ParaVolley Europe – October 2020 Events cancellation

From ParaVolley Europe: Based on the alarming increase of positive COVID cases in Europe in the last few weeks and due to the number of participating teams unable to travel in safe conditions, the ParaVolley Europe board has made the tough but wise decision to cancel all competitions planned for...

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“Athletes for Good Fund” opportunity for Para athletes

In partnership with the International Paralympic Committee and International Olympic Committee, this week new Paralympic Worldwide Partner Proctor & Gamble (P&G) has launched an initiative designed to support causes that athletes feel strongly about, and it is particularly relevant to the COVID environment that athletes have found themselves in this...

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Inacional approved as ParaVolley equipment provider

World ParaVolley is pleased to announce that Inacional has been approved as a provider of ParaVolley equipment for the next 4 years – the first Company in Europe to achieve homologation. Inacional is a Netherlands-based Company that has provided independent advice on sports equipment for more than 30 years and...

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Coach profile: Nicole Ban

“Coaching is the most rewarding career for me, and I hope that more females can find their way to do the same.” Coaching Team Canada Women’s Volleyball Sitting Team, Nicole Ban has become a leader not just nationally, but internationally. After playing volleyball at MacEwan University and professionally for Oslo...

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WPV Podcast: From the shadows to the spotlight

The World ParaVolley history podcast is back with a new episode and more stories to share. With exactly a year before the first serve in Tokyo, World ParaVolley founding president Pieter Joon traces the history of sitting volleyball in the Paralympics over the last few decades. Coincidentally, 2020 marks the...

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Update – 2020 World ParaVolley General Assembly

World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM has confirmed that the 2020 General Assembly will be fully conducted online on 6 December 2020. The Board recently approved the move in light of COVID-19 and considered that the benefits were clear since a virtual General Assembly will ensure reduced costs and greater...

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