Handball

Cologne will continue to host what is claimed to be the continent’s biggest and most successful indoor sports event after extending its deal with the European Handball Federation to stage the EHF Final4.

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has said it will impose sanctions on Qatar amid alleged outstanding payments for sponsorship and activation rights, while it has also called for an expansion of the World Championship to 32 teams.

The European Handball Federation has today (Wednesday) awarded hosting rights for the 2022 and 2024 editions of its European Championship, as well as the women’s tournament in 2022.

The European Handball Federation has claimed a first for European sport with the launch of new tracking technology that will enable the distribution of data in real time during its Champions League club competition.

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has opted not to stage the remaining matches of its women’s U20 World Championship qualification tournament in Serbia after the host country refused to allow neighbouring Kosovo to compete.

The Pan-American Team Handball Federation (PATHF) has been suspended by the International Handball Federation (IHF) after an appeal to the global governing body’s Arbitration Commission over a decision to split the region into two separate administrative organisations was rejected.

The Pan American Team Handball Federation (PATHF) has lodged an appeal with the International Handball Federation’s (IHF) Arbitration Commission over the proposal by the world governing body to split it into two separate organisations.

Hassan Moustafa has been re-elected as president of the International Handball Federation (IHF), as he spelled out plans to revamp the sport’s governance in the Americas in a bid to boost its development in the region.

Eleven nations have submitted bids to host the European Handball Federation’s European Championships in 2022 and 2024, with several countries having teamed up on joint proposals.

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has today (Friday) revealed details of its plans to reform its top-tier club competitions.

The European Handball Federation (EHF) and Forum Club Handball (FCH), the organisation representing Europe’s top men’s clubs, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the ongoing commercial development of the sport in the continent.

BeIN Media Group, the Qatari broadcaster, has hit out angrily at media reports suggesting beIN Sports channels are being blacked out in the Middle East and North Africa as a consequence of the Saudi Arabia-led economic blockade of Qatar. Frank Dunne and Robin Jellis report. 

The German Handball Association (DHB) has said it will enter bids for the 2022 and 2024 European Men’s Handball Championship as it seeks to stage the event for the first time.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has awarded hosting rights for its 2021 Women’s World Championships to Spain, while the 2023 event will set a first as it will be co-hosted by Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

Michael Wiederer has pledged to focus on the future commercial direction of the European Handball Federation’s (EHF) showpiece competitions after being elected as the body’s fourth president.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has said five nations are vying to host its Women’s World Championship in 2021 and 2023, while it has confirmed that video technology will be introduced for France’s staging of the men’s event next year.

The French Handball Federation (FFHB) has announced that five cities will host its staging of the 2018 European Women's Handball Championship, with Paris set to welcome the finale of the national team competition.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has named Denmark, Sweden and Poland as hosts of three tournaments to determine the final qualifiers for the men’s national team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The German Handball Federation (DHB) has announced that six cities will host its staging of the 2017 Women’s World Championship, with 2024 Olympic Games bid city Hamburg pencilled in for the finale of the competition.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has awarded its 2021 Men’s World Championship to Egypt, while the 2023 edition of the national team competition will be co-hosted by Poland and Sweden.