Handball was created and developed in Denmark, Sweden and Germany in the late 19th century. Originally played outdoors as field handball, the sport first appeared at the Berlin 1936 Games. The modern indoor version made its Olympic debut at Munich 1972. The first women's competition was held at the Montreal 1976 Games.
The official website for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, providing the latest news, event information, Games Vision, and venue plans. Handball - Official Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule. View the competition schedule and live results for the summer Olympics in Tokyo.
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Highlights. Handball. French women snare handball gold with win over ROC. 4m 52s. Handball. Norway blows out Sweden in bronze medal match, 36-19. 3m 44s. Handball. France avenges Rio 2016 loss, wins gold against Denmark.
Handball at the 2020 Summer Olympics Schedule. Events. Qualification. The National Olympic Committees might enter only one 14-player men's team and only one 14-player women's... Medal summary. Men's tournament. The teams were divided into two groups of six nations, playing every team in their ...
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Handball at the Summer Olympics refers to two different sports. Field handball was introduced for men at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, but dropped after that. At the 1952 Olympics, field handball was a demonstration sport. handball was introduced for men at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Women's handball competition was introduced at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
Handball is one of five Summer Olympic sports in which the U.S. has never won an Olympic medal, and that drought will remain intact at the Tokyo Olympics. The U.S. men's and women's handball teams...
There might not have been a photo-finish but the Women's Handball semi-final at the Beijing 2008 Olympics could be compared to one. Don't blink or you might ...