Team Handball: Long on History, Short on Success

June 13, 2021

Team handball is one of the most popular sports in Europe, but it hardly gets a mention in the U.S. Ironically, the game has been played on this side of the Atlantic since the 1920s, but through fits and starts over the decades it failed to pick up traction as a mainstream sport.

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