Handball is a known sport all around the world. The modern set of rules was published in 1917 in Germany. You can have 7 on one team and 7 on the other team. No more then six players at a time. A stander match of Handball is 30 minutes long. A goal is scored when the entire ball crosses the goal line inside the goal. A goal may be scored from any throw.Part of Summer Olympic program in 1936.
Demonstrated at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Returned to the Summer Olympic programme since 1972.
The court measures 20 meters (65' 7") by 40 meters (131' 3"). The court is larger than a basketball court, but the length may be shortened when space is limited. The goal area line, or 6-meter line (19' 8"), is the most important line. No one except the goalie is allowed to stand in the goal area. The goal opening is 2 meters by 3 meters. Players may jump into the area if the ball is released before landing in the area.
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