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Handball: Germany lose to France in bronze match

Despite a brave performance from goalkeeper Andreas Wolff, Germany’s efforts at the 2019 World Men’s Handball Championship have not been rewarded with a medal. The tournament has nevertheless been considered a success.Germany's quest for a first world championships medal in twelve years was finally ended by six-times champions France, as Christian Prokop's team narrowly lost …

Deutsche Welle

Denmark wins first world handball title, beating Norway

Playing on home turf, Denmark snagged its first World Handball Championship title, beating Scandinavian rival Norway with a 31-22 win. Germany went home empty handed after losing the Bronze medal match.Denmark stormed to an impressive victory in Sunday's World Handball Championship, taking home the country's first-ever world title. After taking an early lead, the Danes …

Deutsche Welle

Handball: Spain make last four as holders Germany miss out

Germany have reached the end of the road in the EHF European handball championship. The holders couldn’t keep up with Spain, who ran away with the contest in the second half and set up a last four clash with France.Holders Germany are out after slumping to a 27-31 defeat against Spain, who are joined in …

Deutsche Welle

Prokop succeeds Sigurdsson as German handball coach

The German handball association (DHB) has hired a new head coach for the national team. Christian Prokop takes over from Dagur Sigurdsson, who left the DHB following last month’s world championship.The DHB announced on Friday that Christian Prokop, 38, had signed a five-year contract that will see him coach the national team until 2022. Prokop, …

Deutsche Welle

France fight back to claim sixth world handball title

France’s handball team continue to go from strength to strength. They beat Norway in Sunday’s world championships final to claim their sixth world title and eighth major championship since 2008.France were crowned handball world champions for a record-extending sixth time after grinding down Norway to claim a 33-26 victory on Sunday. In a tense final, …

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France 2017: Qatar eliminate Germany in last 16

Qatar saved their best handball for the end, completing their comeback against Germany with just over two minutes to go. Germany failed to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in three years.After coasting through the group stage, Germany fell at the hands of Qatar in the last 16 as the hosts …

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Egypt loses to Denmark in IHF World Men’s Handball Championship 2017  

Egypt lost to Denmark on Saturday at the IHF World Men’s Handball Championship 2017, ending the match with 35-28 in favour of the Danish team. The result was not surprising as the Danish national handball men’s team is a formidable team. Denmark recently won gold at the men’s handball competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics, …

Maya Nawar

France the favorites, Germany among the contenders at handball worlds

Host nation France go into this year’s world handball championship as the favorites. However Germany, who surprised everybody by winning last year’s European championship, are also among the contenders.When the 25th men’s world handball championship, known as “France Handball 2017,” starts with the opening game between France and Brazil in Paris this Wednesday, the home …

Deutsche Welle

Egypt participates in 2017 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship

The Egyptian national team will take part in the 2017 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship which will start on Wednesday. Egypt is in Group D, so it will play against Qatar on 13 January; Denmark on 14 January; Bahrain on 16 January; Argentina on 18 January; and Sweden on 20 January. Egypt had already participated in a …

Maya Nawar

Al-Ahly wins African Handball Champions League for 5th time

An Egyptian club, the Al-Ahly Red Devils, won the 2016 African Handball Champions League, which took place in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou. This victory came after Al-Ahly defeated the Tunisian club of Esperance Sportive in the final, with a score of 26-23. This is the fifth time Al-Ahly won the African Handball Champions League, as …

Maya Nawar

Egypt’s dream team: handball keeping hopes up in Rio

In Egypt, the national football team has always monopolised the spotlight of the country’s sports scene, supported and cheered for by the population and officials. This year, and especially with the Rio Olympics taking the sports world by storm, the spotlight has started to shine on other team sports, specifically handball. Winning the 2016 African …

Maya Nawar

Rehab Gomaa: Youngest Egyptian handball female professional

Rehab Gomaa, 21, is the youngest female handball player in the history of Egyptian handball. Gomaa started at Nasser’s Club but when the club frizzed its activities, she moved to Shabab El-Sahel sports centre. Gomaa received many offers from popular clubs in Egypt, including Zamalek Sporting Club, El-Shams Club and, Smouha Sporting Club, but she …

Maya Nawar

Ahly wins handball championship

    The Ahly sporting club has won the handball league championship, beating Sporting 23-19. The match was held on Saturday at the Abdullah Faysal hall at the Ahly club in Zamalek. The game was attended by the Minister of Youth and Sports Khaled Abdel Aziz and president of the Ahly club Mahmoud Taher.

Daily News Egypt

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