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Two years later, in 1949, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognised volleyball as a non-Olympic sport. Finally, in 1957, during the 53rd IOC session, the votes were cast and volleyball was finally made an Olympic sport. Volleyball made its Olympic debut at the 1964 Games in Tokyo.
Volleyball for both men and women became an official Olympic sport at the Olympic Games Tokyo 1964. At Tokyo 2020, teams are divided into two pools of six teams with each pool playing a round-robin. The top four teams of each pool advance to the quarterfinals and the final round is played under a knock-out system.
You can view the full 2021 Olympic USA men’s volleyball schedule on the Olympics' official website. Women's volleyball begins on Sunday, July 25, with Russia vs. Italy at 9:00 local time (0:00 GMT).
March 9, 2020. August 6, 2021. The Volleyball sport of the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics will be scheduled from 24th July to 8th August 2021 in Tokyo. This sport will be held with 4 events where 12 teams from men’s and 12 teams for women’s. There are two disciplines, one is indoor which will set at Ariake Arena in Ariake and another is the beach tournament at Shiokaze Park.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 14, 2021) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12-player men’s team that will compete for the U.S. at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, pending approval from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.
Volleyball has been part of the Summer Olympics program for both men and women consistently since 1964.. Brazil, United States, and the former Soviet Union are the only teams to win multiple gold medals at the men's tournament since its introduction.
In beach volleyball, a game is played to 21 points, with the same final round and tiebreak rule. You can find out more in our video guide to beach volleyball. Each indoor volleyball team consists of six players, whereas beach volleyball is played in teams of two. For indoor volleyball, there are a number of positions.