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    2018/19 Race4Eight Professional Tour adds Women & Sr 40+ Stops

    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...

  • R48 w/Less Calories

    WPH Introduces: Race4Eight Light (LTE)

    by DV

    The World Players of Handball Foundation R48 LTE The R48 LTE The WPH is thrilled to announce the “R48 LTE,” the light version of a typical Race 4 Eight tour stop, but with a few changes. The R48 LTE will offer prize money and reduced R48 ranking points; meanwhile, still counting towards the current Race Season [R48Pro VIII].  Race LTE will allow R48 pros and R48 hopefuls to play more official matches, to fine-tune their games, while also spreading the word of handball in more cities around the country. R48 LTE events are designed to promote...

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    Add Your Event to the Ultimate Handball Calendar

    by DV

      The most complete calendar of handball events for 2018 keeps growing and we invite you to help further the expansion of this page.   As always, this almanac is a work-in-progress and is in need of entry forms, more details and corrections.  Please feel free by contacting us with further details and we will add them!  Please include handball functions (ie fun days, gatherings, meetings, special engagements); include indoor and outdoor 1, 3, & 4 wall; Pelota (2 Wall); big, small, wallball and more: Please...

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    World Handball Championships & USHA 4 Wall Nationals

    by DV

    USHA & WPH Co-Sponsor USA Traveling Handball Team The United States Handball Association and World Players of Handball have teamed up to co-sponsor the Team USA Handball Players at this year’s World Handball Championships/US National Championships in Minneapolis, MN, August 9th-19th, 2018.   The WPH & USHA need financial help in order to bring the USA Team to the World Championships and to film the event. Please Donate to the WPH (tax-deductible non-profit 501c3 foundation) HERE> To Donate to the USHA, Go HERE> Additionally,...

World Championships & USHA 4 Wall Nationals: Day 11 Review

Posted on: Aug 19 2018 - 12:38pm | #0
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive

Minneapolis, MN, WPH Press, 8/19/18 Day 11 Women’s Open Singles Final Casey vs. McMahon Martina McMahon played with conviction and purpose from the first ball in the world championship final, building a 13-3 lead on Casey by overpowering the WR48 #1. McMahon pushed Casey into survival mode in virtually every rally during the first half of the first game, with Casey just hoping for McMahon errors to win rallies. Casey rallied behind a great power serve to close the gap, striking seven ace serves and earning first-strike opportunities to dictate rallies to close the gap to 15-18. Casey would close to within two at 18-20 but was never able to catch McMahon, as McMahon took a one-game lead. The first half of game two closely resembled the...

World Championships & USHA 4 Wall Nationals: Day 9 Review

Minneapolis, MN, WPH Press, 8/17/18 Day Nine Full Live Broadcast is HERE> Men’s Open Singles Semifinals Carroll vs. McCarthy R48 #1 two-time defending USHA Four Wall National champion Killian Carroll and three-time R48 champion and Irish cross over sensation Robbie McCarthy kicked off a blockbuster All-Irish singles semifinals at the World Championship/USHA...

Posted on: Aug 17 2018 - 4:24pm | #0
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive

World Championships Preview: WR48 #4 Tracy Davis

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 8/7/18- Tracy Davis is one of the most revered and respected handball superstars in the history of the...

World Championships Preview: R48 #2 Sean Lenning

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 8/7/18– R48 Men’s #2 pro Sean Lenning enters the 2018 World Handball Championships coming...

World Championships & USHA 4 Wall Nationals: Day 6 Review

Minneapolis, MN, WPH Press, 8/14/18 Day Six Women’s Wall Ball Singles Final: Daskalakis vs. McMahon Danielle Daskalakis entered the Women’s Wall Ball Singles final as the defending champion, having overcome an outstanding field in Canada three years ago, including beating her finals’ opponent Martina McMahon in the round of 16. This version of McMahon was a far different version...

WPH Outdoor

4th Annual Portland One Wall Big Ball Doubles

Portland, Oregon, May 7th, 2018 The Oregon Handball Association is excited to announce a partnership between Portland One-Wall...

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