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Denmark to stage whole of Women’s Euro following Norway withdrawal

Denmark takes on Montenegro during France's staging of the 2018 EHF Women's Euro (by Catherine Steenkeste/Getty Images)

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has announced that Denmark will stage all of Women’s Euro 2020 under a new hosting strategy.

The Norwegian Handball Association (NHF) was last week forced to withdraw its co-hosting rights, with plans having since been worked on for Denmark to become the sole host. The NHF said its decision was taken on the basis of the Norwegian health authorities’ “thorough assessments, as well as the political authorities clear demands and wishes” amid the Covid-19 situation in the country.

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