A total of five milirary veterans will form part of the United States' 12-man sitting volleyball squad for next month's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it has been announced.
Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table
Twelve players have been selected for Canada's debut in the women's sitting volleyball tournament at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sixteen different countries were represented at a sitting volleyball coaching course - a number seen as a big step forward for the Paralympic sport.
There will be repeats of both London 2012 sitting volleyball finals after the draw was made for the Rio 2016 Paralympic competition.
Russia's men and women each secured the final qualification berth for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after respective victories at the 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental in Anji, China.
World ParaVolley is currently holding a series of sitting volleyball courses in Cape Town in South Africa, with representatives of several African nations taking part.
World ParaVolley (WPV) has appointed Jim Leask, the former chairman of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sport Management Committee and Sports Council, as its marketing director until 2018.
Hosts Rwanda beat Egypt to claim the women’s title at the ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships in Kigali and secure their place at next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Egypt maintain impressive form ahead of gold medal match at ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships
Egypt made it five wins out of five in the men’s ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships in Kigali to seal top spot in the round-robin stage.
Hosts Rwanda moved to the top of the standings in the women’s ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships thanks to a 3-1 victory against the previously unbeaten Egypt in Kigali.
Egypt condemned hosts Rwanda to their first defeat of the men's ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships, coming out comfortable 3-0 winners on day three of the event in Kigali.
Hosts Rwanda among countries with 100 per cent records at ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships
Egypt, Kenya and hosts Rwanda maintained their 100 per cent records on day two of the men's ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships in Kigali.
Egypt, Kenya and hosts Rwanda all made winning starts to both the men’s and women’s ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships in Kigali.
A new sitting volleyball course has been launched today with the aim of boosting the Paralympic discipline in England.
A new website has been launched by World ParaVolley as the organisation continues its ongoing marketing and modernisation drive.