France is proud to host the 2017 Handball World Championship [fr]
The 2017 World Championship will take place in France from January 11th to 29th.
The 25th men’s handball World Championship will be held France from January 11 to 29, 2017. This is the third time that the International Handball Federation (IHF) has entrusted the worlds’ top handball competition to the country, after previously hosting in 1970 and 2001.
France, which has held the world champion title five times, loves handball and its players. They intend to prove this when they open their doors wide to supporters of the 24 participating nations, and mobilise the French public around a sport that enjoyrs widespread popularity, while also hoping to build an even wider international fan base.
The 2017 World Championship website offers live coverage of the competition.