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World ParaVolley Statement

ParaVolley Europe is fully aligned with the World ParaVolley statement below concerning the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The safety and well-being of all our athletes is paramount for us and we hope for a swift and peaceful resolution of the conflict. Official Statement by the World ParaVolley Board of Directors

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Obituary – Jouke de Haan (1947 – 2022)

It is with great sadness that the world of sitting volleyball bids goodbye to a true legend of the discipline after many years spent dedicated to its development. Jouke de Haan coached the national sitting volleyball teams of the Netherlands, Germany and Egypt with great success and was instrumental in the development of the sitting volleyball teams of Rwanda that led to their …

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2022 European Para Youth Games to include sitting volleyball

The 2022 European Para Youth Games edition will take place in Pajulahti, Finland between June 27th and July 4th, 2022 and will include sitting volleyball. This is a great opportunity for your young athletes who have not yet had the chance to participate in official competitions to do so at an international level. For many athletes, the Eureopean Para Youth …

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Nations League Second Edition Information!

The Sitting Volleyball Nations League Competitions – Men & Women is back for its second edition! After a successful launch in 2021 where no fewer than 5 Nations League competitions took place with as many as 25 men & women’s teams participating. ParaVolley Europe is looking forward to staging the Gold, Silver and Bronze groups events. You will find below …

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Clubs Competitions Launch

ParaVolley Europe is very excited to announce the staging of the 2021-2022 Sitting Volleyball Club Competitions – Men & Women. After a false start in 2020 due to the worldwide pandemic situation, ParaVolley Europe had to put on hold the plans to resurrect the clubs’ competitions and is hoping that 2022 will be the year where the Champions Cup and …

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Updated Rules of the Game

World ParaVolley Board has published the updated Rules of the Game for sitting volleyball and beach paravolley for the period 2022-24.  As the two strategic disciplines of World ParaVolley, it was important that these Rules were updated as deemed necessary by the membership of the two Committees that had coaches, players, referees providing input. The Chair of the Rules of …

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All you need to know about the EuroSittingVolley competition

Kemer, Turkey, 18 October 2021 – There’s a wealth of information this year at the 2021 Sitting Volleyball European Championships which are underway in the Turkish Riviera resort of Kemer in the eastern Mediterranean like never before – and this is your guide to navigating the maze of all that’s available online for your enjoyment of the men’s and women’s …

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Mihorko confirmed ParaVolley Europe president for four more years

Kemer, Turkey, 15 October 2021 – Branko Mihorko of Slovenia will remain president of ParaVolley Europe for another four years, the General Assembly of the zonal association confirmed here on Friday, just two days before the start of the 20th men’s and 15th women’s European Championships. Isabelle Collot of France, the organization’s Communications Director, has also been re-elected for a …

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ParaVolley Europe provides glimpse into future at Strategy Day 2021

Kemer, Turkey, 15 October 2021 – Strategy Day 2021 set the tone for what lies ahead in ParaVolley Europe, as representatives from more than a dozen countries got together here today for the opportunity to receive information and discuss various topics concerning the movement. The discussion centred around the future of ParaVolley and focused specifically on competitions, now that ParaVolley …

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European Sitting Volleyball family gathers in Kemer (TUR) for the Euros

No fewer than 27 teams and 60 officials are gathering in Kemer (TUR) for the 2021 edition of the Eurosittingvolley, the biggest competition on the ParaVolley Europe calendar to take place this year. Organised jointly by PVE and the Turkish Federation for Sports for Disabled in the idyllic and practical setting of the Daima hotel, the competition will include both championship …

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