World ParaVolley Board welcomes Athletes’ Commission Chair Jose Rebelo

The World ParaVolley Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Athletes’ Commission has been established and is underway in providing valuable feedback to the Organization via the newly elected Chair, Jose Rebelo. After recently held world-wide electronic elections, the following athlete representatives were chosen by current athletes of...

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Wanted – World ParaVolley archive aficionado

History – it is valuable and it needs to be recorded. We need you! Since World ParaVolley as such began in 1980, much history has been written about our various Volleyball disciplines. It has been an incredible history with the organization being an independent not-for-profit yet always, through an immense...

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2018 in Review: Sitting volleyball

The 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships were the sport’s most important competition of the year, but they were not the only highlight. Photo: The 2018  World Championships topped a superb year for Sitting Volleyball Story courtesy of the IPC Unstoppable Iran Led by 2.46m tall Morteza Mehrzadselakjani, reigning Paralympic champions Iran continued with their...

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Kessel Selected for USA Volleyball’s Highest Honour

World ParaVolley Development Director John Kessel has been selected to receive the 2019 Harold T. Friermood “Frier” Award, USA Volleyball’s top honour bestowed on an individual for lifetime achievements, for his five decades of volleyball development. Kessel, who also serves as USA Volleyball’s director of sport development, has conducted thousands of...

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World ParaVolley Athletes’ Commission nominations sought

Following the breakthrough announcement of its new Athletes’ Commission, World ParaVolley is now accepting nominations for positions on the Commission. All World ParaVolley federations have been asked to send in nominations of female and male candidates who: a) are from a World ParaVolley member nation b) current athletes, OR athletes that have...

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