Category: History

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....

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...

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 &...

Volleyball on Olympic Games

International Olympic Committee included in 1957 volleyball among olympic sports. First time the volleyball has been played on Olympics in Japan 1964, participated ten mens teams and six womens. First time the Olympic winner was...

The FIVB History

The first serious activity aimed at the founding of FIVB was an informal meeting held at the Graf...

The Game Volleyball

Volleyball has come a long way from the dusty-old YMCA gymnasium of Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA, where visionary, William G. Morgan, invented the sport back in 1895. It has seen the start of two centuries and the dawn of a new...

Loading

Shop

volleycountry volleyball knee pads

RSS Inside VolleyCountry

  • USA - NVA (National Volleyball Association)
    USA has a pro league for men's volleyball now. Article from wov: http://www.worldofvolley.com/News/Latest…nched-soon.html Official website: http://nvausa.com/
  • Big betting scandal in Romania
    http://www.gsp.ro/gsp-special/investigat…lui-525056.html As I knew match Vojvodina - Arcada (last year CEV Cup) was fixed on 3:0 but story goes on and there will be more "juicy" stories. Sad for this sport
  • Is this even legal? (Whole body inside the opponent's floor but feet are lifted maybe?)
    http://www.worldofvolley.com/News/Latest…ules-video.html 11.2.2 Penetration into the opponent's court, beyond the centre line: 11.2.2.1 to touch the opponent's court with a foot (feet) is permitted, provided that some part of the penetrating foot (feet) remains either in contact with or directly above the centre line; 11.2.2.2 to touch the opponent’s court with any part of the body […]