Who invented the sport of volleyball?

Answer 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 »

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Who invented the volleyball?

William G. Morgan, a YMCA instructor, invented volleyball in 1895. Originally called mintonette, the game was not played with a specific ball until Morgan asked A.G. Spalding & Bros. to develop one... Read More »

Who invented volleyball and when?

William G. Morgan invented the game of volleyball in 1896 as a less violent alternative to basketball. Morgan was the Director of Physical Education at the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He origin... 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 »