History of Volleyball

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What is the role of the Libero in volleyball?

Specialist in defending

Which country has a rich history of winning Olympics and world championships in volleyball?

Russia

What is the main responsibility of the team captain in volleyball?

Maintain discipline in the team

Which organization is the international regulating body of volleyball?

Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB)

In which country did volleyball originate?

United States

Who is credited with inventing Volleyball?

William G. Morgan

How did Volleyball get its name?

From a professor at Springfield College

What was the original name of Volleyball?

Mintonette

Why did William G. Morgan want to invent Volleyball?

To create a game for businessmen that was not too strenuous

How many players from a team can strike the ball successively in Volleyball?

Three players

Learn about the origin and early development of volleyball, from its invention by William G. Morgan at a YMCA club in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1895 to its rapid spread across various YMCA branches in the United States.

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