International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2022, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part B
International handball federation: An overview
AUTHOR(S): Md. Ziauddin and Dr. Sandeep Bhalla
The International Handball Federation (IHF) is the administrative and controlling body for international handball. Handball is an Olympic sport played during the Summer Olympics. The IHF organizes world championships, held in odd-numbered years, with separate competitions for men and women. The IHF World Men's Handball Championship 2019 title holders are Denmark. The IHF World Women's Handball Championship 2019 title holders are Netherlands. The IHF is composed of five continental federations: Asian Handball Federation, African Handball Confederation, Pan-American Team Handball Federation, European Handball Federation and Oceania Handball Federation. These federations organize continental championships held every other second year. Handball is played during the Pan American Games, All-Africa Games, and Asian Games. It is also played at the Mediterranean Games. In addition to continental competitions between national teams, the federations arrange international tournaments between club teams.
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Md. Ziauddin, Dr. Sandeep Bhalla. International handball federation: An overview. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2022;7(1):97-99.