HANDBALL

Handball teams advance with silver and bronze for Saudi Arabia as football

The Saudi Professional League may currently be in between seasons, but the competition’s big clubs are never far from the title. Defending champions Al-Hilal are unable to sign new players in the current transfer window. Al-Ittihad are not only preparing for the new season and trying to improve on their second place in the league, …

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South Korea stuns the handball world with the women’s youth title

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) — Undersized South Korea shocked the handball world by capturing the women’s youth championship to end an unbeaten run to the top. South Korea beat Denmark 31-28 in the final of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Women’s World Youth Championship at the Boris Trajkovski Sports Center in Skopje, North Macedonia on …

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Meet the best Croatian handball and football doctor, Lukrecija Čurek

Lukrecija Čurek (Photo: Private Album) It was a phenomenally successful summer for Croatian beach handball. Last month, Croatia became world junior champions for the first time in their history when they won the IHF Beach Handball Youth World Cup in Greece. A week later, the senior team replicated the success and won the 2022 World …

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Indian women win Asian junior handball gold and qualify for world event

India defeated Thailand 41-18 in the final championship match to win the gold at the 16th Asian Junior Handball Championship in Almaty (Kazakhstan) on Monday. The result also earned them a qualification for the World Junior Women’s Handball Championship, scheduled to take place in Slovenia from June 22 to July 3. India ended the competition …

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Why can’t the USA become more competitive in Olympic team handball?

The International Handball Federation ranks the USA 64th in the world. Get the Beijing Olympics Live medal counts, schedules and viewing information, and information on athletes vying for gold in Beijing, including athletes from New England. A sport that features soccer and basketball-type athletes sprinting across the floor to score goals with 80-mile-per-hour throws hasn’t …

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Giorgio Chiellini’s wild handball for LAFC in MLS has gone viral

Giorgio Chiellini is loving life in MLS. The legendary Italian defender called time on his 17-year spell at Juventus in the summer, opting, as many aging players do, to say goodbye to European football, crossing the Atlantic for the American dream. By signing with Los Angeles FC, Chiellini followed in the footsteps of icons such …

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Why the Malkia strikers have nothing to celebrate in the camp of the team in Brazil

Malkia Strikers players celebrate after scoring a point against Osasco Volleyball Club during their friendly match on July 15, 2022 in Brazil. [Courtesy] All is not well in the women’s national volleyball team, Malkia Strikers’ high performance training camp in Brazil, Standard Sports can reveal.Reports indicate that the players, who are preparing for the World …

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