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Sitting & Standing Volleyball in Europe

Friendly Sitting Volleyball matches in Zaanstad (NED)

On 23rd, 24th and 25th September, the city of Zaanstad in Holland hosted a series of 4 friendly games between the Men’s National Teams of Italy and The Netherlands. The weekend was used to promote the sport of Sitting Volleybal in Holland. The event took place to coincide with the opening of the new TOP sportcentre where […]

ParaVolley Development Liaison Expert attends the Sports Enable Disabled Youth seminar in Massari (ITA)

Development Liaison Expert Ferhat ESATBEYOGLU attended the seminar entitled “Sport Unified: how sport is a tool for inclusion of diversity” on behalf of ParaVolley Europe. From 15 to 20 September ENGSO Youth organized a seminar in Sassari, Italy to educate (future) coaches and physical education teachers on how to adjust sport for disabled young people.  Almost 40 youth […]

Women SubZone 3 Tournament to take place in Follonica (ITA) – 1st & 2nd October 2016

Follonica (ITA) is ready to host the ParaVolley Europe Sub-Zone 3 Women with the participation of the National Teams of Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary. The tournament will take place at the PalaGolfo “Raul Micheli” on Saturday 1st October starting at 10:00 am with Italy playing against Croatia before returning to the field in the […]

Sitting Volleyball activity during the European Week of Sport in Malta

For the second consecutive year, Birkirkara Volleyball Club and ParaVolley Malta joined forces to organise a sitting volleyball activity, called ‘Sitting Volley: Have-a-Go Day’ as part of the European Week of Sport, organised by the European Union and coordinated in Malta by Sport Malta. The event’s purpose is to encourage as many European residents as […]

Obituary: Viktor DYAKOV (1938 – 2016)

The Head coach of the Russian national sitting volleyball team Viktor Dyakov passed away on 10th September 2016 after long illness. Viktor Dyakov was the founder of the team “Rodnik” (Ekaterinburg) which won the national championship more than ten times. The team “Rodnik” (Ekaterinburg) is the base club for the Russian national team and under Viktor’s […]

Rio Paralympics Live Streaming

The IPC has set up a dedicated sitting volleyball live stream here: However, the stream will only be broadcasting LIVE starting on September 15th for the final rounds of matches.  For the preliminaries, there will be a sitting volleyball report included in the overall daily summary video report of all sports, available each day on […]

2016 RIO PARALYMPICS – Games Schedule

As you might already be aware, the competition schedule for the 2016 Rio2016 Paralympic Games sitting volleyball competition has been released. Click on the link to get the Match Schedule (as at August 25th, 2016) with the European teams game dates and times highlighted. You will also find below some infographics: Qualification paths and the […]

Nerulum Cup – the results!

The Nerulum Cup which took place in Rotonda City (ITA) between 27th and 31st July saw the National Men’s teams of Egypt, Georgia and Italy meet in a series of friendly games. The result of the Matches played on the Vittorio Emanuela Square of Rotonda City were the following: 28/07 EGYPT/GEORGIA 3-0 (25/13-25/10-25/11) – Referees: Di Scipio – Barone – Galiuti ITALY/GEORGIA 1-3 […]

2017 European Championships – Expressions of Interest received!

ParaVolley Europe is excited to announce that expressions of interest have been received from two National Federation to organise the next European Championship which will take place in 2017. The two applicants are: Croatian Paralympic Committee (CPC) for both gender proposed location: Porec (CRO) proposed dates: between end September and early November   Italian Volleyball […]

Successful 23rd International ParaBeachvolleyball Tournament in Zoutelande (NL)

Two weeks ago, the 23rd International 3CT Beachvolleyball Tournament took place in Zoutelande (NL) and included a 4×4 para beachvolleyball tournament. 6 mixed teams, all from Holland and who usually play in the Dutch indoor competition moved onto the beach to show their skills. The tournament was played following the international rules with the exception […]

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