Handball

Bahrain and UAE want to compete at Qatar 2015 Men's World Handball Championships after all

By Nick Butler

Bahrain and UAE have requested to compete at next year's World Championships after all ©Qatar 2015Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have informed the International Handball Federation (IHF) they wish to abandon their respective withdrawals from the 2015 Men's World Championships in Qatar.

Tickets go on sale for 2015 Men's World Handball Championship in Qatar

By Daniel Etchells

Tickets for the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship in Qatar are now on sale ©IHFTickets for the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship in Qatar are now available via the event's official website.

Bahrain and United Arab Emirates withdraw from 2015 Men's World Handball Championship in Qatar

By Paul Osborne

Bahrain has withdrawn from the 2015 Men's World Handball Championships ©Getty ImagesBahrain and the United Arab Emirates have withdrawn from the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship in Qatar following political tensions between the neighbouring Gulf countries. 

Guam Olympic chief elected President of Oceania Continent Handball Federation

By Gary Anderson

Ricardo Blas of Guam will head the Executive Board of the Oceania Continent Handball Federation ©IHFGuam National Olympic Committee (GNOC) President Ricardo Blas has been elected President of the Oceania Continent Handball Federation (OCHF) at its inaugural Congress.

Exclusive: Kosovo Olympic Committee chief hails European Handball Federation decision to grant full membership

By Gary Anderson

Kosovo will now be able to compete in international handball competition after gaining full EHF membership ©AFP/Getty ImagesA decision by the European Handball Federation to grant full membership to Kosovo has been labelled "very important for all sport" in the country as it continues to push for recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). 

Denmark and Norway to co-host women's 2020 European Handball Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Denmark and Norway will co-host EURO 2020, as they did in 2010 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDenmark and Norway will jointly host the women's European Handball Federation (EHF) Euro 2020 tournament, after it was the only bid received.

Sky Deutschland announced as exclusive broadcast partner for EHF Champions League

By Gary Anderson

The Velux EHF Champions League will be broadcast exclusively in Germany by Sky Deutschland ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesSky Deutschland has signed a new three-year deal that will see the firm have exclusive broadcast rights to the Velux European Handball Federation (EHF) Champions League in Germany.

German "day of handball" draws sport's biggest ever audience

By Emily Goddard

Germany's "day of handball" attracted a record-breaking  44,189-strong audience ©Qatar 2015Germany's "day of handball" attracted the biggest audience in the history of the sport as 44,189 fans flocked to watch the action in the Frankfurt football arena.

Pots ready for 2015 Men's Handball World Championship draw

By Emily Goddard

The pots have been announced for the 2015 Men's Handball World Championship draw event ©Qatar 2015The pots are ready for the draw of the 2015 Men's Handball World Championship that will take place in Qatar.
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