- There are 2,598,960 possible hands in a 5 card poker game.
- Volleyball was invented in 1895.
- Nepal is the first place where elephant polo is played.
- The first elephant polo games were played with a soccer ball. But after finding out that the elephants like to smash the balls, the soccer ball was replaced with a standard polo ball.
- The game table tennis is also called 'ping pong' because of the sound of the ball ping ponging on the table and paddles when hit back and forth.