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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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