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    Handball

    To discover when handball appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 1936 to our days: introduction of a women’s event, etc
  • Document

    Handball

    To discover when handball appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 1936 to our days: introduction of a women’s event, etc
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    From the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 to Tokyo 2020, the French handball team continue to make history

    With two Olympic gold medals, three European Championship titles and six World Championship titles, the men's French handball team have the best track record in the world. Nicknamed "Les Experts", they reached the sport's summit by winning the Olympic gold medal in Beijing on 24 August 2008, and have remained there ever since. Their sights are currently set on qualifying for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, as they continue down the path to victory.
    24 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, France, Handball
  • News | Athens 2004 Legacy

    Hellinikon Complex

    The Hellinikon Complex is situated in the south-west of Athens, on the site of the former Hellinikon International Airport, which closed in 2001. It consists of six separate venues, initially planned as temporary structures: the two Olympic Indoor Halls hosting the basketball, fencing and handball matches; the Hellinikon Hockey Centre; the Hellinikon Canoe/Kayak/Slalom Centre; the Olympic Baseball Centre; and the Olympic Softball Stadium.
    24 Oct 2019 | Athens 2004 Legacy, Olympic Venues
  • News | Athens 2004 Legacy

    Phaleron Sports Pavilion

    The Phaleron Sports Pavilion was purpose-built to host the Olympic Games Athens 2004 taekwondo and handball competitions. It is part of Kallithea, which spreads out between Athens and the Bay of Phaleron, over an area of 450 hectares. This venue, together with the Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre, the Marina and the Esplanade, was included in a wider urban area redevelopment project of the coastal zone.
    23 Oct 2019 | Athens 2004 Legacy, Olympic Venues
  • Handball - Women

    Handball - Women

    Players of Russia celebrate their victory during the women's Gold Medal handball match France vs Russia for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Future Arena in Rio at Future Arena on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Handball - Women

    Handball - Women

    Siraba Dembele of France shoots the ball during the women's Gold Medal handball match France vs Russian Federation for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Future Arena in Rio at Future Arena on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
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