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Fact 1:

The game of volleyball was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan.

Fact 2:

The first World Championships were held in 1949 for men and 1952 for women.

Fact 3:

Volleyball were first introduced as Olympic sports in 1964.

Fact 4:

Most volleyball players jump about 300 times a match.

Fact 5:

Volleyball took some of its characteristics from tennis and handball.

Fact 6:

The first two-man beach game was played in 1930.

Fact 7:

Volleyball was called mintonette at first but it was later changed to volleyball.

Fact 8:

The first special designed ball for the sport was created in 1900.

Fact 9:

Volleyball is the second most popular sport in the world today, exceeded only by soccer.

Fact 10:

The longest recorded volleyball game was in Kingston, North Carolina. It took 75 hours and 30 minutes.

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