2017 Women's World Championship News overview
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France to host EHF EURO 2018 as world champions

18.12.2017 - FINAL REVIEW: In a thrilling climax to the World Championship, France beat defending champions Norway 23:21 to claim their second world title

France to challenge Norway for world title

16.12.2017 - SEMI-FINAL REVIEW: The Olympic silver medallists edge Sweden to set up a final against the defending world champions, who defeat the Netherlands once again

Norway take next step towards title defence

14.12.2017 - QUARTER-FINAL REVIEW: The top three teams from last year's EHF EURO, joined by Sweden, have made it to the final weekend of the World Championship

Norway, Russia set up QF clash as Germany stumble

12.12.2017 - LAST 16 REVIEW: Three Scandinavian teams ease through the first knockout round at the World Championship but there is heartbreak for the hosts

Unbeaten Russia lead 14 European teams into Last 16

09.12.2017 - PRELIMINARY ROUND REVIEW: The Olympic champions were the only team to win their five group matches at the World Championship as all favourites made it to the knockout stage

Norway face tough competition at World Championship

30.11.2017 - PREVIEW: Defending champions Norway are after their fourth world title but France, the Netherlands, Russia and hosts Germany are among the teams that could make life difficult for the Scandinavians

Montenegro coach Dragan Adzic replaced by Per Johansson

21.11.2017 - NEWS: The 2012 European champions have made an unexpected change on their bench, less than two weeks before the start of the Women’s IHF World Championship

Görbicz retains EHF Player of the Month recognition alongside Cindric

11.07.2017 - NEWS REPORT: Results in club and national team competitions both had a say in the voting for June’s awards

Duels of neighbours drawn for Women's World Championship 2017

27.06.2017 - NEWS REPORT: Defending champions face Sweden, while hoste Germany meet the Netherlands when the Women's World Championships throws off in December this year

Final four teams ready for Women's World Championship 2017

15.06.2017 - DAY REVIEW: Montenegro, Czech Republic and Russia qualified without trouble, while Croatia were close to leapfrogging Slovenia.

Serbia, Hungary and Spain clinch World Championship berth

15.06.2017 - DAY REVIEW: Serbia and Spain are ready for the 2017 Women's World Championship after home wins, while a draw was more than enough for Hungary to join them.

Sweden and Romania book World Championship spots

13.06.2017 - DAY REVIEW: Sweden demolished FYR Macedonia for the second time in four days, while Romania overcame a brave Austria in the second legs of the World Championship play-offs.

Crunch time in Women's World Championship play-offs

13.06.2017 - ROUND PREVIEW: The final nine European tickets for the Women's World Championship 2017 will be handed out this week, with two matches on Tuesday, three on Wednesday and four on Thursday

Favourites earn big wins in World Championship qualifiers

10.06.2017 - DAY REVIEW: Sweden and Serbia enjoyed double-digit victories in qualifying games for the Women's World Championship 2017.

Favourites in trouble on the first day of play-offs

09.06.2017 - DAY REVIEW: European powerhouses Spain and Russia faced challenges as the play-offs for the Women’s World Championship 2017 got underway on Friday.

18 European teams competing for the last World Championship tickets

08.06.2017 - PREVIEW: The last nine European qualifiers for the Women's World Championship 2017 in Germany will be known over the next two weeks, as the play-offs start on Friday

Olympic winners to face Poland in World Championship 2017 qualification play-off

17.12.2016 - NEWS REPORT: The draw in Gothenburg determined all nine pairings for the play-offs of European qualification for next year's Women's World Championship in Germany

Pots for World Championship 2017 Play-off draw confirmed

15.12.2016 - NEWS REPORT: With France, Denmark and the Netherlands – besides champions Norway and hosts Germany – already secure of a direct place at the World Championship 2017, the pots for the play-off draw on Saturday are also confirmed

Belarus, Turkey, Austria, FYR Macedonia qualify for World Championship Play-offs

04.12.2016 - REVIEW: The first qualification phase for the Women's World Championship 2017 has come to an end with Belarus, Turkey, Austria and FYR Macedonia making the step into the play-offs

Last Germany 2017 play-off tickets to be decided

02.12.2016 - ROUND PREVIEW: Eight teams are ready to play for four tickets to the World Championship 2017 Play-offs

Ukraine, Slovakia, Italy reach World Championship Play-offs

28.11.2016 - REVIEW: The first three teams have booked their spot in the Women's World Championship 2017 play-offs following an intense weekend of qualifiers

First teams enter road to Women's World Championship 2017

25.11.2016 - PREVIEW: The qualification to the Women's World Championship 2017 starts this Friday with seven teams in action over the coming three days

Hosting rights drawn for Qualification Europe

28.07.2016 - NEWS REPORT: Two groups of the Qualification Europe en route to the Women's World Championship 2017 will be played in a tournament format, with Belarus hosting Group 2 and Italy hosting Group 4

Qualification groups for Women's World Championship 2017 drawn

24.06.2016 - NEWS REPORT: 15 teams are vying for a place in the play-offs when the qualification to the Women's World Championship 2017 in Germany throws off in October

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