When the sport of basketball was first invented what kind of ball was used?

Answer Dr. James Naismith invented basketball so that his students at the YMCA Training School would have a sport to play in the cold winters of Massachusetts. Players used two peach baskets and a soccer... Read More »

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Who invented the sport of volleyball?

The sport of volleyball was invented by William G. Morgan in 1895. Morgan was the director of physical education at a YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and wanted to create a new game that was less p... Read More »

Who invented the sport of polo?

Persians first played polo over 2500 years ago. English officers introduced the game in 1869 in Great Britain following an exhibition in India. The game was first played in the United States in 1... Read More »

Who invented the sport of fencing?

According to fencing historian Andy Shaw, there is no clear answer as to who invented fencing. "The oldest proof of fencing appears to be in Egypt, around 1180 B.C; but that doesn't prove it starte... Read More »

What sport was invented in Vermont?

Vermont is typically credited as the birthplace of snowboarding because Jake Burton Carpenter, designer of the modern snowboard, began building his boards in Manchester, Vermont, during the 1970s. ... Read More »