France, Germany, Norway, Russia, and Denmark tend to dominate the game of Handball in both the men's and women's games. The only national team from outside of Europe to medal in men's handball is the Republic of Korea when they won the silver medal at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Read more.
Handball (also known as team handball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outcourt players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
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Handball is a national game in the countries of Denmark and Iceland. Germany has the strongest handball league in the world. Handball is the 3rd most popular sport in France and Spain and it’s also popular in Scandinavia, Romania, Hungary, Algeria, Libya, and Egypt. Germany is the birthplace of handball. But today, it’s not the most popular sport in the country, being overtaken by football.
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Handball has seen relatively successful teams begin to come out of Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay. USA Team Handball is also working to grow Handball in the United States. The United Kingdom has also seen a push to increase the popularity of Handball, with more clubs being founded each year.
Handball players from Brazil are a hot commodity and even those that don't make the national team, still manage to secure a contract with at club in Europe. And the evolution within the women's team has also had an impact on men’s handball in Brazil.
USA Team Handball: 38: USA Team Handball: 171: Fédération Congolaise de Handball: 37: Fédération Congolaise de Handball: 172: USA Team Handball: 37: USA Team Handball: 173: Nederlands Handbal Verbond: 36: Nederlands Handbal Verbond: 174: Hungarian Handball Federation: 36: Hungarian Handball Federation: 175: Ukraine Handball Federation: 35: Ukraine Handball Federation: 176
The team was fined 1,500 euros total ($1,700) for “improper clothing,” according to a statement from the European Handball Association's Disciplinary Commission. While male players are allowed ...