09 February-Volleyball

Volleyball is a game played by two teams separated by a net. Each team consists of six players. A point is scored when a team successfully grounds the ball in the court of the other team. The game which was invented in the USA was, at first called Mintonette. Volleyball is now an international sport.

William George Morgan invented volleyball as indoor sport for businessmen in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1895. He was at the time physical education director with the Young Men’s Christian Association. The game spread rapidly throughout the United States. It was introduced to Europe by American soldiers during World War I. Volleyball was first played at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964.

Volleyball was created in the USA by William Morgan in the year 1895 On This Day.





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