Window manufacturer VELUX Group has been announced as an official sponsor of the 2016 European Handball Federation (EHF) Men's European Championships in Poland.
Sochi to host International Handball Federation Congress in November following Budapest postponement
The International Handball Federation (IHF) has announced that its 2015 Congress will be held in Sochi from November 6 to 9, following the postponement of this month’s scheduled event in the Hungarian capital of Budapest as a result of visa issues.
Britain’s men’s handball team will compete for the first time in two years at the upcoming International Handball Federation (IHF) Emerging Nations Men’s Championship in Kosovo.
The International Handball Federation (IHF) has revealed that a total of nine nations are bidding to host its Men's and Women's World Championships in 2021 and 2023.
Qatar now a world-class player as well as host after handball heroics, claims country's top Olympic official
Qatar's achievement in becoming the first non-European nation to reach the final of the Men's World Handball Championships shows this Gulf state is now a serious sporting competitor at world level, claimed Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, general secretary of the Qatar Olympic Committee.
France underlined their status as one of the greatest handball teams in history with a 25-22 win over hosts Qatar in the final of the 24th Men's World Championships.
As hosts Qatar prepare for a historic appearance against Olympic champions France in tomorrow's final of the World Handball Championships, wild cards Germany took a vital step towards reaching next year's Rio 2016 Games as they beat Slovenia 30-27 in the play-off for seventh place.
Qatar become first non-European team to reach World Handball final as France beat defending champions Spain
Scenes of joy greeted the latest historic achievement from the host nation Qatar at the 2015 World Handball Championships as a 31-29 victory over Poland in Lusail made them the first non-European - and first Asian - finalist.
Hosts Qatar, already historic achievers having reached the last eight of the World Handball Championships for the first time, now face Poland for a place in the final after earning a 26-24 win over a German side which had won every previous match.
Filip Jicha, the former World Handball Player of the Year, lifted the President's Cup after the Czech Republic had beaten Belarus in a penalty shoot-out following a dramatic finale to their match to determine the best of the non-qualifiers after the opening group matches to send 16 teams to the knock-out stages in Qatar.
Germany, who began the World Handball Championships among the four lowest-seeded nations after getting a wild card entry following Australia's removal, will contest a semi-final place with the host nation Qatar after a 23-16 round-of-16 win over a hugely talented Egyptian team in Doha today.
Qatar ticked the box marked "Best Ever Performance" tonight as they reached the last eight of the World Handball Championship for the first time through a 29-27 win over Austria.
Argentina earned the final place in the last 16 knock-out stages at the World Handball Championship in Qatar at the expense of Russia, whom they beat 30-27 despite having Sebastian Simonet sent off after quarter of an hour.
Defending champions Spain made it clear they will take some beating at this year's World Handball Championships in Qatar as a 30-26 win over Slovenia - preceded by a minute's silence to respect the passing of the King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz - saw them consolidate their position at the top of Group A.
Germany, wild card entrants to the World Handball Championship in Qatar, guaranteed they will finish top of their qualifying group with a 28-23 win over Argentina.