Olympics: Second Defeat for the Handballers

Athens, 16 August - The Slovenian men's handball team lost against Croatia 26:27 (10:13) in the second-round Group A play on Monday. After being defeated by Russia Saturday, this second loss severely narrows Slovenia's changes of making it to the final stage of the Olympic handball tournament. The Slovenians will play Iceland in the third preliminary round on Wednesday.

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