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Saturday July 28th, 2018
Germany Defends Title with Win against Switzerland

Germany has defended its title at the IFA 2018 Fistball Women’s World Championship. The team of coach Silke Eber won the final on Saturday evening with 4:1 against Switzerland. Brazil secured the Bronze medal with a 4:0 victory over host country Austria. The first two sets in the final were a tight matter. In the…

Saturday July 28th, 2018
Switzerland and Germany Play for the Title at WWC

Last day of the IFA 2018 Fistball Women’s World Championship: altogether, four matches will be played – the final, as well as the matches for the third and fifth place. And, for the first time, the winner of the President’s Cup will be determined. Switzerland and defending champion Germany have advanced to the final, winning…

Friday July 27th, 2018
Switzerland and Germany Advance to the Final of the WWC

Switzerland and defending champion Germany have advanced to the final of the IFA 2018 Fistball Women’s World Championship. In two exciting semi-final matches over five sets, the Swiss squad beat host Austria 3:2, and defending champion Germany won against Brazil. Switzerland Beats Austria in Semi-Final Thriller In front of their home crowd, host Austria aimed…

Friday July 27th, 2018
Semi Finals at the WWC

The IFA 2018 Fistball Women’s World Championship continues today with the semi-final matches. Host Austria will face the winner of the match Argentina versus Switzerland, and defending champion Germany will take on the winner of the game Poland versus Brazil. We will also see the three round-robin matches of the newly established President’s Cup, featuring…

Thursday July 26th, 2018
Austria and Germany Qualify for the Semi Finals at the WWC

Host team Austria has qualified for the semi-final following an exciting match against the Brazilian squad. After the Austrians pulled ahead with a 2:0 lead, the Seleção bounced back and took the third set. The fourth set was a tight affair until the very last point: at 14:14 the Brazilian team is not able to…

Thursday July 26th, 2018
Double Elimination: Teams are Ready for the Next Stage at the WWC

The preliminary round has been completed. After two days of playing in groups the participating teams are now facing each other in direct duels – the double elimination. What is double elimination? Since the Men’s World Championship 2015 in Argentina, the International Fistball Association is using the double elimination system. The main difference as compared…

Wednesday July 25th, 2018
Brazil and Germany Win Their Groups

The two top contenders for the title, Brazil and Germany, have emerged as winners of their respective groups in the preliminary round of the IFA Fistball Women’s World Championship in Linz. Brazil scored a 2:0 victory over the Swiss team to secure winning their group in an impressive manner. So far, the Seleção has not…

Wednesday July 25th, 2018
Full Action on Day 2 at the WWC

14 games are scheduled on the second day of the IFA 2018 Fistball World Championship in Linz. The series of matches starts at 1 pm with defending champion Germany playing against Serbia, and Argentina versus Poland, respectively. Host nation Austria will face newcomer New Zealand in the next match of the day at 1:45 pm….

Tuesday July 24th, 2018
Favorites start with victories

The title contenders have started strongly into the tournament at the IFA 2018 Women’s World Championship in Linz, winning their respective matches. Defending champion Germany showed excellent performances in its two games in Group B against the Czech Republic and Italy, respectively, losing all together only eight points. The Argentinian team also drove home two…

Tuesday July 24th, 2018
Linz is ready for Women´s World Championship

The stage is set for the IFA 2018 Fistball Women’s World Championship in Linz, Austria: the teams from the participating eleven nations have arrived well, and the preparation work has been completed successfully by the organizing team. The tournament will start with the first set of games at 1 pm: Argentina will face the Czech…