World ParaVolley Athlete Health & Medical Commission Chair

The World ParaVolley Board is openly inviting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from the World ParaVolley community to take up the position of Commission Chair for the Athlete Health & Medical Commission.  There is no formal application form and we are expecting applicants to write about a single page indicating their...

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World ParaVolley history project starts

The history of volleyball for people with disabilities dates back to the 1950s. However, the first formal international organisation of the sport was formed in 1980 at the Paralympic Games in the Netherlands and was later called the ‘World Organisation of Volleyball for the Disabled’ (WOVD). The WOVD were successful...

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Chennai set to host Sitting Volleyball Senior National Championships

Indian state teams will clash once again at the 8th Sitting Volleyball Senior National Championships slated 27-28 July in Chennai. Participants will battle it out for the right to represent India in the 2020 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The Paralympic Volleyball Federation of...

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Full Match Schedule Set Up For Euro 2019

Budapest, Hungary, 12 May 2019 – The 2019 Sitting Volleyball European Championships kick off on 15 July with Great Britain returning, after their absence in the last edition, to take on Finland in the opening match at 09:30 local time (07:30 GMT) for the women’s competition. The first men’s match...

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Nadia and the Paralympic Movement

My name is Nadia Harushimina. I worked as a social assistant in one NGO called Mulindi Japan One Love Project. The NGO used to supply equipment for people with disabilities. My job was to assess people with disabilities who were coming for help. I had to assess them and see...

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Iran retain PVAO Men’s Championship title

Bangkok, Thailand, June 15, 2019 – Iran retained their title in the ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championship with a straight-set (25-21, 25-7, 28-26) win over China at Huamark Stadium on Saturday. Iran reasserted its reign to claim the men’s title, as they swept all their matches without dropping a...

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China win second consecutive title at PVAO Women’s Championship

Bangkok, Thailand, June 15, 2019 – China won their second consecutive title in the women’s tournament of the ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships with a straight-set (25-16, 25-4, 25-7) victory against Japan at Huamark Indoor Stadium on Saturday. China claimed the title once again without dropping a set for...

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