Modern version of a typical Irish sport introduced into the United States by Irish immigrants in the 19th century. Handball may be played by 2, 3 or 4 players. It is played outdoors (one-wall and three-wall versions) as well as indoors in a four-wall court. Handball players wear form-fitting gloves, usually made of soft leather. The purpose of the game is to hit the ball against a wall with either hand in such a way that the opponent or opponents cannot return the ball?that is, drive the ball back against a wall, before it has hit the floor twice. The open palm or the clenched fist may be used in hitting the ball. Server is a awarded a point if the ball is missed by the receiver. Handball Sports.
Handball (also known as team handball, Olympic handball, European team handball, European handball, or Borden ball ) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team. (wikipedia)
- Handball A team sport in which two teams of seven players each pass a ball using their hands with the...
- American handball A sport in which players use their hands to hit a small rubber ball against a wall such that...
- Beach handball A team sport where two teams pass and bounce or roll a ball, trying to throw it in the goal of...
- Australian handball A sport in which players hit a ball against one or more walls.
- Chinese handball A form of American handball popular on the streets of New York City, Philadelphia, and...
- Czech handball An outdoor ball game which was created in 1905 in Prague and is still played today.
- Field handball The original form of what is now handball and was played at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.
- Frisian handball A traditional Frisian sport, related to American handball and fives, that is most commonly...
- Gaelic handball A sport played in Ireland where players hit a ball with a hand or fist against a wall in such a...
- Four square A ball game played among four players on a square court divided into quadrants.
- Handball (Australian rules football) A skill in the sport of Australian rules football.
- Information, Handball City www
Information, City, photographs, discussion, chat room, and links. Handball City.
- Includes Southern California Handball Association www
Includes all the fixtures and results as well as news items. Southern California Handball Association.
- Handball Colorado Handball Association www
Handball fixtures and results from Colorado. Colorado Handball Association.
- News Irish Handball Homepage www
News and results from Ireland including Sligo Handball Club. Irish Handball Homepage.
- News Southwest Missouri State University Handball www
News items, Missouri State University Handball, staff, alumni listing, message board, related links and upcoming events. Southwest Missouri State University Handball.
- Information The Toledo Handball Club www
Information on handball activities in the Toledo Ohio area, Toledo Handball Club, including calendar of upcoming events and results of tournaments. The Toledo Handball Club.
- Handball Ballymacelligott Handball Club www
Handball news, Handball Club, results, fixtures and pictures from Irish Handball Club at Ballymacelligott near Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland Ballymacelligott Handball Club.
- Results, Inner City Handball Association www
Results, City Handball Association, fixtures and news from this New York organization. Inner City Handball Association.
- News, Minnesota State Handball Association www
News, State Handball Association, fixtures, results and related links. Minnesota State Handball Association.
- Handball NUI Galway Handball Club www
Handball news from students at Galway University. NUI Galway Handball Club.
- Details The United States Handball Association www
Details of results, United States Handball Association, fixtures, rules of wall-handball in the USA with pictures of players, on-line shopping for handball gear. Links to other handball sites around the world The United States Handball Association.
- The Australian Handball Council www
The council is the principle body promoting 1-wall, Handball Council, 3-wall and 4 wall handball within the country. Rules, resources, and information. Australian Handball Council.
- Big Chino Sport Handball www
Big blue, Sport Handball, one wall handball tournament in Philadelphia, PA. Information, schedule, and photographs. Chino Sport Handball.
- The England Handball www
The National Governing Body for 1-Wall Handball. Handball. News, videos and contacts. England Handball.
- News, World Players of Handball www
News, Players of Handball, video, tournaments, calendar and blog. World Players of Handball.
- Listings Northern California Handball Association (NCHA) www
Listings of three and four-wall handball courts, California Handball Association (NCHA), tournaments and players, with information on supporting youth development. Northern California Handball Association (NCHA).
- Official GAA Handball Ireland www
Official site with history, Handball Ireland, news, events, fixtures, results, and player profiles. GAA Handball Ireland.
- News Team Handball News www
News and commentary on the sport. Team Handball News.
- Includes World Handball www
Includes biographies of the world's best players, Handball, history of the sport, links of interest, games, saves screensavers, videos, TV, chat. World Handball.
- Alexa: Handball Sports
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Handball Sports
- DMOZ: Handball Sports
dmoz.org Directory: Handball Sports