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Meet the new Commissioners!

Further to the decision of the PVE Board of Administration back in October 2022 to appoint individual Commissioners for Beach, Coaches and Referees, the Sport Department is pleased to introduce the three individuals who will work for the next 12 months in the three areas highlighted below. Referee Commissioner – Dimos Kostopoulos Coach Commissioner – Lorenzo Giacobbi Beach Commissioner – …

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Successful #EuroSittingVolleyB closes the competition book for 2022

Hungary struck gold at the 2022 Sitting Volleyball European Championship B after overpowering Slovenia 3-1 (18-25, 25-15, 25-23, 25-18) in the final in Rouen. Slovenia had already lost most of their momentum after the first set and an attempt to retake the lead in the third proved fruitless. Hungary were in control throughout the fourth set and though Slovenia were …

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European Sitting Volleyball Championship B Men in full swing

No fewer than 8 teams have been battling it out since yesterday to reach the top 3 places at the European Sitting Volleyball Championship B – Men taking place in Rouen (FRA). Czechia, France, Great Britain, Italy, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovenia are all hoping to win a ticket to the European Sitting Volleyball championship A which will take place …

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Call for Applications – PVE Commissioners

During a recent ParaVolley Europe Board of Administration meeting, the decision was taken to modify PVE’s internal organisation structure considering that now a number of tasks are being done by the General Manager and the Legal Advisor and Project Manager.   This reshuffling process will include the removal of the Technical Commission, whilst for Beach, Coaching, and Refereeing, ParaVolley Europe will …

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Joint meeting between Africa and Europe Paravolley Zones

The 1st Joint meeting between ParaVolley Africa and ParaVolley Europe was held in Malta on 3rd October 2022 following the PVE Board of Administration meeting.  Mr. Ehab Hassanein, ParaVolley Africa President, Mr. Branko Mihorko, ParaVolley Europe President, and Nello Calleja, PVE General Manager were present for the meetings.  Also present online was Dr. Howyda Aly Mondy, ParaVolley Africa Treasurer and Project Manager. …

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ParaVolley Europe hold successful board meeting in Malta

The ParaVolley Europe board met in person in Malta for a series of meetings, following the invitation of ParaVolley Malta to organise this event. The event kicked off with a marketing meeting where a working group composed of Marketing Director Guido Pasciari, Communication Director Isabelle Collot, Marketing specialist Spasenija Bozanic, President Branko Mihorko, General Manager Nello Calleja and Project Manager …

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WPV President whirlwind visit to Europe

Barry Couzner, World ParaVolley president, was invited by FIPAV and Paravolley Europe to attend meetings in Italy and Slovenia to discuss many topics such as development in Europe, Italiy as an example of good practise with Paravolley and strong support from NPC Italy for the future of our disciplines. He then ended up his European trip in Sarajevo (BIH), host …

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Helping new countries develop paravolley disciplines

In a quest to add new countries to its membership roster, ParaVolley Europe has reached out to several National Volleyball Federations, National Paralympic Committees, Clubs and other entities to try and help them promote the ParaVolley disciplines in new European Countries.​​Through a Memorandum of Understanding, the new countries who have responded positively to that invitation have been given the framework within which to develop and …

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2022 Competitions List – UPDATED

Here is the updated list of all the sitting volleyball and beach paravolley competitions organised in 2022 We are delighted to share with you the list of competitions planned for this year. There will be competitions for sitting volleyball, beach ParaVolley and sitting beach volleyball happening across Europe and we cannot wait! Please note that further information will be sent …

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Competition-full summer

If you thought the time of competitions was over, rest assured that this is not the case as ParaVolley Europe have a busy program planned throughout June and July! The summer will kick off with the inaugural edition of the Men & Women Sitting Volleyball Euroleague which will take place in Myslowice (POL) between 10th and 12th June where 6 …

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