I’ll Be Back!

Unlike Arnold Schwarzenegger in his epic movie “The Terminator” Yevgeni Trefilov did not have it in his own hands when Russia’s Handball Federation (RHF) concluded in a tight 5:4 vote that it was in the nation’s best interest to bring back the experienced but highly controversial coach. Only twelve months ago Trefilov was relieved from his duties at the helm of Russia’s national women handball tea… »

Thorir’s Biggest Challenge Yet?

Challenges are nothing new for Thorir Hergeirsson ever since he became head coach of the Norwegian women’s handball team in 2009. His predecessor was nobody less than legendary Marit Breivik by many m… »

Championsleague 2013/14 – And the Winner Is: Gyor

Will any team be able to stop the handball stars of Gyor next season? If everything goes according to plan no other team in Europe will stand in the way of a Gyor repeat of the Championsleague success… »

A Handball World League…Economic Solution or Dead End Street?

Nobody less than Alfred Gislason, coach of THW Kiel thinks that a handball World League could put the struggling teams in Europe and elsewhere on financial sound footing. If – and it’s a big “IF” – such format would raise audience awareness on a global scale while attracting better TV coverage and global sponsors. This and more he shared in a recent interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel.… »