Cairo to close 2021 with Sitting Volleyball World Cup

Egypt’s capital city, Cairo, will conclude an action-packed 2021 after being confirmed as hosts of the Sitting Volleyball World Cup from December 10 to 15 at the Cairo International Stadium. The biggest sitting volleyball event in the World ParaVolley calendar will feature 16 teams each for the men’s and women’s...

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Canada releases roster for Tokyo 2020

The athletes set to represent Canada in women’s sitting volleyball at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games this summer have been selected, the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Volleyball Canada announced today. The team is returning 11 players who together captured a bronze medal at the Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games....

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Third version of Tokyo 2020 Playbooks published

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Tokyo 2020) began publishing the third and final editions of the Tokyo 2020 Playbooks on 15 June (Tuesday). These comprehensive guidelines, which are a key part of the...

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WADA strengthens global anti-doping system through re-build of its Anti-Doping Administration and Management System

From the World Anti-Doping Agency SPOTLIGHT, available HERE For many elite athletes and anti-doping professionals around the world, one of the most regular types of interaction they have with WADA is through ADAMS. Launched in 2005, ADAMS is a secure and cost-free, web-based system that centralizes doping control-related data such...

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World ParaVolley e-Learning platform to launch on June 15

World ParaVolley has been working hard over the past number of months to put together the initial phase of E-ParaVolley, an online LMS which will offer possibilities for individuals to learn more about World ParaVolley and to embark on technical education pathways. The program has been made possible in large...

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NPC Germany achieves on many fronts

As hosts of the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Qualifier, NPC Germany should be congratulated on their delivery of this all-important event for the athletes. The notable achievements included: • Some 780 COVID-19 tests were conducted with not one positive finding • During 5 days of competition there were 16,111 live...

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WADA seeks nominations for Standing Committees

Nominations – WADA Standing Committees Background World ParaVolley has been asked to consider nominations to various vacant positions on the World Anti-Doping Agency Standing Committees. Any nominations need to be approved by the World ParaVolley Board in the first instance and should be lodged with the General Manager by Member...

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