France held off a frantic comeback by defending gold medalists Denmark for a 25-23 victory in the men’s handball final in Tokyo. Denmark had a chance to tie the game in regulation, but lost the ball and surrendered an empty-net goal as time expired.
The France national handball team is supervised by the French Handball Federation, and represents France in international matches. It is the first handball team to have held all three titles twice, and the only national team in its sport to hold six world titles and a total of eleven medals at the World Men's Handball Championship. With a total of five medals, including three gold in 2008, 2012 and 2021, France is also the most successful Handball team at the Summer Olympics. As of August 2021,
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France claimed their second senior world title of the year on Sunday evening in a sold-out Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, as they defeated Norway 23:21 in the 23rd IHF Women’s World Championship final. The victory for the women’s team comes after the men’s side beat Norway in the France 2017 trophy match in Paris in January.
Having won their first Olympic Handball gold in Beijing, France overcame Sweden in the gold medal match at London 2012.Can they make it three in a row in Rio...
The IHF Men's Handball World Championship has been organized indoor by the International Handball Federation since 1938. In the twenty-seven tournaments held, eleven nations have won the title. France is the most successful team with six titles, followed by Sweden and Romania with four titles each. The current champion is Denmark, which won its second title at the 2021 tournament in Egypt.
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France won the handball world championships for a sixth time on Sunday with a 33-26 come from behind win over Norway, who made the hosts sweat by leading for most of the first half. Handball ...
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