Vale: Gerard Brouwers

I first met Gerard Brouwers from the Netherlands in the year 2000 at the Sydney Paralympic Games. From the beginning, he was a great personal and professional help to me in the technical field of World ParaVolley. Born in 1948, Gerard was best known for his technical expertise and leadership,...

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International World ParaVolley Day Podcast

Listen to World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM himself walk down memory lane as he talks about the colourful history of ParaVolley in this special episode in celebration of the International World ParaVolley Day. Quick Links: World ParaVolley International WorldParaVolley Day 2020 World ParaVolley Awards World ParaVolley Photography Competition Winners

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World ParaVolley Photography Competition Winners

It has been an action-packed four decades for ParaVolley. Here are the best of the best sitting volleyball snapshots that stood out in the 2020 World ParaVolley Photography Competition: Photo by Daniele Celesti   Photo by Jonathan Shapka   Photo by Daniele Celesti   Photo by Daniele Celesti   Photo...

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Bethany Zummo: Pandemic, passion, purpose

While some try to stay active at home to curb the coronavirus spread, United States libero and Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Bethany Zummo took time away from the gym to put her other skill to good use and serve her community in California. View this post on Instagram Paralympic gold...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games postponed – IPC

Today, the International Paralympic Committee, along with the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, came to the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. From the IPC: Following the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President...

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Beach ParaVolley World Championships Series in Pingtan postponed

World ParaVolley is taking an initiative to follow recommendations of the International Paralympic Committee and the World Health Organization in an effort to support the international sporting communities’ response to the spread of COVID-19. In light of the current situation, World ParaVolley has postponed the second edition of the Beach...

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USA vs Canada friendly in 2019

Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament Schedule Set

The U.S. Men’s Sitting Volleyball National Team is preparing to host the seven-team Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament March 16-21 at its training headquarters in Edmond, Oklahoma. Along with the USA, participating teams are Canada, Croatia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Ukraine. The Americans are ranked seventh in the...

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