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Korfball is a game comparable to netball and basketball, invented in 1901 by an Amsterdam schoolmaster, Nico Broekhuysen (source: Encyclopedia Brittanica). First demonstrated in Holland in 1902. Korfball is played by two teams of 8 (4 men, 4 women) on a rectangular court roughly the same size as a basketball court. Action consists almost entirely of passing from hand to hand. Passing and movement forms the basis of the game with attackers using changes of speed and direction, combined with team tactics to try to lose their defenders in order to create a shooting chance.
Sites [ Submit ] - Information about the game internationally and world championships. Wikipedia - Korfball - Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the rules, history and philosophy of the basketball-like sport invented in the Netherlands. South West Korfball Association - Details of all clubs in the UK region covering Avon, Somerset and Devon. Norfolk Korfball Association - Features league fixtures and results for the Norfolk (UK) league, and details of all the clubs in the county. Welsh Korfball Association - General information on the new body in charge of the sport in Wales (UK). andhra pradesh korfball - English language site of the Andhra Pradesh Korfball Association or APKA, based in India, featuring photos from national championships. English Korfball Association - The English Korfball Association, governing body of the sport in England. Featuring latest news and details of national competitions and squads. International Korfball Federation (IKF) - The official site with results, rules, national associations and clubs, photographs, news, general information and links. Oxford Korfball Association - The Oxford Korfball Association - news, events and information covering all of Oxfordshire (UK) and also Milton Keynes. United States Korfball - Korfball news in the United States, where the sport was relaunched in 2005. Description of the sport. Links to other national federation sites around the world. Cambridgeshire Korfball Association - Information about the sport locally, including news, fixtures, results, and a listing of clubs in Cambridge and Littleport, England.
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