WADA publishes Guidelines and Application Procedure for Exemption concerning Retired Athletes Returning to Competition

In accordance with World Anti-Doping Code (Code) Article 5.6.1, which concerns retired athletes returning to competition, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the following documents on its website (https://www.wada-ama.org/en/resources/world-anti-doping-program/code-article-561-exemption-application-procedure-and-guidelines): Exemption Application Guidelines for determining whether an exemption is warranted; An Exemption Application Procedure, which aims to provide guidance to...

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Beach paravolley featured in Bibione beach volley marathon

Beach paravolley was featured in the AeQuilibrium Beach Volley Marathon, part of the first Italian beach volleyball tournament that will have athletes at all levels, with or without a disability, competing together in the Northern Italian town of Bibione on May 13 to 15. Dubbed as a tournament with no boundaries,...

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Giugni continues work with WPV beach paravolley

Dr. Stephen Giugni OAM will continue his work with World ParaVolley to serve for a second term as assistant sport director of beach paravolley. Giugni has almost 25 years of service to paravolley with his first event in 1998 when he was involved in the planning for the Sydney 2000...

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Rezaei retakes helm of Iranian men’s team

WPV Honorary Life Member and multi-medalled coach Hadi Rezaei will be back at the helm of the Iranian men’s sitting volleyball team after inspiring Iran to its seventh Paralympic Games gold medal. The Iranian federation brought back Rezaei, who had left as national team coach less than a year ago...

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