Great Britain's handball stars spread their wings

By Mike Rowbottom

Holly Lam-Moores_13-09-12September 15 - Great Britain's male and female handball teams may have failed to progress from the group stages at the London 2012 Olympics, but the value of their individual players to the European game has been emphasised since the Games finished as members of both squads have either joined or resumed playing with professional clubs.

Funding cuts have made us "a better team", says Team GB women's handball captain

By Mike Rowbottom at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in London

gb womens_handball_team_05-07-12July 5 - Lynn McCafferty, captain of the Team GB women's handball team, believes the financial challenges the squad have had to face since their Lottery funding was drastically cut in 2009, three years after the squad had been formed to compete at the London 2012 Olympics, has made them stronger prospects than they would otherwise have been.