The Handball Federation Ends the Need for Bikini Bottoms for Women

The International Handball Federation has updated its rules so that women no longer need to play in bikini bottoms, in response to months of pressure from female players and coaches who have described jersey conditions as sexist. According to this new rules“Female athletes should wear tight-fitting short skinny trousers,” published on October 3 and effective …

Encountering Fury Over Bikini Rule, Handball League Signals ‘Likely’

While competing in a tournament in Romania, Lucie Marie Kretzschmar, a beach handball player for Germany, noticed that a front row spectator was carefully filming with her phone. While off the field, he saw female players wearing small bikini bottoms zoom in on their bodies, as required by the sports federation. He later saw him …

Female Handball Players Fined for Refusing Bikini Uniform

The Norwegian women’s beach handball team has been fined. European Handball Federation On Monday, after players don shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms during a game over the weekend. The International Handball Federation requires women to wear “tight-fitting bikini bottoms with an upward angled cut to the upper leg.” Bikini bottoms should not be …