Classification Corner: Sport Class Status explained

The World ParaVolley Medical Department created an infogram explaining the Sport Class Status as a result of surveys filled out by athletes and coaches after attending classification. The infogram is a helpful and interesting tool to improve the understanding about classification and remove some of the mystery and myths around...

Continue reading

Version 2 of Tokyo 2020 Playbooks released

From IPC The International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Tokyo 2020) have today launched the second editions of the Tokyo 2020 Playbooks, with the version for Athletes and Team Officials. Building on February’s publication, the new Playbooks...

Continue reading

2021 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...

Continue reading

WPV Podcast: John Kessel’s 25 years in ParaVolley—and beyond

The World ParaVolley history podcast returns with fresh insights into the ever-winding story of the sport. That said, we continue celebrating the International ParaVolley Day for a second straight year with the newest episode dropping today featuring former World ParaVolley development director John Kessel. In this episode, Kessel shares some...

Continue reading