Funding threat for UK handball


A surprise hit at the London Olympics, handball is among a number of sports at risk of losing its funding, two weeks after the end of the Games.

Sports minister Hugh Robertson has said sports which are unlikely to win medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio could lose all of their central funding.

But players are keen to build on the raised profile from London 2012 and build a future for the sport in the UK.

Patrick Geary reports.

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