Handball is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of... Wikipedia

  • Highest governing body:  IHF
  • First played:  December 2, 1917 in Berlin, Germany.
  • Registered players:  > 27 million (2016)
  • Contact:  Limited
  • Team members:  7 per side (including goalkeeper)
  • Mixed gender:  Separate competitions
  • Type:  Team sport, ball sport
  • Equipment:  Ball and goals
  • Venue:  Indoor court
  • Country or region:  Worldwide, but most popular in Europe
  • Olympic:  Part of Summer Olympic programme in 1936, Demonstrated at the 1952 Summer Olympics, Returned to the Summer Olympic programme in 1972.
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo