LONDON GD MEN’S TEAM IN THE ENGLISH CUP FINAL
Following a narrow and disappointing two-goal loss for London GD’s women’s team in their cup final on June 9th, all hopes are now on the men to claim one cup title for the East London based club this year.
With numerous league and cup titles behind them over the last decades, London GD won the Southern First Division again this season. They face tough opposition from Manchester based Salford though, winners of this season’s Northern First Division and the Play Offs.
London 2012 handball influences new University of Chichester degree programme
A senior University of Chichester lecturer is travelling to Hungary to observe the national handball team’s preparations for this summer’s Olympic Games in London.
Physical Education senior lecturer Craig Pulling will join the team during their training camp in July before flying with them to watch their final preparation match against France.
“Undiscovered gem” Handball set to turn heads after draw
Published May 30, 2012 (Reuters)
Labeled an “undiscovered gem” by London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe, handball took centre stage on Wednesday when the men’s draw for the Olympic tournament pitted holders France against surprise 2008 finalists Iceland.
In the women’s competition, world, Olympic and European champions Norway were grouped with 2008 bronze medalists South Korea.