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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Invitation to WPV members: Cerebral Palsy Awareness Course

CPISRA, the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association, is inviting you to register for their free Cerebral Palsy and Sport Awareness online course. The course is part of an Agitos Foundation project primarily aimed at disability sport organisations in Africa, and is available in English, French and Arabic. The...

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APSO becomes associate member of GAISF

The General Assembly of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) welcomed the Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations (APSO) as an associate member of their umbrella organisation. The vote was conducted on 10 November during the annual meeting of the GAISF membership, which was held virtually due to the...

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Athanasios Papageorgiou releases new book Coaching Volleyball Beginners

International volleyball instructor Athanasios Papageorgiou released his brand new book called Coaching Volleyball Beginners, which he co-authored with Dr. Jimmy Czimek of the German Volleyball Association (DVV).   Coaching Volleyball Beginners is a step-by-step guide for coaches that helps them teach youth beginner players how to play volleyball. With the various...

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ParaVolley inclusion in the works in Central America

The Central American Volleyball Confederation (AFECAVOL) and ParaVolley Pan America conducted a meeting that would establish cooperation for ParaVolley inclusion in the region. AFECAVOL president Felix Sabio indicated that the importance of establishing the link with World ParaVolley is necessary due to the growth of the sport across the world...

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Vale: Pheona Kimonge, World ParaVolley Classifier

World ParaVolley has learned that Ms. Pheona Kimonge of Kenya, one of the Federation’s International Classifiers, has passed away.   Details have only recently been published. Pheona died at the Kenyatta National Referral Hospital on the early morning hours of Sunday, September 13th, after a short illness.  She had lived with...

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ParaVolley Europe hires first ever employee

In a bid to deliver a more professional service to its stakeholders, ParaVolley Europe is proud to announce the hiring of their first ever employee. Tanja Gašić has been hired on a part time basis as Legal Adviser and Project Manager. Her tasks will range from optimising contracts to EU...

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