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handball

1. a game in which two teams of seven players try to throw a ball into their opponent's goal
2. a game in which two or four people strike a ball against a wall or walls with the hand, usually gloved
3. the small hard rubber ball used in this game
4. Soccer the offence committed when a player other than a goalkeeper in his own penalty area touches the ball with a hand
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President of the Bahrain Handball Association Ali Isa signed the hosting agreement with the members of AHF's Executive Committee.
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Dario Menichetti, Championship Manager from Dubai International Handball Club (DIHC) was pleased with the success of the competition.
The three-year funding deal will allow schools free access to experienced handball coaches, raise teacher awareness through training events and provide a pathway to elite handball through competitions and monitoring by England Handball staff.
Mark Palmer, Greenbank Sports Academy Sports Development Manager and member of winning Liverpool Greenbank team said: "The event always proves popular and has attracted overseas teams as well as some of the best of British handball talent to the Greenbank Sports Academy.
Hailing from Norway, home of the Olympic and European women's handball champions, Newcastle Vikings' head coach and chairperson Marlen Slinning founded the club with a group of fellow enthusiasts in September 2012 in the wake of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Of the "handball" he added: "There was probably an element of doubt but I wouldn't say it was blatant handball by Ross.
There was no doubt that Qatar's handball team is in a different league in the region.
The winners of the first three places were crowned by GCC handball organizing committee chairman Sultan Al-Hosani and President of Qatar Handball Association Ahmad Al-Shaabi.
Gowari, who has attended the warm up camp of Iranian national handball team in Italy, also signed a cooperation pact with his Italian counterpart to expand cooperation between Tehran and Rome's Handball Federations.
In the nearest future, Handball Federation of Kyrgyzstan plans to hold the handball championship involving teams from Kazakhstan.
The semifinal and final matches of the International Handball Trophy for men and women teams will be played on Sunday at UAF Handball Stadium and Foreign Faculty Ground, UAF.