Home of Handball

Handball is known by many names around the world: team handball, field handball, European handball, or Olympic handball. It is a team sport where two teams, each comprised of seven players (six players and a goalkeeper), pass and bounce a ball and attempt to throw it into the goal of the opposing team.


Related Pages

send us a comment Got any comments, suggestions or corrections? Please let us know.

Sport Extra

Check out the 800 sports in the Encyclopedia of Every Sport. Well not every sport, as there is a list of unusual sports, extinct sports and newly created sports. How to get on these lists? See What is a sport?

How to Cite