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Handball: British men lose final Euro qualifier to Italy

Great Britain's men's handball team lost what could be their last-ever competitive international match, going down 37-26 away to Italy.

Great Britain's men's and women's handball teams will be allowed to take up host places at the 2012 Olympics. The British Olympic Association (BOA) confirmed British Handball had met both its performance and legacy criteria. Nick Hope reports.

Great Britain's women's handball team kept their dream of reaching the 2012 European Championships alive with a convincing 27-20 victory over Finland. Kelsi Fairbrother top-scored with six, helping secure a 16-goal aggregate win.

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, applauds Britain's handball team at the end of the women's preliminary Group A handball match, Croatia vs, Great Britain, for the London 2012 Olympics Games on Aug. 5, 2012 at the Copper Box hall in London. Croatia won 37-14. (Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)


Montenegro celebrate victory over Great Britain in Women's Handball Montenegro celebrate beating Team GB 31-19 in the Women's Handball preliminaries Group A - Match 5 between Montenegro and Great Britain on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Copper Box.

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GB handball coach Dragan Djukic to leave after Olympics

Men's handball head coach Dragan Djukic will leave the Great Britain set-up and join the Israeli national team after London 2012.

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Handball Arena - Jan 2011 Work continues at the London 2012 Handball Arena... ... following confirmation from the British Olympic Association that Great Britain's men's and women's handball teams will compete in the London 2012 Olympic Games at the London 2012 Handball Arena in the Olympic Park on January 19, 2011 in London, England. © Paul Gilham/Getty Images