Handball Archive

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Winners of IHF Photo of the Year Contest

Lausanne – Switzerland, Oct 11, 2012: It might be a coincidence, but both handball players, photographed by the winners of the IHF Photo of the Year Contest, are not only flying while being photographed, but later-on jumped twice on the winners’ podium: Both Norwegian Heidi Löke and French William Accambray were world

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Schedule for World Championship is confirmed

Basle – Switzerland, Sept 12, 2012: In close cooperation with the Spanish organisers and TV rights-holder UFA Sports the IHF fixed the official match schedule including the throw-off times for the Men’s World Championship to be taking place in Spain from 11 to 27 January 2013. The preliminary round (11- 19 January)

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Hergeirsson and Wilbek elected IHF World Coaches

Basle – Switzerland, Sept 11, 2012: Fans, media and an IHF expert group have cast their votes …and the winners are Ulrik Wilbek and Thorir Hergeirsson. Both have been elected IHF World Handball Coaches of the Year for the first time in their long and successful career. Icelandic-born Hergeirsson (48), who is

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For the third time IHF Super Globe Champions!

As in 2007 and 2010 Atletico Madrid won the IHF Super Globe now for the third time. The Spaniards took revenge for the lost final in 2011 against THW Kiel and beat the German defending Super Globe champions by 28:23 after a brilliant defence performance. It was not only the revenge for

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Denmark World Champions after last second goal

Bar – Montenegro, August 26, 2012: Like in 2006 Denmark are Women’s Youth World Champions. In a nail-biting final of the IV Word Championship in Bar, Montenegro, against Russia, the Scandinavians profited from a last second goal of Freja Kyndbal and took revenge for the last second defeat against Russia in the

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Sixth edition of IHF Super Globe starts in Doha

Doha – Qatar, August 24, 2012: For the third straight time after 2010 and 2011 Doha will be the host of the IHF Super Globe – and as in the previous years eight teams from all five continents will compete for the trophy in the capital of Qatar from 27 August to

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“The 2012 London Olympic Games were fantastic”

The IHF is fully satisfied with the 2012 London Olympic Games – this is the clear message after first analyses of the organization, the number of spectators and the sporting level of performances. The IHF is proud to announce in close cooperation with LOCOG and Alex Gavrilovic, who did a great job

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France win Olympic gold again

London – GBR, August 12, 2012: Thanks to their again brilliant goalkeeper Thierry OMEYER (FRA), France have won their second gold medal in the men’s Olympic tournament. But in contrast to their 28-23 final victory against Iceland in Beijing 2008, the 2012 final against Sweden was a real thriller, decided with the

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Heja Norge! Norway Olympic champions again

London – GBR, August 12, 2012: Heja, The Norwegian women’s handball team have defended their title at the London 2012 Olympic Games. But it took them a lot of energy to beat their surprising final opponents Montenegro 26-23 (13-10). The Olympic debutants were not disappointed with silver and celebrated their unexpected medal

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Big media and spectator interest in handball

London – GBR, August 05, 2012: The handball tournament at the London 2012 Olympic Games is a big success – this is proofed by facts and figures from the first six match days of the preliminary round. The Copper Box, where the handball matches will be played up to the women’s quarterfinals