Historic tears

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By Sascha Staat Hanna Blomstrand is no household name in the world of handball, but she is well on a her way to create a name for herself if she continues playing as she did against arch-rival Denmark in the quarter-final of the 2017 World Cup.  She scored seven times en route to a comeback-win that secured a place in …

Czech Republic #simplywunderbar

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Women´s World Championship Round of Last 16 – Day 2 The Czech Republic eliminated Romania, while Korea as well as Japan forced Russia and the Netherlands into extra time; Norway had no problems ending Spain’s run at World Cup 2017. By Peter Bruun Romania vs Czech Republic 27:28 (17:14) Not even 13 goals from Cristina Neagu were enough to save …

Keep on running

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By Sascha Staat Camilla Herrem is one of the veterans on the Norwegian team, but when you talk to her you get the feeling that she doesn’t get tired of winning. In fact she is quite hungry to add to her trophy collection and after Norway’s performance against Spain, at World Cup ’17, in Leipzig it looks like more precious …

A good feeling

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By Sascha Staat Stine Oftedal’s happiness showed right after beating Spain at the 2017 World Cup, in Leipzig. Norway reached the quarterfinal at “Simply Wunderbar” rather easily, thanks to an impressive 31-23 rout.  After the match, there was hardly anything to criticize – Norway once again showed why they are the team to beat. Congratulations Stine, that was impressive. In …

Melting under pressure

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Carmen Martin has seen a lot in handball, as have many of her Spanish teammates.  Still, the veteran right-wing felt like her team melted under the pressure of playing a game in the knock-out stage at the World Cup.  Everything appeared to go right during the group phase, where it became obvious that the team would move on to the …

Well prepared

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By Sascha Staat The Czech Republic made an impressive second-half comeback beating favored Romania in the Round of Last 16, 28-27, in Leipzig.  Iveta Luzumova assisted on the final goal by Michaela Hrbková, just seconds before the end of the game, right after Cristina Neagu had tied the score from the penalty line, a few moments earlier. First of all …

Host drops out – World Championship goes on

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Women´s World Championship Round of Last 16 – Day 1 On Sunday the first four quarter-finalists, were determined and once again it was another day of surprises. It was also the day, when host Germany were sent out of the tournament. By Peter Bruun Hungary vs France 26:29 (11:14)  France reached the quarter-finals of the 2017 World Championship as the …

”We want to make history”

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INTERVIEW – If Sweden can overcome Slovenia in the Round of Last 16 in Leipzig on Sunday night, it will be the furthest Sweden ever got at a Women´s Handball World Championship. Obviously, playmaker Isabelle Gulldén is eager to reach the objective. By Peter Bruun Sweden´s women’s handball team can write handball history on Sunday night. If they defeat Slovenia …