World Paravolley Elections

World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that the appointed Scrutineers have verified the recent Board election results from the General Assembly on December 6, 2020. Barry Couzner OAM (AUS) was re-elected unopposed for another four-year term as President, Louise Ashcroft (CAN) was re-elected as Medical Director and Dr Ivana Pavic...

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World ParaVolley extends partnership with Senoh

World ParaVolley has extended its partnership with Japanese sports equipment company Senoh Corporation for the 2021-2024 period. World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM and Senoh President Tetsuya Ozaki signed the contract remotely this month. Senoh is known worldwide for its production of high-quality standing sitting volleyball and beach paravolley equipment...

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WPV Podcast: From the shadows to the spotlight

The World ParaVolley history podcast is back with a new episode and more stories to share. With exactly a year before the first serve in Tokyo, World ParaVolley founding president Pieter Joon traces the history of sitting volleyball in the Paralympics over the last few decades. Coincidentally, 2020 marks the...

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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...

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2020 World ParaVolley Awards

The celebration of the International World ParaVolley Day commemorates the official start of the International Federation. On 24 April 1981, World ParaVolley was formally created at a meeting in Bonn, Germany on the occasion of the European Sitting Volleyball Championships. The current World ParaVolley Board of Directors has approved that International...

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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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