Vincent vanquishes semi-final demons

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Photo: F. Coffrini / Getty Tokyo 2020 men’s semi-final – France vs Egypt 27:23 (13:13) By Chris O’Reilly Before the match France have quietly gone about the business at this tournament, winning their group with relative ease and breezing past Bahrain in the quarter-finals. Egypt had already made history at this event with their masterful performance against Germany in the …

Women’s Olympic Handball – Player Ratings – France vs. Netherlands

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Photo: F. Fife / Getty Player Ratings – France vs Netherlands Tokyo 2020 Women’s Quarter-finals – France vs Netherlands 32:22 (19:11) By Chris O’Reilly IN FOCUS: France found their mojo when it mattered most, taking charge of the game early on and taking advantage of Lois Abbingh’s injury to beat the reigning world champions and set up a semi-final date …

Olympic Quarterfinal – Player Ratings Germany vs. Egypt 26:31 (12:16)

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Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos / Getty Player Ratings – Germany vs Egypt   By Chris O’Reilly IN FOCUS: Egypt stepped closer to history on Tuesday with a dominant performance over Germany, sending them through to the Tokyo 2020 semi-finals and on course to become the first non-European team to medal since South Korea’s women won bronze in 2008. Here are the …

A Point?

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By J. Schuetz The women’s handball tournament of the Tokyo Olympics is about to enter the business phase and soon medals will be at stake. But, before the teams will get to the final stage a first elimination round will cut the competition to size. (Quarter)final thoughts … Montenegro – Russia A few stars have to align for Montenegro, the …

Men’s Olympic Handball Round 5 – Germany vs. Brazil 29:25 (16:12)

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Good, better, “Bitter” – Germany reaches the quarterfinal of the Tokyo Olympics backed by yet another stellar goalkeeping performance   By J. Schuetz   Before the Match Germany’s Mission: Move on to the quarterfinal while avoiding Denmark.  It was the stated objective and a win against Brazil would accomplish just that. Ahead of the Olympic tournament, the men of coach …