Sitting Volleyball

Successful kick-off meeting – Differentiated Engaging Volleyball (DEV)

ParaVolley Europe has been included in a Erasmus + small-scale partnership project that started with a kick-off meeting held in Cannes between 3rd and 5th  February 2023. Together with Athlitiki Enosi Neon Panoramatos (GRE), Sporting Club Das Caldas (POR) and Racing Club de Cannes (FRA), the four organisations launched a social inclusion project through the practice of sitting volleyball.  Differentiated …

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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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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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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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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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Smooth sailing for Italy in the Golden Nations League competition

Italy’s complete domination of the 2022 Sitting Volleyball Women’s European Golden Nations League was the highlight of the competition that wrapped up in the centre of Slovenian and European paravolley on Sunday afternoon. The professionalism of Italy clearly put them in a league of their own and all their hard training paid off and was evident from start to finish. …

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April is Women’s competitions month!

The month of April is Women’s competitions month with the staging of two high level events, starting with the first edition of the Women’s Champions Cup which took place in Pisa (ITA) between 1st and 3rd April. This competition was of a very high level which saw the Italian club of Dream Volley Pisa take the 1st Place against the …

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Women’s Champions Cup coming up!

After the successful men’s Champions Cup competition which took place in Nola (ITA) between 25th and 27th March, it is now the turn for the women’s club teams to shine. Taking place again on Italian soil but this time in Pisa, the competition will start on 1st April until 3rd April and will see four teams fight it out for …

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Successful Men’s Sitting Volleyball Champions Cup

Last weekend saw the resurrected sitting volleyball Champions Cup competition take place in Nola (ITA) with 6 teams from all over Europe converging over to the city. Fans were in for a treat as the national champions from Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany, Hungary,Italy and Poland played each other to decide on who would be crowned the champion. Two days of …

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