Volleyball

World ParaVolley joins forces with VolleySLIDE after success of online campaign

By Gary Anderson

February 5 - World ParaVolley has integrated online campiagn VolleySLIDE into its programme going forward ©Getty Images The International Federation for sitting volleyball, World ParaVolley, has announced it is integrating online development and participation campaign VolleySLIDE into its programme due to the success of the new initiative.

Australia to host first World ParaVolley Standing Beach Volleyball World Championship

By Emily Goddard

Adelaide will host the first ever Standing Beach Volleyball World Championship for men with a physical disability in 2014 ©World ParaVolleyDecember 17 - Adelaide has been named as the host of the historic first Standing Beach Volleyball World Championship for athletes with a disability set to take place next year.

World ParaVolley official Le Breuilly named as sitting volleyball technical delegate at Rio 2016

By Emily Goddard

Denis le Breuilly has been named as the technical delegate for sitting volleyball at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesNovember 19 - Denis le Breuilly, sport director of World ParaVolley, has been named by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the technical delegate for sitting volleyball at Rio 2016.

Uganda cancels African women's Sitting Volleyball World Championship qualifying tournament

By Emily Goddard

Uganda has withdrawn from hosting the African women's Sitting Volleyball World Championship qualifying tournamentOctober 30 - Uganda has pulled out of hosting the 2013 African women's Sitting Volleyball World Championship qualifying tournament after it failed to secure the funds needed to hold the event in Kampala next week.

US women win Pan American title but Brazil take men's spoils

By Nick Butler

The US womens sitting volleyball team on  way to victory over Brazil at the Pan American Zonal ChampionshipsOctober 13 - America's women took an expected home triumph at the 2013 Para Volley Pan American Zonal Championships in Oklahoma but there was a Brazilian victory on the men's side as they defeated the hosts in the final.

US start strongest at Para Volley Pan American Zonal Championships

By Nick Butler

Kara Kanahale serves for the USA in their Pan-American opener against BrazilOctober 11 - The United States sitting volleyball team started the strongest at the 2013 ParaVolley Pan American Zone Championships held at the University of Oklahoma with victories for both their male and female outfits.

Bosnia dominate and Russia surprise at European ParaVolley Championships

By Nick Butler

The success of the volleyball competition at the London 2012 Paralympic Games was repeated at the European ParaVolley Championships in PolandSeptember 23 - Bosnia and Herzegovina have added the men's title to their London 2012 Paralympic gold medal at the European Paravolley Championship in Elblag, Poland, while Russia claimed a surprise victory in the women's event.

Volleyball England unveils new head coaches for men’s and women’s sitting volleyball teams

By Tom Degun

Sitting volleyballMay 16 - Volleyball England have unveiled Ashley Trodden as their new head coach for the men's sitting volleyball team with Ian Legrand to take up the top job from the women's side as both target a spot at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

7/7 survivor Wright devastated by UK Sport cuts for sitting volleyball

By Tom Degun

Martine WrightDecember 19 - Inspirational Paralympian Martine Wright, who was badly injured in the July 7 London bombings in 2005 before going on to recover and compete at London 2012, admits she is devastated by UK Sport's decision to cut all the funding for her sport of sitting volleyball.
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