1) IHF to pay all travel costs for upcoming Women’s World Championships. As Ruben Gomez at Mundo Handball noted this will enable non European teams to take that cost savings and apply it to additional prep matches in Europe prior to the World Championships :
IHF website: Link
2) Brazil wins Wheelchair Handball Championships
Mundo Handball (Spanish): Link
Official website: Link
3) Paris St-Germain star Mikkel Hansen won’t participate in a Danish National Team training camp. Apparently, his club want him to rest a knee injury.
Handnews.fr (French): Link
4) Pan American Team Handball Federation (PATHF) website upgrade. The PATHF website has a new look and design with separate sections for North, Central and South America.
PATHF Website: Link
5) German National Team coach suggests that HBL require clubs to have a minimum number of German players. The complaint is that in addition to top level outside talent, mid-level non-German players are taking spots that would go to developing young German players.
Handball-World (German): Link
6) American Kathy Darling makes debut with French Club, Le Pouzin. Darling scored 3 goals helping Le Pouzin to a 28-27 victory over Coach Latulippe’s former club, La Motte Servolex.
Le Pouzin website: Link
Pictures from match: Link