The Netball World Championship has been held every four years since 1963. In the first championship held in Eastbourne, England in 1963, Australia won the championship with New Zealand finishing second and England finishing third.
New Zealand won the World Championship outright in 1963, 1987, and 2003, and was the joint winner with Australia and Trinidad/Tobago in 1979.
Australia won the first-ever Netball World Championship in 1963 over New Zealand.The tournament had 11 teams competing and there have been 11 tournaments since then, as of 2009.
The 2011 World Men's Handball Championship was hosted by Sweden.
Pakistan has never won the world snooker championship and neither has any player from that country.
France won the 2011 World Men's Handball Championship. This is their fourth title.