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In the News (Sun 19 Nov 17)

  
  IFNA
The International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) is the sole, internationally recognised, governing body for Netball, affiliated to the General Association of International Sports Federations, the International World Games Association and the Association of Recognised Sports Federations, receiving funding from the International Olympic Committee.
Currently, close to 60 National Netball Associations are affiliated to IFNA, grouped into 5 Regions - Africa, Asia, Americas, Europe and Oceania - each with a respective Regional Federation.
Regional Federations are an integral part of the global governance structure and assist in the implementation of IFNA policies and development of the sport in their respective regions.
www.netball.org /ifna.aspx   (138 words)

  
  ABC Sport - Netball - Fiji loses right to host world champs
Fiji has lost the right to host next year's world netball championships, as the sport's governing body succumbed to mounting pressure to move the event.
The tournament had been scheduled for Suva in July 2007, but IFNA decided on Saturday it would not be hosted in the Fijian capital.
IFNA has made no announcement as to who will replace Fiji as the host of the world championships.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/200612/s1808267.htm   (228 words)

  
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Netball court surfaces are constructed from a wide variety of natural and synthetic materials including grass, wood, concrete, bitumen, synthetic rubber, and synthetic grass.
Although most netball injuries occur to the lower limb, injuries to the hands and wrist, particularly finger injuries due to impact with the ball, the court surface or another player, and lower back pain as a result of repetitive jumping and impacting with hard court surfaces also occur.
Fractures in netball tend to be restricted to the fingers, thumbs, hand, and wrist rather than the lower limb.
www.sportsci.org /encyc/drafts/Netball.doc   (3511 words)

  
 Abu Dhabi Netball League - About Netball
Netballers love to play, to compete and to pit their talents and strategies against their opponents.
This early beginning involved into netball today: boundaries of play were introduced, the court was divided into thirds, goal rings were added, a larger ball was used and some of the rules from basketball were retained.
Netball was proud to be one fo the new sports to take part in the Commonwealth Games in Malaysia in 1998 where England won the bronze medal, New Zealand the silver and Australia the Gold.
www.abudhabinetball.com /aboutnetball.html   (442 words)

  
 Netball
The game Netball, which was known as "Women's Basket Ball" in some countries until as recently as 1970, appears to have been derived from the men's game of basketball which was invented in America in 1871.
IFNA is a member of the International Olympic Committee.
Netball was on the Commonwealth Games program as a demonstration sport in 1990 and became apart of the Commonwealth Games Program in 1998 where Australia won the inaugural Commonwealth Games gold medal.
www.mcvickers.com /Netball.htm   (536 words)

  
 Fiji dropped as netball world title hosts - IBN News for the southern tablelands and ACT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Fiji has been stripped of the right to host the netball world championships next year, after the country's military seized power in a coup and the island nation was suspended from the Commonwealth.
The International Federation of Netball Associations are now considering Australia as the 2007 hosts.
A new look Fijian netball team is expected to be on show wherever the titles are held.
ibnnews.org /national/fiji_dropped_netball_worlds_111206.html   (204 words)

  
 IFNA calls for awakening netball
International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) president Molly Rhone has said netball is a sleeping giant waiting to be awakened by vibrant netball associations.
The UK-based Rhone, who is in Malawi as part of an IFNA plan to reconnect with Africa, was speaking Monday when she addressed representatives of the Confederation of Southern African Netball Associations (COSANA) gathered in Blantyre ahead of the tournament which starts Wednesday, Nation Online of Malawi reported Tuesday.
Reacting to Rhone's challenge, COSANA president Refiloe Makoele admitted her association has major sponsorship problems and pointed out that countries like Lesotho and Swaziland have pulled out of the competition due to lack of funds as associations have to foot their own transport, food and accommodation.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /sports/2006-09/13/content_688049.htm   (351 words)

  
 International Netball Netball Scotland
Netball Scotland has competed in every World Netball Championship and every World Youth Netball Championships and is currently ranked 15 in the world at Open level and 12 in the world at Under 21 level.
The International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) conducts championships every 4 years for member nations at Open and U21 level within 5 regional federations - Africa, Asia, Americas, Oceania and Europe.
Netball Scotland is a member of the Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland (CGCS) but has not yet participated in a Commonwealth Games as a competing country.
www.netballscotland.com /international.aspx   (120 words)

  
 Welcome to SouthernStars Netball Club
Netball, which started as a derivative of US women’s basketball in the 1890s, enjoys immense popularity in over 85 nations worldwide and is arguably the most popular women’s sport in the world.   First played in
Worldwide, Netball is played by over 20 million people from high school through to adult leagues.
Netball is a ball game played by 2 teams of 7 players on a specially marked court divided into equal thirds.
www.starsnetball.com /history.html   (397 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - International Federation of Netball Associations
The International Federation of Netball Associations, or INFA, is a federation of 39 netball associations from around the world, and is responsible for organising and co-ordinating international netball events and international netball procedures.
The INFA organises the Netball World Championships and regulates international matches and series.
The INFA has successfully lobbied to have netball included as a sport at the Commonwealth Games, and is currently lobbying to have netball introduced to the Olympic Games, where it is already a 'recognised' sport.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/International_Federation_of_Netball_Associations   (280 words)

  
 NZ ponders hosting Netball Champs - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Netball officials in New Zealand will be meeting on Thursday to decide if they will be able to host the 2007 World Netball Championships after the event was withdrawn from Fiji following a bloodless military coup in that country last Tuesday.
The International Federation of Netball Associations (ifna), headed by Jamaica's Molly Rhone, announced on Friday that the World Championships which were to be held in the South Pacific Island from July 10-21 would be moved.
Rhone said on the association's website that the world governing body regretted having to take the decision in light of the hard work the Fiji Organising Committee had put in, in preparing for their first senior World Championships.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /sports/html/20061209T150000-0500_116435_OBS_NZ_PONDERS_HOSTING_NETBALL_CHAMPS.asp   (279 words)

  
 International Federation of Netball Associations - Definition, explanation
The International Federation of Netball Associations, or INFA, is a federation of 39 netball associations from around the world, and is responsible for organising and co-ordinating international netball events and international netball procedures.
The INFA organises the Netball World Championships and regulates international matches and series.
The INFA has successfully lobbied to have netball included as a sport at the Commonwealth Games, and is currently lobbying to have netball introduced to the Olympic Games, where it is already a 'recognised' sport.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/i/in/international_federation_of_netball_associations.php   (153 words)

  
 Navigators Men's Netball Club | About The Game
Netball is a particularly fast and highly skilled sport.
Netball is now played predominantly by women in 25 countries throughout the world, particularly in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
The netball court is 100 ft long by 50 ft wide, approximately the size of a tennis court.
www.strictlytiki.com /portfolio/work/sites/full/navigators/netball.php   (309 words)

  
 NZ offers to host Netball world titles - Breaking News - Sport - Breaking News
Netball New Zealand has confirmed it is willing to step in as replacement host for next year's world championships.
Two weeks ago, the International Federation of Netball Associations stripped Fiji of hosting rights for the tournament after the military coup there.
He said November gave NNZ the optimal timeframe to ensure that the staging of the tournament was not compromised.
www.smh.com.au /news/Sport/NZ-offers-to-host-Netball-world-titles/2006/12/21/1166290652992.html   (224 words)

  
 Netball sets course for 2007, but... - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
No date has yet been set for the championship which was awarded to New Zealand on December 22 after the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) withdrew the tournament from Fiji a few weeks earlier due to a coup in the South Pacific island nation.
Bernard said the national association would now have to wait until a city and exact dates for the WNC had been decided before knowing what would be its budget for the Championships.
IFNA awarded New Zealand the right to stage the championship as they were the only country that was prepared to host the event in 2007.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /sports/html/20061231T190000-0500_117322_OBS_NETBALL_SETS_COURSE_FOR_______BUT____.asp   (481 words)

  
 News
Netball New Zealand announced today a two-test Fisher & Paykel Series versus Jamaica to be played in New Zealand, followed by three tests against Australia, one played in New Zealand and two played in Australia.
Lois Muir OBE, DCNZM was elected President of Netball New Zealand for a two-year term at the NNZ AGM yesterday.
Netball New Zealand Chair Don Mackinnon announced today the NNZ Board had reluctantly accepted the resignation of Shelley McMeeken from her role as NNZ Chief Executive.
www.netballnz.co.nz /default.aspx?s=News   (276 words)

  
 Hot Sports Links - Netball Directory
Netball is a team sport similar to and derived from basketball.
It was originally known as "women's basketball" and developed in the United States, and while basically unknown in its homeland, is the pre-eminent women's team sport (both as a spectator and participant sport) in Australia and New Zealand.
Abouth the International Federation of Netball Associations (INFA) and and the sports of netball, news, future events, netball links, archives.
www.hotsportslinks.com /netball.htm   (69 words)

  
 Netball links from Network Coaching International
Basic resources, how the game is played, rules, organisations, associations, clubs, contact lists and other netball-related links.
Details of events, courses and links to local associations.
The week's netball news and the Silver Ferns.
www.netballcoaching.com /netball_links.htm   (238 words)

  
 Netball: Netball NZ offers to host world champs - 21 Dec 2006 - NZ Herald: New Zealand and International Sport News ...
IFNA vice-president Kereyn Smith said yesterday that the world body expected to have an update by Christmas on progress in finding a replacement for Fiji.
IFNA was awaiting feedback from the four nations by the end of the week.
Later yesterday, Netball Australia said it had told IFNA it was out of the running if the event had to be held in 2007.
www.nzherald.co.nz /section/4/story.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=10416391   (554 words)

  
 Netball
Netball derived from basketball and in fact it used to be called women's basketball when I was a pup.
Netball has finally returned to the place it all began and although most folks in the US have never heard of it, a lot of expats from Commonwealth countries have got together to form various leagues.
International Federation of Netball Associations - links to the game throughout the world, maybe even in your own backyard.
warriordoc.com /netball.htm   (1088 words)

  
 World Netball Championships 2007 - Travel Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
It was originally known as "women's basketball" and developed in the United States, and while basically unknown in its homeland, is the preeminent women's team sport (both as a spectator and participant sport) in Australia and New Zealand and is popular in Jamaica, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, and various other Commonwealth countries.
Later, the name "netball" was adopted as women were beginning to play basketball proper, and the game started to attract male players.
The IFNA has successfully lobbied to have netball included as a sport at the Commonwealth Games, and is currently lobbying to have netball introduced to the Olympic Games, where it is already a "recognized" sport.
www.travelplaces.co.uk /netball.htm   (380 words)

  
 Brisbane - Netball in Brisbane - ourbrisbane.com
The thrilling, anticipated showdown for Netball gold turned out to be a close match, as New Zealand took the title of world champion, defeating reigning Commonwealth champion Australia with a score of 60-55.
Apparently, 95 per cent of Australian schoolgirls have played netball and the elite interschool competition is the Vicky Wilson Cup, named after the inspirational former skipper of the Australian Netball team.
There are world-standard netball courts at the Hibiscus Centre, Mt Gravatt which can be hired by sporting clubs (the courts can also be used for volleyball, basketball and futsal).
www.ourbrisbane.com /activeandhealthy/sport/netball   (725 words)

  
 Australia may bid for netball worlds - Breaking News - Sport - Breaking News
Netball Australia will await further information from the sport's governing body before deciding whether to bid for next year's World Championship after it was taken away from strife-torn Fiji.
The International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) has announced it has withdrawn the competition, scheduled in Suva from July 10-21 2007, following the military coup.
Palmer wouldn't be drawn on the details of any possible NA bid, including the availability of venues or any logistical problems associated with staging the tournament with relatively short notice.
www.smh.com.au /news/Sport/Australia-may-bid-for-netball-worlds/2006/12/09/1165081193724.html   (440 words)

  
 IFNA: Home
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Enter your email address below and we’ll keep you informed of IFNA activities
www.netball.org   (49 words)

  
 Netball Quizzes and Netball Trivia -- FunTrivia
Netball is a hugely popular sport here in Australia.
This quiz for those netball players, or fans of the sport, but do not necessarily follow the sport.
For all you netballers out there, this is for you.
www.funtrivia.com /quizzes/sports/sports_other/netball.html   (436 words)

  
 VL of Sport - Netball
Netball Forum relatively new; dedicated to the sport of UK netball, but open to netball players around the world.
Netball Quebec Quebec Amateur Netball association; administrative body for all netball clubs in the province of Quebec.
Netball was introduced to the Caribbean by Physical education officers from England who came to the Islands on teaching assignments.
sportsvl.com /ball/netball.htm   (2552 words)

  
 California Netball Association Benefits Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
I.F.N.A is the sole governing body for netball worldwide.
It started in 1960 as the International Federation of Women's Basketball and Netball when members from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the West Indies joined forces.
The USA National Netball Team is currently ranked 16th in the world, a fantastic achievement for such a newcomer.
www.sdunitednetball.com /Pages/CNArole.htm   (545 words)

  
 England Netball - The Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Netball was first played in 1895 at Madame Ostenberg’s College in England, having been introduced from the U.S.A. by a Dr Toles.
In 1960 representatives from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and The West Indies met in Sri Lanka, to establish The International Federation of Women’s Basketball and Netball with a compilation of Rules of both Codes, although it must be said that it was Basketball that changed most.
Netball was recognised by the International Olympic Committee in 1993 and gained permanent recognition in 1995.
www.england-netball.co.uk /game/dyncat.cfm?catid=17797   (499 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- Netball World Championships on hold
The President of the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) admitted Wednesday next year's World Championships could be postponed for a year, according to Radio New Zealand.
IFNA President Molly Rhone concedes they may have to be delayed.
Netball New Zealand's board will meet Thursday with hosting the World Championships to be on top of the agenda.
english.people.com.cn /200612/13/eng20061213_332063.html   (192 words)

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