Handball News Summary (5 September 2013)

Handball News Summary


1) German Bundesliga clubs overwhelming reject a management proposal to add playoffs.  Handball-World (German): Link

2) A French National Commission won’t approve the contracts of 4 Montpellier players. Contracts for Diego Simonet, Wissem Hmam, Arnaud Sifferet and Antoine Gutfreund exceed Montpellier’s authorized budget. (French): Link

3) New French power house, Paris St. Germain is not happy with its LNH schedule. At issues is a quick turnaround between French League matches and Champions League matches. (French): Link

4) An update on which nations formally submitted bids for 2019 Men’s and Womens Handball World Championships. Inside the Games: Link

5) The Netherlands Handball Federation appeals EHF fines and suspension. The EHF Court of Handball imposed a 550,000 Euro fine and 3 year competition suspension for backing out of their host responsibilities for the 2012 European Women’s Championship. EHF Website: Link

6) Retiring German referees, Ralf Damian and Frank Wenz reflect on their career. The highlight their officiating at the 2010 USA National Championships in Las Vegas as one of their most memorable events.: Handball-World (German): Link