History of Volleyball in USA

History of Volleyball in USA

Volleyball is quite a favorite game that requires the participation of six members to form a team. A total of two groups can participate at a time that constitutes the game. The game played on a court where the two sides are separated using a net. Although it was not...
Volleyball at the Olympics

Volleyball at the Olympics

Volleyball has been an Olympic sport since 1957 and it was featured for the first time at the Olympic Games in 1964. Olympic volleyball is always exciting.   This year is an Olympic year and nothing is more thrilling for a volleyball fan than the Olympics. Moreover,...
Volleyball: The History of a Sports Phenomenon

Volleyball: The History of a Sports Phenomenon

The sport of volleyball is ubiquitous today, as more than 800 million people play it regularly, but it didn’t start out that way. Created by William G. Morgan, a YMCA instructor in Holyoke, Massachusetts, this past time has humble beginnings. Morgan had the idea of...
World League – festival of international volleyball

World League – festival of international volleyball

What makes the Volleyball World League so unique? How and when this amazing volleyball show started? First FIVB Volleyball World League, one of the most important and exciting tournaments of this sport was started in 1990 by FIVB. The government of world’s volleyball...

History of World Championships

First Men´s Volleyball World Championships was arranged in Prague on outside tennis courts in 1949. World Championship was the greatest volleyball event at this time, volleyball was included among olympic sports later. Soviet Union won the first gold medal.   History...

History of European Cups

European Cups are played since 1960. Most successfull team in history was CSKA Moscow, winning 13 times Champions League. In 1990´s european cups were under Italian domination. In present time many european teams are balanced.     European Champions League 1960 CSKA...
Asian Volleyball Championships

Asian Volleyball Championships

History of volleyball in Asia started in 1954, the Asian Volleyball Confederation was established at Manila on the occasion of the 2nd Asian Games.     In 1955, the first Men's Asian Volleyball Championship was organized in Tokyo (Japan) as the official...
Volleyball on Pan American Games

Volleyball on Pan American Games

The Pan American Games bring together athletes from the countries of the Americas in a festival of sport and international friendship. First time the volleyball was played on Pan American Games was in 1955. In Mexico City gold medal won the team of Unites States.    ...

History of European Championships

European Championships history starts in 1948. Untill now there has been 24 european tournaments. The most medals won the Soviet Union. Europe in global is the continent with the best  teams (Italy, Russia, Serbia & Montenegro, France, Poland,…) and the...
History of World league

History of World league

Established in 1990. The Goal of World League – bring the world’s top Men’s teams together and create a globe-trotting circuit with attractive prizes, bringing the best of volleyball to every continent.  With USD millions in prize money, the World...