France win sixth world title
France won the handball world championships for a sixth time on Sunday with a 33-26 come from behind win over Norway, who made the hosts sweat by leading for most of the first half.
At a packed and partisan Bercy Stadium in Paris, Norway's 22-year-old goalkeeper Torbjorn Bergerud held the defending champions at bay until just before half-time.
After going in 18-17 ahead at the interval, France then raced ahead and never looked in danger of defeat.
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