Handball Archive


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


Ticket and accommodation packages available

Switzerland, Nov 14: With less than two months to go before the opening match of the Men’s World Championship in Spain, the organizers have announced new ticket & accommodation packages for spectators and handball fans all over the world. Tickets and hotel rooms may be reserved through the official website www.handballspain2013.com. Fans


Men’s World Championship in Spain launched

Basle – Switzerland, Oct 22, 2012: The world’s best 24 teams will compete in the Men’s World Championship from 11 to 27 January 2013, for the first time ever hosted by Spain. The 2005 World champion and triple Olympic bronze medallist had never before organized a senior event of the International Handball