“Defeating the Danes in their own arena would be so cool”

INTERVIEW – Sweden failed to book the early ticket for a semi-final appearance at the 2019 World Cup, as they lost 30:27 to Norway. All of a sudden, Sweden’s chances for a trip to Hamburg look slim, considering the task at hand – winning against Denmark – possibly by a four goal margin.  Yet, line player, Andreas Nilsson, refuses to give up hope. By Peter Bruun Having scored five goals on six atte… »

The President’s Cup All-Star Team

By Chris O’Reilly With the tournament coming to an end on Sunday, our attention quickly moves away from the teams occupying the bottom half of the World Championship, but not here. Let’s celebrate the… »

“I believe in Denmark”

INTERVIEW – Magnus Jøndal made a significant contribution in Norway’s “Must-Win” game against Sweden (30:27), at the ongoing World championship, scoring 11 goals on 12 attempts. The 30-year-old left w… »

7-against-6 plus Nikolaj Øris

MATCH REVIEW – It took Denmark nearly 40 minutes to get their attack going, and only when coach Jacobsen played 7-against-6, did Denmark defeat Egypt, who showed impressive will power and stayed close to their opponent for a second night in a row. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Egypt vs Denmark 20:26 (7:9) Before the Match After the Norway’s win against Sweden in the previous match, Denmark… »

Norway – staying alive

MATCH REVIEW – A convincing 30:27 win in the Scandinavian derby against Sweden, keeps Norway’s  semi-final dreams alive and postpones any other decisions until the very last match day of Group II, on… »

Sagosen and Rød combine for 20

MATCH REVIEW – Norway couldn’t create a reassuring distance against Egypt, who were not beaten until the very last minutes in Sunday´s second main round match at Boxen arena, in Herning. By Peter Bruu… »

Hungary keep Olympic dream alive

MATCH REVIEW – Hungary did not have much trouble defeating Tunisia while keeping their hope to reach the Olympic qualifiers alive. By Peter Bruun Main Round Group II Hungary vs Tunisia 26:21 (16:14) Hungary and Tunisia had less than 24 hours of recovery time after their first main round matches, losing 25:22 against Denmark and 35:23 versus Sweden, respectively. Neither team had a chance to reach… »

Just another day at the office

By Kevin Domas Two games and he already got the world at this feet. Melvyn Richardson is this kind of player. Yesterday, at Lanxess Arena, he scored f0ur goals within minutes against Spain, in Frances… »

“They will have to throw me out”

INTERVIEW – In the world of international handball, he may well be the number one comeback kid – Kim Andersson has returned to the Swedish national team once again and even at the age of 36, he makes… »

Sweden in charge

MATCH REVIEW – It took Sweden about 14 minutes to get going in their first main round match against Tunisia, but when they finally did get a grip on the match, they cruised to an easy 12-goal win. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Tunisia vs Sweden 23:35 (14:19) Before the Match Tunisia had reached the main round as the third team of Group C, but they didn’t bring any points forward. On the one… »