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  • Big Easy In Review

    2019 Race NOLA Wraps: Lucho & Fink Gather Yellow’s

    by DV

    New Orleans, LA, WPH Press, 2/17/19- Day 3: Sunday R48LTE R48 #4 Lucho Cordova was seeking his second R48 title of his R48 career in his third R48 final, while R48 #6 Vic Perez was appearing in his first final. Cordova entered the final with a dominating head-to-head advantage against Perez, having won all but one of their R48 meetings. Cordova started well in the first game of the final, hitting the ball crisply and taking an 8-4 lead. “I felt really comfortable in there and felt like I was really anticipating his shots,” stated Lucho. Perez...

  • Exclusive Content

    Join the WPH Patreon Army: Here’s Why…

    by DV

      WPH Patreon is so cool!  But, you already knew this.  We have been uploading some exclusive items for you that will not be seen by others and some of these items include free swag, autographed gear, rare videos, player interviews, discount coupon codes and a slew of other trinkets. We can prove it! In the week of February 10th-17th, we uploaded: Former SR48 Finalist, Former Oregon State Open Singles Champ – discusses his favorites list Part I Paul Brady Collection 011 (’16 Salt Lake Quarters vs Peixoto)- Digging...

  • Race Stop #5

    Olympic Club Singles Invitational & WPH R48Pro VIII Stop #5 (Mar 28- 31, 2019)

    by DV

    Olympic Club Invitational & WPH R48Pro Stop #5 (Season 8) -March 28th- 31st, 2019  Entry Form HERE>   San Francisco, CA @ The Olympic Club   This is a WPH Qualifier, Women’s Pro & WPH Elite Men Stop       This will be the last regular-season stop of the WPH Race4Eight Professional Handball Tour of 2018/19 before the big Player’s Championship in Salt Lake City (May 17th, 2019) and you are invited! The Olympic Club Invitational has become a tradition filled with rich history and amazing...

  • Handball on ESPN

    2018/19 Race4Eight Professional Tour, by ESPN

    by DV

    The World Players of Handball is thrilled to announce the 2018/19 Race 4 Eight Men’s Pro, Women’s Race 4 Eight, and Senior Race 4 Eight tour seasons, featuring nine events starting in Atlanta, GA in early October and ending with the Aces Race 4 Eight Player’s Championship seven months later in Salt Lake City, UT. The Race 4 Eight Men’s Pros will compete in six “full” R48 stops and three R48LTE stops, with all nine events counting towards the official R48 Power Rankings, while the WR48 and SR48 pros will each compete in three...

2019 Senior Olympics Results

Posted on: Feb 21 2019 - 11:12am | #0
In: News, News Archive

Phoenix, AZ, WPH Press, 2/21/19- The 8th annual 2019 Arizona Senior Olympics handball event was another major success at one of the best facilities in Arizona. 2019 featured the largest field in SR Handball Olympics history, with players from all around the Southwest coming together on Feb 16-17 to compete at the ASU Recreational Center in Tempe, Az. While most of the country was under severe cold critical weather conditions, Arizona’s temperatures stayed in the reasonable winter range. Newcomer, Sushil Wanigatunga dethroned last year’s singles champ Barry Rubin in a hard fought battle that was decided in a 11-7 tiebreaker to take the Gold in the 55/60 division. Dennis Haber took the Bronze. Gary Eisenbooth had another strong...

McCarthy and McMahon Take the 2019 Irish Nationals

Claregalway, HC, IRE, WPH Press, 2/20/18- GAA Handball hosted the 2019 Irish Nationals on the third weekend of February, with Robbie McCarthy clinching his third GAA Irish Nationals title in dramatic fashion against Diarmaid Nash and Martina McMahon overwhelming WR48 #1 Catriona Casey to win her first Irish National title. McCarthy advanced to the final after...

Posted on: Feb 20 2019 - 8:24am | #0
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive

2018/19 Race 4 Eight Elite Stats- Post Nola!

2018/19 Race 4 Eight Elite Stats Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 2/21/19- The 2018/19 Race 4 Eight season has featured five R48 Men’s...

WPH R48 and SR48 Rankings Post N’awlins ‘19

New Orleans, LA, WPH Press, 2/17/19- The WPH staged its first ever R48LTE alongside the second SR48 stop of the 2018/19 season...

New Orleans tournament host Bob Caluda honored

New Orleans, LA, WPH Press, 2/17/19- The WPH and the Race 4 Eight pros were proud to honor New Orleans handball ambassador and R48 tournament host Bob Caluda with the WPH Appreciation Award, recognizing Bob’s outstanding commitment to growing the game and welcoming the world’s best players to New Orleans. “The WPH has been coming to New Orleans since 2009 and Bob always make us...

WPH Outdoor

The 2018 3WallBall Sports Festival Wraps

Day 3: Sunday Las Vegas, NV, WPH Press, 9/29/18 The 10th 2018 3WallBall Sports Festival concluded on Sunday, with the game’s best outdoor men’s and women’s stars from the east and west coasts playing electrifying...

Las Vegas, 3WB Outdoor World’s (Re-post from Feb ’18)

(Original post from Feb 20th, 2018, HERE) World Players of Handball Foundation, of Tucson, Arizona, announcement: ...

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