a mix between Basketball, Soccer and HockEy.
Handball is a sport in which two teams of seven players (six field players and one goalkeeper) play against each other. Every Team tries to throw the handball into the opponent's goal to score. It wins the team, which has scored the most goals at the end of sixty minutes (twice 30 minutes, shorter seasons for youth teams).
In addition to the indoor handball (usually abbreviated to handball), there are two other variants: the former much more frequently played field handball and beach handball, which enjoys growing popularity.
Handball is very popular in Europe, here in the United States, it is often mistaken with American handball, which is a completely different sport.