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History of volleyball: From origins to the Olympics


A game that traces its origins to four different disciplines has gone on to establish itself as one of the biggest sports in the world. For a sporting discipline that has been around for over a century and has managed to capture the imagination of the world, volleyball traces its roots to a rather humble beginning.History has it that in 1895, William G Morgan - the man considered to be the father of the game - came up with the idea so that people who found basketball’s ‘bumping’ or ‘jolting’ too strenuous could have an alternative physical activity to fall back on.

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