Update – 2020 World ParaVolley General Assembly

World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM has confirmed that the 2020 General Assembly will be fully conducted online on 6 December 2020. The Board recently approved the move in light of COVID-19 and considered that the benefits were clear since a virtual General Assembly will ensure reduced costs and greater...

Continue reading

Call for volunteers – Judicial Commission

World ParaVolley is calling for volunteers to serve on the Judicial Commission. The Judicial Commission is independent of the Board of World ParaVolley and is established in accord with the Constitution to consider disputes – particularly as a method of ensuring “natural justice”. Members from the Judicial Commission are appointed...

Continue reading

Update – 2020 World ParaVolley General Assembly

The year 2020 is a year in which World ParaVolley would typically hold its biennial General Assembly. Earlier in 2020, World ParaVolley announced that we would hold the General Assembly in December in Arnhem, Netherlands. However, given the fact that COVID-19 has become a major international issue over the past...

Continue reading

Donate memorabilia – ParaVolley Museum

World ParaVolley is working to establish a ParaVolley museum and has also been offered space for display of materials at the International Volleyball Hall of Fame in the USA. We are therefore wishing to compile a list of materials/items that people wish to donate to either place. If you have...

Continue reading

WADA launches webinar series for athletes

From Wada The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the launch of a series of athlete-led webinars to be held over the coming months. This series, which is an initiative of  WADA’s Athlete Committee, is intended to provide a platform for interactive engagement by the Agency with athletes...

Continue reading

WADA postpones Global Education Conference

From WADA The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that, due to COVID-19, the Agency is postponing its 2020 Global Education Conference (GEC) which was scheduled to be held from 13-14 October 2020 in Sydney, Australia – to 2021 in Sydney. The new dates and specific venue will be communicated as...

Continue reading

Dan Apol receives posthumous Recognition Certificate

Dan Apol’s officiating profile is one most referees dream of. When appointed to the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Dan gained the unique distinction of being the first World ParaVolley Paralympic Sitting Volleyball referee to also be appointed by FIVB to the Olympics, for the Beach event. As a Beach official Dan...

Continue reading