Schedule released for Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

(all times AST – Atlantic Standard Time – GMT-04:00) Volleyball Canada has released the schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament, taking place February 26 to 29, 2020, in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Canada Games Centre. The tournament is the final opportunity for the women’s teams...

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Coronavirus – 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup

Important Message to all World ParaVolley Members  RE: The coronavirus outbreak in China and the 2020 Sitting Volleyball World Cup As you are aware, there is great concern about the outbreak of the coronavirus around the world now with more cases being reported every day.  It also appears that airlines...

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Course Announcement – June 2020 – Slovenia

World ParaVolley and ParaVolley Europe, with the close cooperation of Odbojkarski klub Spodnja Savinska (Slovenia), are pleased to officially announce the following courses. Level 2 Referee Course Level 1 and 2 Technical Official Courses (TD and Jury) Level 1 and 2 Classifier Courses These courses are made possible thanks to...

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Paris 2024 seeks Volleyball Sport Manager

The Paris 2024 Organising Committee has launched the recruitment process for the Volleyball Sport Manager at the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The intention is to identify the requisite Sport Manager by the spring of this year, in order for the manager to have the opportunity to attend the...

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ASEAN Para Games 2020 moved to March

The Philippine ASEAN Para Games Organising Committee confirmed the postponement of the biennial tournament’s 10th edition. Originally slated for January 18 to 24, National Paralympic Committee Philippines president and local organising committee director general Michael Barredo said the tournament will now be moved to March 20 to 28 this year...

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2019 – Looking back…

As we draw 2019 to a close, it is interesting to reflect on the development of World ParaVolley over the past 12 months led by the Board and Commissions.  Some activities have been particularly significant and ground-breaking. External Relationships We now have new and very positive informal and formal relationships...

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UPDATE – Tokyo 2020 Qualification Regulations

The IPC has released a major update to the Tokyo 2020 Qualification Regulations.  There is an important update in the Sitting Volleyball section (pages 129-132). https://www.paralympic.org/tokyo-2020/qualification-criteria The change is the following: “Athlete Eligibility To be eligible for selection by an NPC, athletes must: have played in at least one international,...

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