Handball is an Olympic game that is played all over the world. The key to playing handball is speed, skill and stamina.
Handball was invented in Denmark, Sweden and Germany in the late 19th century. The sport first appeared at the Berlin games in 1936. The modern indoor version made its first appearance in Munich in 1972.
Handball is played on a court that is, 40m long and 20m wide. The goals at either end are 3m wide and 2m high. The court is divided into two halves with each goal surrounded by two d shaped areas.
Because of all the handball research that has been done handball is now considered to be one of the oldest Olympic sport.