Volleyball at the Olympics

Volleyball was first played at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris as a demonstration sport as part of demonstration of American sports. It has been officially played at the Olympic Games since 1964. From 1964 until 1992 it was just indoor volleyball. Beach Volleyball was introduced officially in 1996.

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Olympics Extra

The next Olympics will be the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, followed by the Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing. Check out the list of olympic sports, as well as discontinued and demonstration sports.

Major Events Extra

The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

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