Qatar's handballers taking centre stage

Europe's economic problems are bringing handball stars to Qatar, as Al Jazeera's Rhodri Davies finds out.

    Qatar will host the Handball World Super Cup in August.

    The gas-and-oil-rich country wants to raise the game's profile at home by bringing in international stars at the peak of their careers. And Europe's economic crisis has helped them.

    Al Jazeera's Rhodri Davies reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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