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2020 Sports Equation

13 February 2013
IOC Executive Board Meeting Dec 2012

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Australian Handball team for the 2011 World Championships in Sweden.

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Alice Keighley hands off the ball as as she approaches Angola's defenders at Singapore's Indoor Stadium, August 24 (Source: YOPS).

Australia’s women’s handball team have come sixth after going down to African champions Angola, losing today’s second leg 39-12 as their 2010 Youth Olympics campaign wrapped up.

Australia defends against Angola at Singapore's International Convention Centre, August 23 (Source: Matt Bartolo).

Australia has put in their most spirited performance of the tournament but weren’t able to overcome Angola, going down 37-12 in the first of two legs against the Africans.

Danes overwhelm Aussies

20 August 2010
Australia's Monica Najdovski attempts to shoot past a wall of Demark players at the International Convention Centre, Aug 20, 2010 (Source: YOPS).

Australia’s handballers have gone down to a classy Danish outfit, 41-4, at Singapore’s International Convention Centre.

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