2010

    Mediaservice December 2010

    Who will be the successors of Slawomir Szmal and Alison Pineau as the World Handball Players of the Year 2010? For the first time ever all journalists have the opportunity to give their votes in the newly installed media section of the IHF website www.ihf.info. But also all handball fans around the world can cast their vote for one of the five nominees.

    Mediaservice November 2010

    The accreditation period for media people regarding the World Championship 2011 in Sweden has been determined. It will start on 5 October 2010 and end on 20 December 2010. Further information on the procedure will be announced in due course at http://www.handball2011.com

    Mediaservice October 2010

    For the first time ever the IHF hosted a “Forum for the Future of Handball”, staged in Herzogenaurach, Germany. IHF President Dr Hassan Moustafa opened the conference together with Herbert Hainer, CEO of IHF partner adidas. For Hainer, handball “has been one of the key team sports in our portfolio for decades.

    Mediaservice September 2010

    The accreditation period for media people regarding the World Championship 2011 in Sweden has been determined. It will start on 5 October 2010 and end on 20 December 2010. Further information on the procedure will be announced in due time on http://www.handball2011.com.

    Mediaservice August 2010

    The International Handball Federation is organizing a forum which is to take place in Herzogenaurach on 30 September, which deals with the „Future of Handball“ – which is the motto of the meeting. The following issues will, among others, be discussed:

    Mediaservice July 2010

    Next Friday, the draw of the Preliminary Round groups for the Men’s Handball World Championship -13 to 30 January 2011- will take place in the Scandinavium in Gothenborg, Sweden. The official ceremony, at which four Preliminary Round groups including six teams each are drawn, will start at 18:15.

    Mediaservice June 2010

    An expert jury of the International Handball Federation has decided as follows: Claude Onesta and Jewgeny Trefilow are the IHF Coaches of the Year 2009. Onesta and Trefilow led their teams to winning the gold medal at the Men’s and Women’s World Championships in 2009. When thinking of coaches who have been doing an excellent job over many years, these two coaches must be kept in mind.

    Mediaservice May 2010

    For the first time ever, the IHF is awarding a new prize – for the world’s best young players of the year. The IHF expert jury has decided the following: Cristina Neagu and Steffen Fäth are the first awardees –they have been elected world’s best young players of the year 2009.

    Mediaservice April 2010

    The users of the official IHF website have the choice: Who will be World Handball Player of the Year 2009? An expert selection committee has chosen three male and female candidates for each category – and now it’s your turn. Until 22 May you have the possibility to elect your male and female World Handball Players of the Year. You simply have to cast your vote for one of the male/female nominees.

    Mediaservice March 2010

    As previously announced Rome the Italian capital will host the II Extraordinary IHF Congress from 23 to 24 April 2010. The national federations and relevant IHF bodies are requested to register the application form which is now available for filling in online and to take note that the closing registration will be 20 March 2010.

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