Handball is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of... Wikipedia
- Highest governing body: IHF
- First played: 2 December 1917 in Berlin, Germany.
- Registered players: > 27 million (2016)
- Contact: Limited
- Team members: 7 per side (including goalkeeper)
- Mixed gender: separate competitions
- Type: Team sport, ball sport
- Equipment: Ball and goals
- Venue: Indoor court
- Country or region: Worldwide but most popular in Europe
- Olympic: Part of Summer Olympic programme in 1936, Demonstrated at the 1952 Summer Olympics, Returned to the Summer Olympic programme in 1972.
- Data source: DuckDuckGo