Assembly a great success

On 6 December, World ParaVolley held the first ever virtual Biennial General Assembly with members attending online from all four Zones of the world.  The meeting was sponsored by ParaVolley equipment supplier QH, the Jiangsu Qianghuai Sporting Goods Co Ltd. from China, which have recently agreed to support World ParaVolley...

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IPC to provide EUR 1.8 million worth of grants to support members during COVID-19 pandemic

Historic initiative follows UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ theme ‘Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 world’ The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is to make EUR 1.8 million worth of grant funding available to its 200-plus member organisations during 2021 as part of efforts...

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Invitation to WPV members: Cerebral Palsy Awareness Course

CPISRA, the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association, is inviting you to register for their free Cerebral Palsy and Sport Awareness online course. The course is part of an Agitos Foundation project primarily aimed at disability sport organisations in Africa, and is available in English, French and Arabic. The...

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APSO becomes associate member of GAISF

The General Assembly of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) welcomed the Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations (APSO) as an associate member of their umbrella organisation. The vote was conducted on 10 November during the annual meeting of the GAISF membership, which was held virtually due to the...

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Athanasios Papageorgiou releases new book Coaching Volleyball Beginners

International volleyball instructor Athanasios Papageorgiou released his brand new book called Coaching Volleyball Beginners, which he co-authored with Dr. Jimmy Czimek of the German Volleyball Association (DVV).   Coaching Volleyball Beginners is a step-by-step guide for coaches that helps them teach youth beginner players how to play volleyball. With the various...

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ParaVolley inclusion in the works in Central America

The Central American Volleyball Confederation (AFECAVOL) and ParaVolley Pan America conducted a meeting that would establish cooperation for ParaVolley inclusion in the region. AFECAVOL president Felix Sabio indicated that the importance of establishing the link with World ParaVolley is necessary due to the growth of the sport across the world...

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