Sitting Volleyball

#Sit2Play Website now live

We are pleased to announce that the website www.sit2play.eu is officially online.  The SIT2PLAY Project will develop an inclusive, fun and engaging sport called Inclusive Sitting Volley which will leverage on the benefits of traditional volleyball, one of the most relevant team sports in Europe. SIT2PLAY will address the concepts of “disability” and “diversity” in sports in a new way, turning around …

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PVE Rankings Updated

Further to the Qualifying tournament for the European Championship Men, the rankings have been updated. Click here to view the new Men rankings.

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Sit2Play Launch Meeting

ParaVolley Europe President, Branko Mihorko, and Development Director, Richard Stacey Chapman, visited the Italian Volleyball Federation (FIPAV) headquarters in Rome from 19-20th February for the kick-off meeting of the Sit2Play project. The project, which is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, will develop an inclusive format of sitting volleyball to allow young people with physical and mental …

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Successful Men European Championship Qualification Tournament

The Qualification Tournament Men for the last two spots at the 2019 European Sitting Volleyball Championships took place last week in Porec (CRO) and was a success across all levels. The event was organised jointly by ParaVolley Europe and OK Porec and welcomed 7 men’s teams who battled it out to qualify for the #EuroSittingVolley scheduled for July in Budapest …

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Hungarian ParaSport Day

“Being disabled doesn’t mean being a loser.” In Hungary after the approval of the Hungarian Parliament in 2017 and for the second time this year , February 22nd is officially Hungarian Parasport Day. It is a symbolic date as on the 22nd of February 1970 the first disabled Parasport club was established in Hungary. Last Friday 423 schools and 112 …

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Two Slovenian Sitting Volleyball legends awarded

Slovenian Volleyball legend Adolf Urnaut received this past weekend the Bloudek Award, the highest national sports award in Slovenia in recognition of his lifetime achievements in sport. Peter Končnik received the Bloudek Plaque for lifetime dedication to sports. Read more on the following link: https://www.cev.eu/News.aspx?NewsID=28574&ID=2

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Logo Presentation European Sitting Volleyball Championships – Men & Women – 2019 Budapest

With 150 days to the first whistle, the Hungarian Volleyball Federation is proud to present the logo of the upcoming European Sitting Volleyball Championships – Men and Women. The event will take place between the 15th and 20th July 2019 in Budapest, Hungary and is organised by the Hungarian Volleyball Federation under the umbrella of ParaVolley Europe. The logo was …

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EuroSittingVolley Qualifying Tournament Match Schedule

The match schedule for the European Sitting Volleyball Championships Qualifying Tournament Men is now available. The tournament will take place in Poreč (CRO) between 21st and 24th February and will see 7 teams battle it out for the last remaining 2 slots of the European Sitting Volleyball Championships Men & Women in Budapest (HUN) between 13th and 21st July 2019. …

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2019 European Sitting Volleyball Championship Qualification tournament – Men

Following the lack of application to host the above event, the PVE Board has decided it will organise the 2019 European Sitting Volleyball Championship Qualification tournament – Men in Poreč (CRO) between 21st and 24th February 2019 (competition dates). Poreč is a well known location to the sitting volleyball community as the 2017 European Championships took place in another location …

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Successful Subzone New Nations Men Tournament

The first ever SubZone New Nations Men took place in Tourcoing (FRA) on 29th and 30th and saw the men’s teams of Slovenia, Czech Republic, France & Georgia battling in out in two tournaments in one. Georgia was indeed guest in the overall tournament whilst Slovenia, Czech and France were making their debut on the international sitting volleyball scene. The …

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