The handball court is 40 meters long and 20 meters wide, and is equally divided by the center line. The goal is 3 meters wide and 2 meters in height. In handball, the players use only their hands, and to touch the ball with the foot is illegal.
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A Handball Court can have 1, 3, or 4 walls depending on the venue. Three walled Handball Courts provide one side for an audience to experience the game. Handball Courts have an overall length of 131.23’ (40 m), width of 65.62’ (20 m), and have a total area of a 8611 ft² (800 m²). The goals of a Handball Court are 9.84’ x 6.56’ (3 x 2 m).
Handball Court Size The playing court is 40 meters long and 20 meters wide rectangle, consisting of two goal areas and a playing area. The longer boundary lines are called side lines, and the shorter ones are called goal lines (between the goalposts) or outer goal lines (on either side of the goal).
Handball is played on a court 40 by 20 metres (131 ft 3 in × 65 ft 7 in), with a goal in the centre of each end. The goals are surrounded by a near-semicircular area, called the zone or the crease, defined by a line six meters from the goal. A dashed near-semicircular line nine metres from the goal marks the free-throw line.
A vertical line marked on each sidewall, 5 feet behind the short line, indicates the front edge of the back court receiving zone. In one-wall handball the wall (front) is 20 feet wide and 16 feet high, with a playing zone 34 feet long (the back edge is the long line) by 20 feet wide. The sidelines extend 3 feet farther from the wall than the long line.
"Strangers on a Handball Court" was written sometime in 1975-6; Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine was the first publication to see it, and they bought it straight off and ran it in the January 1977 issue.
Nov 20, 2014 - Handball courts at the 2014 US Open of Handball in Southern California. This prestigious tournament took place at the Los Caballeros Sports Village and the courts were installed by ProSurface Sports of Costa Mesa, CA. .
In the Basque region of Southeast France and Northeast Spain handball is played with bare hands on any sized court, but generally on four main types of courts; ‘fronton place libre’ an open-air court with a single wall, the ‘fronton’ and are the focal point of Basque villages, ‘fronton avec mur a gauche’ a covered open-air court with three-walls, the ‘trinquet’, an indoor court with four-walls, and large ali alai fronton.
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