IHF Archive


Men’s Youth World Championship matches

Basle – Switzerland, July 31, 2013: Only 12 days after Sweden had become Men’s Junior World Champion in Sarajevo, the Men’s Youth World Championship will start in Hungary. The matches will be played from 9 to 23 August in the cities of Budaörs and Erd in the Budapest region. Like in Bosnia-Herzegovina


Accreditation process for Youth World Championship started

Basle – Switzerland, July 08, 2013: All media can apply for their accreditation for the 2013 Men’s Youth World Championship in Hungary. The online registration has just started, the deadline for applying will expire on 1 August. Late entries might still be possible until 19 August. You will find the online registration


13 applicants for Senior World Championships

Basle, July 02, 2013: The bidding process for the 2019 Men’s and Women’s World Championships has started and 13 letters of intent had been submitted to the International Handball Federation for those flagship events of international handball – including three federations which bid for both events. Those are the applicants in alphabetical


Accreditation process for Junior Championship

Basle – Switzerland, June 04, 2013: Media representatives may now apply for accreditation in view of the 2013 Men’s Junior World Championship in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Online registration has just started and will be available until 10 July. You may find the registration form on the official event website at: http://www.handballbih2013.ba/WRC2013/en/vijest.php?id=17#.UaixydhmOmp The


Draw for Beach Handball at the World Games

Basel – Switzerland, May 07, 2013: The 2013 Beach Handball Tournament at the IWGA World Games will be staged in Cali, Colombia from 1 to 4 August. 16 teams (eight men’s and eight women’s teams) will compete in this event. The draw of the preliminary round groups will take place on 8


Compensation, bonus fees for players of Handball

Basle – Switzerland, Feb 26, 2013: As already announced in November 2012, the International Handball Federation pays and distributes compensation and bonus fees for all players who participated at the 2013 Men’s World Championship in Spain, following a similar system the IHF had already used for the 2011 Men’s World Championship in


Press Conference Invitation to all accredited media

INVITATION, One day prior to the semi-finals in Barcelona, the International Handball Federation invites all accredited media to a press conference with all four coaches of the semi-finalists and IHF President Dr Hassan Moustafa. This press conference will take place in the Press Conference Room of Palau San Jordi in Barcelona on


GRUNDFOS World Handball Players

Basel – Switzerland, Jan 08, 2013: The International Handball Federation is pleased to announce the GRUNDFOS World Handball Players of the Year 2012: fans, media representatives and an IHF expert group have decided – and two debutants are the winners: Alexandra do Nascimento is the first ever Brazilian GRUNDFOS World Handball Player


Men’s World Championship at www.ihf.info

Basel – Switzerland, Dec 07: SPAIN, The Men’s World Championship will start in Spain on 11 January 2013. All handball fans and media may join in with that major event at www.ihf.info. You may read team portraits and player profiles under “Road to Spain”, and the IHF starts publishing interviews with top


2013 Men’s World Championship in Spain

Basle – Switzerland, Nov 19: Handball, The ticket sale for the 2013 Men’s World Championship in Spain is in full swing. From 11 to 27 January the 24 best teams of the world compete on the Iberian Peninsula in five host cities all over the country. The organizers of the Royal Spanish