British Handball News


GB Senior Women wild card to Olympic Qualification Tournament

10 Apr 2024, 12:29

​In a quick turn of events, on Tuesday evening, we received an official wild card invitation from our World Federation, the IHF, to compete in the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Budapest for the GB Senior Women's squad. The team travel today to Debrecen, Wednesday 10th April with matches beginning on Thursday 11th, before returning on Monday 15th April.

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GB Senior Men & GB U20's head to Gaia

13 Mar 2024, 10:16

The GB senior men squad and men's U20 squad will travel to Gaia, Portugal for an intense joint training camp. The camp will run from 12-17th April, and both teams will get some excellent match practice against local clubs.

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Chairman's Update - February 2024

28 Feb 2024, 10:31

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EHF MasterPlan secured for two British Handball Projects

5 Feb 2024, 14:03

The EHF encourages and supports member federations to create sustainable development in their federations and for handball in their country. Federations can apply for EHF Master Plan funding in line with the common goals and objectives set out by the EHF. ​British Handball are delighted to announce that in October 2023, they secured EHF Master Plan funding to develop two specific projects

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Meet the team - Women's Junior Squad for the IHF InterContinental Trophy

28 Jan 2024, 16:41

Last October (2023) the Women's U19 squad soared to victory winning the Junior IHF Trophy. Now, the stage is set for the Women's Junior InterContinental Trophy in Uzbekistan. The competition will take place 28 February to 3 March 2024 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.​ ​

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British Handball announces Chair of the Board

11 Jan 2024, 10:41

We are delighted to announce that Stephen Neilson has been appointed as the Chair of the BHA. He brings a wealth of experience in handball and business to the role, and has been involved in Handball since 1981.

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Meet the team - GB Senior Men EHF Euros

5 Jan 2024, 20:30

The team is selected for the two legs of the EHF European Promotional Round taking place this week. On Wednesday 10 January 2024, GB will play the first leg in Kosovo at 19.30 (20.30 GMT), before they travel to Derby Arena for the second leg on Saturday 13 January at 13.00.

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GB Senior Men's EHF European Qualifier - Promotion Round

14 Dec 2023, 10:49

​With only 4 weeks to go until the next international home match, the BHA are asking for all those handball fans, clubs, schools and communities to come together at Derby Arena and support the GB team.

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GB Senior Women head to North Macedonia

15 Nov 2023, 10:43

​The GB Senior women's squad will be heading to North Macedonia for an intensive training camp with three matches against the hosts North Macedonia.

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Recruiting for a Chair of the Board of Directors

8 Nov 2023, 19:31

The British Handball Association (‘BHA’) is the governing body for high performance international handball in the UK. It is responsible for the Great Britain national teams at all age groups, as well as elite coaching. The BHA has secured National Squads Support Funding from UK Sport of up to £375K over four years targeted at our Senior Men’s and Women’s squads from 21-25. The BHA is a full member of both the European and International Handball Federations which are also funding partners. The BHA is responsible for a number of functions as a member of both organisations.

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