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Jul 27, 2012

Every match a final, says captain of Danish women’s handball team

LONDON (Reuters) – Danish women’s handball team captain Karin Mortensen has a simple philosophy to rally her troops for the London Olympics. Every match for the Danes, as far as Mortensen is concerned, is a final.

Having failed to qualify for Beijing four years ago following three consecutive gold medals, the Danes have it all to prove again in an incredibly tough Group B.

Jul 27, 2012

Every match a final for Denmark, says captain

LONDON (Reuters) – Danish women’s handball team captain Karin Mortensen has a simple philosophy to rally her troops for the London Olympics. Every match for the Danes, as far as Mortensen is concerned, is a final.

Having failed to qualify for Beijing four years ago following three consecutive gold medals, the Danes have it all to prove again in an incredibly tough Group B.

Jul 27, 2012

Olympics-Handball-Every match a final for Denmark, says captain

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Danish women’s handball team
captain Karin Mortensen has a simple philosophy to rally her
troops for the London Olympics. Every match for the Danes, as
far as Mortensen is concerned, is a final.

Having failed to qualify for Beijing four years ago
following three consecutive gold medals, the Danes have it all
to prove again in an incredibly tough Group B.

Jul 27, 2012

Handball: Criticism drives French – Karabatic

LONDON (Reuters) – Olympic and world champions France have had to endure rare criticism coming in to the men’s competition at the London Games after a poor European championships in January, all of which fuels their fire.

Poster boy and 2007 world player of the year Nikola Karabatic knows all about the ups and downs and told Reuters ahead of Sunday’s first game that any negativity only motivates the team.

Jul 27, 2012

Olympics-Handball-Criticism drives French – Karabatic

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Olympic and world champions
France have had to endure rare criticism coming in to the men’s
competition at the London Games after a poor European
championships in January, all of which fuels their fire.

Poster boy and 2007 world player of the year Nikola
Karabatic knows all about the ups and downs and told Reuters
ahead of Sunday’s first game that any negativity only motivates
the team.

Jul 27, 2012
Jul 26, 2012

Olympics-Wrestling-Coleman to cage “flying squirrel”

LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – American Greco-Roman wrestler
Ellis Coleman is nicknamed the “flying squirrel” for a fearsome
move he would prefer not to use at the Olympic Games.

Coleman only lets it out of its cage when he is losing, a
situation the U.S. champion in the 60kg division will be trying
hard to avoid.

Jul 26, 2012

Watch handball, like handball: IHF president

LONDON (Reuters) – International Handball president Hassan Moustafa offers a simple explanation on why the sport he played, coached, refereed and even wrote about for his masters degree will be a hit at the London Olympics.

“It’s very fast. If you see handball, you like handball,” he told Reuters, emphasizing this year’s tournament would be close-fought to add to the excitement.

Jul 26, 2012

Olympics-Watch handball, like handball – IHF president

LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – International Handball president
Hassan Moustafa offers a simple explanation on why the sport he
played, coached, refereed and even wrote about for his masters
degree will be a hit at the London Olympics.

“It’s very fast. If you see handball, you like handball,” he
told Reuters, emphasising this year’s tournament would be
close-fought to add to the excitement.

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