Handball Archive


The IHF World Handball Coaches of the Year 2014

Basel, April 16, 2015: After the International Handball Federation successfully conducted the selection process of the World Handball Players of the Year, it is now time to select the best coaches in the world. As of today and until 23 April 2015, handball fans and sports media around the world will vote


Qatar misses gold in historic clash over France in World Handball 2015

By Latiful Karim Khan, from Lusail Multipurpose Hall, Doha, Qatar: Feb 01, 2015: France kept their formidable record in the major finals by winning the fifth Men’s World Handball Championship by holding off a gritty Qatar by 25-22 at the Losail Multi-purpose Hall. HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday


Denmark Wins Over Croatia by 28 Goals to finish 5th

By Latiful Karim Khan from Lusail Multipurpose Hall, Doha, Qatar: Jan 31, 2015: Twice runners-up Denmark defeated Croatia 28-24 to finish fifth at the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall yesterday. After an equal enough beginning, the two teams took their turns at being one goal up. But


Qatar makes history with world handball final spot

By Latiful Karim Khan from Lusail Multipurpose Hall, Doha, Qatar. Jan 30, 2015: Qatar became the first non-European side ever to reach a World handball final after beating Poland 31-29 on Friday. In a historic night for the sport at a jubilant and packed Lusail stadium, Qatar overcame a hesitant start to


Qatar reaches into semi-final by defeating best European team Germany

By Latiful Karim Khan, from Lusail Multipurpose Hall, Doha, Qatar, Jan 28, 2015: Hosts Qatar continued their impressive show in the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship 2015 as they clenched into the semi-finals. At Lusail Multipurpose Hall, the Asian Games champions overcame a fighting Germany 26-24 to book their maiden entry into


Russia easily beat BIH for 19th place

From Latiful Karim Khan. Duhail Handball Sports Hall, Doha, Qatar. January 27, 2015: Russia have beaten Bosnia and Herzegovina 42:28 in the battle for 19th place at the 24th Men’s World Handball Championship in Qatar. The Russian outfit showed its best performance in Qatar, but unfortunately for them, it took them until


Accreditation process 2014 Women’s Junior U20

Lausanne, June 10, 2014: All media can apply for their accreditation for the 2014 Women’s Junior (U20) World Championship in Croatia (28 June to 13 July). The online registration has just started, and the accreditation platform is open until the end of the World Championship. You can find the registration form on


IHF Intercommission Meeting

Basle, Mar 22, 2014: Exchanging ideas, acquiring proposals and implementing new features in all parts of handball were the main tasks of around 50 members of all IHF Commissions, who participated in the two-day Intercommission Meeting at the IHF Head Office in Basle, Switzerland. Guided by the headline “How to make handball


IHF, TV rights partner beINSports

Basle, Feb 18, 2014: As announced on the fringes of the Women’s World Championship in Serbia, the International Handball Federation has a new TV rights partner, beINSports, an affiliate of Al Jazeera. On Thursday, 20 February at 15:00 local time, the International Handball Federation takes the opportunity of the official signing of


Duvnjak and Lekic awarded Grundfos WHP

Herning – Denmark, Jan 26, 2014: More than 35.000 handball fans from all over the world have cast their votes – and the winners are…..Serbian Andrea Lekic and Croat Domagoj Duvnjak! Both are the Grundfos World Handball Players of the Year 2013. IHF President Dr Hassan Moustafa unveiled the secret together with